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Green Jobs Stimulate Rural Economy

posted on April 28, 2011 at 4:04 PM

Green Jobs Stimulate Rural Economy
Despite economic improvement, Bernanke acknowledged the recovery is hampered by persistent unemployment. Full Story

Update: Produce Unit Train Links West Coast Farmers with East Coast Food Distributors Part 2

posted on February 11, 2010 at 4:02 PM

Update: Produce Unit Train Links West Coast Farmers with East Coast Food Distributors  Part 2
This is an update of a feature that aired in May 2009. The Fresh Express is the nation’s first and only nonstop rail unit for perishables and guarantees a maximum five-day cross-country transit. Temperatures inside each 64-foot car are constantly... Full Story

USDA Awarding $310 Million for Broadband Projects

posted on February 5, 2010 at 11:02 AM

The Agriculture Department is handing out nearly $310 million in stimulus money to bring high-speed Internet connections to 14 rural communities around the country. Full Story

Produce Unit Train Links West Coast Farmers with East Coast Food Distributors Part 1

posted on February 3, 2010 at 11:02 AM

Produce Unit Train Links West Coast Farmers with East Coast Food Distributors Part 1
A pair of train routes collectively known as the “Fresh Express” is connecting farmers to consumers on the East Coast. Full Story

Market to Market (June 26th, 2009)

posted on June 26, 2009 at 8:06 PM

Market to Market (June 26th, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Alan Brugler. Full Story

Extra $25 a Week in Unemployment Benefits Cancels Food Stamps for Some

posted on June 19, 2009 at 8:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) When President Barack Obama increased unemployment benefits as part of his economic stimulus, he also made some Americans ineligible for hundreds of dollars a month in food stamps. Full Story

Market to Market (May 29th, 2009)

posted on May 29, 2009 at 9:05 PM

Market to Market (May 29th, 2009)
Full Program: Market Analyst Jamie Kohake. Full Story

Biden Says Federal Stimulus Aid Begins Flowing to Help Rural Communities Cope with Bad Economy

posted on April 3, 2009 at 8:04 PM

FAISON, N.C (AP) -- About $1.8 billion in federal stimulus money was released Wednesday to help strengthen rural communities by supporting loan guarantees and loosening credit for small-town home buyers, Vice President Joe Biden said. Full Story

Mexico Truck Retaliation Does Not Include Meat Products

posted on March 20, 2009 at 8:03 PM

(AP) Meat and poultry products are not included on the list of U.S products Mexico will subject to tariffs in retaliation for the United States ending a program that allowed Mexican trucks to operate on U.S roads, according to the American Meat... Full Story

Administration to Reinvent Mexican Truck Program

posted on March 13, 2009 at 8:03 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will try to reinvent a program to allow Mexican trucks full access to U.S highways. Full Story

Iowa Officials Probe Potential Worker Abuse

posted on February 20, 2009 at 8:02 PM

Iowa Officials Probe Potential Worker Abuse
USDA wasn't the only government agency to receive less funding than originally requested in the stimulus bill. Full Story

USDA Receives Stimulus Money

posted on February 20, 2009 at 8:02 PM

USDA Receives Stimulus Money
Government spending kicked into overdrive this week as President Obama signed a sweeping stimulus bill and proposed additional federal programs. Full Story

Market to Market (February 20th, 2009)

posted on February 20, 2009 at 4:02 PM

Market to Market (February 20th, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Jamie Kohake. On the podium President Obama signs the largest stimulus bill in American History. At the turkey plant, Iowa officials probe alleged abuse of mentally disabled workers. In Black HIlls, an annual festival helps the... Full Story

Lawmakers Blast FDA's Peanut Recall Response

posted on February 6, 2009 at 8:02 PM

Lawmakers Blast FDA's Peanut Recall Response
Even as Congress works overtime on a massive economic stimulus package, new data emerged this week revealing further evidence that America is plummeting deeper into recession. Full Story

Senate Softens 'Buy American' Provision in Stimulus Bill

posted on February 6, 2009 at 8:02 PM

Senate softens 'Buy American' provision in stimulus bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has softened — but declined to remove — a protectionist measure that has drawn strong criticism from major U.S trading partners. Full Story
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