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Market to Market (July 4, 2014)

posted on July 3, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Market to Market (July 4, 2014)
Full Program: Storms slash across the Midwest leaving high water and damaged crops in their wake. Livestock prices continue to flirt with all-time highs while grain markets take it on the chin. One entrepreneur combines land and lake in an attempt to “catch” a... Full Story

Market to Market (June 20, 2014)

posted on June 20, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (June 20, 2014)
Full Program: Mother Nature batters the Midwest with torrential rains and a string of lethal tornadoes. Further south, wheat producers contend with arid conditions reminiscent of the Dust Bowl. We examine controversial laws that some believe restrict free... Full Story

Market to Market (November 1, 2013)

posted on November 1, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Market to Market (November 1, 2013)
Full Program: Strong storms dump more than a foot of rain in central Texas. A bipartisan conference committee gets down to business on the Farm Bill. And studies link the use of agrochemicals to serious health issues in Argentina. Market analysis with Mark Gold. Full Story

Heavy rains help produce bounty of mushrooms

posted on October 21, 2011 at 4:34 PM

The tropical storms that drenched the Northeast this year left an unexpected bounty: Thousands of mushrooms have sprung up on some lawns, and foragers have filled bags with wild ones plucked from the earth, stumps and logs. Full Story

Market to Market (September 2, 2011)

posted on September 2, 2011 at 7:16 PM

Market to Market (September 2, 2011)
Full Program: Ethanol industry leaders and government officials unite against biofuel foes. From tropical storms to record droughts, Mother Nature exacts her toll. U.S. farmers plan for bumper crops and record receipts. Market analysis with John Roach. Full Story

Weather Woes Stretch Across the Country

posted on July 15, 2011 at 5:44 PM

Weather Woes Stretch Across the Country
Weather extremes impact several regions of the country from extreme drought in the south, to flooding in the north with storm damage in the heart of the corn belt. Full Story

USDA Releases July WASDE Report

posted on July 15, 2011 at 5:43 PM

USDA Releases July WASDE Report
Weather extremes impact several regions of the country from extreme drought in the south, to flooding in the north with storm damage in the heart of the corn belt. Full Story

Market to Market (July 15, 2011)

posted on July 15, 2011 at 4:25 PM

Market to Market (July 15, 2011)
Full Program: From record drought - to epic flooding - to damaging windstorms -- rural America is battered by Mother Nature. President Obama urges Congress to approve several trade deals with serious implications for farmers and ranchers. And the Agriculture... Full Story

Volatile Weather Continues to Strike the U.S.

posted on June 3, 2011 at 9:06 AM

Volatile Weather Continues to Strike the U.S.
Weather, be it too much rain, too little rain, drought and even an occasional tornado, continues to be the dominant factor shaping commodity prices. Full Story

Alabama Poultry Growers Face Devastation After Storms

posted on May 13, 2011 at 3:05 PM

PHIL CAMPBELL, Ala (AP) -- Tom Parker shook his head and seemed near tears as he talked about all that he lost in an April 27 tornado that ripped apart the northern Alabama farm where he grew up and had spent much of his adult life raising... Full Story

Market to Market (April 29, 2011)

posted on April 29, 2011 at 7:04 PM

Market to Market (April 29, 2011)
Full Program: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke meets the press. Proponents of "green jobs" examine their role in the economic recovery. And widespread storms spawn deadly tornadoes in the South, and delay planting further north. Those stories and market... Full Story

Severe Weather Rocks the South

posted on April 29, 2011 at 4:04 PM

Severe thunderstorms spawned a plethora of tornadoes again this week in half-a dozen southern states, killing hundreds and wreaking havoc on anything in their path. Full Story

Tornadoes Shut Mercedes, Other Southern Automakers

posted on April 29, 2011 at 11:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The devastating tornadoes that swept across Alabama and other southern states Wednesday caused widespread power outages, shut down several large manufacturing plants and could disrupt the region's fragile economic recovery. Full Story

Wicked weather blasts eight states

posted on April 21, 2011 at 1:04 PM

Wicked weather blasts eight states
Farmers in the "Corn Belt" anxiously await a break in the weather that will allow them plant this year's crops. Full Story

World Assesses Mother Nature's Impact on Japan

posted on March 25, 2011 at 12:03 PM

World Assesses Mother Nature's Impact on Japan
Two weeks after the devastating 9.0 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear energy disaster struck Japan, the countries of the world continue to assess the impact. Full Story
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