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Market to Market (August 30, 2013)

posted on August 30, 2013 at 9:10 PM

Market to Market (August 30, 2013)
Full Program: The battle to contain Western wild fires rages on. Intense summer heat pounds the nation’s midsection. And the legacy of a popular New Deal program runs deep. Market analysis with John Roach. Full Story

Gasoline Prices Begin Summer Slide

posted on July 3, 2013 at 3:22 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Gasoline prices are on a summer slide, giving U.S. drivers a break as they set out for the beach and other vacation spots for the Fourth of July. The national average for a gallon has fallen for 21 days straight and is now... Full Story

U.S. Forecasters Say Heat Will Stay On This Summer

posted on May 18, 2012 at 1:18 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — And the heat goes on. Forecasters predict toasty temperatures will stretch through the summer in the U.S. And that's a bad sign for wildfires in the West. The forecast for June through August calls for warmer-than-normal... Full Story

Extreme Weather Continues To Pressure Crops

posted on August 4, 2011 at 4:11 PM

Extreme Weather Continues To Pressure Crops
Extreme weather conditions continue to press on the Midwest and South. Worst drought in Texas since the Dust Bowl. Oklahoma has cattle sell-off. Full Story

Crops take a weather beating

posted on July 29, 2011 at 6:42 PM

Crops take a weather beating
Most of the nation’s crops suffered under the extreme heat last week and this week’s USDA crop report reflected the situation 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

More Farm Deaths in Heat Despite California Crackdown

posted on August 22, 2008 at 8:08 PM

RAISIN CITY, Calif (AP) -- California, the nation's leader in heat-related deaths among farmworkers, sought to turn that trend around three years ago with a new law aimed at ensuring people toiling in sweltering fields had such basics as a water... Full Story

Effects of Last Summer's Drought Linger in West Virginia

posted on July 25, 2008 at 8:07 PM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - First, there was last summer's drought. Then came more bad news: skyrocketing fuel and fertilizer prices, and a wet spring that delayed West Virginia farmers' plantings and hay harvests. Full Story

Extreme Heat & Dry Weather Affecting U.S. Crops

posted on July 21, 2006 at 8:07 PM

Extreme Heat & Dry Weather Affecting U.S. Crops
From border to border and from coast to coast, withering summer heat has taken a deadly toll. At last report, at least 16 people in seven states had died heat-related deaths. Many of the victims were elderly city dwellers. In the country the... Full Story

Dog Days of Summer Stress Crops

posted on August 29, 2003 at 8:08 PM

Despite entering the month of August in top form, a recent heat wave has caused a drastic change in this week's crop conditions. Full Story

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