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Market to Market (May 29, 2015)

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:20 PM

Market to Market (May 29, 2015)
Full Program: The EPA officially defines what are -- and are not -- "Waters of the U.S.." Torrential rains in Texas lead to catastrophic flooding in America’s 4th largest city. We ride along with a group of storm chasers documenting one of nature’s most ominous... Full Story

Market to Market (May 22, 2015)

posted on May 22, 2015 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (May 22, 2015)
Full Program: Another series of tornadoes leaves a path of destruction on the Southern Plains. Less severe storms bring vital moisture to the Corn Belt but dampen planting prospects. Losses in two Midwestern states due to Avian Flu are expected to approach a... Full Story

Market to Market (May 15, 2015)

posted on May 15, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Market to Market (May 15, 2015)
Full Program: Another series of deadly tornadoes devastate portions of the Grain Belt. Showers dampen planting prospects in Iowa, and raise concerns over nutrient runoff. We’ll examine how small towns deep in the heart of oil country are “weathering” a... Full Story

Conservation Efforts Weather a Legal Storm in Iowa

posted on May 15, 2015 at 4:20 PM

Conservation Efforts Weather a Legal Storm in Iowa
The 9 to 5 kicked off this week with clean-up efforts in portions of the Midwest. Emergency responders searched through splintered wreckage in parts of Texas and Arkansas after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities, killing at... Full Story

Market to Market (May 8, 2015)

posted on May 8, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Market to Market (May 8, 2015)
Full Program: Nearly two dozen tornadoes rip through the Great Plains, but farmers still make progress in an annual rite of spring. Hours after authorities unveil new safety guidelines, another rail disaster fueled by Bakken Crude lights up the North Dakota... Full Story

Tornadoes rip through Great Plains; planting advances dramatically

posted on May 8, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Tornadoes rip through Great Plains; planting advances dramatically
Dozens of tornadoes rolled through the Great Plains this week wreaking havoc from Nebraska to North Texas. Oklahoma took the brunt of the weather system that brought heavy rains in its wake. 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 (May 2, 2014)

posted on May 2, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Market to Market (May 2, 2014)
Full Program: A key barometer of the rural economy soars to its highest level in three years. Economists say increased U.S. oil and natural gas exports would help the economy. Lethal tornadoes batter the south, while persistent rains delay planting in the Corn... Full Story

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)

posted on November 22, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Market to Market (November 22, 2013)
Full Program: A series of tornadoes cuts a path of death of destruction in the Midwest. The Obama Administration proposes reducing the amount of ethanol in America’s fuel. In America’s Dairyland, producers discover there’s nothing quite as sweet as sugar... Full Story

Late-season Storm Slams Corn Belt

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Late-season Storm Slams Corn Belt
A series of rare, late-season tornadoes slammed through 12 Midwestern states Sunday, killing eight and flattening neighborhoods across the Corn Belt. This is home video of one of the twisters touching down northeast of Peoria, Illinois. Full Story

Weather Continues To Pound Grain Belt

posted on May 31, 2013 at 7:08 PM

Weather Continues To Pound Grain Belt
Inclement weather systems continue to pound parts of the Midwest and Southern Plains Full Story

Market to Market (May 24, 2013)

posted on May 25, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Market to Market (May 24, 2013)
Full Program: A series of deadly tornadoes cuts a path of destruction across Oklahoma. Further north, more temperate weather leads to significant progress in spring planting. Legislation authorizing federal farm and nutrition programs makes its way to the Senate... Full Story

Lethal Tornadoes Devastate Oklahoma

posted on May 24, 2013 at 4:21 PM

Lethal Tornadoes Devastate Oklahoma
Moore, Oklahoma knows the destructive power of tornadoes all too well. The EF5 twister that demolished the Oklahoma City suburb Monday was the town’s fourth decimating touchdown since 1999. EF4 tornadoes ravaged the area in 2003 and 2010, while... Full Story

USDA to pay more money for disaster recovery

posted on January 20, 2012 at 3:32 PM

USDA to pay more money for disaster recovery
The Agriculture Department announced this week $300 million in disaster relief funds will be spread across 33 states impacted by tornadoes, floods and tropical storms. USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency will... Full Story

2011: The Year in Review

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:22 PM

2011: The Year in Review
2011 began in much the same fashion as its immediate predecessors: as the global economy struggled to recover from the worst downturn since the Great Depression. Full Story
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