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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

2011: The Year of Natural Disasters

posted on December 9, 2011 at 3:52 PM

2011: The Year of Natural Disasters
Mother Nature smashed the record for U.S. weather disasters this year, as losses in a dozen calamities exceeded the $1 billion mark. 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
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