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Farmers Rally To Improve Western Water Infrastructure

posted on January 25, 2013 at 4:48 PM

Farmers Rally To Improve Western Water Infrastructure
As snow pack levels diminished last year in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, farmers in California's Central Valley were forced to grow the bulk of the nation's fruits and vegetables with less water. To get more water into the "nation's salad bowl"... Full Story

Market to Market (August 17, 2012)

posted on August 17, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Market to Market (August 17, 2012)
Full Program: Politicians visit the fair to outline their priorities for rural America. Cooler temperatures and scattered showers offer little relief to scorched crops. Barge traffic slows to a crawl as the Mississippi falls to its lowest level in decades.... Full Story

Market to Market (August 10, 2012)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Market to Market (August 10, 2012)
Full Program: Persistent drought takes its toll on U.S. corn and soybean production. Midwestern vegetables also wilt amidst the driest conditions in half a century. And cattle producers contemplate high feed costs, water shortages, and tough choices. Market... Full Story

Historic Drought Hits Illinois Farmers and Ranchers Hard

posted on August 10, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Historic Drought Hits Illinois Farmers and Ranchers Hard
The historic drought continues to devastate farm states, hitting farmers and ranchers in Illinois especially hard. Full Story

Farmers Rally To Improve Western Water Infrastructure

posted on June 22, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Farmers Rally To Improve Western Water Infrastructure
With snow pack levels diminishing in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, farmers in California's Central Valley are forced to grow the bulk of the nation's fruits and vegetables with less water. To get more water into the "nation's salad bowl" large... Full Story

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