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Cover Crops and Chance Encounters - Chad Ingels #166

September 14, 2017

Cover crops are old hat for some. For others, they may seen seen as an added expense plus a big unknown. Chad Ingels started using cover crops years ago and tells us why you may want to consider the...

Market Analysis with Roundtable

Market Analysis: Round Table

September 15, 2017

Market analysts Angie Setzer, Naomi Blohm, Ted Seifried and Darin Newsom discuss the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson.

Market to Market September 15, 2017

Market to Market (September 15, 2017)

September 15, 2017 | 28 min

Government estimates spark plenty of discussion among producers and analysts. We break down the numbers with our blue-ribbon panel featuring Angie Setzer, Naomi Blohm, Ted Seifried and Darin Newsom.

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EPA head: No Renewable Fuel Promise Made to Ex-Trump Adviser

September 15, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has told a group of senators he never made any promises to billionaire investor Carl Icahn about renewable fuel credits that were...

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Winter Wheat Moving Again to Gulf Coast Export Facilities

September 15, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Hard red winter wheat exports are flowing again from the Plains states to the battered Gulf Coast for shipment overseas. Grain export facilities along the Gulf coast suffered...

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Irma Devastates Florida Orange Crop, Harms Other Produce

September 15, 2017

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Irma dealt Florida's iconic orange crop a devastating blow, destroying nearly all the fruit in some Southwest Florida groves and seriously damaging groves in Central...

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China Plans Nationwide Ethanol Use by 2020

September 15, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China plans to expand use of ethanol in gasoline nationwide by 2020 to curb smog and fossil fuel demand, the government said Wednesday, joining United States, Brazil and other nations...

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European Court Sides with Italian Farmer Pushing GM Crops

September 15, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union court ruled Wednesday in favor of an Italian activist farmer who has defied his nation's laws by planting genetically modified corn. Italy has prosecuted Giorgio...

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Experts Say Increase in Iowa Farmland Values Not Permanent

September 15, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmland values have increased this year, reversing several years of declines, but industry experts say the change likely isn't a signal that the agricultural economy is...

Market to Market Roundtable on September 15, 2017

Market Plus: Roundtable Discussion

September 15, 2017 | 15 min

Market analysts Angie Setzer, Naomi Blohm, Ted Seifried and Darin Newsom discuss the commodity markets with special host Paul Yeager in a special web-only feature.

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Covering the Crops of Iowa - Bill Northey #165

September 11, 2017

Your browser does not support the audio element. Iowa's place in agriculture is well-documented. The Hawkeye State's current Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey knows his statistics and role Iowa...

Market to Market (September 8, 2017)

Market to Market (September 8, 2017)

September 8, 2017 | 28 min

The nation fights through fire and flood as it braces for the next round of catastrophic weather. State and county governments out West square-off over GMOs. Market analysis with Don Roose.

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Wildfires Burn at Biggest Rate Since 2011 While Harvey Victims Assess Damage

September 8, 2017 | 3 min

While Florida and the Deep South prepare for Irma’s wrath, she’s already whipped across the Caribbean leaving death and destruction in her wake. However, this isn’t the only disaster facing the lower...

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September 8 Outlook

September 8, 2017

Congress approved a $15.3 billion aid package replenishing the nation’s disaster relief account. The aid bill – signed by President Trump on Friday - piggy-backed a temporary lift of the nation’s...

Market Analysis: Don Roose

Market Analysis: Don Roose

September 8, 2017

Weather, increased exports and a weaker dollar made for a volatile week in the grain markets. For the week, the December wheat and corn contracts fought a major battle over pennies only to finish...

Market Plus: Don Roose

Market Plus: Don Roose

September 8, 2017 | 14 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, September 8, 2017 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Don Roose. Don, welcome back. Roose: Thank you, Mike. Pearson: We are glad to have you. And...

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Tyson Plans $320 Million Kansas Chicken Plant

September 8, 2017

Tyson Foods Inc. will invest $320 million in a new chicken-processing plant in northeastern Kansas employing 1,600 people so that it can keep up with a growing consumer demand for fresh poultry, the...

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Mexico's Low Wages Under Fire At NAFTA Talks

September 8, 2017

Mexico's low wages have become an increasing point of debate as the second round of negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement moved into their fourth day Monday. The United States has...

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Exports Drop - U.S. Trade Deficit Widens

September 8, 2017

The U.S. trade deficit increased slightly in July as exports slipped a bit more than imports. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that the trade gap reached $43.7 billion in July, up from $43.5...

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EPA Says Houston-Area Oil Spill Cleaned Up

September 8, 2017

A spokeswoman for the Environmental Protection Agency says a 2,500-gallon oil spill linked to Harvey's strike on the Houston area has been cleaned up. EPA spokeswoman Liz Bowman said the agency had...