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The Teller of 10,000 Stories - Colleen Bradford Krantz #167

September 14, 2017

Minnesota is known as the land of 10,000 lakes and Market to Market producer Colleen Bradford Krantz is our teller of that many stories. The two combine in three upcoming features and she pauses long...

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber

Market to Market (September 22, 2017)

September 22, 2017 | 28 min

Citrus farmers feel the squeeze of hurricane damage. Conflicting views on wildfire management. And how new pork processing plants could impact Midwest producers. Market analysis with Dan Hueber.

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September 22, 2017 Economic Outlook

September 22, 2017

Monetary policy, hurricane hangovers and other key indicators crafted an economic brew to test the nation’s mettle this week.-- Housing starts fell for a second straight month in August as the...

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber

September 22, 2017

This week the Fed said recent hurricanes are not expected to have long lasting economic effects. All this spelled a mixed bag for commodities. For the week, December wheat improved half a cent while...

Market Plus: Dan Hueber

Market Plus: Dan Hueber

September 22, 2017 | 11 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, September 22, 2017 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Dan Hueber. Dan, welcome back. Hueber: Thanks very much. Pearson: Now, we've got a couple of...

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Maine Senators Join Push to Promote U.S. Agriculture Abroad

September 22, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's two senators are part of a push to increase funding for American agriculture promotion programs. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King say a...

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Evidence of Spills During Floods at Toxic Site

September 22, 2017

By MICHAEL BIESECKER and FRANK BAJAK, Associated Press PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days...

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4 U.S. Monuments to be Scaled Back, Hold Artifacts, Key Habitat

September 22, 2017

By BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for...

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Biologist: Lethally Removing Pilot Rock Turkeys Is Way to Go

September 22, 2017

By PHIL WRIGHT, East Oregonian PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Pilot Rock city leaders heard two choices for dealing with the town's growing population of turkeys: Harass the birds or kill them. The surest...

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New Fight in California Water Wars: How to Update Old System

September 22, 2017

By SCOTT SMITH and ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — In California's long-raging water wars, pitting north against south and farmer against city dweller, the one thing...

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Angry French Farmers Block Champs-Elysees in Pesticide Protest

September 22, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Angry French farmers are blocking Paris' famed Champs-Elysees in a protest against the government's agricultural policy. Sections of the normally pristine avenue were smothered in straw...

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USDA, House Agriculture Staff Injured in Car Accident

September 22, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Agriculture Department employee and two staff members on the House Agriculture Committee were injured Thursday in a car accident south of El Campo, Texas. A statement from the...

Midwest's New Pork Plants Opening

Midwest's New Pork Plants Opening

September 22, 2017 | 7 min

This week Tyson Foods announced it will put plans for a Kansas poultry complex on hold. The company had pledged construction of a $320 million dollar plant in Leavenworth County just two weeks prior...

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Disaster Assessment Reveals Major Citrus Loss

September 22, 2017 | 2 min

Some see Hurricane Maria, another violent weather system offshore, and Washington’s rerun of Obamacare repeal this week and picture the movie Groundhog Day. But those who respond to natural disasters...

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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...