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Picking a New Host - David Miller

Feb 16, 2018

We've only had to do this four times in the show's history. But what does an executive producer look for in picking a new host for the weekly journal of rural America? Click her to listen to David...

Market to Market (February 16, 2018)

Market to Market (February 16, 2018)

Feb 16, 2018 | 27 min

As the President’s budget arrives on Capitol Hill, we take a look at what’s in it for rural America, and we announce the start of a new chapter for Market to Market. These stories and market analysis...

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White House Budget Promises Rural America Spending

Feb 16, 2018 | 2 min

The White House printed its proposal for the 2019 budget this week, and rural America found was included in the request. One highlight of the budget proposal is for $200 billion dollars to be spent...

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Trump Shows Willingness to Raise Fuel Taxes

Feb 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signaled his openness to a 25-cent fuel tax increase to help pay for his infrastructure proposal. Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware said Trump told...

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'Share Tables' eliminate Waste in Bismarck-Area Schools

Feb 16, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — So-called "share tables" are allowing students in Bismarck-Mandan schools to return unwanted food so it can be used to help feed the hungry. It's part of an effort by the U.S...

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Interior to Implement Massive Overhaul Despite Criticism

Feb 16, 2018

DENVER (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pressing ahead with a massive overhaul of his department, despite growing opposition to his proposal to move hundreds of public employees out of...

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Water Use Climbs in California Enclaves as Drought Returns

Feb 16, 2018

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — Overall water use is climbing in Southern California as that part of the state plunges back into drought, driving state and regional water managers as they consider permanently...

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Farmers Trained on Using Herbicide Blamed for Crop Damage

Feb 16, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tens of thousands of soybean and cotton farmers across the country are taking free but mandatory training in how to properly use a weed killer blamed for drifting and damaging...

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February 16, 2018 Economic Outlook

Feb 16, 2018

Many rural Americans have been hoping for an early spring, but about the only thing heating up consistently have been food and gas prices. The hotter rates have put a chill on purchases.-- Retail...

Market Analysis with Mark Gold

Market Analysis: Mark Gold

Feb 16, 2018

Rain in the wrong places, a cheaper dollar and fund buying helped stir up the commodity markets. For the week, March wheat gained 9 cents while the nearby corn contract moved 6 cents higher...

Market Plus with Mark Gold

Market Plus: Mark Gold

Feb 16, 2018 | 13 min

Yeager: This is the Friday, February 16, 2018 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now, Mark Gold. Hi, Mark. Gold: Nice to be back, Paul. Yeager: So you've been on the road this winter like...

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Market to Market Names Delaney Howell Host

Feb 16, 2018 | 3 min

Before we go, as many of you know, Mike Pearson resigned from Market to Market in December. This week, the search for his replacement came to a close. To date, there have only been three hosts in the...

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Picking Pecans - Colleen Bradford Krantz

Feb 12, 2018

The pecan may be just a holiday treat for many, but it has turned into big business for some producers as new and lucrative markets emerge. Market to Market producer Colleen Bradford Krantz sits with...

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Bankruptcy Blame Placed at Renewable Fuel Regulations

Feb 9, 2018 | 4 min

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey’s nomination to become USDA’s Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation has been in limbo for 5 months. Confirmation of the appointment has...

Market to Market (February 9, 2018)

Market to Market (February 9, 2018)

Feb 9, 2018 | 27 min

A bankruptcy placed directly at the feet of renewable fuel regulations. Urban consumers get fresh produce from a different kind of container. Market analysis with John Roach.

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February 9, 2018 Economic Outlook

Feb 9, 2018

As Wall Street went through a correction and D.C. figured out how to pay itself for another month, rural America got a glimpse of what its paycheck might be this year. -- Net farm income is expected...

Market Plus: John Roach

Market Plus: John Roach

Feb 9, 2018 | 12 min

Yeager: This is the Friday, February 9, 2018 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now, John Roach. Hello, John. Roach: Hi, Paul. Thanks. Yeager: Good to have you here. I always love it when...

Market Analysis: John Roach

Market Analysis: John Roach

Feb 9, 2018

U.S. export numbers and Thursday’s WASDE shook the market from its slumber. World stocks were cut across the board. Global wheat supplies were pushed higher as South America took some bushels back in...

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GOP Lawmakers Take Aim At WHO Agency Over Roundup Ingredient

Feb 9, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut off U.S. funding for the World Health Organization's cancer research program over its finding that the active ingredient in the herbicide...

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Push To Move Public Land Mangers West Gains Support

Feb 9, 2018

DENVER (AP) — From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Bureau of Land Management oversees some of the nation's most prized natural resources: vast expanses of public lands rich in oil, gas...