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Market to Market (January 18, 2019)

Market to Market (January 18, 2019)

Jan 18, 2019 | 27 min

USDA throws a lifeline to farmers. California fights the spread of a deadly poultry disease. Winter storms return for another engagement. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.

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If You Build It They Will Come (To Your Website) - Danny Engesser #235

Jan 22, 2019

The Field of Dreams was also an opportunity for development of land and websites. One of Danny Engesser's first site creations was for the 1980's classic movie's Ghost Players. He's also a web...

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EU Wants to Exclude Agriculture From Trade Talks with US

Jan 18, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union insisted Friday that agriculture be kept out of the EU-U.S. trade negotiations, despite Washington's wishes to include the vast sector, and said any overall deal...

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Wildfires' Impact Still Being Felt As Winter Storms Races Across U.S.

Jan 18, 2019 | 2 min

The National Weather Service is caught up in the partial shutdown. Vital data for an upcoming winter storm is being provided even as forecasters remain unpaid. Severe weather has also had a...

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Shutdown slowing work in rural America

Jan 18, 2019 | 5 min

As many federal employees are ordered back to work without pay, the nation’s farmers continue to shoulder the burden of a trade war with China. The spat in Washington is making it difficult to plan...

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Economic Outlook: January 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019

Tariffs and low commodity prices pulled the Rural Mainstreet Index 3 points lower this month. Half of the rural bank CEOs surveyed are concerned about farm loan defaults in 2019. Worries about...

Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

Jan 18, 2019

Rumors that an offer by the U.S. to lift tariffs and reports of expanded Chinese buying moved the corn and soybean markets higher. For the week, March wheat lost 2 cent and the nearby corn contract...

Market Plus: Elaine Kub

Market Plus: Elaine Kub

Jan 18, 2019 | 11 min

Howell: This is the Friday, January 18, 2019 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Elaine Kub. Elaine, welcome back. Kub: Good to be here. Howell: Elaine, I forced your hand there...

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Perdue Recalls Chicken Nuggets Due to Wood Contamination

Jan 18, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Perdue is recalling more than 68,000 pounds (30,844 kilograms) of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with wood. The gluten free Organics Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets...

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Less Beef, More Beans. Experts Say World Needs a New Diet

Jan 18, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the...

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Michigan Man Known for Farm's Pit-Spitting Event Dies at 88

Jan 18, 2019

EAU CLAIRE, Mich. (AP) — An agricultural tourism pioneer who founded a cherry pit-spitting competition that drew international competitors and attention to southwest Michigan has died at the age of...

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Democrats Hit Trump EPA Nominee on Coal Lobbying, Rollbacks

Jan 18, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday called climate change "a huge issue" but not the "greatest crisis" and drew fire from...

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Senators Ask FDA to Update Rules on Certain Pot Products

Jan 18, 2019

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a...

California's Poultry Threatened by Newcastle Disease

California's Poultry Threatened by Newcastle Disease

Jan 18, 2019 | 2 min

As U.S. and Chinese trade officials plan another round of talks, there is a deal in the works to improve poultry exports to China. The news comes as an outbreak of Newcastle disease, a virus deadly...

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#234 Separations in Analysis and Life - Darin Newsom

Jan 15, 2019

Separation aptly describes Darin Newsom's life right now. First, the government's partial shutdown is offering insight on which market analysts rely on USDA data for inspiration or a script. And two...

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Growing Food Without the Sun

Jan 11, 2019 | 6 min

Hydroponics. Aeroponics. Aquaponics. All are accepted methods of producing food without soil. Some are in confined spaces located a distance away from rural America. Many have achieved success while...

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We're Techy, Too! Deere, Tide Maker Head to CES Gadget Show

Jan 11, 2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The companies founded by blacksmith John Deere and candle-and-soap-making duo Procter & Gamble may not be the hip purveyors of new technology they were in 1837. But they're first...

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TransCanada to Change Name to TC Energy

Jan 11, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — TransCanada Corp., the company behind the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline, is changing its name to TC Energy. If approved by shareholders and regulators, TransCanada becomes TC...

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Iowa Law on Undercover Ag Workers

Jan 11, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge has stuck down a 2012 Iowa law that made it illegal to get a job at a livestock farm to conduct an animal cruelty undercover investigation. Judge James...

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US Supreme Court Declines Involvement in State Egg Law Cases

Jan 11, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to get involved in a legal dispute in which 15 states are seeking to strike down laws in California and Massachusetts that require...

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