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Market to Market (June 15, 2018)

Market to Market (June 15, 2018)

Jun 15, 2018 | 27 min

The Senate Agriculture Committee greenlights its version of the Farm Bill. Fighting wildfires with fewer dollars and more ground to cover. Market analysis with Dan Hueber.

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June 15, 2018 Economic Outlook

Jun 15, 2018

On Friday, President Trump enacted his long threatened $50 billion Chinese tariff package. The effect of the rumor was already seen in a number of economic indexes. -- The Producer Price Index, rose...

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber

Jun 15, 2018

The trade was dominated by tariffs this week. The President’s move triggered a date certain of July 6th for the first round of Chinese counter-tariffs, many on agricultural products. For the week,...

Market Plus: Dan Hueber

Market Plus: Dan Hueber

Jun 15, 2018

Howell: This is the Friday, June 15, 2018 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Dan Hueber. Dan, welcome back. Hueber: Thanks very much, great to be here. Howell: I want to make sure...

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Senate Works Together To Pass Farm Bill Out Of Committee

Jun 15, 2018 | 4 min

Since the 2014 Farm Bill was enacted, the drought-fueled farm income of the early teens has declined and a relatively low number of bankruptcies has risen. Along with unresolved trade negotiations,...

Firefighters Fine-Tune Forest Management Strategies

Firefighters Fine-Tune Forest Management Strategies

Jun 15, 2018 | 7 min

The Senate Farm Bill contains a Forestry title that pays for, among other things, reducing the fuel that threatens towns, local industry and lives. Earlier this year, Congress approved the Wildfire...

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Corps To Finish Dakota Access Work In Two Months

Jun 14, 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers within the next two months expects to wrap up an environmental study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline after recently meeting with four American Indian tribes...

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North Dakota Approves Refinery Construction Near National Park

Jun 14, 2018

North Dakota's Health Department issued a permit Wednesday allowing construction of an oil refinery about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Theodore Roosevelt National Park, a project opposed by several...

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Sen. McConnell Pushes Hemp In Farm Bill

Jun 14, 2018

Declaring he has "won the argument" on hemp, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate is on track for a vote to legalize the crop that comes from the same plant that...

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Struggling Farmers Producing Alternative Milk

Jun 14, 2018

Even as many Lancaster County dairy farmers struggle to hang on despite falling milk prices and demand for their product, at least two small dairies are hooking their future to a controversial but...

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No Emergency To Justify Coal Bailout

Jun 14, 2018

Federal regulators on Tuesday disputed the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid. "There is no...

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No. 2 Hog State Moves To Shield Businesses From Lawsuits

Jun 14, 2018

Blankets of black flies spawned by a nearby industrial hog farm's uncovered cesspools can be so thick, Elvis Williams told jurors Tuesday, he built a screened front porch for his mobile home so that...

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Not Throwing Rocks and Spear Tips - Jim Heimerl

Jun 12, 2018

The pork industry is fresh off a week of celebrating while also watching vital world trade issues. U.S. hogs have become a dinner table staple in several global locations in the middle of trade...

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Ethanol Advocates Praise Trump, Ridicule Pruitt

Jun 8, 2018 | 3 min

The Farm Bill has gotten traction as the other shoe finally dropped when the Senate Agriculture Committee released its draft of the 2018 legislation. Markup is scheduled for next week. The current...

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Severe Drought Grips the Southwest

Jun 8, 2018 | 1 min

As of Tuesday, 95 percent of the corn and 75 percent of the soybeans have been planted. Producers have been facing weather extremes -- either caught in the grips of a drought or under water. With...

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Pork Industry Shows Patience and Faith On Trade

Jun 8, 2018 | 5 min

Those higher prices have been brought on by the recent implementation of tariffs on those metals. The response from affected nations has been surgical. Mexico placed a stiff 20 percent tariff on pork...

Outlook June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018 Market Outlook

Jun 8, 2018

Even as the wrangling over trade tariffs continues to plague rural America the economic forecast remains sunny. -- The Creighton Business Conditions Index stayed above growth neutral for the 18 th...

Market to Market (June 8, 2018)

Market to Market (June 8, 2018)

Jun 8, 2018

Coming up on Market to Market -- Pork producers take tariff troubles to the court of public opinion. The president trumps the head of the EPA over E15. Mother Nature keeps farmers and ranchers on...

Market Analysis with John Roach

Market Analysis: John Roach (June 8, 2018)

Jun 8, 2018

Weather, geopolitics, trade skirmishes and profit-taking took the wind out of the commodity markets. For the week, July wheat fell 3 cents, while the nearby corn contract plunged 14 cents. Trade...

Market Plus with John Roach

Market Plus: John Roach (June 8, 2018)

Jun 8, 2018 | 27 min

John Roach discusses the commodity markets in a special web-only feature.