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2011: The Year in Review

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:22 PM

2011: The Year in Review
2011 began in much the same fashion as its immediate predecessors: as the global economy struggled to recover from the worst downturn since the Great Depression. Play Video

Market to Market (December 23, 2011)

posted on December 23, 2011 at 9:18 AM

Market to Market (December 23, 2011)
Full Program: Amidst the worst drought in history, Texas ranchers cull their herds. The EPA unveils rigorous new standards on emissions from coal and oil-fired power plants. New data suggest the Army Corps of Engineers is not responsible for damages due to... Play Video

Panel: Corps Worked Around Climatic Extremes

posted on December 22, 2011 at 5:03 PM

Panel: Corps Worked Around Climatic Extremes
A four-member panel assembled by the Corps issued a 99-page report this week citing “climatic extremes” that appear to be getting “bigger and more frequent.” The group added the Corps was not negligent in its duty to manage the flood. Play Video

Market to Market (December 16, 2011)

posted on December 16, 2011 at 8:07 PM

Market to Market (December 16, 2011)
Full Program: Farmland values in the heart of the Corn Belt soar to all-time highs... The Senate Agriculture Committee tries to find billions of dollars missing from MF Global. In the wake of record flooding, rural insurance premiums threaten to rise higher... Play Video

Record Farmland Prices in Iowa and around the Midwest

posted on December 16, 2011 at 4:03 PM

Record Farmland Prices in Iowa and around the Midwest
Iowa and other Midwestern states are seeing record farmland prices at auctions. Play Video

Farm Bill Lawmakers Explore Legislative Options

posted on December 9, 2011 at 3:53 PM

Farm Bill Lawmakers Explore Legislative Options
Farm-state legislators, including House Ag Committee ranking member Collin Peterson, have proposed adding the next farm bill to payroll tax and unemployment insurance legislation on Capitol Hill. Play Video

Market to Market (December 9, 2011)

posted on December 8, 2011 at 12:29 PM

Market to Market (December 9, 2011)
Full Program: One lawmaker comes up with a novel approach for the next Farm Bill. Record weather disasters stretch federal, state and local budgets to their limits. The EPA says a popular -- and controversial -- method of oil drilling may be polluting... Play Video

Market to Market (December 2, 2011)

posted on December 2, 2011 at 7:13 PM

Market to Market (December 2, 2011)
Full Program: Prospects for a rural recovery improve on estimates of record net farm income. After soaring to unprecedented levels last year, agricultural exports are predicted to decline. It's the end of an era in one rural community as a time capsule of... Play Video

Market to Market (November 25, 2011)

posted on November 23, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Market to Market (November 25, 2011)
Full Program: Bipartisan efforts to cut the federal deficit collapse, leaving farm programs in limbo. The World Trade Organization rejects America's Country of Origin Labeling Program. We explain why cranberries -- like all commodities -- are not immune to... Play Video

Cranberry Industry Enters New Era with Familiar Challenges

posted on November 23, 2011 at 4:09 PM

Cranberry Industry Enters New Era with Familiar Challenges
Few harvests can match the stark beauty and rich color of cranberries in the American northeast. Play Video

Market to Market (November 18, 2011)

posted on November 18, 2011 at 7:49 PM

Market to Market (November 18, 2011)
Full Program: Powered by robust demand, farmland values increase by the largest amount in decades. A lack of clearly defined rules for members of Congress on insider trading prompts calls for reform. Thousands of workers migrate to North Dakota, where an oil... Play Video

North Dakota: The Oil Boom

posted on November 18, 2011 at 4:25 PM

North Dakota: The Oil Boom
New technology unlocks a gusher of a problem for North Dakota. There's a huge demand for workers, but those already in the region are pushing the infrastructure to the max. Play Video

Market to Market (November 11, 2011)

posted on November 10, 2011 at 8:18 PM

Market to Market (November 11, 2011)
Full Program: Amidst already-tight supplies, the Agriculture Department cuts U.S. crop production estimates. While some lawmakers eye cuts to federal farm programs, others ponder new supports for agriculture. And an in-depth examination of the North Dakota... Play Video

North Dakota: The state the recession forgot

posted on November 10, 2011 at 4:15 PM

North Dakota: The state the recession forgot
A recent study examining the U.S. economy state-by-state revealed a troubling development: Conditions are worse today than they were at the end of2008 inevery state in America, except one: North Dakota. Play Video

Market to Market (November 4, 2011)

posted on November 4, 2011 at 7:32 PM

Market to Market (November 4, 2011)
Full Program: Presidential candidates outline their vision for key sectors of the rural economy. North Dakota residents struggle to recover from record flooding in Minot. Those stories and market analysis with Naomi Blohm. Play Video

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