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House, Senate GOP looking at food stamp overhaul (#4027)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are laying the groundwork for an overhaul of the nation's food stamp program, trying again after an unsuccessful attempt two years ago. Read More »

USDA stats show Illinois had 'historic' corn, soybean yields (#4027)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:10 PM

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' 2014 corn and soybean harvest reached historic, "never seen" levels, Illinois Farm Bureau spokesman John Hawkins says. Read More »
Is having more presidential candidate forums good or bad? (#4223)

Is having more presidential candidate forums good or bad? (#4223)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:03 PM

The Republican National Committee is controlling the number of presidential candidate debates for the 2016 election cycle. As a result, more forums organized by a variety of people and special interest groups are popping up. Our Republican panel... 03:04 Read More »

Federal Government: Fuel-hauling trains could derail at 10 a year (#4027)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:02 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if... Read More »
Who gets blamed for problems at new Fort Madison prison? (#4223)

Who gets blamed for problems at new Fort Madison prison? (#4223)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:02 PM

Republican Doug Gross says the buck ultimately stops with the governor. However, he says a big problem with the prison was the project labor agreement under Gov. Chet Culver, so that's a legacy problem for Culver. Gross says Branstad will... 01:57 Read More »
Is there political fallout for passing gas tax? (#4223)

Is there political fallout for passing gas tax? (#4223)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:00 PM

The Iowa legislature swiftly passed, and Governor Terry Branstad quickly signed into law, a 10 cent increase in the state's gas tax. Republicans Doug Gross and Steve Scheffler don't believe elected officials will pay a political price for voting... 02:46 Read More »

Brazil detains alleged deforestation king of Amazon (#4027)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:59 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil has detained a land-grabber thought to be the Amazon's single biggest deforester, the country's environmental protection agency said. Read More »

Bill would allow raw milk to be advertised in Oregon (#4027)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:56 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sellers of raw milk want Oregon legislators to let them legally advertise their product. Read More »

Vilsack: Smartphones could tell consumers what's in food (#4027)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:54 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the ever-complicated debate over labeling of genetically modified foods, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he has an idea: use your smartphone. Read More »

Lawmakers seek short-term action to stop Asian carp advance (#4027)

posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:51 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress are calling for quick action at a crucial spot in the Chicago area to block Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. Read More »
#IPTVMarket VoW: Greens Train (#4027)

#IPTVMarket VoW: Greens Train (#4027)

posted on February 25, 2015 at 4:19 PM

Let's get on board the greens train at Scissortail Farms. Here's a look at the aeroponics greenhouse of Scissortail Farms in Tulsa Ok. Read More »
Market to Market (February 20, 2015) (#4026)

Market to Market (February 20, 2015) (#4026)

posted on February 20, 2015 at 7:23 PM

Full Program: A train carrying millions of gallons of crude from the Bakken Shale of North Dakota ignites a massive fireball in West Virginia. Litigants prepare ‘a case for clean water’ as a municipal utility in Iowa sues counties upstream over excessive... 27:46 Read More »
Market Plus: Darin Newsom (#4026)

Market Plus: Darin Newsom (#4026)

posted on February 20, 2015 at 7:22 PM

Market Analyst Darin Newsom discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. 08:29 Read More »
High Nitrate Levels in One Iowa Watershed Moves Utility Toward Historic Legal Action (#4026)

High Nitrate Levels in One Iowa Watershed Moves Utility Toward Historic Legal Action (#4026)

posted on February 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM

It’s a morning ritual in Iowa’s capitol city. The Des Moines Waterworks collects samples from the Raccoon River - the primary source of drinking water for half-a-million central Iowans. 10:47 Read More »
Market Analysis: Darin Newsom (#4026)

Market Analysis: Darin Newsom (#4026)

posted on February 20, 2015 at 6:52 PM

Market Analyst Darin Newsom discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Read More »

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