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Career Profile: Animal Scientist | David Patterson (#4055)

Career Profile: Animal Scientist | David Patterson (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:35 PM

David Patterson is an animal scientist researcher at the University of Missouri. 02:42 Read More »
Career Profile: Food Security Advisor | Adam Reinhart (#4055)

Career Profile: Food Security Advisor | Adam Reinhart (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:33 PM

Adam Reinhart is an agriculture and food security advisor for the U.S. government's Office of Food for Peace. 04:40 Read More »
Career Profile: Weed Scientist | Bob Hatzler (#4055)

Career Profile: Weed Scientist | Bob Hatzler (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Bob Hartzler is a weed scientist who works for the Extension Office at Iowa State University educating the public and students about weeds. 03:25 Read More »
Career Profile: Commodities Trader | Jack Scoville (#4055)

Career Profile: Commodities Trader | Jack Scoville (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Jack Scoville is a Commodities Trader placing trades for others at the Chicago Board of Trade. 05:11 Read More »
Career Profile: Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations | Jim Gaffney (#4055)

Career Profile: Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations | Jim Gaffney (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:31 PM

Jim Gaffney is the Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations, for DuPont Pioneer. He helps to guide new agricultural products through the regulatory process and to bring them to market in the most efficent way possible. 04:36 Read More »
Career Profile: Entrepreneur | Alex Poltorak (#4055)

Career Profile: Entrepreneur | Alex Poltorak (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Poltorak is an agricultural business entrepreneur who founded Urban Canopy, a company that works with Chicago-area neighborhoods growing food. 04:35 Read More »
Career Profile: Software Designer | Chafik Barbar (#4055)

Career Profile: Software Designer | Chafik Barbar (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Chafik Barbar is a software designer who helped design a way for an agricultural business to evaluate the risks of the commodity market. Technology to Barbar is “taking a real-life scenario and trying to convert it into a piece of software that... 03:22 Read More »
Career Profile: Educator & Agronomist | Catherine Swoboda (#4055)

Career Profile: Educator & Agronomist | Catherine Swoboda (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Catherine Swoboda is an agronomist who develops educational programming for the World Food Prize Foundation. She is an Iowa State graduate with a bachelor's in agronomy and a master's degree in crop production and physiology, and uses her strong... 03:59 Read More »
Commodity Markets: Managing Risk with Cash Markets and Forward Contracting (#4055)

Commodity Markets: Managing Risk with Cash Markets and Forward Contracting (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:21 PM

Two methods that are commonly used by farmers and ranchers to market commodities and manage risk include cash marketing and forward contracting. 03:03 Read More »
Introduction to Commodities and Commodity Markets (#4055)

Introduction to Commodities and Commodity Markets (#4055)

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:13 PM

A commodity is a raw product. Examples of commodities include grains, livestock, precious metals like gold and silver, and energy sources. To make it easier to buy and sell these raw goods, the quality of the commodity must be uniform from all... 03:18 Read More »
Market Plus: Dan Hueber (#4022)

Market Plus: Dan Hueber (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 8:27 PM

Market Analyst Dan Hueber discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. 11:05 Read More »
Market to Market (January 23, 2015) (#4022)

Market to Market (January 23, 2015) (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 8:26 PM

Full Program: Barack Obama outlines priorities for the final two years of his presidency. We’ll meet a Texas maverick who blazed the trail for ranchers of the feminine persuasion. Market analysis with Dan Hueber. 27:46 Read More »
Market Analysis: Dan Hueber (#4022)

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 6:52 PM

Analyst Dan Hueber discusses the markets with host Mike Pearson. Read More »
Obama launches '15 agenda with address and a wink (#4022)

Obama launches '15 agenda with address and a wink (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 6:17 PM

President Obama launched his 2015 legislative agenda this week to a Congress controlled by Republicans for the first time in his tenure. Read More »
Female Rancher Honored by Peers in Livestock Industry (#4022)

Female Rancher Honored by Peers in Livestock Industry (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 5:35 PM

A new painting was hung this fall among 350 others portraying the most influential leaders in the nation’s livestock industry over the last century. This time, however, the face in the painting is that of a woman – only the second ever included... 07:14 Read More »
Roundtable of Political Journalists (#4218)

Roundtable of Political Journalists (#4218)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 3:20 PM

Full Program: Dan Balz, chief correspondent for The Washington Post; Roger Simon, chief political columnist for Politico; and John Dickerson, CBS political director and political correspondent for Slate.com are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The... 28:46 Read More »

Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers; Caterpillar Closing Plants (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as the agricultural equipment maker continues its adjustment to demand for its products.In the same... Read More »

New Govt Standards Target Pathogens in Poultry Products (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:24 PM

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken and ground turkey. The standards... Read More »

Some Oil Recovered from Broken Pipeline after River Spill (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:23 PM

Workers recovered about 10,000 gallons of oil from a ruptured pipeline that spilled crude into the Yellowstone River and contaminated a Montana city's drinking water. An estimated 40,000 gallons is still in the river and will be difficult to... Read More »

Avian Flu Reaches New Area in Washington State (#4022)

posted on January 23, 2015 at 2:20 PM

Avian flu has reached Clallam County, Washington, and agriculture workers have destroyed all of the infected ducks, chickens and geese. Read More »
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