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Market to Market (April 24, 2015) (#4035)

Market to Market (April 24, 2015) (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 6:38 PM

Full Program: Millions of chickens are euthanized due to an outbreak of Avian Flu in Iowa. Five years after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, debate lingers on its environmental impact. A thawing of relations with a former Cold War adversary sparks new... 27:47 Read More »
Market Plus: Dan Hueber (#4035)

Market Plus: Dan Hueber (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 5:58 PM

Market Analyst Dan Hueber discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. 08:07 Read More »
Market Analysis: Dan Hueber (#4035)

Market Analysis: Dan Hueber (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 5:55 PM

Market Analyst Dan Hueber discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Read More »
Avian flu outbreaks tops 7 million birds impacted in U.S. (#4035)

Avian flu outbreaks tops 7 million birds impacted in U.S. (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 5:04 PM

The H5N2 virus, often referred to as Avian Flu, was confirmed this week in an egg-production poultry facility in northwest Iowa. Sunrise Farms is owned by Sonstegard Farms of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and the company employs more than 200 people... Read More »

Bird flu cuts into egg, poultry exports in Iowa, Midwest (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Some international trade partners are declining to buy egg and poultry products from states affected by a deadly strain of bird flu while others are excluding imports only from counties where the virus has surfaced. Read More »

Almonds get roasted in debate over California water use (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering,... Read More »

Canadian shrimp imports up as Maine fishery remains closed (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

Canadian imports of the sweet, quarter-sized crustaceans are turning up more in American restaurants and seafood markets since a ban on fishing for Maine shrimp dried up local sources. Read More »

Food Babe blogger Vani Hari taking heat over health science (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:59 PM

The former management consultant turned healthy-living activist has a best-selling book and an army of supporters. And with the help of her fans, she's led numerous successful online petitions to persuade food industry giants to rid their... Read More »

U.S. announces plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 4:36 PM

Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global warming — and don't require congressional approval. Read More »
Cuban Trade Discussions Come to Senate Committee (#4035)

Cuban Trade Discussions Come to Senate Committee (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 3:29 PM

Praising recent action by both countries, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week became the first U.S. governor to visit Cuba since the thaw in relations with the communist island nation. And while Cuomo, Empire State business leaders and Cuban... Read More »
Fifth anniversary of the BP Oil Spill (#4035)

Fifth anniversary of the BP Oil Spill (#4035)

posted on April 24, 2015 at 1:07 PM

In April of 2010, an explosion and fire aboard the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon killed 11 men and spewed millions of gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico. Read More »
Market to Market (April 17, 2015) (#4034)

Market to Market (April 17, 2015) (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 6:46 PM

Full Program: The U.S. economy improves, but the slowdown continues in "The Heartland." Lawmakers eye significant cuts to the program formerly known as food stamps. Oklahoma growers cultivate airborne plants to deliver the goods year- round. Market analysis with... 28:00 Read More »
As Economy Improves, Some States Forego Federal SNAP Waivers (#4034)

As Economy Improves, Some States Forego Federal SNAP Waivers (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:42 PM

According to USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, total costs for SNAP benefits more than doubled between 2007 and 2013. And while the uptick in payouts to participants actually fell to $74 billion in 2014, The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance... Read More »
Rural Economy Continues to Underperform (#4034)

Rural Economy Continues to Underperform (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:40 PM

Creighton University’s Rural Mainstreet Index climbed a-point-and-a-half to 46 this month, but remains four points below growth neutral. The monthly survey of bank CEO’s in a ten-state region dominated by agriculture, revealed a resurgent U.S.... Read More »

Consumers buying more organic products despite high prices (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:27 PM

The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an industry report says. Read More »
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