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Market Plus: Darin Newsom (#4036)

Market Plus: Darin Newsom (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:08 PM

Market Analyst Darin Newsom discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. 08:13 Read More »
Market to Market (May 1, 2015) (#4036)

Market to Market (May 1, 2015) (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:04 PM

Full Program: As one state makes progress on the fight against Avian Flu, the nation's top-egg producing state endures additional outbreak. Rail shipments of U.S. crude oil soar and scrutiny increases on tracks carrying the world's most heavily traded... 27:46 Read More »

U.S. Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Response to Bird Flu (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 7:00 PM

A state of emergency was declared Friday by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad with nearly 17 million chickens and turkeys dead, dying or scheduled to be euthanized due to a widening bird flu outbreak. Read More »

U.S., Canada Unveil Rules to Boost Oil Train Safety (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:52 PM

Rail tank cars used to transport crude oil and many other flammable liquids will have to be built to stronger standards to reduce the risk of a catastrophic train crash and fire, under sweeping new safety rules unveiled by U.S. and Canadian... Read More »

Red River Valley farmer uses excess water for irrigation (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:40 PM

A farmer in the Red River Valley is one of a few testing a new idea to bring back excess water to fields when it's needed. Read More »
Maple Syrup Producers Tap Tradition of Value-Added Revenue (#4036)

Maple Syrup Producers Tap Tradition of Value-Added Revenue (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:34 PM

Our country’s earliest sugar makers were firmly rooted in their craft well before Europeans arrived. But it was the union of native tradition and colonial technology which laid the groundwork for North America’s enduring maple syrup production... 07:51 Read More »

Drones and dogs deployed in battle to save the guacamole (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:34 PM

On subtropical farmland in South Florida, researchers are doing battle with the deadly fungus, laurel wilt, which is spread by a tiny beetle and has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop. The hashtag they have adopted for their mission:... Read More »
Axles likely cause of Cassleton train derailment (#4036)

Axles likely cause of Cassleton train derailment (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:27 PM

Faulty axles on a train carrying grain are getting the majority of the blame for a December 2013 derailment in Cassleton, North Dakota. Read More »

California cuts wetland, wildlife restoration in water plan (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:27 PM

California officials dramatically scaled back habitat restoration planned during construction of two massive tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to send water to farms and millions of people. Read More »

Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to change. (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:21 PM

Sac-Osage is one of a growing number of rural U.S. hospitals closing their doors, citing a complex combination of changing demographics, medical practices, management decisions and federal policies that have put more financial pressure on... Read More »
Market Analysis: Darin Newsom (#4036)

Market Analysis: Darin Newsom (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:18 PM

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

Tyson Foods hopes to rid U.S. chicken of antibiotics by 2017 (#4036)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 6:11 PM

Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken houses by September 2017 and that it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations. Read More »
Iowa Mayors (#4230)

Iowa Mayors (#4230)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 4:53 PM

Full Program: This week’s Iowa Press convenes a roundtable of three mayors from across Iowa. The guests include Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett, Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh. This program discusses issues confronting their... 29:00 Read More »
Mayors say body cameras for police may be needed (#4230)

Mayors say body cameras for police may be needed (#4230)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 3:48 PM

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Council Bluffs Mayor Matt Walsh say their cities and police departments have talked about body cameras for police officers. The mayors say the cameras have safety benefits for the officers, the accused offenders... 01:20 Read More »
Mayor Corbett: Legislature should allow more local control (#4230)

Mayor Corbett: Legislature should allow more local control (#4230)

posted on May 1, 2015 at 3:46 PM

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says local elected officials should have the freedom and power to deal with certain issues at the local level, because those officials know what's needed for their communities better than members of the state... 01:08 Read More »

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