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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 »
Vertical Growing is Taking Off in Tulsa (#4034)

Vertical Growing is Taking Off in Tulsa (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 5:25 PM

As California enters a record fourth consecutive year of drought, some worry the region’s vegetable growing capabilities may be wilting and entrepreneurs are turning to an innovative method of producing fresh, sustainable greens without soil. Read More »

USDA confirms bird flu at 5th South Dakota turkey farm (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:46 PM

Five commercial turkey farms in South Dakota have now been infected with a bird flu strain that's led to the deaths of more than 250,000 turkeys in the state and over 2.5 million birds in the Midwest. Read More »

FACT CHECK: Estate tax hits fewer than 1 percent of estates (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:46 PM

The federal estate tax inspires a lot of heated political rhetoric for a tax that very few people actually pay. The House is scheduled to vote this week on a bill to repeal the estate tax, part of a package of bills highlighting Wednesday's... Read More »
Market Plus: Elaine Kub (#4034)

Market Plus: Elaine Kub (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:43 PM

Market Analyst Elaine Kub discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. 08:54 Read More »
Market Analysis: Elaine Kub (#4034)

Market Analysis: Elaine Kub (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:41 PM

Market Analyst Elaine Kub discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. Read More »

Climate change plan faces high-profile legal test (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:40 PM

The cornerstone of President Barack Obama's plan to address climate change is still months away from being finished, but it's already facing a high-stakes legal challenge from critics who want to halt the process in its tracks. Read More »

Some governors push back over McConnell letter to defy EPA (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:40 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for governors to defy proposed federal rules to limit pollution has been met with mostly silence, but leaders in downwind New England states and drought-stricken areas in the West are pushing back. Read More »

USDA to propose standards for organic seafood raised in US (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:34 PM

After more than a decade of delays, the government is moving toward allowing the sale of U.S.-raised organic fish and shellfish. But don't expect it in the grocery store anytime soon. Read More »

Des Moines Water Works restarts nitrate removal equipment (#4034)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Des Moines Water Works is restarting its nitrate removal equipment as nitrate levels in the rivers used for source water exceed federal regulations. Read More »
Romeo + Juliet: A Performance by Ballet Quad Cities (Feature) (#0)

Romeo + Juliet: A Performance by Ballet Quad Cities (Feature) (#0)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 11:20 AM

Join us for a conversation with the Ballet Quad Cities cast and choreographer. Learn about the motivation and emotion behind this thought-provoking ballet and enjoy a look behind the scenes. 06:08 Read More »
HoQ Restaurant | Iowa Ingredient (#405)

HoQ Restaurant | Iowa Ingredient (#405)

posted on April 17, 2015 at 12:00 AM

HoQ Restaurant is located in the East Village of Des Moines. Chef Suman Hoque creates made-from-scratch meals using almost all locally sourced ingredients. 02:43 Read More »
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