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Video: Market to Market

Market to Market

MARKET TO MARKET will continue the tradition that's made it one of the longest-running series on public television and the longest-running agricultural program anywhere - solid reporting about the issues that challenge agriculture and expert analysis of major commodity markets that fuel the economic engine of rural America. Despite the fact that agriculture and rural enterprises represent important sectors in nearly every state's economy, rural America's stories are given scant attention by the nation's traditional media. That's why MARKET TO MARKET'S broad range of reporting - from global trade conflicts to environmental controversies to new technologies to emerging rural economic initiatives -- is so important. As important are the series' experienced market analysts who provide thoughtful insight about price trends and offer strategies to help producers and processors cope with changing times. Mike Pearson returns as host and is nationally recognized for his agribusiness acumen and rural expertise.

 

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  • Market to Market (September 4, 2015) (#4102)

    Full Program: Alaskan glaciers recede in the wake of rising worldwide temperatures. The President calls for swift action in the battle against global climate change. U.S. broiler producers prepare for a possible... 27:47

  • Market to Market (August 28, 2015) (#4101)

    Full Program: Farmers and ranchers watch record profits dwindle, legal action shuts off the tap on new EPA water rules, and growing crops in a drought leaves some producers up in the air. Market analysis with... 27:46

  • Market to Market (August 21, 2015) (#4052)

    Full Program: Wildfires leave more than burned timber and towns in their wake. Government scientists search for foodborne illnesses at the molecular level. A journey from field crops to vineyards through the... 27:46

  • Market to Market (August 14, 2015) (#4051)

    Full Program: Producers wiped out by Bird Flu get the greenlight to restock their flocks. An accidental deluge of tainted water despoils a western river. Commodity markets go on a wild ride fueled by new... 24:47

  • Market to Market (August 7, 2015) (#4050)

    Full Program: As forests burn, the USDA reaches deeper into its firefighting pocketbook. A looming El Nino could break western drought but will relief arrive in time, and the White House launches another salvo of... 24:45

  • Market to Market (July 31, 2015) (#4049)

    Full Program: USDA officials bring their Bird Flu battle plan to the Midwest. Congress puts a temporary patch on the transportation bill – for the 34th time. The Iranian nuclear deal could add to the burden of... 27:47

  • Market to Market (July 24, 2015) (#4048)

    Full Program: Congress takes a swipe at a patchwork of GMO labeling laws. Country of Origin gets another look despite rulings by the WTO, and an innovative program helps horseback riders find their way home.... 27:43

  • Market to Market (July 17, 2015) (#4047)

    Full Program: After a sluggish start, the rural economy gets moving. Congress gets the Fed’s view of the nation’s economic future. Breaking barriers is all in a day’s work for this cattle industry maverick.... 27:46

  • Market to Market (July 10, 2015) (#4046)

    Full Program: Experts and producers flock to D.C. for a discussion about Bird Flu. More than two years after the first outbreak, PED still effects hog farmers. Federal agencies look for more money to pay for... 27:46

  • Market to Market (July 3, 2015) (#4045)

    Full Program: Government reports get big reactions from commodity traders. Grain farmers continue their battle against Mother Nature to finish planting. The Greek meltdown ripples through Wall Street. Market... 27:46

  • Market to Market (June 26, 2015) (#4044)

    Full Program: Hundreds sound off on the proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard. While some portions of farm country are knee-deep in water one remains locked in drought, prompting a rural/urban debate.... 27:46

  • Market to Market (June 19, 2015) (#4043)

    Full Program: Mother Nature puts the brakes on planting in the Midwest. We’ll look at how rural and urban interests balance growing crops and treating drinking water. Market analysis with Elaine Kub. 27:79

  • Market to Market (June 12, 2015) (#4042)

    Full Program: Bird flu's ripple effect continues to run from the hen house to the grocery aisle. Congress continues its attack on new rules governing waters of the U.S.. We explore the impact of the most recent... 27:45

  • Market to Market (June 5, 2015) (#4041)

    Full Program: Lawmakers assess the impact of persistent drought in the West. We soar into the wild blue yonder to examine the role of drones in agriculture. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. 27:46

  • Market to Market (May 29, 2015) (#4040)

    Full Program: The EPA officially defines what are -- and are not -- "Waters of the U.S.." Torrential rains in Texas lead to catastrophic flooding in America’s 4th largest city. We ride along with a group of storm... 27:45

  • Market to Market (May 22, 2015) (#4039)

    Full Program: Another series of tornadoes leaves a path of destruction on the Southern Plains. Less severe storms bring vital moisture to the Corn Belt but dampen planting prospects. Losses in two Midwestern... 27:51

  • Market to Market (May 15, 2015) (#4038)

    Full Program: Another series of deadly tornadoes devastate portions of the Grain Belt. Showers dampen planting prospects in Iowa, and raise concerns over nutrient runoff. We’ll examine how small towns deep in the... 27:47

  • Market to Market (May 8, 2015) (#4037)

    Full Program: Nearly two dozen tornadoes rip through the Great Plains, but farmers still make progress in an annual rite of spring. Hours after authorities unveil new safety guidelines, another rail disaster... 27:48

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

    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... 27:46

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

    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... 27:47

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