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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 (February 15, 2013) (#3825)

    Full Program: In the first Congressional address of his second term, President Obama unveils an ambitious agenda. America’s first major high-speed railroad could be the ”end of the line” for some California...

  • Market to Market (February 8, 2013) (#3824)

    Full Program: Neither rain, nor snow keeps the postman from his appointed rounds, but red ink will. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and demand. A trip to the grocery store... 27:45

  • Market to Market (February 1, 2013) (#3823)

    Full Program: The focus in Washington shifts from fiscal issues and gun control to immigration reform. Renewable fuels advocates prepare to use a few assault weapons of their own on Big Oil. Livestock markets... 27:45

  • Market to Market (January 25, 2013) (#3822)

    Full Program: Embarking on his 2nd term as president, Barack Obama envisions an ambitious agenda. Inside the Capitol, lawmakers prepare for battle on everything from fiscal policy to gun control. Tensions mount... 27:45

  • Market to Market (January 18, 2013) (#3821)

    Full Program: Data reveals the worst drought in half-a-century is intensifying in the Grain Belt. Workers go to great lengths to keep the Mississippi River – and the commerce it supports – flowing. Market... 27:45

  • Market to Market (January 11, 2013) (#3820)

    Full Program: Workers detonate explosives hoping to improve navigation on the Mississippi River. The FDA proposes the most sweeping reforms to food safety rules in more than 70 years. The Agriculture Department... 27:45

  • Market to Market (January 4, 2013) (#3819)

    Full Program: Wall Street begins 2013 with a rally after lawmakers reach a deal averting the fiscal cliff. The USDA celebrates its sesquicentennial as "The People's Department." Market analysis with Alan Brugler. 27:45

  • Market to Market (December 28, 2012) (#3818)

    Full Program: Low water levels threaten barge traffic on the Mississippi River. From Washington to the Heartland, 2012 will be remembered as much for what didn't happen as for what did. We’ll reflect on 2012 and... 27:46

  • Market to Market (December 21, 2012) (#3817)

    Full Program: A major blizzard blows across the nation. Experts say Washington’s failure to enact a Farm Bill could push milk prices above $6 per gallon. Like other farmers and ranchers, Christmas tree... 27:45

  • Market to Market (December 14, 2012) (#3816)

    Full Program: Wind energy proponents explain why government support can NOT be a fiscal cliff casualty. Dairy producers contend with decreased milk consumption and increased competition. We examine dramatic...

  • Market to Market (December 7, 2012) (#3815)

    Full Program: Lawmakers hoping to avert the Fiscal Cliff eye billions of dollars in government farm spending. Tougher immigration policy leads to a shortage of farmworkers in the nation’s Salad Bowl. Market... 27:47

  • Market to Market (November 30, 2012) (#3814)

    Full Program: Farm exports are predicted to rise next year, boosting America’s agricultural trade surplus. The Justice Department halts anti-trust investigations involving a major seed producer. Prospects for... 27:45

  • Market to Market (November 23, 2012) (#3813)

    Full Program: High commodity prices and uncertain tax policy lead to booming farmland sales. An uninvited guest wreaks havoc on the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Market analysis with Virgil Robinson. .

  • Market to Market (November 16, 2012) (#3812)

    Full Program: Congress and the President begin work to keep America from slipping over the Fiscal Cliff… The Environmental Protection Agency denies requests to waive ethanol production mandates. Wind energy... 28:45

  • Market to Market (November 9, 2012) (#3811)

    Full Program: After the election, setting the stage for business as usual in Washington. Traders ponder the government’s latest estimates on agricultural supply and demand. Market analysis with Elaine Kub and... 27:45

  • Market to Market (November 2, 2012) (#3810)

    Full Program: A lethal storm disrupts lives, livelihoods – and markets -- in the east. While it may not be the top priority for most voters, immigration remains a key political issue. And hours before the... 27:45

  • Market to Market (October 26, 2012) (#3809)

    Full Program: U.S. crude oil production surges despite controversy over its impact on the environment. A group of dedicated collectors preserve America’s agricultural heritage by saving seed. Market... 27:45

  • Market to Market (October 19, 2012) (#3808)

    Full Program: The battle over a controversial oil pipeline heats up, even where crude is king. Water from a smaller conduit transcends barriers in the Middle East, earning its developer the World Food Prize....

  • Market to Market (October 12, 2012) (#3807)

    Full Program: The Agriculture Department increases previous estimates on U.S. crop production. The rhetoric gets heated as candidates debate everything from trade policy to a lack of progress on the next Farm... 27:44

  • Market to Market (October 5, 2012) (#3806)

    Full Program: Presidential candidates exchange jabs on the economy in the first of three debates. Midwest business conditions improve modestly, but the outlook is anything but optimistic.Market analysis with Sue... 27:44

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