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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 23, 2011) (#3704)

    Full Program: Global economic conditions bring out the bears. The Obama Administration targets direct payments to farmers. An eighth generation farm family brings the taste of the wide-open countryside to the... 27:46

  • Market to Market (September 16, 2011) (#3703)

    Full Program: Government prognosticators predict a smaller crop and tighter ending stocks. Mother Nature continues her unrelenting assault on the South. A Midwestern cattle producer deploys innovative...

  • Market to Market (September 9, 2011) (#3702)

    Full Program: President Obama unveils his latest plans to put America back to work. Wildfires blacken 33 thousand acres in the tinderbox formerly known as Texas. And Nebraska residents find an oasis in what... 27:45

  • Market to Market (September 2, 2011) (#3701)

    Full Program: Ethanol industry leaders and government officials unite against biofuel foes. From tropical storms to record droughts, Mother Nature exacts her toll. U.S. farmers plan for bumper crops and record... 27:45

  • Market to Market (August 26, 2011) (#3652)

    Full Program: From Wall Street to Main Street, economists note the impact of a slowing economy. A major grain processor refuses to accept federally approved genetically engineered corn. Despite uncertainty over...

  • Market to Market (August 19, 2011) (#3651)

    Full Program: President Obama tours the Midwest to outline his plans to rejuvenate the rural economy. Lawmakers eye looming appropriation battles as the next vehicle to attack ethanol. Texas farmers and...

  • Market to Market (August 12, 2011) (#3650)

    Full Program: Lawmakers announce committee members tasked with cutting the national debt. USDA decreases corn production estimates and increases its guess on ending stocks. And Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack... 24:45

  • Market to Market (August 5, 2011) (#3649)

    Full Program: Southern farmers and ranchers endure the worst drought since the Dust Bowl. Uncle Sam won't default on his debt, but the "deal" leaves farm programs in limbo. The next generation of traders...

  • Market to Market (July 29, 2011) (#3648)

    Full Program: Congress grounds airport construction over rural subsidies. The Post Master General puts small town post offices under scrutiny. Two companies bring farming back to the Big Apple and shout it... 27:45

  • Market to Market (July 22, 2011) (#3647)

    Full Program: The chess match between President Obama and Congressional Republicans over raising the debt ceiling ends the week in a stalemate. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson unveils his...

  • Market to Market (July 15, 2011) (#3646)

    Full Program: From record drought - to epic flooding - to damaging windstorms -- rural America is battered by Mother Nature. President Obama urges Congress to approve several trade deals with serious... 27:45

  • Market to Market (July 8, 2011) (#3645)

    Full Program: Senate leaders announce a bipartisan compromise cutting subsidies for ethanol. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation and his neighbors by converting waste into watts. Market analysis with... 27:47

  • Market to Market (July 1, 2011) (#3644)

    Full Program: President Obama touts his plans to create jobs and rejuvenate the economy. The Agriculture Department estimates farmers planted a near-record amount of corn. Predictions of expanded corn acreage... 27:47

  • Market to Market (June 24, 2011) (#3643)

    Full Program: Floodwaters prompt more evacuations along swollen rivers in the Midwest. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke acknowledges factors slowing the economic recovery. And in the corridors of Capitol Hill, one man's... 28:46

  • Market to Market (June 17, 2011) (#3642)

    Full Program: Market to Market covers flooding along the Missouri River as tensions among residents rise with the water. Congress fights over cuts to agriculture and biofuels subsidies. And the double threat... 27:47

  • Market to Market (June 10, 2011) (#3641)

    Full Program: Inhabitants of the Missouri River Watershed prepare for record flooding. Despite a significant decline in acreage, USDA still predicts a bumper corn crop. And when combined with tight supplies and... 27:45

  • Market to Market (June 03, 2011) (#3640)

    Full Program: Mother Nature continues her season of discontent with record flooding on the Missouri River. Budget hawks target farm programs in hopes of stemming the rising tide of government red ink. And a... 27:47

  • Market to Market (May 27, 2011) (#3639)

    Full Program: A presidential candidate launches his campaign -- and blasts subsidies for renewable fuels. In a slightly faster race, increased blends of ethanol power NASCAR drivers to the winner's circle.... 27:45

  • Market to Market (May 20, 2011) (#3638)

    Full Program: The Mississippi River escapes its banks, threatening lives and livelihood in the south. Further north, cool wet conditions bring spring planting to a halt in the eastern corn belt. And we'll meet... 27:42

  • Market to Market (May 13, 2011) (#3637)

    Full Program: U.S. Farm exports reach all-time highs in spite of an increasing trade deficit. Southern farmers prepare for a kick in the teeth from the Mighty Mississippi River. Ending stocks reports bring out... 27:45

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