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The Babysitter Turned Documentarian - Laurel Bower #149

May 19, 2017
The 1980's Farm Crisis played out in many homes across the country. But for a future TV producer Laurel Bower, it is inspired a documentary on the topic. Bower explains how her family's struggles...
Tornado damage

Tornadoes Sweep Grain Belt

May 19, 2017

Farmers building on the future are attempting to finish spring planting. The weather has held the upper hand for most...

Sonny Perdue

Perdue Pitches Changes On Capitol Hill

May 19, 2017 | 3 min

Facing threats of a 21-percent cut to his budget and a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the...

4239 Outlook

Economic Outlook - May 19

May 19, 2017

As various investigations and the he-said-he-said continues in Washington, rural Americans are dealing with more pressing issues like declining profits...

Japanese Pork Sign

Specialty Pork Finds Japanese Audience

May 19, 2017 | 6 min

Official numbers show U.S. pork producers sold a record amount of product to China in March. In the near future,...

Market Analysis: Don Roose

Market Analysis: Don Roose

May 19, 2017

Political turmoil caused more volatility in the grain markets this week than weather or export numbers. The Brazilian Real plunged...

Market Plus: Don Roose

Market Plus: Don Roose

May 19, 2017 | 11 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, May 19, 2017 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Don Roose...

Market to Market (May 19, 2017)

Market to Market (May 19, 2017)

May 19, 2017 | 28 min

Rain makes grain but only if you can get into the field to plant it. The nation’s top farmer gets...

IN THE NEWS

Company Looks to Put Peoria on the Textile Map

posted on May 26, 2017

By STEVE TARTER, Journal Star PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The mounting problem of plastic pollution in the world's oceans may... FULL STORY

Green Machine is Back, Deere Posts a Big 1Q and Ups Outlook

posted on May 19, 2017

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Despite weaker crop prices and nervous American farmers, Deere & Co. reported better-than-expected earnings on strong... FULL STORY

Fans of Fuzzy Fruit, Rejoice: Northeast in for Peachy Summer

posted on May 19, 2017

MARK PRATT, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — A year after the peach crop in the northeastern United States hit the... FULL STORY

Signs of Oil Boomlet in North Dakota After Pipeline Finished

posted on May 19, 2017

By JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — There are hundreds more jobs than takers in the heart of... FULL STORY