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Yes, We Finally Asked Mike Pearson to the Dance

January 20, 2017

Mike Pearson has cleared the 200 show threshhold of hosting Market to Market. We figured it was time to have him on the podcast. Mike's father Mark was the host for 22 years of the TV program. You...

Market to Market (January 20, 2017)

Market to Market (January 20, 2017)

January 20, 2017 | 28 min

Selection of the new Cabinet is completed with a nod to the South. As the hottest year on record ends, rhetoric heats up on Capitol Hill. City dwellers see the urbane side of rural America. Market analysis with Angie Setzer.

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Economic Outlook - January 20

January 20, 2017

Hello, I’m Mike Pearson. As the last bits of data are squeezed out of 2016 it appears the cost of a good meal went down but the price for getting to the restaurant went up. As the year came to a...

Market Analysis: Angie Setzer

Market Analysis: Angie Setzer

January 20, 2017

Market analyst Angie Setzer discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson.

Market Plus: Angie Setzer

Market Plus: Angie Setzer

January 20, 2017 | 16 min

Market analyst Angie Setzer discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson in a special web-only feature.

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Judge Lets Federal Flaring Rules Take Effect During Lawsuit

January 20, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — New nationwide rules to curtail the practice of burning off excess natural gas from oil and gas wells on federal land took effect as scheduled Tuesday after a judge said he saw...

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Utility Plans Vote on New York Offshore Wind Project

January 20, 2017

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York utility is set to vote later this month on a plan to construct an offshore wind farm off eastern Long Island. The Long Island Power Authority says the 90-megawatt, 15-...

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Minnesota Governor Announces $350M in Federal Funds for Water Quality

January 20, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has secured $350 million in federal funding for a voluntary program to pay farmers to protect and improve water quality in southern and western Minnesota, but the state...

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In Break With Trump, EPA Pick Says Climate Change Isn't Hoax

January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements. In...

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GOP Lawmakers Try to End Kansas Governor's Business Tax Cut

January 20, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — With waning political support for an income tax break championed by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, fellow Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature are spearheading an effort to...

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Climate Change Takes Center Stage at Senate Hearings

January 20, 2017 | 3 min

Another round of atypical heavy rain in the Southeast this week. In Houston, Texas, drivers were stranded after the 5-inch deluge. The more than 2.2 million residents of the city were asked to avoid...

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Mars, Inc. Investigating Skittles Said to Be Intended for Cattle

January 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't know why the discarded candy might have been headed to become...

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New Chronic Wasting Disease Case Found in Central Minnesota

January 20, 2017

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota officials have found another case of chronic wasting disease, this time in a captive deer that died on a farm in Meeker County near Dassel in central Minnesota. The...

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Sonny Perdue Nominated for Ag Secretary

January 20, 2017 | 2 min

President-Elect Trump completed his first cabinet by naming former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue to head the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Perdue, who grew up on a Georgia farm and earned a...

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Trump Expects "Big Results" from his Choice to Lead USDA

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects that former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, will "deliver big results for all Americans who earn...

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USDA Announces Stricter Animal Welfare Rules for Eggs, Meat

January 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Organic meat and egg producers will have to abide by stricter animal welfare standards under a new rule announced by the Agriculture Department. The rule announced Wednesday is a...

Agri-Tourism and the Urban-Rural Divide

Agri-Tourism and the Urban-Rural Divide

January 20, 2017 | 7 min

In 2015, Iowa’s largest drinking water provider elected to sue farm drainage districts in 3 counties upstream – alleging excess nitrate runoff from fertilizers plagues efforts to comply with federal...

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Rockin' Out with Ted Seifried

January 13, 2017

Music was an early career for Ted Seifried. He ranks his favorite concerts and ties in commodities to the music world in this MtoM podcast. Subscribe and never miss an episode of this weekly podcast.

Market to Market (January 13, 2017)

Market to Market (January 13, 2017)

January 13, 2017 | 28 min

Heavy snow and rain bring major drought relief in the West. The confirmation parade begins on Capitol Hill. Retaining value takes root in a forest of competition. Market analysis with Brian Roach.

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Mississippi Logging finds Business Opportunities Across the Pond

January 13, 2017 | 6 min

This week, China’s ministry of Commerce announced that U.S. distiller’s dried grains will face a more than 50 percent tariff. This comes just days after China increased the ethanol tax from five to...