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Doing God's Work - Elaine Kub

August 29, 2016

Elaine Kub headed to college to be an engineer. She shares her ‘Ah-ha’ moment when she traded technical writing to penning a book. Raised on a cow/calf South Dakota Farm, Kub now travels the world in...

Market to Market (August 26, 2016)

Market to Market (August 26, 2016)

August 26, 2016 | 25 min

Enjoy feature stories and market analysis with Darin Newsom.

Market Plus - Darin Newsom

Market Plus - Darin Newsom

August 26, 2016 | 12 min

Market Analyst Darin Newsom discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson in a special web-only feature of Market to Market.

Market Analysis - Darin Newsom

Market Analysis - Darin Newsom

August 26, 2016

Reports from the Pro Farmer Tour, foreign prices and fund buying activity made for plenty of volatility in the commodity markets. For the week, September wheat plummeted a whopping 44 cents, a 10%...

Antique Harvest Days

Harvesting History Lessons at Antique Harvest Days

August 26, 2016 | 7 min

At the heart of tractor collecting is remembering and cherishing how these great machines worked the land and changed everything for farmers. For one southeast Iowa farmer, the hard work the iron beasts do is the collection.

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California lawmakers revive farmworker overtime bill

August 26, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's state Senate on Monday revived a bill that would make the state the first in the United States to give farmworkers the same overtime pay as people who work in...

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Oil pipeline: The legal challenges and protests

August 26, 2016

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has heard testimony in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's request to temporarily block the construction of a four-state oil pipeline near their reservation, which...

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California lawmakers approve extension of climate change law

August 26, 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law — the most aggressive in the nation — by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition...

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Oil pipeline subject of federal hearing, small work stoppage

August 26, 2016

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Texas company that's building an oil pipeline across four states was told Wednesday by the Iowa Utilities Board to stay away from the properties of 15 Iowa landowners until...

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Appalachian coal towns hit by layoffs due money for growth

August 26, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say 29 projects in nine Appalachian states and in Texas are being funded by nearly $39 million from a federal initiative aimed at stimulating economic development...

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Deal approved for new for pork processing plant in Iowa

August 26, 2016

CLARION, Iowa (AP) — Wright County supervisors have approved a development agreement with a North Carolina-based company that plans to build a $240 million pork processing plant in northern Iowa. The...

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Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly

August 26, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton sought Friday to extend a little Minnesota nice to the state's declining honeybee population by issuing an executive order limiting certain pesticides that harm...

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Lowering his shoulder - Ted Seifried

August 22, 2016

Ted Seifried gained the name Tank while in high school. His football coach couldn’t keep Ted’s birth name and Ted straight, so the coach combined him. That experience as running back helped in one of...

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Market to Market (August 19, 2016)

August 19, 2016 | 28 min

California wildfires go from bad to worse in just a few short hours, c ombating food waste could be as easy as saying "there’s an app for that," a nd two brothers turn an FFA project into a major operation. These stories and market analysis with Elaine Kub.

Brothers Build Childhood Business into Largest in the Nation

Brothers Build Childhood Business into Largest in the Nation

August 19, 2016 | 8 min

The New American Dream may be to own your own business. The nonpartisan Kauffman Foundation issues an index of Main Street Entrepreneurship. The most recent report reveals a two-year upswing after...

4152 Outlook

August 19th Economic Outlook

August 19, 2016

The Olympics bring together the best athletes in the world to compete for gold. And domestically, sectors of the U.S. economy are performing better than others. Apartment construction helped fuel a...

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Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

August 19, 2016

Market analyst Elaine Kub discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson.

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Market Plus: Elaine Kub

August 19, 2016 | 13 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, August 19, 2016 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Elaine Kub. Elaine, welcome back. Kub: Good to be here. Pearson: We've got a lot of great questions...

Farmers Turn to Bankruptcy as Low Prices Continue

Farmers Turn to Bankruptcy as Low Prices Continue

August 19, 2016

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's crop, livestock and dairy farmers are suffering with continuing rock bottom prices for their commodities, driving some into bankruptcy. John Quaal, 71, operates...

Sioux Tribe Leader Wants Political Help to Halt Oil Pipeline

Sioux Tribe Leader Wants Political Help to Halt Oil Pipeline

August 19, 2016

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A tribal leader Wednesday said he contacted the White House and met with North Dakota's senators in an effort to halt construction of a $3.8 billion, four-state oil pipeline...