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Market to Market (May 26, 2017)

May 26, 2017 | 28 min

A controversial budget slices through Capitol Hill leaving few untouched, and a winding path brings a taste of Cuba to the Heartland. Market analysis with Angie Setzer.

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OPEC Extends Output Cut, but Big Oil Price Increase Unlikely

May 26, 2017

By GEORGE JAHN and KIYOKO METZLER, Associated Press VIENNA (AP) — An alliance of many of the world's biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months...

Market Analysis with Angie Setzer

Market Analysis: Angie Setzer

May 26, 2017

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

Angie Setzer on Market Plus

Market Plus: Angie Setzer

May 26, 2017 | 13 min

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

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'Taxpayer First' Budget Goes Under the Microscope Slashing Nearly Every Department

May 26, 2017 | 4 min

President Trump unveiled HIS budget for America this week.

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Complex World of Border Trade: Cattle Go North, Meat South

May 26, 2017

By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press REYNOSA, Mexico (AP) — Waving arms and brandishing a long electric prod, the ranch hands and truck drivers herd about 400 leggy calves onto trucks as the sun...

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A Taste of Cuba in the Cornhusker State

May 26, 2017 | 7 min

Cuba is such a place where those on both sides of the Florida Straits are eager to exchange goods.

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Oklahoma Budget Crisis Spurs Battle Among Oilmen

May 26, 2017

By SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An impasse among Oklahoma lawmakers over how to fix the state's worst budget problem in decades has sent the legislature spiraling into chaos and...

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Company Looks to Put Peoria on the Textile Map

May 26, 2017

By STEVE TARTER, Journal Star PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The mounting problem of plastic pollution in the world's oceans may be as close as your washing machine. The answer may be as close as the Peoria...

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Water Utility Plans to Expand Nitrate Removal Facility

May 26, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines Water Works plans to double the size of the nitrate removal facility that treats drinking water from the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers. The Des Moines Register...

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Trump Plan to Sell off Half of Oil Stockpile Sparks Debate

May 26, 2017

By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. emergency oil stockpile is sparking renewed debate about whether the Strategic...

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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...

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 grilled on everything from lunch trays to food trade. And, we show you how one pork producing family...

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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, cattle will rejoin hogs in the export stream traveling to the Asian giant. Opening...

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. Don, welcome back. Roose: Thank you, Mike. Pearson: We did not get a chance, we completely...

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 in early sessions when President Michel Temer was accused of...

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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 and new places to live. -- Commerce Department...

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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 nation’s top farmer and food program administrator Sonny Perdue was called before...

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

May 19, 2017

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Despite weaker crop prices and nervous American farmers, Deere & Co. reported better-than-expected earnings on strong international farm equipment sales and higher demand for...

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

May 19, 2017

MARK PRATT, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — A year after the peach crop in the northeastern United States hit the pits, growers and agricultural experts are anticipating a healthy rebound in 2017...