Market to Market - All Stories

Market to Market (February 24, 2017)

Market to Market (February 24, 2017)

February 24, 2017 | 28 min

A new bill could wash out a pending lawsuit. February weather is anything but normal. And learning how to price an old commodity in a new market. Those stories and market analysis with Mark Gold.

Market to Market

Legislative Bill Could Upend Des Moines Water Works

February 24, 2017 | 4 min

The fallout from a pending lawsuit could require U.S. grain farmers to get water discharge permits. This week, a flanking maneuver was made that could submarine the entire case. Iowa’s capitol city...

Market Plus: Mark Gold

Market Plus: Mark Gold

February 24, 2017 | 13 min

Yeager: This is the Friday, February 24, 2017 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Mark Gold. Mark, good to have you here. Gold: Nice to be here, Paul. Yeager: So in all of these...

Market Analysis: Mark Gold

Market Analysis: Mark Gold

February 24, 2017

Despite a 4 million acre decline, USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum gave corn the crown in this year’s corn-soybean acreage battle. The news only served to keep the commodity market bulls at bay. For...

4227 weird wx

Unusual Weather Patterns Across the US

February 24, 2017

The National Weather Service celebrated its 147 th birthday earlier this month. After blowing out the candles, the NWS reported 4,400 record highs were set across the nation. This week, drastically...

Market to Market

North Carolina County Bans New Solar Farms

February 24, 2017

County commissioners in eastern North Carolina have imposed an indefinite ban on the construction of solar farms after neighbors complained that they seem unsightly and said they're afraid of flying...

Market to Market

Dakota Access Online Soon

February 24, 2017

Oil could be flowing through the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline in less than two weeks, according to court documents filed by the developer just before police and soldiers started clearing a...

Market to Market

Farmers Seek Damages From Syngenta

February 24, 2017

A Minnesota judge will let some farmers seek punitive damages against the Syngenta seed company for selling genetically modified corn seeds before China approved imports of crops grown from them. In...

Market to Market

Tax Increase Veto Forces Kansas Legislature Into Budget Scramble

February 24, 2017

Kansas legislators pushing to roll back Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's signature income tax cuts scrambled Wednesday to find a new plan to fix the state's dire budget problems after he vetoed their...

Market to Market

Rural Doctor Shortage Being Filled By Immigrants

February 24, 2017

Dr. Scarlett Gard's passion for humanitarian work took her to India and Bangladesh. After finishing her medical training, she set off for a place she knew had a diverse population in need of doctors...

Market to Market

Norway Doomsday Seed Vault Grows By 50,000 Seeds

February 24, 2017

Nearly 10 years after a "doomsday" seed vault opened on an Arctic island, some 50,000 new samples from seed collections around the world have been deposited in the world's largest repository built to...

Hops on vine

Pricing In An Opaque Market

February 24, 2017 | 7 min

Some archeologists believe beer may have been the spark for cultivated agriculture making the quest for a cold-one -- more than 14,000 years old. The drink has evolved into a staple at many a sports...

The MtoM Podcast set

The Protagonist - Darin Newsom #136

February 21, 2017

Darin Newsom is known for offering little sugar when it comes to relaying information about the commodity markets. A well-documented protaganist on the over-emphasis of USDA reports, Newsom is...

Market to Market (February 17, 2017)

Market to Market (February 17, 2017)

February 17, 2017 | 28 min

NAFTA partners send different messages on trade policy. Blessed with more rain, water slashes its own path out west. A family business pours it all into home delivery. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.

Market to Market

President Donald Trump Reverses Obama Era Coal Mining Rule

February 17, 2017

President Donald Trump has put the brakes on a regulation blocking coal mining debris from being dumped into nearby streams. Trump called the regulation a "job-killing rule" before he signed a...

Economic Outlook 2-17-17

Economic Outlook - February 17

February 17, 2017

Last month’s warmer weather encouraged a few more trips to the local diner and a fill-up or two at the local gas station. -- In January, retail sales moved 0.3 percent higher as more Americans had a...

Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

February 17, 2017

A slowdown in fund buying coupled with a strong South American harvest put pressure on the grain markets. For the week, March wheat lost 8 cents and the nearby corn contract fell 6 cents. Good...

Market Plus: Elaine Kub

Market Plus: Elaine Kub

February 17, 2017 | 16 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, February 17, 2017 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Elaine Kub. Elaine, welcome back. Kub: Delighted to be here. Pearson: We're delighted to have you...

4226 Oroville Dam

Northern California Residents Worry Over Weakened Dam

February 17, 2017

Higher than normal rainfall has been a blessing and a curse for parts of the parched west. In California – just 70 miles north of the state capitol - this embarrassment of nature’s riches continues...

corn nafta

Future of Trade with U.S. NAFTA Partners Discussed

February 17, 2017

Among the trade deals President Trump has targeted for dismissal or destruction is the North American Free Trade Agreement. Paul Yeager has our report on this week’s events surrounding the 24 year-...