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July 29 Outlook

July 29, 2016

While Brexit may have thrown world markets for a loop, U.S. consumers took it all in stride. Some bought a new place to live while others decided against that new luxury jet. --

Russian authorities evacuate nomads after anthrax outbreak

July 29, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities are evacuating nomadic reindeer herders and quarantining part of a Siberian region after an outbreak of anthrax killed more than 1,000 of their animals.

US-banned genetically modified wheat is found in Washington

July 29, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal authorities say genetically modified wheat that's banned for sale or production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state.

Common pesticide appears to reduce live bee sperm

July 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study finds that a commonly used insecticide kills much of the sperm created by male drone honey bees, one reason why the bees are dwindling.

Hillary Clinton

Democrats Nominate Hillary Clinton

July 29, 2016 | 2 min

Producer Peter Tubbs explores the potential impact of a President Hillary Clinton on rural America.

Feds to complete purchase of Maine blueberries

July 29, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In the face of industry pressure, the federal government is spending up to $4.4 million to complete a plan to help Maine's blueberry industry by buying surplus crop.

US to speed oil, gas permits amid sharp drop in applications

July 29, 2016

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S.

Dakota Access pipeline gets federal permit approvals in Iowa

July 29, 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Texas company planning a crude oil pipeline that will cut across Iowa received the final federal permit approvals Tuesday needed to proceed with construction.

Canada to ban rail cars involved in fiery crash

July 29, 2016

MONTREAL (AP) — Canada's transport minister says the rail car model involved in a fiery crash that killed 47 people in Quebec three years ago will no longer be allowed to transport oil in Canada as

Butcher Shops Set for a Resurgence?

Butcher Shops Set for Resurgence?

July 29, 2016

For decades, small butcher shops and meat lockers were a staple of American life.

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Old meets new - Peter Tubbs and Dan Hueber

July 15, 2016

One of the perks of the job of producer is travel. Hitting the road helps create memories and experiences, including colorful characters found in rural America.

Canadian energy company says crude oil has leaked into river

July 22, 2016

 Canadian energy company Husky Energy says between 52,834 gallons (200,000 liters) and 66,043 gallons (250,000 liters) of crude oil and other material has leaked into the North Saskatchewan River in west-central Canada.

Cattle buyer works to build herds out West

Cattle buyer works to build herds out West

July 22, 2016 | 8 min

Beauty and profit are not always tied to each other. And the ability to raise a high-quality animal for market is never a guarantee to landing in the black at the end of the year.

However, for one of our long-time market analysts, who’s built a career from the ground up, helping others make top dollar for their labors is all in a day’s work.

David Miller explains.

Donald Trump

GOP Nominates Celebrity Trump

July 22, 2016 | 3 min

The final thumbs up for president also is in contention.

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July 22 Economic Outlook

July 22, 2016

In what is, so far, the hottest year on record, the idea of moving to new quarters instead of sprucing up the homeplace is likely the last thing on the most mind.

Market to Market (July 22, 2016)

Market to Market (July 22, 2016)

July 22, 2016 | 28 min

One down and one to go; what Trump's "yes" to the Republican Party could mean for rural America. One cattle buyers' quest to build genetics in herds out West. Market analysis with John Roach.

MPCA issues latest revisions to proposed wild rice standards

July 22, 2016

 Minnesota regulators on Tuesday unveiled the latest refinements to their proposal for revising the state's water quality standards for protecting wild rice from sulfate pollution.

Iowa State Fair butter sculpture to feature "Star Trek"

July 22, 2016

One of the most viewed displays at the Iowa State Fair will peer into the future and celebrate the past at the same time as the popular butter sculpture exhibit features characters from the "Star Trek" television series

California court: No payment for water project land access

July 22, 2016

State officials said being forced to rent the land for testing would have also set a dangerous precedent that would have driven up the costs of other California public works projects and made some of them too expensive.

Enbridge reaches $176M agreement for 2010 Michigan oil spill

July 22, 2016

Enbridge Energy Partners has reached a $176 million settlement for the costliest inland oil spill in U.S. history