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Tom Vilsack, former Sec.of Ag / President & CEO of U.S. Dairy Export Council

Vilsack Talks Trade In New Role

March 24, 2017 | 4 min

Tom Vilsack was one the longest serving Agriculture secretaries in more than 50 years. As USDA chief, his job was akin to parenting where conventional wisdom says you don’t pick favorites among your...

Market to Market (March 24, 2017)

Market to Market (March 24, 2017)

March 24, 2017 | 28 min

One of the last named cabinet secretaries gets his day in the spotlight. A landmark water quality lawsuit is all wet in the eyes of a judge. The former head of the USDA weighs in on trade in his new job. Market analysis with Chris Robinson.

Market Plus: Chris Robinson

Market Plus: Chris Robinson

March 24, 2017 | 15 min

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

Market Analysis: Chris Robinson

Market Analysis: Chris Robinson

March 24, 2017

Continued pressure from a large South American crop and limited weather issues domestically kept a lid on the grain trade. For the week, May wheat lost 12 cents and the nearby corn contract fell 11...

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Judge Dismisses Controversial Iowa Nitrate Lawsuit

March 24, 2017 | 3 min

Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas are off to an above average start in their 2017 corn planting. Much of the Corn Belt is without snow as the ground temperatures have risen and the tile lines are...

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Trump Approves Keystone XL

March 24, 2017

President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed...

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Biotech Testifies For More Government Support

March 24, 2017

Brian Hahn, Chief Financial Officer of GlycoMimetics, Inc., provided testimony today on behalf of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) before the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and...

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Activists Again Agitating Against Keystone XL

March 24, 2017

Activists who want to derail the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska are again mobilizing to try to make their case to a small state commission that will decide the project's fate. Opponents on...

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China, EU, Chile Bar Brazilian Meat Imports

March 24, 2017

A scandal over alleged bribery in Brazil's meat-packing industry to allow the sale of expired meat deepened Monday as the European Union, China and Chile decided to halt some meat imports from Latin...

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Bird Flu Estimate Worst Since 2015

March 24, 2017

A bird flu outbreak that has led officials to euthanize more than 200,000 animals in three Southern states already is the nation's worst since 2015 and new cases are still popping up, an expert said...

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North Dakota Spill 3 Times Larger Than Estimated

March 24, 2017

A December oil pipeline spill in western North Dakota might have been three times larger than first estimated and among the biggest in state history, a state environmental expert said Friday. About...

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Long Awaited Hearing For Ag Secretary Nominee

March 24, 2017 | 3 min

While a Supreme Court nominee hearing and the health care debate garnered much of the spotlight the Senate’s Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry committee room was the focus for many in rural America...

Tom Vilsack, former Sec.of Ag / President & CEO of U.S. Dairy Export Council

Former Secretary of Agriculture Talks Trade Benefit for U.S. Producers - Extended Interview

March 22, 2017 | 30 min

Former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited with Mike Pearson about the importance of trade policy for U.S. producers. Vilsack, now the President and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council,...

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The Dean of the Palmetto State #140 - Josh Buettner

March 10, 2017

Two nearly identical weather patterns whalloped the Palmetto State knocking out several crops in the state. Producer Josh Buettner talks about his trip to South Carolina and how it all goes back to...

Market to Market (March 17, 2017)

Market to Market (March 17, 2017)

March 17, 2017 | 25 min

Agriculture funding is slashed in the new president’s budget. A Nor’easter slams one region while another assesses fire damage. A crisp take on a lunch box staple. Market analysis with Dan Hueber.

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A New Approach For A New Apple Variety

March 17, 2017 | 7 min

Two-thirds of the nation’s apples come from Washington State at a value of nearly $2.4 billion. The state’s industry is taking a unified approach to introduce a new variety they believe is out of...

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Economic Outlook - March 17th

March 17, 2017

This week, the Federal Reserve raised the short-term rate for the second time in three months. Retail Sales ticked up 0.1 percent as delays on tax refunds slowed shoppers. Overall, the economic...

Market Plus - Dan Hueber

Market Plus: Dan Hueber

March 17, 2017 | 13 min

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

Market Analysis - Dan Hueber

Market Analysis - Dan Hueber

March 17, 2017

Foreign buyers of U.S. grain helped keep the commodity market stable against head winds of a bountiful South American harvest. For the week, May wheat lost 4 cents and the nearby corn contract gained...

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Trump Announces Challenge to Obama-Era Fuel Standards

March 17, 2017

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the administration will re-examine federal requirements governing the fuel efficiency of cars and trucks, moving forcefully...