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Links for Market to Market 3542

Economists caution it could be years before the labor market recovers the 8.4 million jobs lost in the worst recession since the 1930s.

That’s one heck of a starting line, but that was Mark Pearson’s lead sentence in this week’s show (3542). Don’t believe me? What did he say next? Maybe something on the Labor Department?

The big story continues to be BP and their response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll have to watch the entire program to see that story. Click here for the entire program.

Charlie Schafer is the president of Agri Drain Corp. Producer Andrew Batt filed this report about the midwestern company that is helping farmers reduce the amount of nitrates entering the gulf.

John Roach was our market analyst. Here’s the link to his in-show analysis.

John and Mark also did an extra segment called Market Plus. Did you download this week’s Market Plus segment? Here’s where you do that.

What is in store for this week? Well, producer Dave Miller is headed to Omaha to talk to Bob Dinnneen, President of the Renewable Fuels Association. Story is on delay in raising blending rate on E15. #MtoM

You can get all of our updated information from our Twitter feed 24/7. We’re @MarketToMarket in the twittersphere.

How wet is it where you are? Lots of rain is making lots of problems. We will see if we can break this wet pattern this week.

See you next time.

Posted in Economy on June 22nd, 2010 by paul – Be the first to comment

Market to Market 3537

Production on this week’s Market to Market #3537 is well underway.

Big stories on the program include:

  • Senate’s climate change bill.
  • BP Congressional hearing
  • Ken Cook on subsidies

Market analysis will likely talk about the cold and wet weather that is gripping much of the midwest’s corn belt.

We received a couple of pictures from farmers out there of their corn looking a little wet and cold. Do you have any you want to share? Drop them into the comments or send them to us via our Twitter feed at

For the record, we do know what WASDE stands for. World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.

See you this weekend.

Posted in Production on May 11th, 2010 by paul – Be the first to comment