What did the Secretary of Agriculture tell Mark Pearson about the future of E15? Click here to find out. More of Secretary Tom Vilsack’s comments will air this week on Market to Market.
What about the comments by Jeff Broin of POET? He talked with producer David Miller about the role alternative fuel play in filling demand. Click here to see his comments.
Sue Martin is a long-time analyst on the program. What were her thoughts about the corn and soybean markets. Is it time to buy or sell? Click here for the expanded market analysis. You can read the text or download it.
The Market to Market crew is putting the final touches on tonight’s broadcast. They will be bringing you the Rural Economic Summit from Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa.
It has been a busy week for the producers as they’ve traveled to Fort Madison and Ottumwa, Iowa. Plus Macon, Missouri to cover President Barack Obama’s White House to Main Street tour.
You can view the entire Ottumwa speech given by President Obama. Click on the video below. The first half is a speech, the second is Q and A.
This is the 3rd of four special “road editions” that we are producing this year. This time we’re focusing on alternative energy. Is it the commodity that will fuel an economic renaissance in rural America?
Wind energy is one of those components of the alternative energy economy. The president stopped in Ft. Madison to visit the Siemens Energy plant where wind turbine blades are produced.
Another part of the president’s midwest tour was a stop at POET’s biorefining facility in Macon, Missouri. POET is the world’s largest producer of ethanol with 1,500 employees, 1.6 billion gallons of fuel produced each year in 25 plants in 7 states.
Join us in discussing this program. Are the president’s ideas on track or does there need to be a different direction taken in jump-starting the economy?
A new painting was hung this fall among 350 others portraying the most influential leaders in the nations livestock industry over the last century. This time, however, the face in the painting is that of a woman only the second ever included in the elite Saddle and Sirloin Portrait Gallery.
Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as the agricultural equipment maker continues its adjustment to demand for its products.In the same week, Caterpillar announced the closing of two of its plants.
Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken and ground turkey. The standards would be voluntary but designed to pressure companies to take steps to reduce contamination.
Workers recovered about 10,000 gallons of oil from a ruptured pipeline that spilled crude into the Yellowstone River and contaminated a Montana city's drinking water. An estimated 40,000 gallons is still in the river and will be difficult to extract because of a thick layer of ice.