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Food prices, elections and robotic milkers

Weather was a big talking point across rural America. But that’s not the only story we’re looking at this week.

Ae we all count down to the midterm elections, the stakes are high for rural America. What will certain races mean for ag interests?

Commodity prices are on the rise and USDA predicts food prices will follow in 2011. Which products are jumping up the fastest and why?

And a 3rd generation dairy producer capitalizes on a steady source of labor by going robotic.

Those stories and market analysis with Darin Newsom, this week on Market To Market. Check your local PBS station for broadcast times or visit our website to view the program. www.iptv.org/MtoM

Posted in Economy, Production on October 28th, 2010 by paul – 1 Comment

What are we talking about this week? #3547

The brains of the Market To Market crew just wrapped the weekly meeting for what will be in this week’s show.

There’s been one big topic in agriculture this week that spilled over into the mainstream press and it involved U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Shirley Sherrod.

For the President, this story overshadowed the bill signing of the Wall Street Reform bill.

We will look at the story from a wide context and perspective that you come to expect from journal of rural America.

Both of those stories will get some coverage in this week’s program.

Immigration is also in the news again this week as Arizona’s new law is getting many challenges. Here’s a story out off AZCentral.com.

What else will we look at this week? Check your local listings for airtimes, or visit our website to view the program.

KTWU originating out of Topeka will carry the program this week on Saturday at 2p and Sunday at 11:30 AM.

Are you only able view us on-line? Call your local public television station to request our program.

Posted in Uncategorized on July 22nd, 2010 by paul – Be the first to comment