On this edition of Market to Market - The Mexico - U.S. GM dispute corn moves to the next level. The pork industry huddles on what’s next after Prop 12. And, market analysis with Ted Seifried.
A debt deal clears the way for Congress to focus on the next Farm Bill, changes in labor laws may dampen fire suppression efforts, completing the last mile in the digital divide, and market analysis with Elaine Kub.
On this edition of Market to Market: Water is at the center of two big stories this week - one on what is a body of water and the other on the usage of the precious resource in the West. Also a partnership aimed at shortening up the grain chain. And market analysis with Sean O’Leary.
On this edition of Market to Market: Food insecurity is still stinging consumers in 2023, how the new Farm Bill may affect industries that sprouted from hemp farming, and market analysis with John Roach.
On this edition of Market to Market: the Supreme Court upholds Prop 12 impacting the hog industry, food insecurity is still stinging consumers in 2023, new approaches for mental health emergencies in rural America, and market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
On this edition of Market to Market: Weather makes an impact on travel, planting and recreation. A look at an immigrant farm boy who ended up being the longest-serving cabinet member. And, market analysis with Chris Robinson.
On this edition of Market to Market: spring field work takes major strides, rain arrives in the Southern Plains, a progress report from two locations with very different stories, and market analysis with Don Roose and Ted Seifried.
On this edition of Market to Market: WOTUS survives a veto override while Congress questions the EPA’s chief. Tornadoes and wet weather change the planting pattern. Plus, water quality remains a challenge for Iowa utilities and farmers. And, market analysis with Shawn Hackett.
On this edition of Market to Market: Another day in court for the control of water on your operation. Commodity groups sound off on their interests for the next Farm Bill. Plus, how climate change may be playing a role in creating more powerful storms. And, market analysis with Mark Gold.
On this edition of Market to Market, an active spring weather pattern delays keeps farmers out of the field across the country. Yes there’s trade happening for U.S. goods… but there’s room for improvement. Plus, using technology to monitor weather stress in near real-time. And, market analysis with Sue Martin.
On this edition of Market to Market, the official estimates are in for this year’s acres. We also know which stocks are where - how that matters moving forward as spring field work begins. Panel analysis with Naomi Blohm, Ted Seifried and Matthew Bennett.
On this edition of Market to Market ... better data on the Phase One trade deal between China and the U.S. The UN issues a last chance warning on climate change. Plus, putting pets under the spotlight in the war against antibiotic resistance. And, market analysis with Dan Hueber.
On this edition of Market to Market, the implications on rural America of the collapse of two major U.S. banks. Coverage of Secretary Vilsack in front of the Senate Agriculture Committee. A closer look at how oyster farmers are helping clean up Long Island Sound. And market analysis with Arlan Suderman.
On this edition of Market to Market, new rules on voluntary labeling look to put Product of the USA in a more prominent spot. Plus those taking no-till practices from experimental to mainstream. And market analysis with Jeff French.
On this edition of Market to Market, we’ll be looking at a House Agriculture committee hearing where farmers had their say and EPA’s latest run at year-round E-15. Plus we’ll explore how Native Americans are gaining more say over what goes into their shopping carts. And, market analysis with Elaine Kub.
On this edition of Market to Market, a later winter storm reminds everyone that winter isn't over. Corn takes it on the chin as the numbers come in from the Ag Outlook Forum. High school students take a class that returns dividends to the community. And market analysis with Ted Seifried.
A huge congressional delegation gets an earful about the Farm Bill, a change in policy may keep U.S. corn flowing into Mexico, plus, an industry at the crossroads of commerce and conservation and market analysis with Chris Robinson.
The president lays out his agenda for the year to a joint session of Congress. Plus, A startup gains momentum in preserving pollen. And, market analysis with Matthew Bennett.
Lowest cattle numbers since ‘62 sets the table for razor thin ‘23 and beyond. Winter storms slash across Texas and run towards West Virginia. Plus, the challenges of coming back to the farm and making your own way. Market analysis with Sean O’Leary.
Producers need more than sharpened pencils this crop year. Tornadoes tear along the South from Texas to Florida. Plus, going beyond the niche in the meat locker post-Covid. Market analysis with Shawn Hackett.
Round nine of atmospheric river storms in the West with snow in the Midwest. A coalition of farm groups lead the way in the latest lawsuit on WOTUS. Plus, adding to the bottom line with the sun. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.
More flooding in California with severe weather again in the South. Protesters at the capital in Brazil over the recent election. Farmers get movement on the right to repair. And a major government report with analysis by Naomi Blohm and Matthew Bennett.
Massive moisture relieves drought conditions as the winter weather onslaught moves across the country. The reaction to another Waters of the U.S. decision. We also explore how one of the nation's leading duck producers has been hitting life's economic curve balls. Market analysis with Mark Gold.
The nation digs out from heavy snow and cold while preparing for winter flooding. We’ll take a look back at the stories that affected agriculture in 2022. Market analysis with Don Roose.
We take a closer look at rising farmland prices. Profile the winner of this year’s World Food Prize. And get commodity market analysis with Jeff French.
Snow, tornadoes and high winds sweep the country. Also, we’ll take a look at work being done to keep the Mississippi River open for business. Plus exploring new shipping routes through the Great Lakes. Commodity market analysis with Ted Seifried.
Winter snow and rain brings moisture to parched areas of the country. Economically, the trade deficit widens as exports slow. Plus a land lease program benefiting schools in Colorado. Commodity market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
A rail strike averted. A new set of biofuels targets from EPA and we'll take a close look at the commodity markets with Matt Bennett and Sue Martin.
We’re taking a deep dive into the economy and see what might be in store for the commodity markets. Chris Robinson, one of our regular market analysts sits down with Creighton University economist Ernie Goss.
Two economic partners meet on the global stage. Working to understand the relationship between the U.S. and China. Delivering an unusual package via the air. Market analysis with Dan Hueber.
A too close to call election keeps the balance of power in doubt. GMO exports may need a new port of call. Totaling up the damage from the new wave of HPAI. Market analysis with John Roach.
Dredging helps but traffic is still slow on the Mighty Mississippi. Small and medium packers get an injection of cash from USDA. The future of the Farm Bill hinges on Tuesday’s election. Market analysis with Shawn Hackett.
Low river levels on the Mississippi slow the flow of goods. New data indicates record high greenhouse gas emissions around the world. One dairy producer's search for additional revenue streams. Market analysis with Ted Seifried.
The damage done to agriculture by Ian comes into focus. The need for more grain to feed the world. An overview of the many efforts of feeding a fragile world. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
Harvest hits full stride in the Grain Belt. USDA updates their guess on the size of the crop. We assemble a panel to parse the paper and look ahead. Analysis with Elaine Kub, Don Roose and Jeff French.
A pair of guilty pleas involving a Missouri farmer. A dry three year stretch makes history for California. Taking cattle to market for drought and economic reasons. Market analysis with Sue Martin.
Hurricane damage in Florida, an ag speech law is sacked in court, and a look at harvest.
Work on the Farm Bill, farmland as an investment, and Market Analysis with Matt Bennett
A national rail strike is averted with 24-hours to spare. Hot and dry weather continues to press the West. Scientists uncover clues to possible COVID-19 treatment from pig cells. Market analysis with Don Roose.
A heatwave continues to roll over the West. A new study calls ethanol’s carbon footprint into question. New approaches to managing mental health emergencies in Rural America. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.
Floodwaters overwhelm the Cotton Belt. Farm income remains strong despite a slight dip. Making a profit by taking data into the digital era. Market analysis with Jeff French.
Devastating drought gives way to destructive downpours. Native Americans take more control over how their food dollars are spent. Market analysis with Ted Seifried.
The two-decade old drought in the West takes its toll. Maintaining export markets and opening new doors abroad. A partnership that shortens the grain chain to a few miles. Market analysis with Arlan Suderman.
When is a recession a recession - The chair of the Chicago Fed speaks. Drought crushes crops both foreign and domestic. A fight over water rights in the High Plains. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
Kentucky starts the recovery process after devastating floods. The federal government allocates billions to fight climate change. Container ships get a new port of call in the Great Lakes. Market analysis with Shawn Hackett.
Getting some outside the Beltway perspective for the next Farm Bill. A jump start for climate-smart practices in agriculture. A battle over capturing greenhouse gas in the Midwest. Market analysis with Mark Gold.
Drought is forcing cattle liquidation in Texas, Congress discusses crop insurance changes, and Jeff French looks at the markets.
Processing policy and legal changes in the meat industry. Opening Ukraine’s grain pipeline. Water quality remains a challenge for Iowa utilities and farmers. Market analysis with Chris Robinson.
Summer storms pummel the Midwest. Moving the mark on line of sight for drone flights. Crop progress - more than just knee-high by the fourth of July. Market analysis with Ted Seifried.
New initiatives from the Secretary on a Midwest road trip. A lawsuit against the beef checkoff is turned around at the courthouse door. Bringing the message from Kansas cattle feedlots to the halls of Congress. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.
Opening one more gate towards price transparency. Bayer is turned around at the courthouse door. Getting old racing dogs new homes. Market analysis with John Roach.
Using trade talks to ease world hunger. Sweeping changes to the landscape at Yellowstone. Climate takes center stage on Capitol Hill. Market analysis with Ted Seifried.
Preparing for one more legal fight on Prop 12. Sorting out the details on the 2023 Farm Bill. Making tough choices in another year of drought. Market analysis with Sue Martin.
USDA unveils plans to assist consumers and producers. Shaking up a niche market. Market analysis with Dan Hueber.
Secretary Vilsack answers questions on chemicals and CRP. Sorting out ports and global demand issues in Ukraine. The cost to repair after the flooding is gone. Market analysis with Don Roose.
Iowa looks to throttle up ethanol sales. The tally for 2022 climate disasters keeps climbing. Working to repel rabies. Market analysis with Matthew Bennett.
New evidence shines light on meatpacker activity at the start of COVID-19. The meat processing workflow at the local level. Hot and dry replaces cold and wet in the Grain Belt. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
The weather extremes of wildfires and drought. Cold and wet planting conditions remain the story of spring. The ongoing battle to fend off famine. Market analysis with Mark Gold.
Cattle Ranchers and Meat Processors are called to Capitol Hill. As the spotlight shines on prices from the grocery store to the packing house door. Riding roller coaster markets with dry beans and other pulse crops. Market analysis with Shawn Hackett.
Cold and wet conditions stall planting progress. The global economic ripple effect of the war in Ukraine. Pushing through the pitfalls of urban farming. Market analysis with Jeff French.
President Biden opens the door to E15. Spring weather intensifies from wind gusts to snowdrifts. Acreage debates are more than just price at the market. Market analysis with Angie Setzer.
Bird flock reductions extend to new states because of HPAI. Lower snowpack increases drought anxiety. Scientists uncover clues to possible COVID-19 treatments from pig cells. Market analysis with Chris Robinson.
Soybean, wheat and cotton acres grow as corn acres fall. Market reaction amidst global issues calls for expanded analysis. Time to assemble our panel of Naomi Blohm, Matthew Bennett and Ted Seifried.
Spring storm season opens with an outbreak in the South. Feeling the food shock waves thousands of miles from Russia’s attack on Ukraine A land lease program that benefits schools in Colorado. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.
World fertilizer stocks tighten. Avian influenza expands its reach. A startup advances pollen preservation. Market analysis with Arlan Suderman.
Early season tornadoes smash across the Midwest. Getting the greenlight for improvements on the Mighty Mississippi. Market analysis with John Roach.
The worldwide repercussions of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Supply chain bottlenecks remain even as COVID cases drop. Market analysis with Don Roose.
A first look at acres is muted by an invasion. An anniversary of a trade war approaches. Market analysis with Ted Seifried.
Bird flu returns to the U.S. Ethanol comes under attack in a new study. Remembering last year’s Arctic Intrusion. Market analysis with Sue Martin.
The Phase One report card reveals a need for improvement. Early debate on the new Farm Bill includes familiar themes. The fight over water rights in the High Plains. Market analysis with Dan Hueber.
Most of the U.S experiences the 1-2 of winter. Planning for the next Farm Bill starts with conservation. The growing cost for medical marijuana. Market analysis with Mark Gold.
Economic impacts of a fluctuating ethanol market. Pork producers sharpen their defense against viruses and the ballot box. A voluntary push for electronic identification in cattle. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.
The Secretary gives an update on the rural economy. Moving grain downriver gets a boost from Congress. Market analysis with Angie Setzer and Chris Swift.
The buildup to major government reports receives a mild response. However, warm and wet weather in South America brought back some volatility. Naomi Blohm, Ted Seifried and Matthew Bennett breakdown the numbers.
A new year brings an old issue back to Washington. Widening packing house doors to increase competition. Breaking down the numbers on CRP. Market analysis with Jeff French.
Record snowfall in the Sierras. While winter weather finally arrives in the Midwest. Trade, meatpacking and COVID dominate our look back at 2021. Market analysis with Don Roose.
Pushback over Prop 12 - again. Cutting waste to reduce greenhouse gases. Netting big returns in fishing leads to the World Food Prize. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.
Wind filled with snow, dust and tornadoes whips across the country. Moving on to the next phase after the unique December storms. A dairy embraces giving during the pandemic. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
Pushback on RVO standards. No-snow November becomes Dry December. New tenets talk transition for one farming operation. Market analysis with John Roach.
Pitching in to help repair America’s inland waterways, the EPA misses an obligation at the pump, and shaking up the niche market with a fresh supply. Market analysis with Mark Gold.
We pause this Thanksgiving weekend to take stock of the economy, both in urban and rural settings to see what’s ahead. Ernie Goss and Chris Robinson provide insight and analysis.
Renewable fuel leaders head to Capitol Hill. How COVID has increased the challenge of filling food pantries. Taking stock of wild weather patterns. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.
Another run at leveling the playing field in the packing house. The climbing costs of inputs. Remembering a voice of the Farm Crisis. Market analysis with Matthew Bennett.
The problems at the port come to Congress. Countries vow to cut coal from their energy diet. The tug of war over authority to address Iowa’s water quality. Market analysis with Ted Seifried.
A washout of a week from coast to coast including harvest territory. The COVID-19 meatpacking infection rate set off alarms at the capitol. A dry-weather bet pays off. Market analysis with Shawn Hackett.
Deere workers walk over wages and pensions in a tight labor market. Mexico and U.S. agricultural leaders meet in Iowa. We talk trade, workers and meatpacking with Secretary Tom Vilsack. Market analysis with Angie Setzer.
USDA raises the size of the grain piles. The market moves lower on the report. Big questions about highs, inputs and futures remain. Market analysis from Naomi Blohm, Elaine Kub, Ted Seifried and Matthew Bennett.
Livestock leaders are called to Congress. The new administration keeps some of the old ways on China trade policy. Supply chain challenges in a COVID world. Market analysis with Arlan Suderman.
The efforts to keep ASF out of the United States, the market for plant-based chicken gains two big name players, congress fights wildfires from Capitol Hill, and market analysis with Dan Hueber.
Extended dry conditions renew an old debate on water rights. Pushing through the pitfalls of urban farming. Market analysis with Ted Seifried.
A tax overhaul may leave some rural policies alone. A war of words and finger pointing over inflationary pressures. Advancements in tracking insects and diseases threatening crops. Market analysis with Sue Martin.
The Biden Administration addresses higher meat prices. USDA puts cash behind growing the number of meatpacking plants. After clearing Ida’s wake, what’s next to help make way for grain. Market analysis with John Roach.
Ida leaves a trail of destruction from Louisiana to the Northeast. Flooding concerns loom as harvest nears. Exploring the efforts to repeal rabies. Market analysis with Jeff French.
Opposition to Prop 12 hits another wall. Dairy producers get assistance to help the food insecure. The tally of wildfires and drought remains elusive as the physical scars emerge. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm.
Drought’s grip tightens as wildfires expand. The EPA bans the use of a pesticide on food crops. Renewed concern over an old livestock disease. Market analysis with Mark Gold.
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For more than four decades, Market to Market has covered the issues affecting the more than $1 trillion business of agriculture. Whether it’s global trade conflicts, environmental controversies, changing technologies or emerging enterprises, our reporters make it their business to explain the issues faced by the nearly 60 million people who live and work in rural America. And Market to Market’s team of experienced analysts has a long history of providing expert analysis of the major commodity markets and delivering insight into trends and strategies that help producers and processors cope with changing times.