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August 31, 2017

 

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UK Farmers Rethink Brexit

Surveys showed that a majority of UK farmers voted to drop European Union membership in 2016, but with changes looming, many are now having second thoughts.

August 7, 2017

 

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These Farmers Say They Got The Raw End Of NAFTA

From tomato growers in Florida to cattle ranchers in Montana, some farmers bruised by NAFTA think it has favored agribusiness over small-scale farms.

June 16, 2017

 

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American Beef Industry To Send Bull Back Into China’s Shops

China is set to once again import U.S.-raised beef. To take advantage of the massive new market, the U.S. cattle industry is going to have to make some changes.

March 30, 2017

 

Katy Kopp Miller

Dr. Katy Kopp Miller, On Eating Disorders

In this week's show, an interview with psychologist Katy Kopp Miller who specializes in treating eating disorders. Then, we kick off a month of baking recipes.

April 16, 2015

 

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Frank Nyikos’ Container Garden, Seaweed, Marcia Veldman

Marcia Veldman talks about how customers' perceptions of local food have changed over the years. Seaweed in a salad. And, changing the definition of "farmer."

March 12, 2015

 

Chuck Earnest

Anticipating The Benefits Of A Trade Deal In The Pacific

For U.S. soybean producers, the deal could mean no longer paying tariffs as high as 20 percent in countries like Japan.

March 2, 2015

 

COOL label on beef

Ranchers Count On COOL To Stand Out From Global Competition

These country of origin labels, as they are known, are part of an ongoing international trade dispute that has swept up Midwest ranchers.

November 4, 2014

 

A cut of beef labeled as coming from the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

US Groups Square Off Over Country Of Origin Labels

Industry groups want congress to dial back rules requiring labels that trace the origin of meat -- a measure advocates say is better for consumers.

November 5, 2013

Grain To Go 

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Shipping Containers Can Open Export Markets To Farmers

While the final numbers haven’t been tallied, it looks like American farmers may have shipped a record $140 billion worth of product overseas in the last year.

July 11, 2013

Trade Barriers 

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Meat Industry Fights ‘COOL’ Rules

The USDA has mandated that Country of Origin Labeling rules will go into effect. Eight meat industry groups are suing to fight the new requirements.

February 16, 2012

Going Global 

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New Agreement Opens Organic Trade Between Europe and US

A new trade agreement will mean more organic food choices for American and European consumers.

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