A train carrying millions of gallons of crude from the Bakken Shale of North Dakota ignites a massive fireball in West Virginia. Litigants prepare ‘a case for clean water’ as a municipal utility in Iowa sues counties upstream over excessive levels of nitrates. Market analysis with Darin Newsom. (27:46)Episode Detail
Some farmers may see dramatically less money in the cash box this season. Vilsack goes to the Hill as the Farm Bill celebrates its first birthday. Preservationists document the history of the American farm. Market analysis with Mark Gold.
Senate Republicans make good on their promise to advance the Keystone XL pipeline. Renewable fuel supporters blast Obama Administration plans to cut the amount of ethanol in U.S. gas tanks. Market analysis with Sue Martin.
Barack Obama outlines priorities for the final two years of his presidency. We’ll meet a Texas maverick who blazed the trail for ranchers of the feminine persuasion. Market analysis with Dan Hueber.
Senate lawmakers take up the thorny issue of the Keystone XL pipeline. President Obama unveils plans addressing rural America’s ‘need for speed.' Market analysis with Ted Siefried.
The 114th Congress begins with republicans in full control of Capitol Hill. Motorists welcome lower prices at the pump, but not everyone is celebrating. Auctioneers compete to determine the world’s best at “making the call.” Market analysis with Elaine Kub.
Americans welcome the New Year with a decidedly upbeat economic outlook. California growers ponder the fallout of President Obama’s move to spare millions from deportation. A synergetic effort unites farmers and fishermen in the quest for a better catch. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier.
Snowpack in the mountain valleys where the Colorado River originates was only a little below normal on Wednesday, marking one of the few bright spots in an increasingly grim drought gripping much of the West.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia reinstated Federal protections for wolves in the western Great Lakes region on December 19, 2014. The US Fish and Wildlife Service published its rule on the decision Friday.