Apr 18, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains why commodity prices are falling and how the U.S. economy could benefit.
Apr 17, 2013 Gold prices are down again this morning, after falling by more than 10 percent since Friday. Oil prices are also lower. But how do these drops in commodity prices affect your wallet?
Apr 11, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the drop off in gold prices and whether there is such a thing as a safe haven anymore.
Feb 6, 2013 The CME Group will move wheat trading from Kansas City to Chicago in June.
May 28, 2015 Most of us don't think of the words "farmer" and "soldier" together. But surprisingly, farming may be a great option for soldiers returning home from war.
Oct 17, 2012 A growing number of people are taking up organic farming apprenticeships -- called WWOOFing for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms.
Oct 9, 2012 Increased competition in farming has led Amish farmers to become more progressive in order to stay in business.
Sep 20, 2012 Arsenic occurs naturally in soil, but also comes from manure and pesticides. Rice plants absorb higher levels of arsenic than other crops.
Sep 18, 2012 Only if crop prices stay high, according to a recent economic study.