Dec 19, 2012 Continued drought along the Mississippi River is creating problems for barge lines and the goods they ship.
Dec 17, 2012 We check back in with cattle rancher Ken Lenox about how he and his herd are preparing for winter.
Dec 14, 2012 The effects of the summer's drought in the Midwest linger for catfish farmers in Alabama.
Dec 11, 2012 The Department of Agriculture's final report for 2012 says farm income increased despite the drought, because of high prices for crops that made it to market. But the drought is continuing into winter and could affect next year's harvests.
Dec 4, 2012 Every year roughly $180 billion worth of freight makes its way up and down the Mississippi River. An epic shortage of water on the nation's major inland waterways is expected to put upward pressure on everything from food items, to electricity.
Nov 30, 2012 The Mississippi River hovers at record lows as a result of the drought in the Midwest. It could soon mean big problems for the shipping industry on the river.
Nov 1, 2012 Despite the impending fiscal cliff, slowing global economy, and a weak domestic jobs market, the stock market is still going strong -- outperforming U.S treasuries, corporate bonds, and commodities.
Oct 26, 2012 Peanut farmers in the South are reaping a bumper crop. That’s bringing down wholesale prices and likely will benefit consumers, at some point.
Oct 24, 2012 The average child’s allowance is $65 a month. That’s $780 a year. How do you keep track of all that money? A slew of online startups is trying to solve that problem -- creating virtual banks managed by parents and their kids.