Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace

Holiday hiring hustle and bustle

Nov 15, 2019

Latest Episodes

Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy
Marketplace Morning Report
Download
HTML Embed
HTML EMBED
Click to Copy

Rookie farmers in California are turning to nonprofit groups to boost their business savvy

by Julia Mitric Jan 29, 2019
“Beginning” farmers operate a quarter of U.S. farms, according to the USDA.
YASSER AL-ZAYYAT / Getty Images

Pacific Rim nations ring in new year with a trade deal shutting out U.S. farmers

by Justin Ho Jan 2, 2019
As of this week, there are some tariffs around the world that are falling. Six Pacific Rim nations, including Japan, Australia and Mexico, are lowering tariffs for a number of products and services, with five other countries set to join…
RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

In the age of climate change, farmers weigh their options for the future

by Peggy Lowe Dec 27, 2018
National climate change report says the business of farming could dramatically change if global warming isn’t addressed.
A pasture of pure blue stem prairie grass, never touched by a plow during the 150 years the Teske family has owned this piece of northeast Kansas.
Peggy Lowe for Marketplace

Trade war means more donations to food banks

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Nov 22, 2018
To blunt the pain of tariffs, the government is buying more than $1 billion in surplus food. Much of that will go to food banks.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Talkin' trade war at the Minnesota State Fair

by Elizabeth Dunbar Aug 29, 2018
Nearly two million people visit the 12-day Minnesota State Fair every year. Visitors can take in live music, eat a lot of fried food and sweets, hop on carnival rides, and take in exhibits that celebrate the state’s agriculture industry.…
A Ferris Wheel turns as people check out John Deere tractors on Machinery Hill at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn. on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.
Evan Frost | MPR News

Trump administration details aid for farmers hurt by tariffs

by Amy Scott Aug 27, 2018
The Trump administration announced details today of a $12 billion aid package for farmers hurt by the trade war. Retaliatory tariffs imposed by China and other countries have hit soybean producers especially hard, with prices falling about $2 a bushel…
Farmer Terry Davidson walks through his soy fields July 6, 2018, in Harvard, Illinois.
NOVA SAFO/AFP/Getty Images

The USDA is buying milk and giving it to food banks

by Mitchell Hartman Aug 17, 2018
The program is hoping to help the needy – including America's dairy farmers.
PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

Invest in Marketplace today

Ask not what Marketplace can do for you, but what you can do for Marketplace.

Trade showdown

Trump's trade announcements barely ease treacherous path farmers face

by Kai Ryssdal and Phoebe Unterman Jul 26, 2018
Plans to negotiate with the European Union and aid plan fall short for farmers.
Soybeans loading onto a truck on their way to a grain elevator in Dwight, Illinois. U.S. soybean futures plunged when China announced retaliatory tariffs on them in June.
Scott Olson/Getty Images

Trump plans emergency aid to farmers affected by his tariffs

by Associated Press Jul 24, 2018
However, the funding may need to be approved by Congress and the aid would be temporary.
A farmer named Terry Davidson walks through his soy fields in Harvard, Illinois on July 6 — the same day China imposed retaliatory tariffs aimed at the US soybean market.
DEREK R. HENKLE/AFP/Getty Images

Farmers have been relying on the high value of their land to get them through years of low commodity prices

by Zoe Sullivan May 18, 2018
Land accounts for 80 percent of farm assets according to the Department of Agriculture. So farmers are using their land as collateral to face low commodity prices, but the amount of production that farmers need to service their debt is…