Business and Economy
5:43 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Iowa Business Beat: Shakeups in Agribusiness

Credit Sarah McCammon / IPR
IPR's Clay Masters checks in with Sarah McCammon who's on assignment with Marketplace.

This week Clay and Sarah discuss big news in agribusiness and how the industry is reacting. The U.S. House passed a farm bill that strips the nutrition portion out of the legislation, breaking up the rural/urban coalition of lawmakers. Also, a deadly pig virus is causing pork producers to be even more cautious with how they operate their business. And a deadly train accident in Quebec has people in the United States looking at how the country transports oil.