President Barack Obama has proposed opening up new areas for offshore drilling, including in the Atlantic. For this month's Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss the prospects for finding oil and gas offshore, and the environmental and safety concerns.
President Bush’s 2006 budget proposal includes new limits of federal payments to farmers. We’ll talk about implications of the proposal and trends in the U.S. farming industry.
- Bruce Gardner dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland and author of "American Agriculture in the 20th Century: How It Flourished and What It Cost"
- Jon Doggett vice president for public policy, The National Corn Growers Association
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