The Bottom Line is weekly TWILA segment that features in-depth analysis on how farmers and consumers are impacted by trends in the commodities markets. It is brought to you by:
May 24, 2013
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer grilling season. TWILA TV's Neil Melancon brings us the latest on how much grilling will cost you in this week's Bottom Line.
National Planting Progress
May 17, 2013
TWILA TV's Neil Melancon tells us how rainfall patterns across the Midwest are affecting grain and livestock prices, which in return could also affect you.
Record Ag Year
May 3, 2013
TWILA TV's Neil Melancan tells us how a record year in agriculture affects consumers.
Call Before You Dig
April 26, 2013
TWILA TV's Neil Melancon tells us a personal story about an earth-shaking event that taught him to call 811 before he digs.
April 19, 2013
It has been exceptionally rainy in the Midwest, causing delays in grain planting for many areas. TWILA TV's Neil Melancon tells us how this is affecting market prices.
Prices at the Grocery
April 12, 2013
The price you pay for several grocery store items increased over the past few months. TWILA TV's Neil Melancon tells us why.
Exporting Cotton Back to China
April 5, 2013
TWILA TV's Neil Melancon shows us how one North Carolina cotton spinning company is bucking the trend and exporting finished textiles to China.
Food Check-Out Week
March 22, 2013
How do we compare to other countries when it comes to food prices? TWILA TV's Neil Melancon shows us in this week's Bottom Line.
March 15, 2013
TWILA TV's Neil Melancon explains how long-term sequestration will affect farmers and consumers.
California's Agricultural Impact
March 1, 2013
Without California your local supermarket would look a lot different. TWILA TV's Neil Melancon tells us just how big of an impact California agriculture has on our bottom lines.