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August 30, 2017

 

Corn

Climate Change Could Cut Output Of Staple Crops

A new study found that staple crops like corn and wheat will likely see negative impacts from rising global temperatures.

August 9, 2017

 

vegan corn and leek soup

Vegan Corn And Leek Soup

The caramelized leeks, corn and water are enough to make a delicious soup, but I decided to up the ante and added some soy milk.

August 7, 2017

 

charred corn fritters

Charred Sweet Corn Fritters With Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

I love consuming corn in its raw state, but when I’m craving something more filling, I love making things like pancakes and fritters with the kernels.

August 3, 2017

 

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Sweet Corn Ice Cream

The amount of corn you’ll need for this recipe will depend on how sweet and flavorful the corn is. Give a kernel a taste and adjust as you prefer.

April 26, 2017

 

squash blossom corn chowder

Squash Blossom And Corn Chowder

Zucchini flowers are the most common plant used for blossom harvests. Combine them with broth, light cream, onions, butter and corn for this simple chowder.

February 15, 2017

 

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Corn Made This Society Big, A Changing Climate Destroyed It

Mississippian American Indian culture rose to power by farming corn. New evidence suggests dramatic change in climate might have led to its collapse in 1300s.

February 9, 2017

 

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Farm Income Forecast To Drop For Fourth-Straight Year

The price of foundational crops like corn and wheat have slipped dramatically in recent years, leaving many farmers struggling to break even.

November 28, 2016

 

ISU extension agronomist Angie Rieck-Hinz and farmer Edwin Johnson

Farmers Rely More On Agronomists In Down Economy

Midwest farmers are once again facing low commodity prices. Agronomists can give feedback and advice on where producers can cut costs and maximize profits.

November 15, 2016

 

Pole beans climb

Bringing Indigenous Foods Back To The Table

Sacred Seed aims to bring back the corn-growing traditions that were once central to the diet and culture of many Plains Indian tribes.

September 23, 2016

 

rural scene

Why Nutrient Runoff From Farms Is So Hard To Control

On this week's show, Harvest Public Media kicks off its series about water contamination, and Daniel Orr describes the most basic way to pickle vegetables.

July 5, 2016

 

corn crops

Should Corn Be Knee High By The Fourth Of July? Not Anymore

Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.

June 30, 2016

 

wild rice and sweet corn pancakes

Pancakes Get A Corn And Wild Rice Upgrade

Start with a simple pancake recipe, then get creative. That’s when you have the chance to wow people.

June 2, 2016

 

The chairperson of a small farmer's co-operative in Northern Uganda holds a handful of harvested finger millet.

Study Says Climate Change Increases Food Toxins

A new United Nations report shows that food crops produce more toxins as they adapt to changing weather, a problem that will worsen as global temperatures rise.

April 6, 2016

 

cornfield

China Selling Corn Stockpiles, Driving Prices Down

American farmers may plant more corn this summer than they have in years, but China's announcement could drive down prices.

April 6, 2016

 

Seed labels from the J.C. Robinson Seed Company

Big Seed: Consolidation Shrinking The Industry Even Further

Over the past century, small-town seed businesses have given way to global enterprises. How a small seed company in Nebraska helps explain the transformation.

March 8, 2016

 

corn field

Syngenta Suit Could Become Class-Action

Hundreds of lawsuits against seed company Syngenta could develop into a major class-action, potentially involving almost every corn farmer in the country.

February 22, 2016

 

rapini

School Gardens Then/Now, Rapini, Argentina’s Locust Problem

Rose Hayden-Smith says growing food is an act of patriotism. Broccoli raab, the Italian way. Wild rice pancakes. And, locusts destroy pastures in Argentina.

January 5, 2016

 

wheat floret

Wheat Struggling To Keep Up With Corn, Soybean Technology

Seed companies have poured billions into biotech soybeans and corn that raises more grain with less water. Now, there’s a push to grow wheat research.

November 23, 2015

 

crop field

No Taxpayer Savings In Farm Bill Commodity Payouts

Many farmers are receiving their first government payments under the new Farm Bill enacted last year, and taxpayers are spending more than projected.

October 22, 2015

 

homemade mead fermenting

Oddballs Making Mead, Hemp Pancakes, More Corn For More Meat

A couple failed homebrewers pick up mead making. We enjoy some green pancakes, thanks to hemp powder. Farmers grow more corn to feed more livestock.

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