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March 29, 2014

 

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Get Kids Cooking, Muddy Fork Bakery, Brussels Sprouts

Parents often struggle to get kids to be adventurous eaters. Our experts have some ideas. Bread baking at Muddy Fork, and Brussels sprouts paired with polenta.

March 28, 2014

 

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Recovering From Flooding, Farmers Hope For Enough Water

Colorado farmers that depend on water are scrambling to repair flood-damaged irrigation networks in time for the crucial spring planting season.

February 26, 2014

Historic Drought 

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Drought In California Bumps Supermarket Prices

Some parts of California haven't seen rain since July 1. This week, farmers were told they will not receive water from government reservoirs.

September 13, 2013

The Wet Stuff 

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Farmers Confront Challenges Of Drying Aquifer

The 39,000 irrigation wells in Kansas pump long and hard in growing season. If you want a visual for that much water, picture Niagara Falls.

September 6, 2013

The Wet Stuff 

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Farmers Look To Do More With Less Water

The future of agriculture across the Great Plains hinges on water. Without it, nothing can grow.

July 4, 2013

More Mouths To Feed 

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Projected Yields Fall Short Of Feeding The World By 2050

To avoid a looming hunger crisis, experts say it's critical to boost the viability of food we already have by improving access and distribution.

October 16, 2012

Let It Rain 

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Water Resources Are Stretched

Nebraska irrigates more acres of farmland than any other state in the nation. Kansas is also near the top.

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