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May 3, 2019

 

What’s Wrong With Wheat?

Is gluten bad for your health? Well, that depends. We talk with a biological anthropologist about complications surrounding gluten.

April 30, 2019

 

Missouri River Flooding Fans More Uncertainty In Farm Country

Margins are already slim for many Midwest farmers. The flooding along the Missouri River is making things worse.

April 12, 2019

 

Midwestern Governors Meet To Discuss Missouri River Flood Prevention

Recent flooding along the Missouri River has caused billions of dollars in damage. Governors want to plan for future flooding.

April 12, 2019

 

Lawmakers Consider Ways To Help Great Plains Farmers After Flooding

There's a growing debate between congress and the USDA about how to help out farmers who’ve lost their grain due to flooded storage bins.

September 21, 2018

 

The Sacred Practice Of Growing Food: An Interview With Shane Bernardo

Food Justice is a term that Shane Bernardo uses to talk about his work, but it goes much deeper than that for him.

September 21, 2018

 

Florence Floods Pig Manure Pools

Record rainfall from Hurricane Florence has flooded more than 20 hog waste lagoons, contaminating watersheds and increasing health risks.

September 21, 2018

 

Chef José Andrés Feeds Florence Evacuees

The chef and humanitarian, with the help of his non-profit, feeds and rebuilds disaster areas all over the globe, including flooded areas of North Carolina.

August 7, 2018

 

Climate Change Threatens Midwest’s Wild Rice, A Staple For Native Americans

When harvests are bad, Native Americans in the region may go without rice for the year. And there have been a lot of bad years lately, as climate change causes more frequent and severe rainstorms.

January 7, 2016

 

Farmers See Mixed Results From Warm Winter Weather

It was an unseasonably warm December in some parts of the Midwest. What does that mean for farmers?

October 5, 2015

 

High Water Changes Platte River Landscape

In central Nebraska, the Platte River was at or near flood stage for close to two months, submerging crop fields near the river and damaging bridges and fences.

July 13, 2015

 

Record Rainfall Drowning Indiana’s Crops

Last month was the wettest June since 1895, causing many fields to flood.

July 10, 2015

 

Eggplant Taco, Bee Hotel, Two Friends And Their Local Burger

We look at the business relationships behind a local burger. No meat on our eggplant and cabbage tacos. And, is wet weather new normal for Midwestern summers?

July 2, 2015

 

After Stormy Spring, Farmers Could Face More Violent Weather

This season's storms aren't a fluke. They're one consequence of a century long pattern in which the Midwest has gotten as much as two degrees warmer.

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