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February 9, 2018

 

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2018 Forecast: US Farm Income To Sink To 12-Year Low

It's already tough for farmers to turn a profit on grain, but it looks like things may be taking a turn for the worse.

February 2, 2018

 

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Icy Rivers In Midwest Impeding Grain Bound For Export

Though temperatures are fluctuating in the Midwest, the hold up of grain due to ice could continue for weeks to come.

January 26, 2018

 

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Challenging the Dominant Narratives Around Hunger

The stories we tell ourselves about hunger shape our approach to solutions. Is it time to challenge the long-standing narratives surrounding food insecurity?

January 19, 2018

 

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Farm, Food and Forestry On The Table in the Next Farm Bill

It's farm bill time, and Harvest Public Media's Amy Mayer runs down the reasons why all Americans should pay attention to the debates.

January 5, 2018

 

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Egg Prices Expected To Rise In First Months Of 2018

Egg prices for early 2018 are likely to be over 35 percent higher than they were during the same period of 2017. What's causing the spike?

December 29, 2017

 

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Every Day Is An Adventure At The Inkwell Bakery

"If you make me an egg, I am definitely going to be critical of you. I am not the person who is gonna build up your ego." Tracy Gates on her drive to improve.

December 15, 2017

 

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Tiny Friendly Beasts Turn Apples Into Booze

In honor of the friendly beasts that make cider possible (the yeast), each cider is named after some kind of creature or another.

December 15, 2017

 

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Consumers Trust Organic Labels, Fraud Threatens The Industry

Harvest Public Media's Kristofor Husted finds that policing fraud in the organic food industry isn't an easy task.

December 8, 2017

 

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Journalist Explores Controversial Weed Killer in New Book

A chemical in the weed killer Round Up is the subject of Carey Gillam's book Whitewash. Harvest Public Media interviews Gillam about the controversy.

December 5, 2017

 

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Farmers Concerned About Possible NAFTA Changes

Senators sound the alarm. They want an ag-cost analysis for any changes to NAFTA.

November 10, 2017

 

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To Protect Pollinators, Researchers Look To Land For Answers

Neonicotinoids threaten bee populations, but instead of limiting their use, researchers look to evergreens and prairie strips for minimizing the threat.

October 4, 2017

 

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It Takes A Village – And A Lot Of Money – To Save An Aquifer

Colorado Farmers Tax Themselves In An Effort To Save Their Water Supply.

July 28, 2016

 

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Studying The Benefits Of Urban Agriculture

There may be limitations to the benefits of urban agriculture.

July 21, 2016

 

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The Insect Factory That Breeds Better Bugs

Colorado's "Insectary" is developing insects that will combat pests, without the aid of chemicals.

May 4, 2016

 

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Why Congress May Back Off New School Lunch Standards

The School Nutrition Association wants more flexibility in the nutrition rules to keep more kids buying lunch. It appears lawmakers are listening.

January 10, 2014

More Moo 

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New Direction For Beef Herd Could Ease Meat Prices

Retail prices for choice cuts of beef are up 8 percent over the past year, but a rise in the nation's cattle numbers could mean relief for consumers.

October 20, 2012

Unique 2012 

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Politics Of Food, Fall At The Winery, Persimmon Pudding

Food is not a talking point this election season. Christine Barbour speculates why. We visit Creekbend Vineyard, and Chef Daniel Orr makes persimmon pudding.

September 7, 2012

Animal Farming 

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Crate Question Looms Over Pork Producers

Sysco recently became the latest company to announce it will phase out pork produced with gestation crates. Farmers worry they’ll be left picking up the tab.

June 23, 2012

Raw And Vegan 

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Smoothies: It’s What’s For Breakfast

Two breakfast smoothies: raw vegetable and vegan strawberry. Local bread baker works hard for his pastries. And, building gardens for those in need in Seattle.

March 12, 2012

Sketchy Ingredients 

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Assessing The Additives

Pick up your favorite packaged food and read the ingredient list. If you stumbled over any of the words, you might be looking at what’s called a food additive.

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