Milk sits at the intersection of culture and biology. Food scholar Andrea Wiley helps us understand milk’s outsized role in the American diet.
On a busy football Saturday, fans on both sides of the Iowa-Nebraska line streamed into a tiny grocery store to pick up hamburger, soda and chips. Store manager Nick Johnson, a third-generation store owner in far southwest Iowa, has long had a front-row seat to the local economy. Times have been tough since the recession, […]
Depressed commodity and dairy prices and a burgeoning trade war are adding to the usual stresses and taking a toll on farmers.
Mallory Rickbeil says incentivizing SNAP users to shop for vegetables at the Linton Farmers' Market has enticed more farmers to become vendors.
Rural residents are still 10 percent less likely to have broadband access at home than people in cities, according to data from the Pew Research Center.
Tom Vilsack is particularly troubled by the proposed elimination of a program that gives grant money to small towns to upgrade water treatment facilities.
Fighting sex trafficking is a challenge throughout Nebraska. A recent report described the services landscape for trafficking victims in Nebraska as “bleak.”
Research shows some of America’s most rural areas are particularly at-risk for opioid addiction and abuse, and many expect the problem to only get worse.
On today's show, two recipes to use up the last few zucchinis, peppers, okra and tomatoes from your garden. And, how Kansas City is impacted farm runoff.
For farmers, traveling on the road with machinery isn't always easy. Even something as short as a three-mile drive can be an ordeal.
Amy Trubek studies taste and its connection to place. Bringing research to rural cancer patients. Local producers set-up shop at spring farmers' markets.
Doctors and researchers want to understand more about why cancer is more likely to be fatal for rural residents than most city residents.
Studies done before the ACA’s enactment found that farmers were among the groups least likely to have health insurance.
Those involved with FFA tout the record enrollment as a testament to the organization’s nimbleness in the face of an increasingly urbanized society.
The House narrowly passed a bill Thursday that, if turned into law, would cut $39 billion from SNAP benefits over ten years.
A new study has found that a nearby grocer doesn't mean better eating habits. Study finds customers are more likely to eat fast food.