Obamacare could be a tough sell in rural Nebraska

September 20th, 2013

By Grant Gerlock

Lincoln, NE — The Affordable Care Act takes a big step forward October 1st when new health insurance marketplaces open for enrollment, but reaching rural families will be part of the challenge.

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The Seeds Of Genetic Modification

February 18th, 2013

By Harvest Public Media

Ames, IA — The vast majority of corn and soybeans in the US grow from seeds that have been genetically modified. How did it even become possible?

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Technology Chips Away At Influence Of Prominent Ag Towns

February 11th, 2013

By Harvest Public Media

Kansas City, MO — Since 1856, wheat has been traded on the floor of the Kansas City Board of Trade. In the old days, there would be a swarm of traders around the pits.

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Modernizing Poultry Inspection Is No Easy Matter

February 4th, 2013

By Harvest Public Media

Lincoln, NE — The U.S. Department of Agriculture wants to modernize inspections at poultry processing plants, but critics disagree the proposals will improve things.

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Farm Bill Extension Not Sitting Well With Many Organic Farmers

January 28th, 2013

By Harvest Public Media

Jamestown, MO — Organic farmers felt left out in the cold when Congress enacted new farm bill legislation on January 1.

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Drought Raises Stakes On Republican River

January 24th, 2013

By Grant Gerlock

Hardy, NE — Kansas and Nebraska’s dispute over the Republican River continues to head for a decision by the Supreme Court.

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