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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U.S. Aquaculture Farms Struggle To Stay Afloat

January 21st, 2013

By Harvest Public Media

Osage Beach, MO — As drought continues across the US, one fishery in Missouri struggles to cope with increased energy and feed costs.

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Slow Progress On Animal Disease Lab In Kansas

January 16th, 2013

By Harvest Public Media

Manhattan, KS — A biosecurity lab in Manhattan Kansas continues to run into opposition nearly a year after ground was first broken.

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