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Most Soybeans GMO Too
9:19 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Acres of GMO Corn Nearly Doubled in a Decade

The USDA reports that 93 percent of the corn planted in the United States contains a genetically modified trait.
Credit Amy Mayer/Harvest Public Media

More than 90 percent of U.S. field corn is genetically modified, according to data recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Jack and Diane Aaron
9:10 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

My Farm Roots: Farm Life Anything but Quiet

Jack and Diane Aaron spent years in Kansas City, Kan., but have embraced their new rural life in Raymore, Mo.
Credit Suzanne Hogan for Harvest Public Media

Jack and Diane Aaron lived in Strawberry Hill in Kansas City, Kan., for decades. They loved their neighborhood and it was close to family. But when a friend passed away and left them land on a farm, they decided to take a chance on country living.

While farm life is different, they found it’s anything but quiet.

“Out here we’ve got, just different sounds. We have birds that will wake us up. A cat that likes to wake me up at six because he wants to eat,” Diane Aaron said. “It’s peaceful, but it doesn’t make you crazy,”

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Rezab Family Prairie Meadow
2:20 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Restoration Effort Returns Prairie Meadow to Its Roots

Volunteers planting in the lot just south of the Old Macomb Cemetery
Credit TSPR's Emily Boyer

A two-acre vacant lot near the Old Macomb Cemetery is beginning to look the way it did hundreds of years ago.

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Meanwhile Former President Reflects on Career
2:02 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

First Female President Takes the Reins at Culver Stockton College

New Culver-Stockton College President, Dr. Kelly Thompson

The new president of Culver-Stockton College says she's excited for the opportunity to lead the institution in Canton, Mo.

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Iowa Supreme Court to Rule
10:43 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

Lee County Judge Facing Suspension

A Lee County judge is facing suspension for violating the state’s judicial code.

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