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PEDV Hits the Midwest
11:01 am
Wed July 10, 2013

New Virus Infects Hogs in the Tri States

Credit Phil Roeder/Flickr

Hog farmers across the Midwest are battling a new virus this summer.

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My Farm Roots
2:48 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Hardwired for Hard Work

Amy Konishi has lived in Fort Collins, Colo., her entire life. In the 1980s, a local newspaper profiled Amy and her husband’s long connection to the area.
Credit Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media

Amy Konishi says when her obituary is written it’ll read, “All she knew was work.”

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Special Report
2:26 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Changing Lands, Changing Hands

The Hawthorn farm has been in the family for four generations since it was founded in the late 1870s by Bob Hawthorn’s great-grandfather who went by the name “Trapper.”
Credit Ray Meints for NET News

The five-part series Changing Lands, Changing Hands takes a look at the aging of the American farmer.

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Harvest Public Media
12:00 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

My Farm Roots - Wings

Kelly Hagler left her family’s farm in northwest Missouri for the bright lights of Chicago, but her family and the farm are never far from her thoughts.
Credit Jeremy Bernfeld/Harvest Public Media

Kelly Hagler, 25, is among the millions of young people who have left rural communities for the bright lights of the city, in this case Chicago.

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KCBT Moving to Chicago
3:28 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Last Call for Wheat Trading in KC

Jac T.Bowen constructed 'Sheaves of Wheat' for the exterior of the Board of Trade building in Kansas City.
Credit Julie Denesha/KCUR

For 157 years, the price of most wheat grown on the plains has been set by the Kansas City Board of Trade. That will soon come to an end.

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