What can grasshoppers tell us about the long-term environmental impacts of agriculture? Ecologist Phil Hahn has the answers.
It doesn’t matter if you’re farming on a large scale or if you’re gardening at home, seeds are a crucial part of producing the food we eat. Check out this edition of APA to learn more about the politics of seeds!
The scientific evidence is in: human-influenced climate change is real and it started 5,000 years ago. UW Researcher Feng He joins us to tell us more.
Kate Golden and Ron Seely from the Center for Investigative Journalism joins us with an update on what’s in the drinking water in northeast Wisconsin.
Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott joined Monday host Brian Standing on August 19, 2013 for his monthly discussion of food and agriculture. This time around, Tom’s talking about the giant, oxygen-sucking, lethal algae blooms that crop up every year in the Gulf of Mexico. Who’s to blame? Us, the food we eat and the way we […]
Kara Slaughter, the Government Relations Director for the Wisconsin Farmers Union, joined Brian Standing in the studio today to talk about Wisconsin Farmers Union’s state legislative priorities. In the interview below Slaughter and Standing discuss Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative, Ag Development Diversification Program and Buy Local Buy Wisconsin.