Nick Adams http://kbia.org en Business Beat: Costly Wind Gusts for Farmers http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-costly-wind-gusts-farmers <p>This week: Farmers looking to have a record book corn harvest. Plus, find out how wind gusts can cost farmers a ton of money. Wed, 09 May 2012 19:17:52 +0000 Nick Adams 13854 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: Costly Wind Gusts for Farmers Rural commodities brokers still dealing with MF Global fallout http://kbia.org/post/rural-commodities-brokers-still-dealing-mf-global-fallout <p>This week: Harvest Public Media takes an in depth look into rural commodity brokers, and the tug of war battle between MF Global and rural farmers, and a look back on the store Cool Stuff. Wed, 02 May 2012 18:51:51 +0000 Nick Adams 13426 at http://kbia.org Rural commodities brokers still dealing with MF Global fallout Business Beat: Columbia's major export to world power is scrap http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-columbias-major-export-world-power-scrap <p>This week:&nbsp;Columbia&rsquo;s biggest export to China isn&rsquo;t corn, soybeans, or any manufactured product.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s scrap metal.&nbsp; In fact trade experts are calling Columbia&rsquo;s export &ldquo;waste and scrap.&rdquo; Plus,&nbsp;find out how one farmer is still shifting through the aftermath after losing hundreds of acres of&nbsp;farmland.</p><p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 19:13:50 +0000 Nick Adams 13027 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: Columbia's major export to world power is scrap Trying to keep rural towns alive http://kbia.org/post/trying-keep-rural-towns-alive-0 <p>This week on the show, people in rural areas are trying to figure out how to keep youth &ndash; and jobs &ndash; in their areas. Plus, college graduates could have a better opportunity getting a job than graduates have in the past. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:00:49 +0000 Nick Adams 12667 at http://kbia.org Trying to keep rural towns alive Trying to keep rural towns alive http://kbia.org/post/trying-keep-rural-towns-alive <p>This week on the show, people in rural areas are trying to figure out how to keep youth &ndash; and jobs &ndash; in their areas. Plus, college graduates could have a better opportunity getting a job than graduates have in the past. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 15:56:19 +0000 Nick Adams 12665 at http://kbia.org Trying to keep rural towns alive Business Beat: Railroad Looking to Roll Again http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-railroad-looking-roll-again <p>This week:&nbsp;Find out how one community is going back in time to move&nbsp;businesses forward.&nbsp; Plus,&nbsp;what dairy farmers want&nbsp;more protection in the&nbsp;2012 Farm Bill.</p><p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 19:15:44 +0000 Nick Adams 12251 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: Railroad Looking to Roll Again Business Beat: Govenors Back Beef Trimmings http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-govenors-back-beef-trimmings <p>This week: U.S. farmers made over 98 billion dollars last year, and consumers are upset about &quot;lean beef trimmings,&quot; but governors are trying to diffuse the situation.</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 21:28:35 +0000 Nick Adams 11986 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: Govenors Back Beef Trimmings Business Beat: March 21, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-march-21-2012-0 <p>This week: A Fulton developer plans to break ground on a biodiesel factory this spring. The project&rsquo;s been in the works for five years, and find out why U.S. farmers are pushing for state sanctioned work programs for illegal immigrants.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:31:49 +0000 Nick Adams 11976 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: March 21, 2012 Business Beat: Risk of Pathogen Release from N-BAF Very Low http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-risk-pathogen-release-n-baf-very-low <p>This week: Another update in the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, and climate changes doesn&#39;t ease troubles for farmers.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 19:55:54 +0000 Nick Adams 11969 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: Risk of Pathogen Release from N-BAF Very Low Governors Back Beef Trimmings http://kbia.org/post/governors-back-beef-trimmings <p>By Sandhya Dirks</p><p>The consumer uproar over &ldquo;pink slime&rdquo; has now got the beef industry roaring back.</p><p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Nick Adams 11988 at http://kbia.org Governors Back Beef Trimmings Business Beat: February 29, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-february-29-2012 <p sab="853">This week: NBAF opponents are gaining strength in their&nbsp;fight against the Disease&nbsp;Laboratory.&nbsp; Plus,&nbsp;the American&nbsp;Soybean Association is&nbsp;looking for&nbsp;fewer restrictions&nbsp;from the European Union on genetically&nbsp;modified&nbsp;soybeans.</p><p sab="854"> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:21:40 +0000 Nick Adams 9748 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: February 29, 2012 Business Beat: February 15, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-february-15-2012 <p>This week: State representatives agree Missouri needs to find better ways to get more jobs in Missouri. Plus, how a disease laboratory in Kansas has citizens worried.</p><p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 20:21:07 +0000 Nick Adams 8876 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: February 15, 2012 Business Beat: February 8, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-february-8-2012 <p>This week: Farmers buying up grain bins to help play the market. Plus, how refineries in Kansas and Iowa could help find another source of bio fuel. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 23:32:12 +0000 Nick Adams 8444 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: February 8, 2012 Columbia ranked in top 25 places to live for a working retirement http://kbia.org/post/columbia-ranked-top-25-places-live-working-retirement <p>According to Forbes, Columbia, Missouri is one of the top places to move to for a working retirement in the United States.</p><p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:55:06 +0000 Nick Adams 8062 at http://kbia.org Columbia ranked in top 25 places to live for a working retirement Missouri farmers try to protect themselves from agritourism http://kbia.org/post/missouri-farmers-try-protect-themselves-agritourism <p>This week:&nbsp; KBIA talks with William Barrett of Forbes on how the city of Columbia is in the top twenty places in the U.S. to come for a working retirement.&nbsp; Plus, Missouri farmers are trying to protect themselves from &quot;agritourism.&quot;</p><p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:36:05 +0000 Nick Adams 8061 at http://kbia.org Missouri farmers try to protect themselves from agritourism