Field Notes http://kbia.org en Vertical farming: towering vision, uncertain future http://kbia.org/post/vertical-farming-towering-vision-uncertain-future <p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:30:00 +0000 Peter Gray 51105 at http://kbia.org Vertical farming: towering vision, uncertain future Field Notes: A plan to prevent acts of food terrorism http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-plan-prevent-acts-food-terrorism <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 49220 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: A plan to prevent acts of food terrorism Field Notes: Putting a scare into the food system http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-putting-scare-food-system <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 49227 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Putting a scare into the food system Field Notes: More younger farmers and Low corn prices http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-more-younger-farmers-and-low-corn-prices <p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 48645 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: More younger farmers and Low corn prices Field Notes: Hunting for mushrooms and myth at True/False http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-hunting-mushrooms-and-myth-truefalse <p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 48300 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Hunting for mushrooms and myth at True/False Field Notes: Booming dairy industry leaves small farms behind http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-booming-dairy-industry-leaves-small-farms-behind <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 48115 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Booming dairy industry leaves small farms behind Field Notes: Farm bill awaits a presidential signature http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-farm-bill-awaits-presidential-signature <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 47786 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Farm bill awaits a presidential signature Field Notes: Senate to consider the Farm Bill as wheat prices dip http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-senate-consider-farm-bill-wheat-prices-dip <p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 47434 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Senate to consider the Farm Bill as wheat prices dip Field Notes: What does the future of ethanol hold? http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-what-does-future-ethanol-hold <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 46980 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: What does the future of ethanol hold? Field Notes: What exactly does 'sustainability' mean? http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-what-exactly-does-sustainability-mean <p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 46773 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: What exactly does 'sustainability' mean? Field Notes: Snowmass wheat http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-snowmass-wheat <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 46453 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Snowmass wheat Field Notes: Top ag and food stories of 2013 http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-top-ag-and-food-stories-2013 <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 03 Jan 2014 17:23:50 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 46134 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Top ag and food stories of 2013 Field Notes: Popcorn and Ag Sec. Vilsack's trip to China http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-popcorn-and-ag-sec-vilsacks-trip-china <p></p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 45426 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Popcorn and Ag Sec. Vilsack's trip to China Field Notes: Antibiotics in meat and why Congress can't pass a farm bill http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-antibiotics-meat-and-why-congress-cant-pass-farm-bill <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 45420 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Antibiotics in meat and why Congress can't pass a farm bill Field Notes: Farms, coming to a suburb near you http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-farms-coming-suburb-near-you <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 45067 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Farms, coming to a suburb near you Field Notes: CAFOs and aid for veterans in the Farm Bill http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-cafos-and-aid-veterans-farm-bill <p></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 44841 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: CAFOs and aid for veterans in the Farm Bill Field Notes: Where does our meat come from? http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-where-does-our-meat-come <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 44213 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Where does our meat come from? Field Notes: Midwest pumpkins on Thanksgiving plates http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-midwest-pumpkins-thanksgiving-plates <p></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 44178 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Midwest pumpkins on Thanksgiving plates Field Notes: Farmer Joel Salatin on the local food movement http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-farmer-joel-salatin-local-food-movement <p></p><p><em>This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">, in which we talk about important issues related to food production.</em></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:42:21 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 43783 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Farmer Joel Salatin on the local food movement Field Notes: Immigrant children share dreams beyond the slaughterhouse http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-immigrant-children-share-dreams-beyond-slaughterhouse <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 43444 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Immigrant children share dreams beyond the slaughterhouse Field Notes: Overhaul of meat labels on hold http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-overhaul-meat-labels-hold <p><em>This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes">Field Notes</a><em>, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 14:51:57 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 39707 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Overhaul of meat labels on hold Field Notes: Howard Buffett on organic and biological farming http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-howard-buffett-organic-and-biological-farming <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; line-height: 19.09090805053711px;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-variant: inherit; line-height: inherit;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public </em><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-variant: inherit; line-height: inherit;">Media’s</em>Field Notes<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: inherit; font-size: inherit; font-variant: inherit; line-height: inherit;">, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; line-height: 19.09090805053711px;">A Midwestern farmer with a well-known last name has set out to fight hunger on a global scale.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 23:04:44 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Peggy Lowe 38813 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Howard Buffett on organic and biological farming Field Notes: Allan Savory makes case for holistic grazing http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-allan-savory-makes-case-holistic-grazing <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Field Notes</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p><p><em>For this edition of F</em>ield Notes<em>, Harvest Public Media's Luke Runyon spoke with Allan Savory, an activist and environmentalist who created a grazing practice known as “holistic management.”</em></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 16:57:16 +0000 Luke Runyon & Abbie Fentress Swanson 38584 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Allan Savory makes case for holistic grazing Field Notes: Want to invest in farmland? Now, you can join the crowd http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-want-invest-farmland-now-you-can-join-crowd <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.538em;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="line-height: 1.538em;"><strong><em>Field Notes</em></strong></a><em style="line-height: 1.538em;">, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p><p>The new company <a href="https://fquare.com/">Fquare</a> is bringing crowd-sourcing to the increasingly lucrative market of investing in farmland.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 19:06:37 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 37385 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Want to invest in farmland? Now, you can join the crowd Field Notes: The historical impact of drought http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-historical-impact-drought <p></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Peggy Lowe 35806 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: The historical impact of drought Field Notes: How are decisions made about projects that benefit rural America? http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-how-are-decisions-made-about-projects-benefit-rural-america <p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:23:33 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 35046 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: How are decisions made about projects that benefit rural America? Field Notes: Looking inside plants for answers to a changing climate http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-looking-inside-plants-answers-changing-climate <p><em>This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a><em>, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Grant Gerlock 34183 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Looking inside plants for answers to a changing climate Field Notes: Marking the fifth anniversary of the Postville, Iowa raid http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-marking-fifth-anniversary-postville-iowa-raid <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><u><a _cke_saved_href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes" href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes">Field Notes</a></u></strong><em style="line-height: 1.5;">, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p> Fri, 10 May 2013 18:20:29 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 33529 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Marking the fifth anniversary of the Postville, Iowa raid Field Notes: 'The Midwest Farmer's Daughter' http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-midwest-farmers-daughter <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><u><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Field Notes</a></u></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span><i style="line-height: 1.5;">in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</i></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 17:52:32 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Bill Wheelhouse 32719 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: 'The Midwest Farmer's Daughter' Field Notes: Using drones to capture a prairie burn in Missouri http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-using-drones-capture-prairie-burn-missouri <p><em>This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><strong><u><a _cke_saved_href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes" href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/field-notes">Field Notes</a></u></strong><em>, in which reporters talk to newsmakers and experts about important issues related to food production.</em></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 21:17:43 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson & Scott Pham 31973 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Using drones to capture a prairie burn in Missouri