Harvest Public Media http://kbia.org en Largest slaughterhouses mostly in rural communities http://kbia.org/post/largest-slaughterhouses-mostly-rural-communities <p>The largest slaughterhouses in the US were once located in major metropolitan areas. But they have relocated. Now many remote rural communities are struggling to serve the needs of new immigrant and refugee populations who are the backbone of America's meatpacking plants.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:43:34 +0000 Harvest Public Media 42924 at http://kbia.org Largest slaughterhouses mostly in rural communities Selling doctors on rural communities http://kbia.org/post/selling-doctors-rural-communities <p>Recruiting doctors to small towns is a chronic problem. Most places try to lure a physician by rolling out the red carpet with a big salary, a home on a golf course or other cushy perks.</p><p>Not so in Ashland, Kan., population 855, where the CEO of a tiny hospital is building a reverse recruitment model based on remote access and problems commonly found in third-world countries.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:46:19 +0000 Harvest Public Media 7943 at http://kbia.org Selling doctors on rural communities Liberal arts degrees grow jobs at Con Agra http://kbia.org/post/liberal-arts-degrees-grow-jobs-con-agra <p>Technology and hands-on computer skills are important assets for most job seekers in today&rsquo;s economy. Wed, 25 Jan 2012 20:12:19 +0000 Harvest Public Media 7690 at http://kbia.org Liberal arts degrees grow jobs at Con Agra