rootworm http://kbia.org en Calm before the corn http://kbia.org/post/calm-corn <p>Corn has been good to farmers. Helping fuel a boom in the ag sector. And as this year&rsquo;s record corn forecast indicates, Midwestern farmers can&rsquo;t seem to plant enough of the grain. Even with concerns growing about the effectiveness of today&rsquo;s high-tech genetically engineered seeds, farmers aren&rsquo;t backing down. Wed, 30 May 2012 22:34:55 +0000 Clay Masters 15038 at http://kbia.org Calm before the corn Newscast for March 12, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-12-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>Rick Santorum, victorious in Kansas, makes a stop in Missouri.</li><li>MU researchers develop new form of electric car battery.</li><li>Scientists worry about corn protection after learning a pesticide is failing to fend off the corn rootworm.</li></ul> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:52:01 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 10375 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 12, 2012