camille phillips http://kbia.org en My Farm Roots: "Little Miss Janice Ann Robinson and the Cow" http://kbia.org/post/my-farm-roots-little-miss-janice-ann-robinson-and-cow <p>Ninety years ago this May, my grandfather, Ronald Merle Phillips, and his twin brother, Robert Earl, were born on a farm near Chetopa, Kan. His twin died of influenza before their second birthday, but my grandpa is still alive and well. To celebrate that fact, 150 family and friends gathered at the community center in Parsons, Kan. last month.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 16:36:01 +0000 Camille Phillips 19150 at http://kbia.org My Farm Roots: "Little Miss Janice Ann Robinson and the Cow" How big is the agritourism industry? [graphic] http://kbia.org/post/how-big-agritourism-industry-graphic <p>Fully understanding the potential of agritourism in the Midwest and the country as a whole is hampered by two factors: the lack of an official definition of agritourism and the limited amount of economic data available.</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 23:00:29 +0000 Camille Phillips 18352 at http://kbia.org How big is the agritourism industry? [graphic] Paying to do farm chores? It's called agritourism [slideshow] http://kbia.org/post/paying-do-farm-chores-its-called-agritourism-slideshow <p>Picking fruit, tasting wine, petting a goat, roping a cow. When customers pay for the honor of taking on such farm chores ... or delights &hellip; it&rsquo;s called &ldquo;agritourism.&rdquo;</p><p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 18:25:56 +0000 Camille Phillips 18325 at http://kbia.org Paying to do farm chores? It's called agritourism [slideshow] Exam: March 12, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/exam-march-12-2012 <p>This week on Exam, we talk with the future Principal of Battle High School in Columbia about her plans for the school, and we&rsquo;ll tell you about the University of Missouri&rsquo;s partnership with China. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 22:16:22 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 10418 at http://kbia.org Exam: March 12, 2012 Catching up with the future principal of Battle HS http://kbia.org/post/catching-future-principal-battle-hs <p>Battle High School won&rsquo;t open its doors until August 2013, but the school&rsquo;s future principal is already busy making plans. KBIA&rsquo;s Camille Phillips recently caught up with Dr. Kim Presko at Oakland Junior High, where she has been principal for the past twelve years. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 21:45:32 +0000 Camille Phillips 10415 at http://kbia.org Catching up with the future principal of Battle HS Breeding new grape varieties http://kbia.org/post/breeding-new-grape-varieties <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-top: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">This week on the show: do you know what&#39;s living in your firewood? Plus, new cultivars could change Missouri&#39;s wine industry.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; "> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 23:06:39 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 7337 at http://kbia.org Breeding new grape varieties Proposed child labor changes questioned on the farm http://kbia.org/post/proposed-child-labor-changes-questioned-farm <p>This week: Missouri could gain over two hundred thousand jobs by the 2025, and the Department of Labor proposed new regulations on kids working on the farm who are under 16. Wed, 04 Jan 2012 22:46:59 +0000 Nick Adams 6313 at http://kbia.org Proposed child labor changes questioned on the farm Macon high schooler leads thousands http://kbia.org/post/macon-high-schooler-leads-thousands <p>This week: The latest on the CPS redistricting process. Plus we&rsquo;ll introduce you to a high schooler in Macon who has already started &lsquo;climbing the ladder.&rsquo; Mon, 26 Dec 2011 22:00:00 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 5867 at http://kbia.org Macon high schooler leads thousands Inside Columbia's High Schools http://kbia.org/post/inside-columbias-high-schools <p class="Body" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', 'serif'"><font size="3">This week on exam, we take you inside the cultures of Columbia&rsquo;s high schools. Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:14:50 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 5215 at http://kbia.org Inside Columbia's High Schools Truman State University Boasts Third-Most Master's Fulbright Grants http://kbia.org/post/truman-state-university-boasts-third-most-masters-fulbright-grants <p>More Truman State University students have been awarded Fulbright grants this year than all but two other Master&rsquo;s institutions in the country.</p><p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 22:22:56 +0000 3320 at http://kbia.org Truman State University Boasts Third-Most Master's Fulbright Grants Under the Microscope: November 3, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-november-3-2011 <p>This week on the show: do you know what&#39;s living in your firewood? Plus, new cultivars could change Missouri&#39;s wine industry.</p><p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 17:02:40 +0000 Kyle Deas 2962 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: November 3, 2011 Exam: October 31, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/exam-october-31-2011 <p>This week: Columbia Public Schools is exploring the options for it new school boundaries. Three Columbia high school students win an award meant to honor the best young writers in the country. &nbsp;And Columbia and the University of Missouri continue to expand their relationship with China. Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:37:48 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 2790 at http://kbia.org Exam: October 31, 2011 Business Beat: October 26, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-october-26-2011-0 <p>This week: Missouri could gain over two hundred thousand jobs by the 2025, and the Department of Labor proposed new regulations on kids working on the farm who are under 16.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 23:14:44 +0000 Nick Adams 2483 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: October 26, 2011