kathleen masterson http://kbia.org en On agriculture and immigration http://kbia.org/post/agriculture-and-immigration <p>On this week&#39;s show, we&#39;ll hear about how immigrant populations are filling a gap in agricultural labor. Thu, 24 May 2012 22:53:53 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 14750 at http://kbia.org On agriculture and immigration 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 Dairy Farmers Looking for Change http://kbia.org/post/dairy-farmers-looking-change <div class="article-body" jquery1334169022187="56"><p>Many dairymen are calling the government price support system broken, but just how to fix it isn&#39;t clear.&nbsp;There&#39;s debate over how much the government should step in to help in tough times and as to what degree it should let the free market govern.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 18:38:25 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 12243 at http://kbia.org Dairy Farmers Looking for Change 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 Soybean association seeks fewer restrictions on crops from europe http://kbia.org/post/soybean-association-seeks-fewer-restrictions-crops-europe <div class="article-body" sab="815"><p sab="816">The American Soybean Association is pushing for U.S. trade representatives to negotiate better trading terms with Europe, looking for the European Union to ease the strict restrictions it imposes on genetically modified soybeans. The group petitioned a U.S. trade representative who is part of a new working group with the European Union to work on its behalf.&nbsp;</p><p sab="817"> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:05:49 +0000 Janet Saidi 9747 at http://kbia.org Soybean association seeks fewer restrictions on crops from europe Lobbying for the health of Missouri's waterways http://kbia.org/post/lobbying-health-missouris-waterways <p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%">This week on the show: why aren&#39;t the candidates for President talking about agricultural issues? Plus: environmental groups petition the National Park Service to take better care of Missouri rivers.</p><div style="padding-bottom: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; outline-width: 0px; padding-right: 0px; word-wrap: break-word; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; height: 100%; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px"><p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%"> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 23:10:09 +0000 Kyle Deas 5419 at http://kbia.org Lobbying for the health of Missouri's waterways Struggling Infrastructure in the Midwest http://kbia.org/post/struggling-infrastructure-midwest <p>This week:&nbsp;we look at how diversity in Missouri can lead to better business and how&nbsp;struggling Midwest infrastructure can&nbsp;affect&nbsp;you at the grocery store.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>By: Nick Adams&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 17:53:49 +0000 Nick Adams 5332 at http://kbia.org Struggling Infrastructure in the Midwest Growing organic is the way to go http://kbia.org/post/growing-organic-way-go <p>KBIA&#39;s Ryan Famuliner talks with Columbia Daily Tribune reporter Rudi Keller about the latest in the Mamtek hearing.&nbsp; Plus, talk about a cash crop.&nbsp; A recent study suggests organic crops could bring in more money per acre. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:18:57 +0000 Nick Adams 4543 at http://kbia.org Growing organic is the way to go Business Beat: Nov. 2, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-nov-2-2011 <p>This week: Special Session ended last week with many questions still unanswered, and farmers are doing everything they can to hold on to government subsidies for crop insurance.</p><p> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 20:51:04 +0000 Nick Adams 2920 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: Nov. 2, 2011