infographic http://kbia.org en Investors angle for a piece of precious farmland http://kbia.org/post/investors-angle-piece-precious-farmland <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Howard </span>Audsley<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who wears dark glasses and has his hair cut short in a crew cut, has been driving his Toyota truck through the state of Missouri for the past 30 years to assess the value of farmland. Barreling down the flat roads of Saline County, Mo., on a recent day, </span>Audsley<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> stopped his truck at a 160-acre tract of newly tilled black land. The land sold for $10,700 an acre&nbsp;last February, double what it would have gone for five years ago.</span></p><p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:30:34 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 23804 at http://kbia.org Investors angle for a piece of precious farmland What are Missouri's future writers reading? http://kbia.org/post/what-are-missouris-future-writers-reading <p>Expert commentary <span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);">(in red)</span> by Dr. Roy Fox, Professor of English Education at the University of Missouri-Columbia</p><p>Listen to the companion piece to this infographic: <a href="http://www.kbia.org/news/word-missouri-in-republic-book-challenges-raise-the-question-what-should-kids-read" title="In Republic, book challenges raise the question, &quot;What should kids read?&quot;">&ldquo;In Republic, book challenges raise the question, &lsquo;What should kids read?&rsquo;&rdquo;</a> Sat, 15 Oct 2011 14:00:00 +0000 Davis Dunavin 1979 at http://kbia.org