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Wed February 12, 2014
Business Beat: Propane price spikes, Missouri grapes combat climate change
Residents across the Midwest are struggling with tight propane supplies, especially in this bitterly cold, snowy winter.
But it's not just homes that lack adequate access to heating energy. Harvest Public Media's Peter Gray reports on the recent fuel shortage, and how it's hitting farms that put bacon and eggs on your plate in the morning.
If you are a fan of wine, particularly European wines, from France, Italy or Germany, you can be proud of the role Missouri plays in creating that wine.
Ever since the mid-1800s roots from Missouri grapes have been grafted on to European wines for the natural resistance to pests.
As Adam Allington reports, the wine industry is focusing on Missouri grapes once again, however this time it’s because of their genetics, and potential to withstand the effects of climate change.