Agriculture and Harvest Public Media
5:00 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Ranchers Rebel Over Beef Checkoff

Kansas rancher David Pfrang is one of thousands of small beef producers challenging the oversight of the multimillion dollar “beef checkoff” fund, which is used to promote the beef industry.
Courtesy Jill Toyoshiba/The Kansas City Star

From their small farms set in the rolling hills of northeast Kansas, two ranchers are raising a few cattle, and a lot of Cain.

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10:34 am
Tue December 30, 2014

Encore: Rural Iowa Women of the 1920s

Vetra, left, and sister Reva Padget, appear ready for a trip to town, circa 1930.
Courtesy of Leon Wilkinson

Before the Great Depression there was the farm recession, and times were tough for farm families in Iowa. 

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