Valentine Hawks, International Students, Continuing Farm Bill

Leanne Harter brought us Story County's February Report.  Pat Schlarbaum's Valentine phenology featured red tail hawks. Mike Coverdale told us how International Exchange Students at Nevada High School have enriched the community, as well as bringing experiences back to their home countries.  We continued last week's discussion of the Farm Bill 2018 with Aaron Lehman, president of Iowa Farmers Union    We covered specifics about  the practical challenges facing farmers and small towns alike as Congress prepares to balance the interests of nutrition, conservation, commodities, and crop insurance with a smaller budget and more financially stressed farmers.


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Originally broadcast 02/14/2018
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