Kansas http://kunc.org en New Rules Seek To Protect Food Supply From Terror Attack http://kunc.org/post/new-rules-seek-protect-food-supply-terror-attack <p>In the wake of Sept. 11, the U.S. government spent years, and billions of dollars, fortifying various industries against possible terrorist attacks. Now, government regulators are turning their attention to our food supply.</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54457 at http://kunc.org New Rules Seek To Protect Food Supply From Terror Attack When Craft Beer Goes Global: A Kansas City Brewery's Tale http://kunc.org/post/when-craft-beer-goes-global-kansas-city-brewerys-tale Kansas City residents are proud of their barbecue, their Chiefs football, their national champion soccer team and Boulevard Brewing, a local brewery that has built up quite a local following since its launch in the late 1980s.<p>"It's our thing. You know, like <em>la cosa nostra</em>, it's our thing," says Char O'Hara, a Kansas City, Mo., resident who, like thousands of other local 20-somethings, grew up with Boulevard.<p>But soon, it will be a Belgian thing, too. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 07:50:00 +0000 52827 at http://kunc.org When Craft Beer Goes Global: A Kansas City Brewery's Tale Are Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many Antibiotics? http://kunc.org/post/are-farm-veterinarians-pushing-too-many-antibiotics In a barn outside Manhattan, Kan., researchers from Kansas State University are trying to solve the riddle of bovine respiratory disease. They're sticking plastic rods down the noses of 6-month old calves, collecting samples of bacteria.<p>"This bacteria, <a href="https://www.hgsc.bcm.edu/content/mannheimia-haemolytica-phl213">Mannheimia haemolytica</a>, lives in most cattle," explains <a href="http://www.vet.k-state.edu/depts/clinicalsciences/faculty/apley.htm">Mike Apley</a>, one of the research leaders. Sometimes, for reasons that aren't well understood, those bacteria make cattle sick. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 07:18:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 51429 at http://kunc.org Are Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many Antibiotics? Dreaming Beyond The Slaughterhouse http://kunc.org/post/dreaming-beyond-slaughterhouse <p>Not yet 9 a.m. on a warm fall day, freshmen Binh Hua and My Nguyen are in protective goggles, long hair pulled back, ready for their chemistry class in a Garden City Community College lab.</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe & Abbie Fentress Swanson & Harvest Public Media 51366 at http://kunc.org Dreaming Beyond The Slaughterhouse Tending To A Cultural Crossroads In Garden City, Kansas http://kunc.org/post/tending-cultural-crossroads-garden-city-kansas <p>Sister Janice Thome’s office is a 2003 brown Ford Focus with a backseat piled high with paperwork and a prayer book. Thome puts 125,000 miles a year on this car, picking up boxes from the food pantry, finding a mattress for a newcomer, delivering a sick soul to a doctor’s appointment.</p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Peggy Lowe & Harvest Public Media 51313 at http://kunc.org Tending To A Cultural Crossroads In Garden City, Kansas