Jeremy Bernfeld http://www.kunc.org en Study: Powerful Insecticides Found Widespread In Midwest Waters http://www.kunc.org/post/study-powerful-insecticides-found-widespread-midwest-waters <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">Powerful chemicals used by many farmers to ward off insects are making their way into Midwest rivers and streams, according to a study by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).</p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:14:16 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 59077 at http://www.kunc.org Study: Powerful Insecticides Found Widespread In Midwest Waters Out Of Public Eye, A Bitter Farm Bill Fight http://www.kunc.org/post/out-public-eye-bitter-farm-bill-fight <p>The “who” part of the Farm Bill is pretty clear.</p><p>With trillions dollars of government spending up for grabs, lobbyists from all ends of the spectrum – representing environmental interests, biotech companies, food companies, farmers – flocked to Capitol Hill to find their piece of the Farm Bill pie.</p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 58851 at http://www.kunc.org Out Of Public Eye, A Bitter Farm Bill Fight National Geographic's 5 Steps To Feed The World http://www.kunc.org/post/national-geographics-5-steps-feed-world <p>With the world’s population exploding, we’ll have many more mouths to feed in the near future. But agriculture already uses up tons of resources and land. So how can we grow more food and how can we limit its damage to the environment?</p><p> Fri, 16 May 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 56468 at http://www.kunc.org National Geographic's 5 Steps To Feed The World Local Farmers Attempt To Tap Bigger Markets http://www.kunc.org/post/local-farmers-attempt-tap-bigger-markets <p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">Farm stands and farmers markets remain really important for many local farmers, but U.S. consumers barely buy any food directly from farms. That’s why local farmers are trying to crack in to the big institutional markets such as grocery stores, work cafeterias, schools and hospitals.</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 55813 at http://www.kunc.org Local Farmers Attempt To Tap Bigger Markets Vermont Set To Label GMOs, Colorado Might Not Be Far Behind http://www.kunc.org/post/vermont-set-label-gmos-colorado-might-not-be-far-behind <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">Vermont is poised to become the first state to enact mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms.</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:48:09 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 55771 at http://www.kunc.org Vermont Set To Label GMOs, Colorado Might Not Be Far Behind