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The Importance of Soil Carbon ~ Bison as Food ~ News Chat ~ Movie Reviews: “Tarzan” and “Genius”

posted on 07/22/2016

  Friday, July 22 – When we hear about carbon being stored on crop land, we might assume it’s mostly in the plants, but the soil plays a much bigger role; and it’s proving to be the most important variable when it comes to crop productivity. Researcher Christine Sprunger has found that testing for carbon is a better way of evaluating soil that more commonly used tests. ~~~ The future of the nation’s new national mammal, the Bison, may depend in part on our willingness to eat them, say bison ranchers. Harvest Public Media‘s Luke Runyon explains. ~~~ Commentary from Bruce Berg: “The Gun Mystique.” ~~~ News director Dave Thompson joins us with a discussion of state news. ~~~ Matt Olien reviews two films this week, “The Legend of Tarzan” and “Genius.”

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