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USDA announces new grants to reduce 'grain drain'
With the average age of farmers still rising, grants to help out newbies don't get to the root of the problem.
Feb. 18, 2015
Young leaders changing the West
From politicians to climate scientists, meet 10 people under 30 who are shaping the region’s future.
Jan. 13, 2015
What 4-H teaches 7 million kids about food
A new book explores what the century-old organization looks like today.
Dec. 1, 2014
Talking with kids about grizzlies
A volunteer educator reflects on teaching kids about conservation, and learning from them.
Nov. 24, 2014
In campaign ads, emotion trumps fact and guns buy votes
What I learned from watching political ads on YouTube two weeks before the midterms.
Oct. 21, 2014
Mormons, mobilization and the GOP
A new book examines Mormon political activity.
Sept. 19, 2014
Watching the world slip away
How do our children respond to a world threatened by climate change?
Kathleen Dean Moore
Sept. 1, 2014
Fallon, Nevada’s deadly legacy
In a small town once plagued by childhood cancer, some families still search for answers.
March 9, 2014
Wilderness therapy redefines itself
But the irresponsible caregivers and tragedies of the past prove hard to shake.
Feb. 11, 2014
The cost of progress
Five extraordinary women tested for seventy-five peculiar toxins.
May 7, 2009
Power Shift 2009
Youth to Congress: "bold climate and clean energy policy," please.
Feb. 26, 2009
July 19, 2008
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