After getting pummeled by drought and low cattle prices, many ranchers are across the Midwest are eager to grow their herds. As they do, grass is turning into a hot commodity. The national beef herd is down to the size it was in 1951. Shoppers know that beef is more expensive, which has people switching ...Continue Reading
Farmers raised fewer turkeys this year than they have in the past three decades – about 235 million gobblers, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Ann Knowles raised 70 broad breasted bronze and white turkeys on her small farm in western Illinois. She coops up the plump birds at night to guard against predators, but ...Continue Reading
Thank you to all the KCPT members who joined us at special concerts and events this month, including blues/rock guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa. Find your photos below to download, print and share. Visit KCPT’s events calendar for more opportunities to enjoy world class arts and entertainment from the best seats in the house.
In the last two years Seth Nutt has traveled to nearly every corner of Kansas, introducing rural students to health care professionals. During trips to Goodland, Hays, Highland, Girard, El Dorado, Harper and Seward County, Nutt and others from the Area Health Education Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center have met with 1,000 high schoolers ...Continue Reading
Steve reports from YouTube Space Los Angeles on this edition of Everything But the News.
Return to the Wild VIDEO
Twenty years ago, a young American hiker named Chris McCandless was found dead in an abandoned bus in the Alaskan wilderness and became the subject of the best-selling book and movie “Into the Wild.” Now, PBS retraces Chris McCandless’ steps to try to piece together why he severed all ties with his past, burnt or ...Continue Reading