Five Farms: Harvest

Saturday, May 22, 2010 9pm Producer: Wesley Horner Productions and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Listen Again Autumn is harvest time. That means Iowa corn and soybeans; fruit dried in the California sun; greens, beans, and potatoes; slaughtered hogs and beef trucked to market. It also means Thanksgiving turkeys. Harvest follows the […]

Five Farms: Stewardship

Saturday, May 15, 2010 9pm Producer: Wesley Horner Productions and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Listen Again Stewardship focuses on the daily choices farming families make to preserve their land, water, and air — the fundamentals of farming. During mid-summer visits to a Massachusetts milking barn, an Iowa soybean field, an apricot […]

Grants Get Ayn Rand's Ideas into Kentucky Universities

The late philosopher Ayn Rand advocated abolishing all forms of government intervention in the economy. And lately, she’s been in the spotlight — with reported sales spikes of her 1957 novel Atlas Shrugged and two new books out about her. But even before markets tumbled last October, the study of Rand had been getting attention […]