On the Table: Heart and soil

In Episode 3 of NET’s “On the Table,” NPR’s Dan Charles introduces us to a group of farmers with their noses in the dirt and explains why food companies could soon start labeling their products as soil friendly. And host Grant Gerlock digs into a program that pays farmers to be conservation-minded. It’s popular, but could be cut in the 2018 farm bill. 

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