On the Table: Heart and soil

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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. 

Show Notes

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To watch the The Plow that Broke the Plains:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQCwhjWNcH8

For an even more in-depth history of soil conservation in the U.S. check out:
www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/…d=nrcs143_021392

Music by Blue Dot Sessions:
freemusicarchive.org/music/Blue_Dot_Sessions/

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