Dana Cronin covers food and agriculture issues in Illinois for Harvest Public Media.
She then went to work at her hometown station, KQED, in San Francisco. While there, she covered the 2017 North Bay Fires.
She spent two years at NPR’s headquarters in Washington D.C., producing for shows including Weekend Edition and All Things Considered.
Climate change is making farming harder, but farmers in the Midwest are still managing to produce record-high amounts of corn and soybeans.
The ivory-billed woodpecker and the tubercled-blossom pearly mussel were recently delisted from the endangered species list.
For many farmers, 2019 was the first year of growing hemp, since it became legal under the 2018 Farm Bill. In addition to the normal challenges of...