agriculture http://kalw.org en Your Call: How do we maintain land for farming? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-how-do-we-maintain-land-farming <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1"> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 42752 at http://kalw.org Your Call: How do we maintain land for farming? Contemplating the local impact from America’s next supersized trade deal http://kalw.org/post/contemplating-local-impact-america-s-next-supersized-trade-deal <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Trade representatives from twelve countries have been discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership for four years. They’re discussing removing tariffs, protecting the environment, and stopping the piracy of copyrighted &nbsp;material - all in the name of freer international trade.</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:22:21 +0000 Mary Rees 40592 at http://kalw.org Contemplating the local impact from America’s next supersized trade deal Today on Your Call: How are California farmers responding to drought? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-are-california-farmers-responding-drought <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp; Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 39357 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How are California farmers responding to drought? Today on Your Call: How are genetically engineered crops impacting the environment? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-are-genetically-engineered-crops-impacting-environment <p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 35149 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How are genetically engineered crops impacting the environment? Audiograph: Behind the scenes of the Napa grape harvest http://kalw.org/post/audiograph-behind-scenes-2012-napa-grape-harvest <p></p><p class="p1">At its heart, California’s food economy is all about agriculture. Our state produces almost half of the fruits and vegetables consumed in the United States. In the Bay Area, one of our biggest crops is grapes. And right now, it’s harvest time-- it started on August 1st and could run through late fall.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:15:30 +0000 Julie Caine 23964 at http://kalw.org Audiograph: Behind the scenes of the Napa grape harvest