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Combating the Extinction Crisis ~ Farmland Transfer ~ South Dakota's Ballot

Center for Biological Diversity

Wednesday, October 31 – “Combating the Extinction Crisis” is the topic of a lecture this coming Monday at Concordia College. Joining us to preview her remarks is Collette Adkins, Concordia alum and senior attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity. ~~~ Chuck Lura shares a Natural North Dakota essay about the coot Migration. ~~~ The average age of a farmer keeps creeping up. As they linger in the fields, beginning farmers have a tough time finding land to start their own careers. In the second part of Harvest Public Media’s series on farmland transfer, Madelyn Beck explains the many challenges that lie ahead. ~~~ We check in on the election scene in South Dakota with Cara Hetland, director of radio for South Dakota Public Broadcasting. There are some interesting measures on the ballot, and South Dakotans will also be electing a governor and the state’s lone US Representative.