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CARES Act & the Oil Patch ~ Mark Trahant on Vaccines ~ Stephanie Blumhagen of FARRMS

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - Prairie Public's Dave Thompson talks with state Mineral Resources director Lynn Helms on the change in some CARES Act funding that affects the oil industry. He also updates the reclamation program. The conversation is the fourth in Dave’s ongoing series titled “Energy Issues and Answers: Oil Well Reclamation.” Find all the episodes in the series HERE.~~~ Mark Trahant shares a commentary about vaccine development for COVID 19, and he urges acceptance of the vaccines. In the meantime, he says “play it safe.” ~~~ The pandemic has exposed a lot of holes in our food supply chain, sparking a renewed interest in people growing their own food. Whether you want to grow for your family and friends, or to sell, you might want to check out FARRMS, with two Rs. Stephanie Blumhagen is the non-profit’s executive director. She joins us to discuss how they’ve adapted their programming during the pandemic.

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