Conservation farming, Bias education, Used car prices

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A farm field near Janesville
Photo courtesy of W. Hughes Farms

We meet the farmers who won the latest Wisconsin Leopold Conservation Award. Then, we learn more about the Smithsonian Institution’s effort to educate the public on bias, coming to Wisconsin. Later, an automotive writer and editor helps us understand how to navigate the current high cost of used cars.

Featured in this Show

  • Winners of Wisconsin conservation award share their approach to farming

    The Wisconsin Leopold Conservation Award honors farmers and other private landowners for practicing exemplary environmentalism. This year’s winners, the owners of Fountain Prairie Farm in Fall River, join the show to talk about their work.

  • National tour on bias education comes to Wisconsin

    A national educational tour from the Smithsonian Institution is making two stops early this year in Wisconsin, hoping to work with community partners to teach people about better understanding bias, recognizing it in themselves, and how to counter it.

  • What's up with the skyrocketing cost of used cars?

    According to, the average used vehicle in the United States costs nearly $30,000. In some cases, that’s more than new cars. We look at what’s driving up the prices, when they may come back down, and what potential buyers can do in the meantime.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Dorothy Priske Guest
  • John Priske Guest
  • Mai J. Lo Lee Guest
  • Laura Zelle Guest
  • Jamie Page Deaton Guest

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