Farm Bill spending, Parenting in digital age

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Drought-stressed corn grows on a farm near Oregon, Mo.
Drought-stressed corn grows on a farm near Oregon, Mo., in this Aug. 28, 2013, photo. Orlin Wagner/AP File Photo

An agriculture reporter takes us through what’s in the latest Farm Bill. Then, an author shares her book on parenting children who are growing up in a digital age.

Featured in this Show

  • A look at the Farm Bill as the deadline approaches

    We take a look at what’s in the Farm Bill, a massive 5-year omnibus covering farming, rural communities, food assistance programs and more, as the September 30 deadline approaches.

  • How to parent a digital-age kid

    Our guest, a parent of a teenager herself, offers tips for how to help kids who’re growing up wholly online navigate those spaces while protecting their privacy and mental health.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Meredith Lee Hill Guest
  • Devorah Heitner Guest

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