Trump Administration Leaves DACA Intact For Now, Wisconsin Dairy Policies, Food Friday

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A Wisconsin dairy farmer makes the case that the state’s policies favor Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) over small-scale farmers. On Food Friday, we explore delicious ways to use avocados. And the Trump Administration will leave an Obama-era immigration policy protecting people who were brought into the country illegally as children from being deported. We speak with an expert about the news.

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  • Trump Administration Leaves DACA Intact For Now

    The Trump Administration has left the Obama-era immigration policy Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals–or, DACA–in place for how. The program would protect undocumented people brought to this country illegally as children from deportation. We’ll speak with Daniel Costa, Director of Immigration Law and Policy Research at the Economic Policy Institute, about the news.

  • Dairy Farmer: State Policy Favors CAFOs Over Small Farms, Environment

    Wisconsin’s milk production hit an all-time high in 2016, meeting a goal that Governor Walker set for 2020. However, in the last decade, over 5,000 dairy farms have gone out of business, and larger operations are on the rise. We hear from a Wonewoc dairy farmer about why he thinks state policy is favoring the industry’s biggest players over smaller farms and the environment.

  • Food Friday: Cooking With Avocados

    This Food Friday, we take a look at cooking with avocados, which have gone from popular fruit to super food in the last few years. Our guest shares recipes and techniques for adding avocados to your meals.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Daniel Costa Guest
  • Jim Goodman Guest
  • Erin Alderson Guest

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