Dairy and beef misinformation, Wisconsin’s library of the year

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The methane digester at the New Hope Dairy
In this Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, photo, is the methane digester at the New Hope Dairy in Galt, Calif. New Hope Dairy, which has about 1,500 cows, installed the $4 million digester in 2013, thanks to a state grant and a partnership with the local utility. Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo

A new analysis says misinformation on social media understates environmental harm by the meat and dairy industry. A member of the group that published the report joins us. Then, we talk with the executive director of the library named Wisconsin’s library of the year.

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  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Maddy Haughton-Boakes Guest
  • Sarah Sugden Guest

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