Land increasingly contaminated by farming plastics, New season of ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’

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Heard On The Morning Show
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The statewide coordinator for agricultural recycling in Wisconsin discusses the growing concern of plastics used on farmland. Then, the Wisconsin native and Mystery Science Theater 3000 creator joins the show to talk about the launch of a new season.

Featured in this Show

  • Growing concerns over agricultural plastics

    A new report from the United Nations Environmental Program says plastics are contaminating soil at an alarming rate. A Wisconsin leader talks agricultural plastics and why recycling is a challenge for farmers.

  • Wisconsinite Joel Hodgson created and rebooted Mystery Science Theater 3000

    Joel Hodgson grew up in Fort Atkinson and Ashwaubenon in the 1970s watching local TV. And much of what he saw inspired his creation of Mystery Science Theater 3000, a cult favorite TV show in which a man stranded in space with robot friends hilariously riff bad movies.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Melissa Kono Guest
  • Joel Hodgson Guest

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