Virus Infecting Bald Eagles; COVID-19 Aid For Wisconsin Farms

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A farm in Pennsylvania
A message is printed on bales near a farm is in Lebanon, Pa., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Matt Rourke/AP Photo

Researchers help us understand a new disease in eagles that may be linked to Wisconsin River Eagle Syndrome. Then, we take a look at state and federal relief for farmers feeling the financial impact of the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Researchers Discover Virus Infecting Bald Eagles

    UW scientists discovered a new virus plaguing bald eagles that could be linked to Wisconsin River Eagle Syndrome. An expert joins us to discuss the researchers’ findings about this new disease and how it affects the nation’s eagle population.

  • Pandemic Aid For Farmers

    Last week Governor Tony Evers announced the Wisconsin Farm Support Program, which will provide direct aid to farmers in the state feeling the financial strain from the pandemic. We discuss how COVID has hurt farmers and how state and federal aid might help.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Tony Goldberg Guest
  • Kara O'Connor Guest

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