Agriculture

With deepest apologies to Giuseppe Verdi

I’m no athlete, but I do love a good physical challenge.  Maybe that’s why most of my family members scatter when I pull out maps and boots for hiking.

Local Organic Dairy Farmers Taste Success

Organic farming is one of the fastest growing areas of agriculture in the last decade. During the same time period, conventional dairy farmers have struggled as milk prices drop and farm expenses rise.

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Innovation Conversation: The Future of Fracking

Today at 1:00pm on WXXI-AM 1370, a discussion of what's in store for upstate New York as it considers allowing natural gas extraction through the controversial hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," technique.

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Governor Cuomo Still Filling Top Jobs

Governor Andrew Cuomo has been slowly but steadily filling top administration jobs.

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Why Global Food Prices are Going Crazy

Despite the fact that the price of staples like wheat, corn and sugar have risen by more than 50 percent in recent months, the price of food in the U.S. has barely budged - here's an explanation.

Need to Know Rochester: Analyzing the 2010 Election

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp, Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt and New York NOW Host Matt Ryan take an in depth look at the results from this past week's election on Need to Know Rochester.

Rochester's Public Market Wants Your Vote

With your help Rochester's Public Market could become America's Favorite Farmer's Market.

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Urban Agriculture Takes Root in Rochester

WXXI's Rachel Ward reports on a coalition of urban agriculture advocates hoping to find a new way to deal with hunger in Rochester neighborhoods. 

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In support of the Greentopia Festival (September 10-15, 2013)
WXXI is proud to bring its viewers and listeners various environmental programming. Content focuses on awareness and appreciation for the environment and the planet as a whole.

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