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A weekly look at business issues important to mid-Missouri this week.

A weekly look at business issues important to mid-Missouri this week.
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Columbia, MO

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A weekly look at business issues important to mid-Missouri this week.

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@KBIA

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English

Contact:

409 Jesse Hall The University of Missouri at Columbia Columbia, MO 65211-1310 (573) 882-3431


Episodes

Business Beat: Propane price spikes, Missouri grapes combat climate change

2/12/2014
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Residents across the Midwest are struggling with tight propane supplies, especially in this bitterly cold, snowy winter. But it's not just homes that...

Duration: 00:07:48


Business Beat: Immigrant, women entrepreneurs in U.S.

2/5/2014
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Monday’s Morning Edition on NPR featured a story about a Columbia biotech startup. We thought we’d give it an encore run on KBIA in case you missed it....

Duration: 00:07:47


Business Beat: Moberly's affordable housing, pheasants lose grassland to fa

11/27/2013
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The city of Moberly made a Yahoo Homes top ten list of the nation’s cheapest markets for family homes. The report says the average listing of a four...

Duration: 00:07:47


New railway bridge opens for business, serving Amtrak's Missouri River Runn

11/26/2013
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A new railroad bridge over the Osage River between St. Louis and Jefferson City is now open for both passenger and freight train use. The new bridge...

Duration: 00:00:39


Missouri businesses to pay more in unemployment taxes

11/25/2013
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Missouri businesses will have to shell out more money for unemployment taxes next year in order to pay down debt the state owes to the federal...

Duration: 00:00:42


Start-up to help international students; price of Ashland impeachment; new

11/22/2013
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Missouri's colleges and universities continue to educate an increasing number of international students. A report from the Institute of International...

Duration: 00:07:48


Programmers wanted; frac sand mine sneaks into Mo.

11/13/2013
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Just like Silicon Valley, there is a shortage of tech talent -- specifically programming talent -- right here in the Midwest. That dearth is the...

Duration: 00:07:48


Record harvest for farm families; small nuclear reactor grant for MU

10/23/2013
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Coming up we’ll check in with some farm families about their surprising amount corn crop this year. But first, the Curators of the University of Missouri

Duration: 00:07:48


Guard donkeys; farmers plowing more prairie land

10/16/2013
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Wild dogs, coyotes, and bobcats are just some of the predators that have always been a threat to ranchers who raise sheep or goats. Traditionally, people

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Government shutdown and salmonella outbreak; food stamps for unemployed

10/9/2013
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This week, well take a look into one state some students at giving food stamps to the unemployed. An outbreak of salmonella linked to raw chicken is

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Mid-Mo. roundup of government shutdown effects; millet on the menu

10/2/2013
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30 Rock fans know the phrase well: Shut it down. Nearly all of the characters have used it at some point during the TV shows multi season run. And now its

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Downtown council talks Brookside overflow; booting a farm subsidy from farm

9/25/2013
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A miscalculation by Brookside apartments is costing some Columbia residents up to $35 per week. The Downtown Leadership Council hosted a public forum

Duration: 00:07:47


Exploding manure pits; startup business competition

9/19/2013
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It’s about that time of year when hog farmers begin the annual process of pumping a year’s worth of manure out of the pits under their barns. The nutrient

Duration: 00:07:48


Nitrate runoff part two; City Council amends development ordinances

9/4/2013
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Columbia City Council members approved stricter requirements for a controversial potential housing development near Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. KBIA

Duration: 00:07:47


Nitrogen in the waterways; sounds at the state fair

8/28/2013
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A new report from the US Department of Agriculture has found that through voluntary conservation measures, farmers reduced the amount of nitrogen that

Duration: 00:07:49


Nixon hammers home flaws in tax-cut bill; seed vault tour

7/31/2013
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Gov. Jay Nixon stopped by Columbia twice this week. He has spent his summer drawing attention to the many problems he and other critics see with House

Duration: 00:07:48


How to revive soil for agriculture

7/24/2013
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The world’s soil is in trouble, even in the fertile Midwest. Some experts warn that if degradation continues unchecked, topsoil could be gone in 60 years

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Metal theft in farm country; displaced residents look for home

7/17/2013
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Credit Tamara Zellars Buck / KRCUUnion Baptist Church as it stands today in Pinhook, Mo.Edit | Remove In the countryside, there are fewer people – and some

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Iowa aquaculture; Google Glass

7/10/2013
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Google Glass may seem like space-age technology. But that doesn’t mean it’s only for Star-Trek fans. The innovative device is a pair of glasses with a

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Biotech wheat and biotech expansion

7/5/2013
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A Columbia biotech company has announced plans to commercialize its products around the globe. EternoGen, LLC. develops collagen-based products for

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