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A 40-percent population increase by 2050 means the demand for water used in growing crops and feeding livestock will increase dramatically too. How can we be sure fresh water for food will be available? That and other issues were part of World Water Week which recently wrapped up in Stockholm. Peter McCornick's the Executive Director of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska.
Heroic Food helps men and women returning from military service who can face unemployment, social dislocation, a loss of a sense of purpose and lowered self esteem by preparing them for careers in sustainable farming, agricultural trades, and food entrepreneurship. Heroic Food director Leora Barish is our guest.
Tom Appel of Consumer Guide Automotive has a road test of the Jeep Compass fuel-saving SUV.
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