Thursday, September 1st at 7pm [rebroadcast Mon, Sept 5 at 7am on solar-powered KRUU-FM], the Dream Green series interviews microbiologist Elaine Ingham, founder of Soil Foodweb Inc. Recognized around the world as a leader in soil microbiology, Ingham is a key author of the USDA's Soil Biology Primer. In 2011, Ingham was named as The Rodale Institute's chief scientist. She also teaches courses at Maharishi University of Management.
Also featured: Francis Thicke, owner of Radiance Dairy Farm, an 80-cow, grass-fed organic dairy farm located in Fairfield with a number of sustainable components. After earning a PhD in soil biology, Thicke worked at the USDA in Washington, D.C., serving as the National Program Leader for Soil Science for the USDA-Extension Service. He and wife Susan returned to full-time farming in 1992. Thicke ran unsuccessfully for the position of Secretary of Agriculture for Iowa in 2010 as a member of the Democratic Party.
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