LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

My Farm Roots: Lessons from the Farm Crisis


It’s time for My Farm Roots, a series from Harvest Public Media in which we hear Americans’ stories and memories of rural life. Because when you hail from farm country, roots run deep. In today’s report from Amy Mayer, we hear about Mark Kenney, a farmer in Story County, Iowa. Times are good on the farm right now, but that hasn’t always been true. Many of today’s young farmers, like Kenney, grew up in the shadow of the farm crisis of the 1980s and watched as rural areas were ripped apart by debt and foreclosures. Those hard times will always stay with them.

To learn more about this series, "My Farm Roots," visit the Harvest Public Media website. Read our stories... and share your own!

HPM-Project My-Farm-Roots


Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)