Overabundance

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     Shawn Weekes, of Texas, is one of a handful of American cowboys currently working on Miratorg farms and helping train Russian cowboys. (Irina Zhorov/WHYY)

    Shawn Weekes, of Texas, is one of a handful of American cowboys currently working on Miratorg farms and helping train Russian cowboys. (Irina Zhorov/WHYY)

    What does it take to produce the overabundance of food that constantly surrounds us? On this week’s show, we take a trip to Russia, where cowboys are being trained to wrangle a brand new beef industry. Then we go to the desert to look at the unexpected perks of farming fish in Arizona. Plus, we step behind the scenes of a lab that is trying to grow food in a petri dish. 

    You may be hungry listening to this episode, but you’ll walk away feeling full of knowledge. 

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