Water Issues
Essay

A public utility takes on big Ag in the fight for clean water.
by William G. Stowe
Interview

Veterinarian Art Dunham's concern for his patients made him a world-renowned expert on the effects of Roundup herbicide on our environment.
by Jon Andelson, Mary Rose Bernal and Mark Baechtel
Digital Art

It's a deceptively simple question. Our associate editor created an infographic to provide the not-so-simple answer.
by Cecilia Bergman
Podcast

With his interview of Des Moines Waterworks CEO, our audio producer debuts our new podcast feature.
by Noah Herbin
Paintings

An Alaska-based artist turned her eye on the prairie during an artist's residency. The result: two paintings, featured in this issue.
Dance

The nationwide celebration of our waterways comes to the prairie.
Podcast

In Rootstalk's fifth podcast, our audio producers talk with Prof. Brandi Janssen about the complexities of sustainaable agriculture.
by Eva Gemrich and Dru Greenwood
Essay

During the yearly migration, an astonishing forty-five percent of all North American shorebirds pass through this Kansas marsh.
by Alicia DeHaan
Podcast

Audio producers Noah Herbin and Eva Gemrich interview University of Iowa Prof David Osterberg about CAFOs.
by Audio producers Noah Herbin and Eva Gemrich
Book Review

This contributor, a soil scientist, environmental activist and farmer, reviews a new book offering a vision of rural prairie revival.
by Fred Kirschenmann
Photography

This first-time contributor provided some beautiful--and beautifully appropriate--images for the essay written by his friend, Alicia DeHaan.