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SLU students share their love of poetry

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the St. Lawrence University Brewer Bookstore held it's annual Poetry Slam this week. We invited three members of the SLU community to share their winning poems and a surreal, community "Mad-Lib". SLU seniors Mwelwa Bwalya and Gavin Bennett, along with the bookstore's Paul Haggett, joined Todd Moe in the studio for a mini poetry slam.  Go to full article
Are soybeans a promising future for farmers like Bill Brewer?
Are soybeans a promising future for farmers like Bill Brewer?

Can Soybeans Take Root on North Country Farms?

Facing rock-bottom milk prices and mounting debt, dairy farmers are looking for other ways to stay in business. An extra field of hay or corn could help pay the bills in tight times.

Soybeans have been trumpeted as a promising alternative. In part two of our series on diversifying North Country agriculture, David Sommerstein reports soybeans will never be the staple crop they are in the Midwest, but they could be a part of a mix that redefines farming's future in the region.  Go to full article

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