At the end of January, KBIA sent reporters down to southeast Missouri to open the “Bootheel” bureau. Their job was to tackle the stories taking place in the towns, fields and health clinics of Missouri’s most productive farmland. On March 23, we kick off the week-long series called “Shortage in Rich Land.” Listen to Morning Edition, All Things Considered and online at kbia.org.
Video by Kristofor Husted and Bram Sable-Smith. Map by Abigail Keel. Music is "Phase IV" by lo-fi is sci-fi.