Home Ground 2019 Broadcast Schedule

Mar 19/24 Chef School

MORE AND MORE PEOPLE WANT TO KNOW WHERE THEIR FOOD COMES FROM AND THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH IT WAS RAISED OR GROWN.  IN RESPONSE, FARMERS AND RANCHERS ARE TELLING THEM.  BUT HOW DO WE KNOW THE CLAIMS ARE TRUE?

Mar 12/17 Women in AG

WHEN WE THINK OF RANCHERS AND FARMERS, WE TEND TO THINK OF MEN.  BUT WE’RE ONLY HALF RIGHT.  THE OTHER HALF ARE WOMEN.  AND AS IN MANY AREAS OF NATIONAL LIFE, THEY ARE STEPPING TO THE FRONT.

Mar 5/10 Holly Luck Encore

OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS ARE ALWAYS IN THE NEWS AND WANT  TO KNOW THEY’RE GETTING THINGS DONE.  BUT NO-ONE MENTIONS THAT THE FOLKS WHO USUALLY MAKE THINGS HAPPEN ARE THE HIGHLY SKILLED MEMBERS OF THEIR STAFF. FOR 32 YEARS HOLLY LUCK WAS ONE OF THE VERY BEST.


Feb 26/ Mar 3 Climate Change

CLIMATE CHANGE IS A GLOBAL ISSUE WITH HUGE ECONOMIC INTERESTS IN PLAY, WHICH TRANSLATES INTO HEAVY PRESSURE ON ELECTED OFFICIALS TO DO THEIR BIDDING.  SO WHAT CHANCE DO REGULAR CITIZENS HAVE TO IMPACT OUR NATION'S CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY?  MORE THAN YOU MIGHT THINK.


Feb 19/24 Mock Trial

YOU’RE IN HIGH SCHOOL  AND HEAR ABOUT SOMETHING DIFFERENT:  YOU AND CLASSMATES WILL BE COACHED BY REAL LAWYERS TO PRETEND YOU ARE TRYING A CASE BEFORE A REAL JUDGE.  YOU TRY IT AND--GUESS WHAT—IT’S REALLY FUN!


Feb 12/17 Sean Logan

SEAN LOGAN SPENT 20 YEARS AS A CITY FIREFIGHTER AND CHIEF OF HELENA'S FIRE DEPARTMENT.  YOU'LL BE SURPRISED BY WHAT HE LEARNED ALONG THE WAY.


Feb 5/10 Medicaid Expansion

PERHAPS THE BIGGEST DECISION FACING THE  LEGISLATURE IS WHETHER TO CONTINUE MEDICAID EXPANSION—WHICH 100,000 MONTANANS HAVE ENROLLED IN DURING THE PAST 4 YEARS.  GET THE FACTS—ON HOME GROUND. 


Jan 29 / Feb 3 Dan Edelman

M.S.U. HAS SERIOUS PROBLEMS.  CAN ITS NEW CHANCELLOR, THE 5TH IN 6 YEARS,   FIX THEM?

January 22/27  HOPA MOUNTAIN

RURAL POVERTY IS OFTEN OUT OF SIGHT. BUT IT'S FULLY REAL. EMPOWERS THOSE AFFLICTED TO HELP THEM SOLVE THEIR OWN PROBLEMS


January 15/20 MAYOR FREEMAN-WILSON

MONTANA AND GARY, INDIANA HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON: HIGH LEVELS OF POVERTY AND ELECTED LEADERS TRYING TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.


January 8/13 PROFESSOR WADED CRUZADO, President, M.S.U.

MT  ACTIVELY HELPS STUDENTS WHO WANT TO ATTEND BUT ARE SUB-PAR IN ENGLISH AND MATH SKILLS.  WHY?


January 1/6 FUNDERS OF MONTANA'S CHILDREN

RESEARCH MAKES CLEAR THAT A CHILD’S FIRST THREE YEARS ARE PIVOTAL TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTELLIGENCE AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH.  SO 6 CHARITABLE FOUNDATIONS HAVE TEAMED UP TO HELP ’S COMMUNITIES DO RIGHT BY OUR KIDS.