KRCU Joins Harvest Public Media

serenaCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 15, 2014 — KRCU, the public radio station at Southeast Missouri State University, announced today that it has joined Harvest Public Media as an associate partner.

Harvest Public Media reports on farm and food issues in collaboration with KRCU and other public media stations across the Midwest. KRCU will broadcast Harvest Public Media stories during NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered” as well as KRCU’s “Going Public.”

Harvest Public Media is headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., and has reporters in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Colorado. Harvest Public Media stories are regularly broadcast on NPR.

“This type of critical reporting perfectly fits the needs of our community,” KRCU general manager Dan Woods said. “Agriculture is an important economic driver in our region.”

As an associate member, KRCU will broadcast Harvest Public Media reports and occasionally contribute to the network. KRCU’s Jacob McCleland has contributed to Harvest Public Media in the past, including stories about feral hog eradication, Kentucky’s industrial hemp law and fertilizer shipping on the Mississippi River.

As the area’s source for diverse musical programming and award winning NPR news, KRCU strives to continuously excel in providing the highest quality public radio programming to Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois. The station broadcasts 24 hours a day from the campus of Southeast Missouri State University on 90.9 FM in Cape Girardeau and 88.9 FM in Farmington and Ste. Genevieve.