October 13, 1980 - Dr. Joe Rossillion, of the Freshwater Biological Research Foundation, speaking at two-day conference discussing the future of water. Conference was sponsored by the Freshwater Society and the Water Awareness Consortium. Rossillion address was titled "Givens and Possibilities About Water in the '80s: Why We Should Be Concerned.”
February 28, 1979 - MPR’s Dan Olson interviews Willis Anthony, University of Minnesota agricultural economist, who discusses farming, its future, problems and solutions. MPR’s John Ydstie talks about planting. Program also includes report from MPR’s Jennifer O'Neil on set-aside program.
September 5, 1978 - MPR’s Jennifer O'Neill profiles the Chatfield Brass Band in Chatfield, MN, which is known as “Band Town USA.” O’Neill interviews members of band about their experiences playing and the preservation efforts of Chatfield Brass Band Music Library.