I cover business, agriculture and economics for Indiana NPR stations. My work has aired on NPR News programs, the BBC World service and more, and I've reported at member stations from coast to coast.
Indiana is adding more large-scale hog farms every year. They're good business for farmers, but some neighbors say they can be bad for property values.
On today’s show, we talk about farming and the economy with Annie Ropeik, reporter for Indiana Public Broadcasting.
Elkhart, Ind., is known as the recreational vehicle capital of the world — and the city with the nation’s highest unemployment rate during the recession. Now, the RV industry is booming — but that’s created problems of its own.