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Brian Mann

Brian Mann is Adirondack bureau chief for North Country Public Radio in northern New York. He regularly covers Canadian issues, energy policy, and rural politics in the US.  Brian lives on a seventy acre hay farm in New York's Champlain Valley. His work appears regularly in a variety of national public media outlets. His 2007 book "Welcome to the Homeland" is an exploration of the rise of small town political power in American politics.

Recent Stories



Animal manure on industrial farms can wreak environmental havoc. At the University of Guelph in Ontario, microbiologist Cecil Forsberg has found a solution to the problem. He genetically modified pigs to produce low-phosphorous manure.

Southwest Water Woes

As climate change cuts the flow of the Colorado river, drought-like conditions in the American Southwest may become the norm.