Dave Dick­ey spent near­ly 30 years at Uni­ver­si­ty of Illi­nois at Urbana-Champaign’s NPR mem­ber sta­tion WILL-AM 580 where he won a dozen Asso­ci­at­ed Press awards for his report­ing. For 13 years, he direct­ed Illi­nois Pub­lic Media’s agri­cul­ture pro­gram­ming. His week­ly col­umn for the Mid­west Cen­ter cov­ers agri­cul­ture and relat­ed issues includ­ing pol­i­tics, gov­ern­ment, envi­ron­ment and labor.

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