The antibiotics that clear up infections and keep us healthy are becoming less effective because as they are used, some squirrelly bacteria develop resistance. Those pesky ones easily share their adaption, which can infect unsuspecting humans and leave doctors struggling to cure so-called drug resistant bacteria.
Some of the most important medicines doctors prescribe to fight infections are losing effectiveness. Bacteria are building resistance to our antibiotics and the White House is calling on doctors - and farmers - to help protect public health.
After a massive winter flood, farmers in southern Missouri and Illinois were left with sand, debris and water inundating their fields. They are part of an age-old discussion about whose responsibility it is to protect the floodplain.
Though a long way from Silicon Valley, the Midwest is fertile ground for the next round of big tech investment. With the farm world turning its eyes to data, investment in agriculture technology is booming.