Genetically Modified Organisms; African-American Studies

September 07, 2016
Farmer Jenny Mennenga holds soybean seeds at her family farm near LeRoy, Ill., on Jan. 26, 2015.

Farmer Jenny Mennenga holds soybean seeds at her family farm near LeRoy, Ill., on Jan. 26, 2015.

Photo by Darrell Hoemann/Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting

On the 21st: What does it mean when we say that a plant is genetically modified? Plus, we explore why the number of Illinois college students graduating with a degree in African-American studies is declining.