Seth Bodine joined KOSU in June 2020, focusing on agriculture and rural issues.
Previously, Bodine covered agriculture, business and culture for KBIA, the NPR affiliate station in Columbia, Missouri. He also covered the 2020 Missouri Legislature for the Missouri Broadcasters Association and KMOX-St. Louis.
Previously, he was an intern at Missouri Business Alert, Denver Business Journal and the Colorado Springs Gazette. His work has been picked up by dozens of publications, including U.S. News & World Report, The Associated Press and The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting.
Bodine graduated with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and English creative writing from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Some states encourage hunting to control the hogs, but others believe banning hunting is the way to go to keep hog populations down. (This story originally aired on Morning Edition on July 7, 2021.)