Episode 8: Farming on the Great Plains by The PlainStory Podcast published on 2017-09-14T17:34:43Z Farming has formed the base of the Great Plains economy since homesteading days. It’s always been challenging work, even making enough profit to simply hold on to the land itself. Today our stories explore how farming has changed in recent decades, and how some of today’s farmers deals with modern challenges. Photo by Luke Runyon, Harvest Public Media. Theme music by the Talbott Brothers. Other music excerpted: "Walking Together" by Laurent Dury and William Hurion (De Wolfe Music).