We are a reporting network covering the Mississippi River basin. Any news outlet can publish our stories for free.
Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk
An independent reporting collaborative from the Missouri School of Journalism
with Report for America and the Society of Environmental Journalists
Agriculture, water, climate change and related environmental issues are complex. We’re here to help newsrooms cover the problems and potential solutions.
Where We Work
The Mississippi River drains 42% of the continental United States. The river system powers commerce, provides drinking water to millions, and defines the region’s character.