California Foodways Podcast
An invasive 20-pound rodent could wreak havoc on California ag

Merced County is California’s sweet potato capital. In this story, co-reporter Angela Johnston and Lisa Morehouse meet a sweet potato farming family that’s facing a crisis that could wreak havoc on the entire agricultural industry. It weighs 20-pounds, has orange bucked teeth, and can eat a quarter of its body weight a day.

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