The Audit: CSU’s Prison Agriculture Lab researches the roots, impact of the prison agriculture industry

There are more than 600 prison agricultural programs currently in the United States, but very little data looking at the how, what, and maybe most importantly, why of these programs. Colorado State University’s Prison Agriculture Lab is looking to change that. Co-directors Joshua Sbicca and Carrie Chennault talk about the lab’s recently published landmark dataset analyzing the different types of current prison agricultural programs, as well as the underlying drivers behind them.

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