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3/28/16 | 9:59 AM
I grew up on an acreage with cattle and horses. It was always exciting when a new four-legged friend showed up, but my parents were quick to make sure I had a good understanding of my limits around animals that were bigger than me. Tracy Schlater is the marketing director for Farm Safety for... listen now
3/28/16 | 9:47 AM
Leasing land is a great way to get into agriculture without the high cost of buying. For landowners, leasing provides a steady income from land they’re not using.   Setting the land rental rate usually depends on a few things: The type of land, the type of operation that is leasing,... listen now
3/28/16 | 9:34 AM
Every year, there are fish kills from manure runoff. State and federal laws require landowners to prevent water pollution. If you have horses or livestock close to a waterway, you should test the water periodically to be sure there are no problems with runoff, especially after a heavy rain or... listen now
3/28/16 | 9:20 AM
Pastures are coming out of dormancy and the grazing season will soon be upon us. Your animals will be giddy eating fresh forages again. Proper pasture management before you turn the animals out makes it feasible to have lush, green pastures and healthy livestock.   Jamie Foster is a forage... listen now
3/28/16 | 9:09 AM
Tim Amlaw has never liked vegetables from the grocery store. And when he had a heart attack a few years ago, he decided it was time to look at growing fresh vegetables. Tim is an ag educator in Phoenix, Arizona. He began researching how he could bring new innovation to local vegetable production... listen now
3/28/16 | 9:02 AM
Feeding and management of your ewes in late gestation can determine the success of the lambing season. About 70-percent of fetal growth occurs during the last four-to-six weeks of pregnancy, so the ewe needs a more nutrient-dense diet. Dan Morrical is an animal science professor at Iowa State... listen now
3/28/16 | 1:51 AM
Whether for sport or for working on the farm, an ATV or UTV is a fun rig to drive. It can also make you miserable if you’re not paying attention to safety precautions. Steve Nessl is a marketing manager with Yamaha. He says it’s very important to be dressed for the ride so the off-... listen now
3/18/16 | 2:28 PM
If you’ve ever used a sandblaster, you know what it does to everything it hits. A researcher in Illinois has found a way to “repurpose” the sandblasting technique to kill weeds in vegetable crops. Sam Wortman is an assistant professor of crop sciences at the University of... listen now
3/18/16 | 2:03 PM
I love a quiet, summer day when I hear the mourning doves cooing to each other from tree-to-tree. Every year I see a few doves lazing on the rail of my deck close to the bird feeders. They get their name because of the soft, drawn-out call that sounds like a lament. When they fly away, their large... listen now
3/18/16 | 1:55 PM
Landon Walker of Idaho Falls, Idaho has been lactose-intolerant all of his life. He tried drinking rice milk, soymilk, and almond milk, but didn’t like anything he bought from the grocery store. As they say, “necessity is the mother of invention”, so Landon started making his own... listen now


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