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Editor-in-Chief Betsy Freese and Editor/Host Jodi Henke share tips from experts across the United States to help you around your acreage. If your favorite station doesn't carry the show, call them and ask for it!


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10/20/14 | 10:01 AM
The largest edible fruit native to the United States is the paw paw. It’s a mango-like fruit that grows on trees mostly east of the Mississippi. It’s not something you’ll readily find in the grocery store, but you might at a farmer’s market. Sheri Crabtree is a research... listen now
10/20/14 | 9:39 AM
Lisa Steele’s family has been raising chickens for five-generations, and she now has her own small flock on her Suffolk, Virginia, farm. She’s also a writer and thought others would be interested in the old-timer’s tips and tricks on caring for chickens. Several years ago she... listen now
10/20/14 | 9:32 AM
Pressure canners have been used for decades to preserve low acid foods such as meat and fresh vegetables. The device creates steam under pressure, and the temperature inside reaches a minimum of 240-degrees. The high heat is then held for a specific amount of time to kill any bacteria that would... listen now
10/20/14 | 9:23 AM
It’s amazing to watch the power of water that flows after a heavy rain. In a field, it can carve out deep gullies and cause erosion. The most common areas are in draws between hills, and other low-lying areas on a slope where water concentrates as it runs off. The wide, shallow channel of a... listen now
10/20/14 | 9:14 AM
Rural life is often associated with fresh, country air. Unfortunately, some of the air we breathe is full of particulates that can make us sick.   Carolyn Sheridan is the clinical director for AgriSafe, a network of health professionals who provide occupational health and safety services... listen now
10/13/14 | 10:08 AM
I’ve noticed a bumper crop of clover growing in my lawn this year. There were little white flowers dotting it everywhere, especially in spots where the turf is a bit thin. White clover starts by seed and once the plant is established, its stolons will spread all over the place. Zac Reicher... listen now
10/13/14 | 9:58 AM
There are basically two ways of getting rid of a tree stump: grind it down, or simply wait for it to rot. Another option is to leave it there and use it as a pedestal for container plants. Kim Coder is a forestry professor at the University of Georgia. He says blowing it up, digging it out by... listen now
10/13/14 | 9:47 AM
Palmer amaranth is a weed species that is indigenous to the desert southwest. Over the past few decades, it has spread and easily adapted to other parts of the country. It thumbs its nose at popular herbicides and one plant can produce hundreds-of-thousands-of-seeds.     Aaron Hager is... listen now
10/13/14 | 9:39 AM
Growing up in the country, bats were the main carrier of rabies, so we were always told to beware if we saw one in the house but I know they're beneficial to have outside. Nina Fasione is a former executive director of Bat Conservation International. She says bats and have been misunderstood... listen now
10/13/14 | 9:32 AM
Before you put your pasture to bed for the winter, you have a to-do list. Take a close look at what’s growing and its condition. There are several important things you can do now to keep your pasture looking great and give it a healthy boost for next year. Garry Lacefield is an extension... listen now


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