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Host Jodi Henke shares 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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4/24/17 | 1:50 AM
When I was in high school, my church opened a 100-year-old time capsule. I thought the contents were boring, just old newspapers and such, no gold or diamonds or human skulls. But, the people who put it together wanted to show what life was like a century before.  Paul Hudson is the co-... listen now
4/17/17 | 10:46 AM
A perfectly flat landscape is easy to mow but it isn’t very interesting. Build gently sloping mounds and berms to show off flowers, create a physical barrier, or even change a drainage pattern. Ann Marie VanDerZanden is a horticulture professor at Iowa State University. She says when you... listen now
4/17/17 | 10:39 AM
Bats are important creatures to have around. They gorge themselves on insects and help with pollination. But if they can’t find a safe, warm, and dry place to sleep and have babies, they might decide to move in with you. Rob Mies is the executive director of the Organization for Bat... listen now
4/17/17 | 10:32 AM
Houseplants appreciate the fresh, warm air of spring after a long dreary winter. Moving them outside to live on the deck or patio is therapeutic for us, too. Dennis Patton is an Extension horticulture agent at Kansas State University. He says most houseplants are tropical plants, so they’... listen now
4/17/17 | 9:23 AM
There are three types of soybeans grown in the United States – one is grown by farmers for oil and livestock feed, some varieties are grown as forage, and the third is found in frozen food sections of the grocery store and on salad bars. It’s called “edamame.” These edible... listen now
4/17/17 | 9:15 AM
Jeff Frank and Kristin Illick live on land that has been in her family since the late 1800s. The Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, farm grew processing tomatoes for the Campbell Soup Company until the 1960s. The land became fallowed and trees took over the fields. A few decades later, Kristin and Jeff... listen now
4/17/17 | 9:09 AM
Strawberries are the most popular fruit in the home garden. They’ll grow nearly anywhere on any size plot, and even in containers. With proper care, each strawberry plant can produce a full quart of berries. Sarah Browning is an Extension horticulture educator at the University of Nebraska... listen now
4/17/17 | 12:00 AM
An heirloom, rare breed of pig called the Tamworth is regarded by many as the aristocrat of the pig world. This long-legged ginger pig with large pricked-up ears is suited to free-ranging and forest grazing, a perfect porcine for anyone who has a piece of overgrown land that needs clearing. They... listen now
4/10/17 | 3:03 PM
There’s a wide selection of lawn and garden fertilizers available, but you have to know what’s in the bag for the best results. On the label, you’ll see three letters - N,P, and K. “N” is nitrogen which supports green and leafy growth. “P” is phosphorous... listen now
4/10/17 | 2:50 PM
I’m like a kid in a candy store when spring comes and the garden centers are open. All too often I bring home a flowering plant that catches my eye and put it in the ground without thinking of how it will look in the grand scheme of things. Martha Smith is an Extension horticulture... listen now


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