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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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9/15/14 | 10:24 AM
One of the best summer pastimes is to sit by a fire pit on a beautiful evening. Whether roasting marshmallows, or just enjoying the ambiance of the fire, it's a relaxing break from the day.    Eric Liskey is the deputy gardening and outdoor living editor with Better Homes and... listen now
9/15/14 | 10:14 AM
John and Nancy Mims of Hawthorne, Florida, milk around 200 Jersey cows. They sell their milk to a local cooperative, and a few years ago they decided to try making their own cheese. John says they did their research, designed a facility, and bought the equipment. Today, they make five European-... listen now
9/15/14 | 9:58 AM
The next time you take a walk in the woods, notice how the trees are situated. They’re not standing alone, right? They’re layered. Mother Nature likes to weave understory trees and shrubs right under large trees. You can mimic the same thing in your yard for sustainability and visual... listen now
9/15/14 | 9:52 AM
The perfect lawn is a uniform shade of green. A yellowish, mottled appearance might indicate an iron deficiency. Iron plays an important role in chlorophyll production, which turns grass green.   Jeff Beasley is an associate turf professor at Louisiana State University. He says if your grass... listen now
9/15/14 | 9:46 AM
The Discovery Farms program is a multi-state, farmer-led research and educational effort to gather water quality information from different types of farming systems. The goal is to determine the effectiveness of water and soil conservation practices on working farms to collect practical, credible... listen now
9/8/14 | 9:50 AM
When my lilacs are in bloom, I could sniff that lovely fragrance all day. It’s too bad they’re so short-lived. However if you use lilacs to make infused oil, the scent can be used for weeks for all kinds of purposes such as bath oil and soap.   Katilyn Prickett owns a website... listen now
9/8/14 | 9:39 AM
When my brother and sister and I were small, we had our very own playhouse. It was a one-room structure with two windows, carpeting, and even a front porch.  My parents have kept it maintained, so now all the grandkids are having fun and making some great memories. Barbara Butler designs... listen now
9/8/14 | 9:28 AM
Amy Kelsay, her husband Joe, and their three children live on a six-generation dairy and crop farm in Whiteland, Indiana. The farm has been in operation since 1837 when it was land-granted to the family by President Martin Van Buren. Through the years, the Kelsays have maintained the operation with... listen now
9/8/14 | 9:19 AM
My perennial flower beds do a good job of reproducing themselves year-after-year. That's my kind of gardening! I let the birds eat the seeds they produce, but many people like to save seeds from plants such as coneflowers, Black-Eyed-Susans and Liatris.   Justin Hancock is a former... listen now
9/8/14 | 9:00 AM
There is a resurgence of interest in small-scale family farming among young people all over the country. Problem is, being able to afford suitable land is a major roadblock for many beginning farmers. Hank Rohling is the director of donor relations and major gifts development with the Center for... listen now


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