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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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11/21/16 | 12:46 AM
Annie Fleck spent her lifetime learning how to be an involved business partner with her husband, Frank, on their Illinois farm.  There were tremendous challenges throughout the years, and eventually Frank had to find an off-farm job. Annie took over the management of the farm, made tough... listen now
11/14/16 | 10:17 AM
Erich Schultz worked with a landscape design firm in Phoenix, Arizona, focusing on high-end residential and commercial landscaping. One of his projects integrated farms into neighborhoods. Erich became intrigued with small farms, so he stepped out of the landscape design world to give agriculture a... listen now
11/14/16 | 10:09 AM
The University of Missouri has developed an online tool to provide landowners with detailed information about their land. Ray Massey is an extension ag economist at the University of Missouri, and this was his idea. He says they combined database information from several government agencies into... listen now
11/14/16 | 9:52 AM
By the year 2050, it’s expected that 35% of our energy will come from the wind, saving us money and resources. But it could be costly to our wildlife. Dr. Michael Hutchins is the bird-smart wind energy campaign director for the American Bird Conservancy. He says birds and bats fly into the... listen now
11/14/16 | 9:44 AM
Cattle come down with a lot of different illnesses, but lead poisoning is preventable just by walking the pasture and picking up discarded car batteries, linoleum, and old caulking materials. Any age cow can be poisoned by lead, but calves are more susceptible simply because they’re very... listen now
11/14/16 | 2:08 AM
There are no fish native to the United States that take care of aquatic weed problems in our ponds. If there were, we’d all have pristine ponds. Since that isn’t the case, you may to add non-native fish to do the job. Todd Sink is an aquaculture and fisheries specialist with Texas... listen now
11/14/16 | 12:36 AM
I always had a dog growing up. We had one that was good to us, but would sometimes growl at my friends. He had to get used to my friends before he would let them pet him. Wildlife Specialist Charlie Lee at Kansas State University says people seem more concerned about wildlife attacks than dog... listen now
11/7/16 | 1:58 PM
Years ago my folks had an old septic line that was messed up by tree roots growing into it. We had to get a new septic system – and get rid of the tree. Scott Cullen is a registered consulting arborist and says tree roots sometimes cause problems with all kinds of structures including... listen now
11/7/16 | 11:03 AM
Nicole Saville has a passion for sustainable agriculture and herbal medicine. When she and her husband Paul moved to Lincoln, Nebraska a few years ago, they rented a half-acre plot of land from Community Crops, a small-scale farmer training program. They started growing dozens of varieties of herbs... listen now
11/7/16 | 10:38 AM
A big challenge for organic farmers is finding enough organic seed to meet their needs. One reason for the limited supply is a lack of skilled farmers who are interested in and capable of growing seed using organic farming methods. Kiki Hubbard is the director of advocacy and communications for... listen now


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