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From Alabama to Wyoming stations air the Living the Country Life radio program Monday - Friday.


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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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1/11/16 | 2:59 PM
It can be idyllic living the country life, but for a lot of women it can also be challenging, especially if they don’t have many peers in their community who are interested in agriculture. USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has found this to be a common theme as she travels the country... listen now
1/11/16 | 2:48 PM
In pioneer days, native prairies grew in the middle of the United States as far as the eye could see. Today, only a fraction-of-a-percent of those original prairies exist, but there is interest in restoring the prairie ecosystem. Laura Jackson is the director of the Tallgrass Prairie Center at... listen now
1/11/16 | 12:50 AM
Anyone who's grown up around snow probably has a favorite sledding hill from their childhood. Flying down a hill is exhilarating, and there are tricks to make your sled go faster. Steve King has a website called devoted to sledding. He says he has a couple of favorite ways to... listen now
1/4/16 | 10:06 AM
It’s been said that no two snowflakes are alike. How do we know this? Have we looked at every single one to be sure? I’ll have that answer for you in just a bit. Ken Libbrecht is a physics professor at Caltech and also an expert in the science of snow. He says before they fall,... listen now
1/4/16 | 9:57 AM
Cody Wranglerstar and his wife had successful corporate jobs and everything they wanted. Their friends thought they were living the dream. But the couple didn’t see much of each other and when their son was born, it put everything into perspective. They needed a change. And boy did they make... listen now
1/4/16 | 9:47 AM
Despite the cold, harsh conditions of winter, your evergreens are still transpiring and need to have that lost water replaced. If moisture lost through the needles is higher than what the tree is taking in through its roots, the needles will turn brown in the spring. This is called “winter... listen now
1/4/16 | 9:40 AM
The biting stable fly is a painful nuisance to pastured cattle. Unfortunately, there’s nothing that can be done in pastures to reduce stable fly numbers except control the sites where they develop as maggots. And the time to do that is now, before the insects have the chance to breed.... listen now
1/4/16 | 9:33 AM
Many people think they will hurt their pregnant mare if they ride her. There are some precautions to take, but a strong, physically fit mare will give birth to a healthy baby. Aime Johnson is an associate professor of theriogenology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She says... listen now
1/4/16 | 9:20 AM
Livestock manure is a valuable resource for adding nutrients to the soil. There’s an effort underway to find even more benefits. The Environmental Protection Agency is searching for ideas to take nutrients from livestock manure – especially nitrogen and phosphorous - and create new,... listen now
12/29/15 | 3:26 PM
Where there is snow, there are kids on sleds flying down the hills as fast as they can. We have a nice hill in our back yard, and I like to hop on for a ride because I’m still a kid at heart. Amy Artuso is a home and community expert with the National Safety Council. She says sledding is... listen now


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