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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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11/14/16 | 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
11/7/16 | 10:28 AM
Every year about this time we’re ready to put the gas-powered lawn equipment to bed for the season. The question is always, do we run the engine till it’s out of gas, or do we add fuel stabilizer to prevent the gasoline from gumming up the fuel system? You have to do one or the other or... listen now
11/7/16 | 9:47 AM
Turn those unproductive edges of your farm into a haven for wildlife. A hedgerow is a dense, linear planting of trees, shrubs, forbs, or grasses. They provide shelter for wildlife, and support them with food such as nectar, pollen, and fruits. Hedgerows also enhance communities of beneficial... listen now
11/6/16 | 11:00 PM
When I’m done with the gardening season I tend to put the tools away and forget about them till next spring – and then I have to scrape off the dirt when I’m ready to use them again. It would be easier if I just cleaned them up now so they’re ready to go. Dixie Sandborn... listen now
10/31/16 | 4:46 PM
From hummingbirds to Canada geese, migratory birds seek out habitat on their journey. Every year, migratory birds make the journey between North America and wintering areas in Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Some travel thousands of miles, others just a few hundred miles. Alicia King... listen now
10/31/16 | 11:26 AM
After Halloween, the market for pumpkins takes a huge dive. Your pumpkin patch is probably littered with pumpkins that are broken or blemished, and others didn’t sell. They’re just left to decompose right where they grew. Bring in some cattle and let them clean it all up for you.... listen now
10/31/16 | 3:08 AM
We have huge wolf spiders around our deck and they give me the heebie-jeebies. At least they're not poisonous. However, there are a couple of venomous ones that you don't want to cross paths with. Cornell University Entomologist Linda Rayor says one is the Brown Recluse, which lives in... listen now


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