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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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2/1/16 | 9:54 AM
The quiet, clean energy of battery-powered push mowers is getting more attention from consumers. With a lithium ion battery, there’s no reduction in power, and you won’t wake the neighbors with the noise. There’s no starter rope to pull, just the push of a button and you’re... listen now
2/1/16 | 9:45 AM
All over the country, healthy, adoptable animals are being put down.  Ryan and Krissie Newman of Statesville, North Carolina saw the need for education about responsible pet ownership. They founded “Rescue Ranch”, an education-based program that teaches kids about pet care,... listen now
2/1/16 | 12:38 AM
Lactating cows are susceptible to an infection called mastitis that can affect their milk supply. Animal science professor Joe Hogan, at Ohio State University, says mastitis is an inflammation of the mammary gland, caused by bacteria. The pathogens are transferred from cow to cow or picked up in... listen now
1/25/16 | 11:08 AM
Got a grumpy horse? Maybe the saddle is bothering him. It’s imperative to properly fit a saddle for his comfort and your riding experience. Karl Hoopes is an equine extension specialist at Utah State University. He says to first determine the type of saddle you need based on your style of... listen now
1/25/16 | 10:55 AM
In the hills of Vermont is a maple sugaring operation that pairs tradition with the latest advancements in technology. Bette Lambert of Randolph Center, two of her six children, her nephew, and brother run the family business called “Silloway Maple”, which also includes a dairy farm... listen now
1/25/16 | 10:48 AM
I know several people who wanted a dog, visited an animal shelter, and had their heart strings tugged by a sad-eyed pup who ended up going home with them.  An impulse decision isn’t always a good one, especially if the dog ends up not being a good match for your family.  Choosing... listen now
1/25/16 | 10:34 AM
Bonsai plants are miniature trees grown in pots, and considered a living art form. They can be any plant with a woody stem and tree-like structure. Dave Bogan owns a business called Bogan’s Bonsai in Indiana. He says dwarfing the size of a tree involves what’s growing both above and... listen now
1/25/16 | 10:17 AM
Look up the word “sustainability” in the dictionary and this how it’s defined: “The quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.” In our society, the word’s meaning has become... listen now
1/25/16 | 10:09 AM
Community matters, and there are lots of people who go the extra mile to do what they can to make their town a richer place to live. Sometimes it’s obvious, sometimes it’s not. A program called “Tanks for Thanks” by Cenex has developed a way to recognize the do-gooders in... listen now
1/25/16 | 12:40 AM
An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms on the edge of a roof, and prevents melted snow from draining. The water that backs up behind the dam seeps under the shingles and into the home, causing damage to walls, ceilings, and insulation. Pat Huelman is a building and energy systems specialist at... listen now


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