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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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1/19/15 | 12:01 PM
Horses can develop bad habits, and one of them is cribbing. Carey Williams is the equine extension specialist with Rutgers Equine Science Center in New Jersey. She says cribbing is the act of a horse gripping a solid edge with his front teeth. "Usually it's fences, but it can be... listen now
1/19/15 | 8:56 AM
Fifty-four-percent of the sugar grown in the United States comes from beets. Sugar beets are grown throughout the northern states. In general, if you live in the middle of the country, you’re eating beet sugar. If you live in the south or on the coasts, you’re putting cane sugar on the... listen now
1/19/15 | 8:47 AM
I’m a sucker for watching birds, squirrels, and any other critter that wants to come by my place. Wildlife live closer to our homes than we realize, and some of us make it very enticing for them to visit. Becky McPeake is an extension wildlife professor at the University of Arkansas. She... listen now
1/19/15 | 8:41 AM
The American lamb industry is changing the way it does business. It has created what’s called a “roadmap project” with action steps to bring back profitability. Dan Lippert is chairman of the American Lamb Board. He says the roadmap is a response to concerns about the industry... listen now
1/19/15 | 12:46 AM
If you think about where your home is losing energy -- where would that be? Having a home energy checkup will find the trouble spots, and tell you how to correct them. Chandler vonSchrader is a residential manager with the U.S. EPA’s Energy Star program. He says most people think they need... listen now
1/12/15 | 10:01 AM
As the saying goes, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. When you stretch your creativity limits and do a bit of searching, you’ll find endless ways to use discarded material from businesses and communities. It saves you money and reduces the impact on landfills. Damon... listen now
1/12/15 | 9:49 AM
Debbie Rutt of Wilsonville, Oregon teaches organic gardening to other women. You could say she has a “captive” audience – they’re inmates of the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility. A full-time crew of inmates works in the prison garden, which is a half-acre of space... listen now
1/12/15 | 9:35 AM
All plants need nutrients, water, light, and air to grow – but they don’t always need soil. If you live in an area where gardening is tough, hydroponics might be an option. You can grow many kinds of vegetables, even fresh green fodder for livestock, such as goats. With hydroponics,... listen now
1/12/15 | 9:19 AM
Whether you have a large production farm or grow a garden of vegetables for the farmer’s market, the weather, the economy, and the markets can make-or-break a profitable year. These are all things you have no control over, but can throw you into depression if they don’t go your way.... listen now
1/12/15 | 9:12 AM
Pasteurization was developed after milk was discovered to be a vehicle for dangerous food-borne pathogens. Heating milk to high temperatures and then swiftly cooling it slows microbial growth and reduces pathogens that cause disease. In raw milk, bacteria such as e-coli and campylobacter are... listen now


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