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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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12/8/14 | 9:43 AM
When farmland is healthy, there is plenty of habitat for wildlife, native plants, and a balanced ecosystem. This is called “biodiversity,” and everyone could do something to improve it on their land. Jo Ann Baumgarten is the director of Wild Farm Alliance, an organization that... listen now
12/8/14 | 12:00 AM
Scrounging for seeds or berries in harsh winter conditions can’t be all that easy for our feathered friends. Although the experts say that birds –will– survive through the winter without our help, many bird lovers enjoy making bird food to attract them. You don’t have to be... listen now
12/1/14 | 11:57 AM
If you feed grain to livestock, proper storage of that grain is important for quality control and to reduce waste.    Kathy Anderson is an extension horse specialist at the University of Nebraska. She says when planning for grain storage, choose an area that's easy to get to,... listen now
12/1/14 | 10:16 AM
When Marji Guyler-Alaniz of Urbandale, Iowa, sat down to watch the 2013 Super Bowl, she had no idea that it would totally change her career path. She was awestruck by Paul Harvey’s “God Made a Farmer” speech during the game, and the beautiful images of farmers that went with it... listen now
12/1/14 | 9:41 AM
Picking out a real Christmas tree from a local tree farm is a tradition for many. However you may be bringing small creatures inside the home as well - and we're not talking elves. Keith Jarvi is an extension educator with the University of Nebraska. He says insects such as aphids, mites, and... listen now
12/1/14 | 9:34 AM
Everyone has the typical screwdriver and wrench sets that take up space with their cajillion pieces. And when you lose a piece it always seems to be the one you need. If you’re looking for unique Christmas gifts for someone who loves to tinker, there are new multi-purpose tools for that won... listen now
12/1/14 | 9:11 AM
One of the friendliest, smartest animals in the barnyard is the miniature donkey. Theresa Ellinger of Centerburg, Ohio raises miniature donkeys. She says one of the reasons people love them is their temperament. They’re docile creatures that crave human interaction and make great family pets... listen now
12/1/14 | 9:00 AM
Specialty crops such as fruits, vegetables, and tree nuts play a critical role in the U.S economy. According to the USDA, specialty crop sales total nearly $65 billion per year. They’re also among our fastest growing agricultural exports to other countries. The 2014 Farm Bill is reflecting... listen now
11/24/14 | 9:41 AM
The slow cooker gets used a lot in my house. I’ll throw something in before I leave for work and we have a meal waiting for us when we get home. Londa Nwadike is a food safety specialist for the Kansas State and University of Missouri extension services. She says the right preparation is... listen now
11/24/14 | 9:32 AM
When was the last time you looked at the bottom of your chore boots? My guess is there’s a lot of dirt, manure, and other crud that’s been there awhile, providing the perfect home for bacteria. As you walk from place-to-place, you’re spreading that bacteria which can make your... listen now


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