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Host Jodi Henke shares 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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2/6/17 | 12:57 PM
Community Supported Agriculture programs, or CSA’s, are a way for people to support farmers by buying fresh, seasonal food from them. Today, there is a lot more competition from big box stores that source local food. As a result, many CSA farmers are losing customers. Simon Huntley is the... listen now
2/6/17 | 12:46 PM
I’m notorious for buying more at the grocery store than we can eat. I always have good intentions, but a lot of it ends up looking like a botany experiment in my fridge. Joan Ruskamp is a member of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board. She says not only are we wasting the food, but we’re... listen now
2/6/17 | 11:41 AM
Horses grow out their coats in the winter and are well adapted to the cold. However, they need more food to keep up their energy level and body weight. Monte Stauffer is a livestock Extension educator at the University of Nebraska. He says as the temperatures go down, horses need to be fed more... listen now
2/6/17 | 11:30 AM
Josh Volk worked as an engineer in the Silicon Valley of California, and also volunteered in gardens that were growing in the poor areas of East Palo Alto. He saw the positive impact those gardens were having on the residents, and became interested in food production as a community-building tool,... listen now
2/6/17 | 11:03 AM
On a sunny winter day a few years ago, my kids and I went out to the woods to look for deer antlers. We didn’t find any, but it was nice to get out of the house.   White tail bucks naturally shed their antlers when testosterone levels drop after the breeding season. They grow a new set... listen now
2/6/17 | 10:55 AM
I love to wander around craft shows and I’ve noticed an uptick in cacti and other succulents that people are selling in the cutest containers. The nice thing about these plants is they’re relatively maintenance- and pest-free. And you can choose the look you want - their shapes,... listen now
2/6/17 | 2:13 AM
I can hear the woodpeckers at work on the trees. Sometimes they like to ratta-tat-tat on the eaves of our house. Woodpeckers are beneficial birds because they eat a lot of insects. Bill Golden designs woodpecker feeders and says if you want to attract these birds to your yard, you have to offer... listen now
1/27/17 | 2:37 PM
Turmeric is an herbaceous perennial plant native to South Asia, particularly India. For thousands of years it’s been used not only to spice up food, but for a wide range of medicinal purposes. Until recently, turmeric has been imported from outside the United States. It’s now considered... listen now
1/27/17 | 2:25 PM
Mules are the product of a male donkey and a female horse. On the flip side, a hinny is the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey. Hinnies aren’t nearly as common, but if you saw one you probably wouldn’t know it. Amy McLean is an equine reproduction specialist at the... listen now
1/27/17 | 11:08 AM
If you love houseplants but don’t have a lot of room for them, consider a terrarium. They’re most useful for small plants that don’t adapt well to normal home atmospheres. When properly planted, they offer a novel way to keep live greenery with minimal care. Terrariums are an... listen now


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