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From Alabama to Wyoming stations air the Living the Country Life radio program Monday - Friday.


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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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3/9/18 | 12:12 PM
Like most gardeners, I get tired of planting the same old stuff in the garden. Every spring I look for something new to try whether it’s a vegetable or flower. This year, you’re going to find lots of flowers and veggies with unusual color variations. Diane Blazek is the executive... listen now
3/6/18 | 2:20 PM
It won't be too much longer until your fingernails finally have dirt under them. Get the growing season off to a good start now by spring cleaning your gardens. Radio interview source: Dr. Lelia Scott-Kelly, Consumer Horticulture Specialist, Mississippi State University Spring maintenance... listen now
2/27/18 | 9:00 AM
Prescribed burns indirectly impact wildlife by changing vegetation structure and composition. They impact how much food is available, and the amount and quality of cover for wildlife. Jarred Brooke is an Extension wildlife specialist at Purdue University. He says knowing your management... listen now
2/19/18 | 9:12 AM
Innovations in agriculture are going on worldwide. Teachers and students in the United States have access to a free curriculum that follows an “Ag Cultures” team as it investigates the world’s food puzzles. Tera Fair is a communications specialist with the CHS Foundation, which... listen now
2/12/18 | 1:56 PM
Starting a backyard chicken flock is fun for the whole family. The hard part is deciding on the type and breed of bird. Your reasons for raising chickens will influence your list of breeds. They’re generally grouped according to their purpose such as meat, eggs, and ornamental. Jeff Smith... listen now
2/6/18 | 10:57 AM
Tractors come with all kinds of features, power, performance, and technology. However, the tractor needs of corn and soybean farmers is very different from those who grow specialty crops such as fruits and vegetables. Production farmers need the big-guns, but for small-scale or diverse specialty... listen now
1/29/18 | 3:31 PM
When Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet eating her curds and whey, she was actually eating cottage cheese. Miss Muffet was an early trendsetter because it’s still a popular food item today. Jennifer Giambroni is the director of communications for the California Milk Advisory Board. She... listen now
1/22/18 | 1:08 PM
Over the years, we’ve seen an increase in the number of food-borne illnesses. Angela Shaw is an associate professor and Extension outreach specialist at Iowa State University. She says one-in-six Americans get sick every year from what they eat. Forty-six-percent of that is attributed to... listen now
1/15/18 | 11:20 AM
Every animal has its own way of communicating and if we pay attention, we can figure out what they’re telling us. Melissa Caughey went a step further. The Massachusetts chicken owner has learned how to speak chicken, and wrote a book about it. Caughey says for years, she would observe... listen now
1/8/18 | 10:20 AM
Bison in North America were on the verge of extinction in the 1880’s with less than 700 animals. Since then, their numbers have steadily recovered to about 400-thousand today. The popularity of bison meat has also been growing and there isn’t enough to meet the demand. A campaign called... listen now


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