Radio | Living the Country Life



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


To view a complete list of the stations airing our program and their website.

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!


Be on our show: We'd like to feature you on our radio show! Our regular feature "Country View" highlights folks with the love of all things country.

Send us an email at and tell us all about you and your place in the country.


Subscribe to Latest Radio Shows

Our RSS "feed" includes full text, image, and audio.



Become an Affiliate: Living the Country Life is the largest rural radio network in the nation, and we have our station affiliates to thank for this! To find out if the program is available for your market, email


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

9/18/18 | 10:48 AM
The devastating avian influenza outbreak from late 2014-to-mid-2015 was linked to migratory wild birds, especially waterfowl that can carry highly pathogenic avian influenza and Newcastle disease. They shed the viruses in their saliva, nasal secretions, and feces as they fly south for the winter.... listen now
9/10/18 | 9:29 AM
Apples mature over a long period of time, depending on the cultivar. Some are ready now, others are weeks out. When to pick apples depends on if you’re going to eat them right away or store them for later. Teryl Roper is an Extension horticulture specialist at Utah State University. He... listen now
9/4/18 | 9:12 AM
There are a lot of traditions in college football, but one in particular really touches the heart. Fans in Kinnick Stadium at the University of Iowa stand in the first quarter, and wave to young patients at the Stead Family Children’s Hospital, which overlooks the stadium.  This fall,... listen now
8/24/18 | 10:26 AM
I’ve got a few spots in my yard where turf grass has a hard time growing. Most of them are under mature trees that have a thick canopy, which reduces sunlight penetration to the ground. John Fech is an Extension educator at the University of Nebraska. He says the species of turf grass in... listen now
8/20/18 | 11:44 AM
The fresh mushrooms you bought from the grocery store likely came from Pennsylvania. Sixty-four percent of the nation’s mushrooms are commercially grown in that state. Gale Ferranto is a 3rd generation mushroom farmer, on the board of the Mushroom Council, and the president of Buona foods... listen now
8/13/18 | 9:38 AM
Sore mouth is a pox virus that lives indefinitely in the soil, and affects most sheep and goat operations at some point. Dr. Reid Redden is a state sheep and goat specialist with Texas A&M Agrilife Research and Extension. He says the virus presents with crusty scabs on the mouth which heals... listen now
7/30/18 | 10:03 AM
Black walnut trees are prized for wood and walnuts, but fruit and vegetable crops planted near walnut trees can be afflicted with a disorder known as walnut wilt. Ward Upham is an Extension horticulturist at Kansas State University. He says black walnuts release a naturally-occurring chemical... listen now
7/23/18 | 9:25 AM
Baby-boomers are inundating the leisure travel market and are a niche audience for agritourism businesses. Now more than ever, group travelers are looking for experiences rather than shopping opportunities. Tour busses, car clubs and bikers will veer off the traditional routes if an attraction... listen now
7/16/18 | 9:43 AM
You’ve worked hard to get your animals ready for county and state fairs. The last thing you want is for your livestock to pick up or transmit a disease while there. Dr. Dustin Oedekoven is the South Dakota State Veterinarian. He says on a broader sense, disease control depends on the... listen now
7/9/18 | 2:57 PM
If you take pride in growing beautiful flowers, exhibit them at the county or state fair. You don’t have to be an expert in floral design, just select your best possible specimens at the time of harvest for exhibit. Skyler Brasel is an FFA floriculture showmanship judge at the Iowa State... listen now


Subscribe to Living the Country Life: Radio Shows