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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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8/15/16 | 10:36 AM
Dwight and Marilee Johnson tried everything they could to help their young son Chance find relief from eczema, an itchy skin inflammation. They found the remedy in their goat pen. The Bend, Oregon couple started making soap using the milk from their two goats, and Chance’s eczema cleared up... listen now
8/15/16 | 10:30 AM
If your tomato plants are suddenly turning brown and dying, they might be victims of late blight. Beth Berlin is an extension horticulturist at the University of Minnesota. She says late blight spores are spread by wind and water, and can travel several miles from field-to-field with the right... listen now
8/15/16 | 10:14 AM
When I need more gas for my push mower, I fill up my two-gallon gas tank with E-10 fuel. This means it’s 10-percent ethanol and 90-percent petroleum. Ethanol has been demonized when it comes to small engines, but I’ve never had a problem. Ray Bohacz is the engine answer man for... listen now
8/15/16 | 10:01 AM
Eli Rogosa of Colrain, Massachusetts is a food anthropologist who wanted to bake with ancient, artisan wheats. But she couldn’t find any. Eli worked in Palestine and Israel in the winter for years with farmers’ organizations and to advance ecological farming. While there in the... listen now
8/15/16 | 9:52 AM
Mike Meyer had a small garden as a kid and grew up proudly taking his produce to compete in the Illinois State Fair vegetable competitions. Mike and his wife Katie now live in Norwalk, Iowa, on a three-acre farm. They raise Buff Orpington ducks and Hampshire-cross pigs – and have a huge... listen now
8/15/16 | 9:44 AM
According to the Centers for Disease Control, fresh produce accounts for about a-third of all food-borne illness outbreaks in the United States. The Food Safety and Modernization Act was created to set a standard for produce food safety. A part of that legislation, known as “The Produce Rule... listen now
8/15/16 | 1:39 AM
When my family was raising chickens, we made sure they had a lot of water to drink and plenty of shade to help prevent heat stress.   Sheila Purdum is a poultry specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She says chickens don't sweat, so they have to pant to keep themselves cool... listen now
7/22/16 | 10:46 AM
I’m really good about having our lawn tractor serviced at the end of the year and checking things over first thing in the spring. Unless something goes wrong, I usually don’t pay attention to the maintenance of the machine during the mowing season. But I should. Ray Bohacz is the... listen now
7/22/16 | 10:40 AM
Birds, deer, raccoons, squirrels, even black bears will help themselves to your sweet corn patch, usually right before you’re ready to harvest. But how do you know what critter is eating it? Becky McPeake is an Extension wildlife expert at the University of Arkansas. She says the first... listen now
7/22/16 | 10:28 AM
Lynn Steiner is a native plant horticulturist and author of a new book called “Grow Native”. Lynn and her husband Ted live on 18-acres north of Stillwater, Minnesota. It’s a 115-year old homestead, and she has put in a cottage entry garden, lots of mixed borders around the house... listen now


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