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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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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
1/2/18 | 10:59 AM
Twenty-first century weather technology isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be. Take The Farmers' Almanac for instance, which is celebrating 200-years of weather predictions. The publication was started in 1818 in Morristown, New Jersey, by a gentleman named David Young. He didn... listen now
12/18/17 | 11:00 AM
Santa’s reindeer are considered domesticated animals. They’re curious, friendly critters and exhibitions at Christmas time make them profitable, too. You may not know if you’re looking at a male or female because both sexes have antlers. Cindy Murdoch raises about a-dozen... listen now
12/11/17 | 10:34 AM
Drag out the hoe, drop in the seeds, and hope it rains. A new robot plants and waters for you at the click of a mouse. It’s giving drag-and-drop gardening a whole new meaning. Rory Aronson is the founder and CEO of FarmBot, a gardening machine that relies on a software platform for... listen now
12/4/17 | 10:02 AM
This week, America’s farmers and ranchers of all sizes will be receiving the Census of Agriculture in their mailboxes. It’s taken every five-years by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics service, and is important because it provides the only uniform and comprehensive... listen now
11/27/17 | 11:10 AM
Potatoes are hormonal. Hormones keep them in dormancy, and also tell them when to sprout, despite your best efforts to properly store them in a cool, dark place. Nora Olsen is an Extension potato specialist at the University of Idaho. She was part of a research team looking for an organic method... listen now
11/20/17 | 9:45 AM
When it comes to making things by hand, Bob Michaels has woodworking down to a science. His small business in Dousman, Wisconsin makes beautifully handcrafted works of art that are also functional. Bob has been a woodworker since his childhood, but set out to turn his passion into a business in... listen now
11/6/17 | 11:41 AM
A study on trees in the Eastern United States shows they’re packing their roots and moving. Over the past 30-years, many species of trees in the East have been shifting their growing locations in response to climate change. Purdue University professor Songlin Fei led the research team that... listen now


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