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5/8/17 | 1:39 PM
Growing your own grain for homemade goodies is very rewarding, but watch out for diseases that can ruin a good loaf of bread. Julie Dawson is a horticulture professor at the University of Wisconsin. She says if you’re planting a small grain crop for food, do not follow corn. There are... listen now
5/8/17 | 1:32 PM
A few months ago my husband brought home little tablets made from a fruit called the “miracle berry”. He told me to dissolve a tablet on my tongue and then suck on a lemon. I thought he was nuts, but I did it, and I couldn’t believe it – the lemon was sweet, not sour!... listen now
5/8/17 | 1:01 PM
Unless you caught them yourself, the fish you ate for dinner was probably imported from another country. Randy Constant, an organic farmer from Chillicothe, Missouri saw the need for sustainable, locally-grown fish, so he started a business called Quixotic Farming.   Claire Constant is the... listen now
5/8/17 | 12:56 PM
Walk around your land periodically to be on the lookout for any tree saplings that are sprouting up where you don’t want them. It's a lot easier to get rid of them when they’re extremely small. I have invasive white mulberry trees popping up in various spots of my yard. If I don... listen now
5/8/17 | 12:49 PM
Rheas are a flightless bird native to South America, and the lesser-known smaller cousin of the ostrich and emu. Rheas have gray-brown plumage, long legs, and long necks. Jim Hermes is an extension poultry specialist at Oregon State University. He says people who raise the birds pasture them in... listen now
5/8/17 | 3:07 AM
My aunt and uncle have a beautiful pond that is a welcoming family gathering place. We love to fish, but aren’t brave enough to swim in it thanks to the snapping turtles that wouldn’t hesitate to take a nip at us. We have noticed that some of the bass had bites taken out of them. Bob... listen now
4/28/17 | 11:07 AM
We all have weeds that we just can’t seem to get the upper hand on. Their weapon against us is seed longevity. Most annual weedy grass seeds die after two-to-three years, but some broadleaf weed seeds can remain viable for decades. Mike Owen is a weed scientist at Iowa State University. He... listen now
4/28/17 | 10:57 AM
Sheep have unusual livers. They tend to accumulate copper in the liver much faster than other farm animals. As a result, sheep are very susceptible to copper poisoning. Dan Morrical is an Extension sheep specialist at Iowa State University. He says it’s a slow process - feeding high copper... listen now
4/28/17 | 10:45 AM
If your pond is a hot spot for fishing, cast your net wide and open it up to the public to make some money. There are many who will pay you for the opportunity to throw in a line and catch supper.   Greg Lutz is an aquaculture professor at Louisiana State University's Agricultural... listen now
4/28/17 | 10:38 AM
Linda Chapman wanted to stay home with her two kids, and started growing flowers on her Spencer, Indiana, farm as a way to make some money. That was almost 30-years ago. Linda found herself at the beginning of the “buy local” movement and has grown her operation slowly over the years to... listen now


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