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12/12/16 | 2:08 AM
If you’ve talked about installing a dock in your pond but haven't quite got around to it yet, now might be a good time because you can lower the water level. Marty Brunson is a former Mississippi State Fisheries Professor. He says late fall or early winter is the prime time to lower... listen now
12/12/16 | 12:37 AM
Mules are durable, versatile creatures that are used for packing, riding, and other chores on the farm. A mule has a donkey father and a horse mother, and you can spot one by the long ears and short mane.   Amy McLean is an equine reproduction specialist at the University of California-... listen now
12/5/16 | 11:23 AM
Canning has become popular again and jars of your homemade food can make wonderful gifts. It’s a good idea to know who you’re giving it too because some people are skeptical of home-canned products and are afraid they’ll get sick. It might be the best tasting stuff ever, but to a... listen now
12/5/16 | 11:15 AM
When we’re camping, my two favorite pans to cook in are a cast iron skillet and Dutch oven. I usually use a liner when I bake something in the Dutch oven because it makes cleanup easier, but food does occasionally spill out and cook onto the pan. Sometimes I can scrape it out, sometimes I can... listen now
12/5/16 | 11:09 AM
I have some old deck chairs that need updating and I think spray-painting them will be the best way to do it. Spray paint is easy to use and you get a really nice finish if you do the prep work first, and keep the can moving as you’re spraying. Mark Wilgen is the director of small project... listen now
12/5/16 | 10:50 AM
If you have liquid pesticides that need storing over the winter, make sure they don’t freeze. Jan Hygnstrom works with pesticide safety in Nebraska Extension. She says the freezing point of many liquid pesticides is lower than 32-degrees due to the hydrocarbon solvents or inert ingredients... listen now
12/5/16 | 10:42 AM
A horse that’s not behaving well, showing some lameness, or hating you in the saddle might benefit from a visit by a chiropractor. Even four-legged creatures can throw their backs out of whack sometimes. Dr. Rebecca Funk is a clinical assistant professor at the Virginia-Maryland College of... listen now
12/5/16 | 10:33 AM
When a solar farm company came to talk to folks in Bunn, North Carolina, about putting solar panels on farm ground, Chad Ray wished there was a way to keep that land in pasture. He reached out to the company and made a deal. His sheep would live on the 20-acre solar farm and graze the grass... listen now
12/5/16 | 12:46 AM
Every year my family makes the annual trek to a favorite Christmas tree farm. It’s been in the business for years – which is what it takes to have a successful Christmas tree operation.   Harold Hill owns a tree farm near Minburn, Iowa, and says anyone who's interested in... listen now
11/28/16 | 11:34 AM
  In the wintertime, free-range chickens don’t have bugs to dine on, but they do like to scratch under a light snow and pick up seeds, and nibble on refuse from the fall garden. On really cold, snowy days it’s a good idea to lock them up in the coop. David Frame is an... listen now


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