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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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1/20/14 | 10:33 AM
A venereal disease in cattle is spreading rapidly. Trichomoniasis, usually referred to as “trich,” has been around for a long time and is under control in most states. However, due to cattle being transported around the country because of drought and other reasons, trich is re-emerging... listen now
1/20/14 | 10:26 AM
Fires, tornadoes, and other disasters can wipe out everything in a heartbeat. Whether you’re a renter or homeowner, it’s a good idea to make a household inventory so you know the value of replacing those items. Jamie Rathbun is an extension agent at Kansas State University. She... listen now
1/20/14 | 10:17 AM
People own forested land for many reasons, including income from the wood, recreational purposes, and aesthetics. You can’t afford to ignore the value of this asset, so a well-prepared forest management plan will help you meet your goals now and into the future. Earl Garber is the... listen now
1/20/14 | 10:06 AM
Some people say nature is their “church.” Jane Hawley Stevens of Baraboo, Wisconsin, felt pure joy when she went for walks with her grandmother, who she considered to be a great North woods woman. When Jane went to college, she knew her passion came from the outdoors, so she got a... listen now
1/20/14 | 9:56 AM
Years ago either you grew your own food or knew the people who did. Most Americans today are disconnected to their food suppliers, and may even believe it starts at the grocery store. The Monsanto company is behind an effort to educate consumers about how modern agriculture has evolved, and... listen now
1/13/14 | 12:56 PM
When I go to a farmer’s market, I have my favorites. But it’s also fun to see what the new trends are with growers. If they have something different to offer, chances are they’re going to do well. Lynn Byczynski is the editor of Growing for Market, a magazine dedicated to... listen now
1/13/14 | 12:44 PM
I’ve gone through several corn mazes with youth groups over the years. I’m usually the last person out because I’m directionally-challenged, and also because the mazes were designed to keep you in there awhile.   Gary Roberson is an extension specialist at North Carolina... listen now
1/13/14 | 12:35 PM
The ostrich industry is growing as an alternative livestock option for small farmers. You can have a breeding pair on as little as a-third-of-an acre. The meat, eggs, and leather can be marketed, as well as other value-added ostrich products. However, it can take thousands of dollars to get started... listen now
1/13/14 | 12:24 PM
Janet Zintambila grew up in a small village in Kenya. Her family raised vegetables, coffee, bananas, and maize. When Janet came to the United States to go to college, she stayed with host families with gardens, and felt right at home. She volunteered all she could to help in the gardens. Janet... listen now
1/13/14 | 12:09 PM
Marketing and selling products grown on a small farm can be a challenge. Forming a cooperative is a way to join forces and accomplish what you can’t do alone. Done right, the economics benefit everyone. Madeline Schultz is a value-added agriculture specialist at Iowa State University... listen now


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