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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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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
10/30/17 | 3:28 PM
My husband dabbles in the art of brewing his own beer. It’s pretty good. I think it could be even better if we grew our own hops. Pat Weakland is the owner of High Hops Brewery in Windsor, Colorado. He also grows about 50 different varieties of hops on one-and-a-half-acres of land.... listen now
10/23/17 | 9:54 AM
One of the last gardening chores is to spread mulch around your perennials to help them through the winter. Justin Hancock is a horticulturist with Costa Farms. He says the biggest misconception about mulch is that it’s meant to keep plants warm. The cycle of freezing and thawing is hard... listen now
10/9/17 | 10:24 AM
When fall rolls around and the days of fresh, red tomatoes on the vine are nearing an end, pick the green ones before their frosty demise. Look at the bottom of the fruit. If it’s starting to show a color change, or you see a white star pattern where the blossom end is, go ahead and pick them... listen now
10/2/17 | 12:44 PM
Beekeeping operations are very diverse. They have different plant species, climates, and precipitation requirements across the nation.  It’s been a hot, dry summer in my area. The lack of rainfall has been hard on plant growth, which in turn makes it tough for bees to produce honey, wax... listen now
9/25/17 | 9:45 AM
You’ve got a small cattle herd and would like to sell the meat to customers. Direct marketing your own beef eliminates the middleman and in theory returns more profit. But, it’s a lot of work. You’ll do your own research and development, be the advertising agency, the CEO, and... listen now


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