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From Alabama to Wyoming stations air the Living the Country Life radio program Monday - Friday.

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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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5/16/16 | 10:49 AM
I have a large, perennial flower garden that requires 30 bags of mulch to cover it. Every couple of years I have to replace the mulch, and I wonder, where does it go? Nina Bassuk is an Urban Horticulture Institute professor at Cornell University. She says the mulch is lunch for fungi, bacteria,... listen now
5/16/16 | 10:41 AM
Ponds and creeks provide a convenient source of drinking water for livestock, but they can also serve as a reservoir for disease organisms and toxins. If your animals are showing signs of gastrointestinal upset, salivation, and have difficulty walking, you might want to test the water. David... listen now
5/16/16 | 10:33 AM
The central part of Virginia was covered in chestnut trees in the early 1900s. A blight wiped out the chestnuts to near extinction by 1940. But, they’re coming back. David and Kim Bryant live in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Nelson County, Virginia. When they bought their 46-acres, they did... listen now
5/16/16 | 10:17 AM
Horses don’t need the Taj Mahal to live in, but their barn should be comfortable. This includes a stall for each horse that is at least twelve-feet-by-twelve-feet, and kept at a temperature that is similar to the outside temperature. Becky Bott is an Extension equine specialist at South... listen now
5/16/16 | 3:08 AM
Many ponds sit on farmland, and sometimes there are issues with sediment washing in and settling on the pond bottom. If sediment is a problem in your pond, one option is to install a catch basin. Allen Gehring is a state conservation engineer with the Natural Resources Conservation Service. He... listen now
5/9/16 | 2:13 PM
When an electric fence is installed right, the shock it delivers is very effective in keeping predators out and livestock in. But, if the fence isn’t properly grounded, the electrical circuit isn’t complete and will be useless. Improving the grounding is a low-cost, effective way to... listen now
5/9/16 | 10:35 AM
Sweeten up that cup of tea with sweet leaves from your own garden. Stevia is a calorie-free herb that’s used as an alternative to sugar. Except for the warmest areas of the country, it’s grown as an annual. Karen Kennedy is the education coordinator for the Herb Society of America.... listen now
5/9/16 | 10:26 AM
For decades, livestock have been given low levels of antibiotics in their diet to keep the animals healthy and improve production. The Food and Drug Administration has to approve these drugs, and veterinarians work with farmers to be sure they’re being used in a way that protects the human... listen now
5/9/16 | 10:17 AM
A farm that isn’t financially sustainable won’t be called home for very long. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket, there’s security in diversity. It allows you to be adaptable to weather and climate changes, and customer preferences. Lisa Kivirist is the coordinator of... listen now
5/9/16 | 10:03 AM
Garlic mustard is one of those non-native, invasive weeds that drives woodland owners crazy. It forms thick, dense colonies that crowd out other vegetation. During its first year of growth, garlic mustard is rather innocuous, blending in with the other green plants on the woodland floor. The second... listen now

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