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This show is a production of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Small Farm Sustainability program. We will be discussing all things small farm, acreage living, and sustainable agriculture related.
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Jun 29, 2022

In this episode I visit with Iowa Master Gardener Program Coordinator, Alicia Herzog, and talk about how the program is set up and how you can get involved!

Jun 17, 2022

In this episode I visit with Suzanne Slack, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fruit Crop Specialist! Today we're talking about fruit production possibilities for small acreages.

Jun 10, 2022
In this episode Amanda Weigel, Agriculture Program Specialist with the Iowa Farm Service Agency reviews the two organic programs (OCCSP & OTECP) the FSA is currently accepting applications on!
May 26, 2022

In this episode I visit with Adam Thoms, Turfgrass Specialist with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, and we are talking about managing your lawn this spring!

May 13, 2022

In this episode, I talk with Andy Kellner, Wildlife Biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, about Canada Geese. We talk the ins and outs of their patterns and how to keep them out of areas we may not want them in!

May 6, 2022

In this episode I visit with Cindy Haynes, Extension Horticulture Specialist and Associate Professor with Iowa State University, and we discuss options and necessities for a cutting garden!

 

The cutting garden handout mentioned in this episode can be found here.

Apr 22, 2022

In this episode I visit with Patrick O'Malley, Commercial Horticulture Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and hear a late spring update on soil temperatures and how its affecting fruit crops!

Soil Temperature Map

Drought Monitor

Apr 8, 2022

In this episode I interview Aaron Steil, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Consumer Horticulture Specialist, and talk about spring flowering trees and shrubs!

Mar 7, 2022

Tune in as I visit with Dr. Yuko Sato, Associate Professor at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine about Avian Influenza and biosecurity.

To find the Avian Influenza Toolkit mentioned in this episode, visit https://www.iowapoultry.com/hpai-toolkit.

Other resources mentioned in this episode were:

USDA APHIS Defend the Flock Program

The Center for Food Security & Public Health

Mar 4, 2022

In this episode I am back with Dan Fillius, commercial vegetable and specialty crop specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This episode is a follow up to the December episode "Preparing for Starting Seeds" and we talk about actually getting those seeds started!

Feb 25, 2022
In this episode, I visit with Dr. Billy Beck, Forestry Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Today, we are talking about windbreaks!
Feb 16, 2022
If you are a woman in agriculture be sure to tune into this episode! I visit with Madeline Schultz, Women in Ag Program Manager, about all of the upcoming programs available for women in ag!   The women in ag event website can be found at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/womeninag/events and Madeline can be reached at schultz@iastate.edu!
Feb 1, 2022

Kitt Tovar-Jensen and I discuss an upcoming Farm Transitions conference for those looking to enter or exit farming.

Jan 21, 2022

Is your private well water safe? Tune in as I chat with Catherine DeLong, Water Quality Program Manager with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach!

Jan 13, 2022

Lambing and kidding season has arrived! Are you prepared? Listen as we visit with Amy Powell, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H animal science program specialist to discuss proper preparation.

Dec 29, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kendra Meyer, executive secretary for the Iowa Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association and Nicole Eilers, Marketing Director for the Iowa Wine Growers Association, to talk about the upcoming Iowa Specialty Producers Conference.

Dec 17, 2021

In this episode, I visit with Craig Christianson, Risk Management Specialist with the USDA Risk Management Agency, about Whole Farm Revenue Protection.

Dec 10, 2021

In this episode I interview Dan Fillius, vegetable and specialty crop specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This time we are talking about preparing for starting seeds!

Dec 3, 2021

In this episode I interview Heidi Anderson, naturalist with Polk County Conservation, and get some tips and tricks for birdwatching this winter!

Nov 26, 2021

In this episode I interview Aaron Steil, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Consumer Horticulture Specialist, and talk about decorating for the holidays with things from the outdoors!

Nov 18, 2021

Dr. Justin Glisan, climatologist for the state of Iowa, shares his insights into the current fall and winter weather outlook.

Nov 15, 2021

In this episode I interview Dr. Glenda Dvorak, Iowa State University Lead Public Health Veterinarian with the Center For Food Security/Public Health, and discuss the biosecurity publications they recently released.

Nov 5, 2021

In this episode I interview Dr. Kathleen Delate, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Organic Specialist, and discuss Iowa organics and the upcoming Iowa Organic Conference.

Oct 30, 2021

In this I interview Kevin Andersen, Private Lands Biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and talk about hunting from a landowner's perspective!

Oct 22, 2021

In this episode I interview Adam Janke, Iowa State University Extension Wildlife Specialist, to talk about general hunting populations!

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