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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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Mar 5, 2021

In this episode I, interview Joe Hannan, of Roscommon Berry Farm, and talk about the soil media study they were able to do with funding from the SARE Farmer-Rancher Grant.

 

The video mentioned in this episode can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8Y72awCby4.

Feb 26, 2021

In this episode, I interview Dr. Brett Ramirez, assistant professor for Iowa State University in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and Dave Stender, swine specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to talk about the upcoming Swine Ventilation Workshops.

A brochure with more information, a full list of dates and locations, and the registration link can be found at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/swine-building-ventilation-workshops-set-march-0  

 

Feb 23, 2021

In this episode I interview Ann Johanns, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Extension Program Specialist, and talk about the upcoming decisions based on the 2018 farm bill.

Feb 18, 2021

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, interviews Dr. Lina Rodriguez Salamanca, Extension Plant Pathologist and Diagnostician at ISU to talk about the recent changes to the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide.

 

You can download the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide 2021-2022 at https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/14488.

Feb 18, 2021

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, interviews Dr. Lina Rodriguez Salamanca, Extension Plant Pathologist and Diagnostician at ISU to talk about the recent changes to the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide.

 

You can download the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide 2021-2022 at https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/14488.

Feb 18, 2021

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, interviews Dr. Lina Rodriguez Salamanca, Extension Plant Pathologist and Diagnostician at ISU to talk about the recent changes to the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide.

 

You can download the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide 2021-2022 at https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/14488.

Feb 18, 2021

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, interviews Dr. Lina Rodriguez Salamanca, Extension Plant Pathologist and Diagnostician at ISU to talk about the recent changes to the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide.

 

You can download the Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide 2021-2022 at https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/14488.

Feb 8, 2021

In this episode I interview Amy Powell, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Livestock Specialist, and discuss considerations for this lambing and kidding season.

Jan 27, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kate Hansen, policy assistant for the Center For Rural Affairs to talk about the Conservation Stewardship Program(CSP).

The success stories mentioned at the end of this episode can be found at https://www.cfra.org/blog/conservation-stewardship-program-success-stories.

 

Jan 22, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kate Hansen, policy assistant for the Center for Rural Affairs and Joe Toillion agent with Toillion Consulting Services Inc., to talk about organic crop insurance and a new resource available for organic producers on the topic.

The "Conversations From The Field: Crop Insurance for Organic Operations" guide can be downloaded at https://www.cfra.org/publications/conversations-field-crop-insurance-organic-operations.

Kate can be reached via email at kateh@cfra.org & Joe can be reached at joet45@gmail.com!

Jan 13, 2021

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, interviews Dr. Angela Shaw, Associate Professor in Food Science & Human Nutrition at ISU to talk about the differences between audits and inspections for specialty producers.

Jan 9, 2021

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

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