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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.

Dec 18, 2020

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, interviews his counterpart in the eastern part of the state, Patrick O'Malley, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, to give a December update on what you can be doing this winter!

Dec 9, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Adam Jank, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Wildlife Specialist, and they discuss deer here in Iowa.

Dec 4, 2020

In this episode I interview Shawn Shouse, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Agricultural Engineering Specialist, and discuss the home energy savings.

Nov 11, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Kathleen Delate, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Organic Specialist, and they discuss the upcoming Iowa Organic Conference.

Nov 6, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, and they discuss how to interpret your soil reports.

The resources mentioned in this episode can be found at:

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/smallfarms/interpreting-soil-reports

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/smallfarms/managing-soil-ph-horticultural-crops

The contacts mentioned in this episode are:

Oct 28, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, and talk about soil sampling.

Oct 22, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, and talk about fall concerns and care for apples and grapes!

Oct 14, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Peggy Auwerda, Equine Specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and talk about the upcoming Women Managing Horses program!

Oct 6, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Holly VanHeel, Human Science Specialist - Nutrition and Wellness for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and talk about the upcoming Preserve the Taste of Summer courses!

Sep 29, 2020

In this episode I interview Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, to talk about the upcoming fall frost.

Sep 10, 2020

In this episode, I visit with Adam Thoms, assistant professor and extension turfgrass specialist at Iowa State University, to talk about fall lawn care.

Sep 4, 2020

In this episode I interview Liz Ripley, Conservation and Cover Crops Outreach Specialist for Iowa Learning Farms at Iowa State University, to talk about the Whole Farm Conservation Best Practices Manual.

Aug 28, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Kevin Andersen, Private Lands Biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and talk about getting a food plot started!

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