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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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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!

Aug 19, 2020

In this episode I interview Meaghan Anderson, Central Iowa Agronomist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, to talk about the crop damage due to the recent derecho!

Aug 14, 2020

In this episode I interview Randall Cass, Bee Extension specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, to talk about fall beekeeping!

To find the videos on varroa mite checking go to https://www.ent.iastate.edu/pollinators/ and they will be at the bottom of the page.

Aug 8, 2020

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, interviews Dennis Todey, Director of the USDA Midwest Climate Hub, and Justin Glisan, State Climatologist of Iowa at the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship to talk about recent dry weather around Iowa!

Jul 29, 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 late July produce update!

Jul 22, 2020

In this episode I interview Kristine Tidgren, Director of the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation, who walks us through some of the latest changes in Iowa legislature. 

Jul 17, 2020

In this episode, Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, interviews Lyle Ditmars, of Ditmars Orchard and Vineyard, to talk about planting and managing sunflower fields!

Jul 8, 2020

In this episode, Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, interviews Steve Strasheim, of Twisted River Farm, to get a farmer's perspective on the market throughout COVID-19.

Jun 26, 2020

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, gives a late June update on what's happening here in Iowa!

In this episode Joe mentions plans for a DIY hand washing station, those plans can be found at https://blog.uvm.edu/cwcallah/2020/06/09/improving-handwashing-stations/.

Jun 23, 2020

In this episode I interview Dr. Donald Lewis, Iowa State University Professor and Extension and Outreach Entomologist, to talk about mosquitoes this summer!

Jun 19, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Kendra Meyer, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Extension Program Specialist & Executive Secretary with the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, and talk about the upcoming Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Week!

Jun 15, 2020

In this episode I interview Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, to talk about Japanese beetles!

Jun 12, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Ann Johanns, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Extension Program Specialist, and talk about the Ag Decision Maker platform.

Jun 8, 2020

In this episode Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulture Specialist, interviews Dr. Ajay Nair, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Vegetable Specialist to talk about his current research projects on biodegradable mulch and three sisters gardens!

Jun 5, 2020

In this episode I interview Joe Hannan, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Commercial Horticulturist, to talk about personal weather stations.

Jun 1, 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 late May produce update!

May 29, 2020

In this episode I interview Dr. Kathleen Delate, Iowa State University Agronomy and Horticulture Professor and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Organic Agriculture Specialist, to talk about organic agriculture production.

May 25, 2020

In this episode Olivia Hanlon, Iowa State University Extension Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Extension Specialist, interviews Darlene Knipe, Co-Founder of MarketMaker to discuss how to best utilize the MarketMaker platform.

May 22, 2020

In this episode I interview Adam Janke, Iowa State University Extension Wildlife Specialist, to talk about the benefits of reducing your mowing this summer!

May 15, 2020

In this episode I interview Nicole Eilers, Marketing Director for the Iowa Wine Growers Association, and discuss what goes on during Iowa Wine Month!

May 8, 2020

In this episode I interview Chad Hart, Associate Professor of Economics at Iowa State University , to talk about impacts to the agricultural markets as a result of COVID-19!

May 5, 2020

In this episode I interview Paul Ovrom, State Horticulturalist for the Iowa Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship, Shannon Coleman, Assistant Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University, and Joe Hannan, Commercial Horticulture Field Specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, to talk about the the latest Farmers' Market Guidance!

May 1, 2020

In this episode I interview Charles Brown, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Farm Management Specialist to talk about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)!

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