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We are starting production of a series of podcasts from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. The subject matter will include; agriculture, natural resources, environmental issues, family issues, child development, veterinary topics, research, outreach and more.

We are starting production of a series of podcasts from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. The subject matter will include; agriculture, natural resources, environmental issues, family issues, child development, veterinary topics, research, outreach and more.
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United States

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We are starting production of a series of podcasts from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. The subject matter will include; agriculture, natural resources, environmental issues, family issues, child development, veterinary topics, research, outreach and more.

Twitter:

@UTIAg

Language:

English

Contact:

865-974-7363


Episodes

Call of the Week: Thrips and Tarnished Plant Bugs

6/5/2019
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Dr. Scott Stewart advises on timely management steps for controlling thrips and tarnished plant bugs in cotton.

Duration:00:05:56

AgCast: Nursery Sprayer

6/4/2019
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Nationally, the nursery industry contributes 4 billion dollars to our economy, and tennessee is well-known for producing trees and plants. UT Extension has been involved in developing technology that improves how nurseries apply pesticides. In this episode of AgCast, Charles Denney has more on reducing chemicals and perhaps increasing profits.

Duration:00:05:32

Bringing it Home: CPR and AED Awareness Week

6/3/2019
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The song STAYING ALIVE has the correct beat for chest compressions! In this episode, Sarah and Tennille observe National CPR and AED Awareness Week by discussing emergency response, certification options, and use of the AED machine during cardiac arrest.

Duration:00:18:37

Call of the Week: Prevented Planting

5/31/2019
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As deadlines for late planting of corn and cotton loom, Dr. Chris Boyer discusses producer options and new research to help producers select an optimal strategy. More information available at https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/W820.pdf.

Duration:00:13:56

Bringing it Home: DIGI_Life

5/28/2019
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This week, Sarah and Tennille talk about fostering a safe online presence for your family, especially when school is out and more time is being spent in cyberspace.

Duration:00:16:22

Call of the Week: TDA Will Soon Begin Spray Visits

5/23/2019
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Chad Hayes with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and Dr. Larry Steckel, UTIA, discuss upcoming educational visits related to dicamba spray applications and what producers can expect if they are selected.

Duration:00:06:46

Bringing it Home: Avoiding Summer Learning Loss

5/20/2019
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This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss creative ways to help children avoid summer “learning loss” while school is out. Our special guest is Peggy Jackson, Director of the Haywood County Family Resource Centers.

Duration:00:18:12

Call of the Week: Cotton Seed Quality and Replant Decisions

5/16/2019
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Dr. Tyson Raper addresses cotton seed quality issues and offers guidance on making the decision to replant.

Duration:00:07:45

AgCast: EFNEP 50th Anniversary

5/14/2019
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In this episode of "AgCast," we highlight a federal program that's had a half-century of impact in Tennessee and the nation. EFNEP teaches families about healthy eating habits and money management. Charles Denney tells us how families benefit from information and smart planning.

Duration:00:05:32

Bringing it Home: The 85210 Prescription for Health

5/13/2019
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In this episode, Sarah and Tennille discuss the “85210” prescription for health from Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center. Our special guest is Health Educator, Nicole Newman, at Le Bonheur.

Duration:00:20:10

Call of the Week: Seedling Disease

5/9/2019
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Dr. Heather Kelly discusses seedling disease symptoms and scouting.

Duration:00:07:55

Bringing it Home: Mama Makeover & Gift Ideas

5/6/2019
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Sarah & Tennille take a lighthearted look at fashion and accessory trends that are sure to impress Mom on Mother's Day! Special guest is Rachel Erwin, Extension Agent in Lauderdale County.

Duration:00:18:11

Call of the Week: Dicamba Update

5/2/2019
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Dr. Larry Steckel answers questions about the newly approved over-the-top dicamba product, Tavium, the looming May 15 cutoff for older dicamba formulations, dicamba volatility research and buffer zones.

Duration:00:14:50

Bringing it Home: Raising Cain

4/29/2019
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Sarah and Tennille talk about “Raising Cain” and focus on differences in parenting boys versus girls.

Duration:00:17:40

Call of the Week: Tips for Thrips Control

4/23/2019
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Dr. Scott Stewart covers control options for thrips, plus outlines a useful thrips risk monitoring tool found at http://climate.ncsu.edu/CottonTIP.

Duration:00:08:20

Bringing it Home: Healthier Tennessee

4/22/2019
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It’s Healthier Tennessee Week! This week, Sarah and Tennille talk to Syrena Flowers from the Governor’s Foundation on Health & Wellness to explore ways that communities can get started in the program and its benefits.

Duration:00:16:12

Call of the Week: Tennessee Launches Soybean Yield Contest

4/18/2019
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Dr. Angela McClure announces the revival of a soybean yield contest in Tennessee.

Duration:00:05:16

Bringing it Home: Tax Talk

4/15/2019
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This week, Sarah and Tennille talk taxes. CPA, Joey Geter, helps us think ahead to the 2019 tax season and beyond.

Duration:00:16:53

Call of the Week: Weather Outlook

4/11/2019
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It's what's on everyone's mind. In this episode, Dr. Joanne Logan, with the University of Tennessee Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science, will discuss weather patterns for 2019.

Duration:00:11:25

Bringing it Home: Home Vegetable Gardens

4/8/2019
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This week on "Bringing it Home: " Get Garden Ready! Sarah and Tennille talk about starting a home vegetable garden with special guest UT Extension Agriculture Agent Celeste Scott.

Duration:00:14:58