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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

Bullying

2/7/2018
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Statistics from the government say three of four young people in the past month either witnessed someone being bullied – or were a victim themselves.

Duration:00:05:07

UTIA 50th Anniversary

2/1/2018
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The University of Tennessee is kicking off a yearlong celebration of 50 years of Real.Life.Solutions to the people of Tennessee and beyond.

Duration:00:07:38

AgCast: Farm Theatre

1/11/2018
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Raising the curtain on agriculture. It's not a combination you hear often, farming and theatre. But some Tennessee producers are climbing on stage as actors to tell others about their profession, both the good and the bad.

Duration:00:03:46

In Profile: Dr. Renata Nave Oakes

10/23/2017
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A conversation with a UT Institute of Ag faculty member on how she found a career in agriculture...her work to improve forage management in the Mid-South...and where she sees the future of ag.

Duration:00:17:53

AgCast: UTIA CASNR Veterans

10/16/2017
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A number of students at UTIA's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are military veterans. Charles Denney introduces us to Brent Bennae, an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran who is now pursuing a degree in Animal Science.

Duration:00:05:03

AgCast: Appalachian Bear Study

9/14/2017
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A graduate student with UTIA's Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries is conducting a months-long study of bears in the Appalachian Mountains. Kristy Keel-Blackmon sat down with Jake Humm to discuss his research findings.

Duration:00:11:54

AgCast: Home Garden Trials

9/12/2017
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Home gardeners are a great way to produce healthy foods. But how do you know what to plant on your land? UT Extension is teaming with home gardeners statewide to test different vegetables-- squash, peppers, tomatoes, pumpkins-- bounty from a home garden trial.

Duration:00:04:29

AgCast: Dicamba

9/7/2017
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Farmers in Tennessee and across the southeastern U.S. are hearing about crop damage caused by the herbicide dicamba. UT's Institute of Agriculture is working with producers to educate them about dicamba and perhaps limit any harmful impact.

Duration:00:04:32

Scientists Say Ag is Good for Bees

5/23/2017
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A conversation with University of Tennessee Entomologist Scott Stewart on agriculture's impact on honey bee health.

Duration:00:13:00

Isaac Bennett

5/18/2017
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Isaac Bennett is a 1984 graduate of UTIA's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. In his current role, he serves as Vice President of Capital Markets with Farm Credit Bank of Texas. Recently, Bennett was the commencement speaker at CASNR's recent graduation ceremony in May. During his visit to Knoxville, we had a chance to catch up with Isaac Bennett and get his thoughts on agriculture and his college experience.

Duration:00:05:56

AgCast: Avian Influenza

4/7/2017
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Sandra Harbison of UT's College of Veterinary Medicine recently sat down with Dr. Lew Strickland to discuss avian influenza and what it means for producers and consumers.

Duration:00:14:12

Making a Mark on March

3/27/2017
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March is known as Women's History Month...in Tennessee it is also known as UT Extension Month. We sit down with Tracey Sullivan, new Extension Program Leader in West Tennessee, and a champion of both causes.

Duration:00:11:36

Veterinary Oncology

3/23/2017
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Like people, pets can be diagnosed with cancer and the treatments can be expensive. UT's College of Veterinary Medicine is making it possible for pets and their owners to seek a cure without accumulating a large bill.

Duration:00:04:49

AgCast: Money Is Elementary

2/14/2017
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A great lesson for kids is to learn the value of money; how to spend it, save it and share it. UT Extension has a program called "Money is Elementary" in many schools where kids learn to handle real money.

Duration:00:04:48

AgCast:Meet Our New Chancellor, Dr. Tim Cross

2/9/2017
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Meet UTIA's new Chancellor, Dr. Tim Cross.

Duration:00:06:40

AgCast: Sevier Fire Relief

1/13/2017
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The devastating fires that burned Gatlinburg and Sevier County late last year destroyed homes, businesses, thousands of acres of forests – and claimed 14 lives. Now efforts are underway to rebuild and help people get their lives back. Charles Denney has more on how UT Extension is helping with simple gestures of giving, collecting and kindness.

Duration:00:05:02

AgCast: Urban Forestry

12/8/2016
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While many people think of forestry as a rural occupation, there's an increasing need for those to manage urban forests and ecosystems. AgCast recently visited with UTIA's Dr. Sharon Jean-Philippe to discuss urban forestry and its outlook

Duration:00:05:55

Talking with Kids About Tragedy

12/7/2016
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The devastation caused by the recent wildfires in the Smoky Mountains will be remembered for many years to come. The amount of damage to life and property may be hard for some to process, especially children. UTIA's Dr. Heather Wallace visited AgCast to share tips to help parents and kids deal with life's catastrophic events.

Duration:00:11:31

AgCast: UTIA's Turfgrass Program

11/11/2016
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The UTIA Turfgrass Program studies grasses, soils, water and pests. In this edition of AgCast, Charles Denney visits with Dr. John Sorochan and Dr. Jim Brosnan about the program and it's contributions to turf science and the turf industry.

Duration:00:08:02

If a Tree Falls in the Forest...Is It a Good Thing?

11/1/2016
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Forestry experts say a type of tree harvesting known as "thinning" leads to better forests in the future. The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture's Ginger Rowsey caught up with Extension Forester David Mercker to find out more about this management technique as well as the overall health of forests in the Southeast.

Duration:00:05:29