© 2007-2023, North Shore Productions

If you’d like more information about the subjects covered in the show, check

the list below for details about recent programs.

December 6-8: George Crave is president and co-founder of Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese in Waterloo, Wisconsin. December 5: John Weir is an extension fire ecology specialist with Oklahoma State University. December 4: Truterra is the sustainability arm of the Land O’Lakes cooperative. December 1: Apparo, Inc., is based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and focuses on extracting high quality protein and other components from food and beverage processing “leftovers.” November 30: Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, presented at the recent Borlaug International Dialog. Shah talked about what it’s going to take to combat global hunger effectively. He recently had a book published. Big Bets: How Large-Scale Change Really Happens is available from booksellers everywhere. November 29: Texas cattle rancher Steve Cook was featured in a recent episode (Nov. 10) of the Farm Food Facts podcast from U.S. Farmers and Ranchers in Action. November 27-28: You can access a free printable/downloadable copy of the Safety Guidelines for Hired Agricultural Youth Workers here. November 24: At the U.S. Department of Agriculture, LAMP is the Local Agriculture Market Program, which bundles various other programs that are designed to support local and regional food systems. A recent grant award will fund 98 related projects across the country. November 23: Richard Syverson is the Chairman of the Board and past president of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association, who talked about corn as an energy source in a recent episode (#38) of the Groundwork podcast from Farm Policy Facts. November 21-22: Annie’s Project--an empowerment program for women in agriculture in the U.S.--conducted a recent web showcase involving some group members from West Virginia. It was part of the 20th anniversary of Annie’s Project. Farm to Fork included two of them: LaDeena Teets of Snowy Creek Dorsets in Terra Alta, West Virginia, and Britney Ferris, Family Roots Farm, Wellsburg, West Virginia. November 20: Evaluating the concept of 4-D climate smart farms is a project of the University of Georgia and three other colleges. It’s covered more thoroughly in the Kansas State University Research and Extension radio program, Agriculture Today. To hear an expanded version of the story, click here and scroll down to Episode 1547. It’s the first story on the clip. November 17: A Dutch company, Bird Control Group, markets equipment that uses lasers to drive predatory birds away from crops and livestock. The lasers are nonlethal and birds have a particular sensitivity to lasers because their vision is acute. Users report significant reduction of predation losses when using the lasers.