Conservation Chat

Conservation Chat, hosted by anthropologist Jacqueline Comito, is a podcast series that explores the relationship between conservation, soil, water, agriculture, and the people of Iowa. This is accomplished through thoughtful interviews with farmers and rural and urban residents about conservation and water quality in the state. Comito is the Director of Iowa Learning Farms, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program that has been building a culture of conservation statewide for over ten years.

http://conservationchat.libsyn.com/podcast

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 48 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts
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CC 08: ELI: 2015 National Wetland Award Winner: Dr. Jacqueline Comito


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 20 May 2015  39m
 
 

CC 07: Jamie Benning: ISUEO Water Quality Program Manager


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CC 06: Cover Crops in Iowa with Dr. Tom Kaspar


In this podcast, I chat with plant physiologist and cover crop expert, Dr. Tom Kaspar who has been researching cover crops in Iowa for over 25 years at the USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment in Ames, Iowa.


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 23 April 2015  36m
 
 

CC 05: Rob Stout: Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awardee


In this podcast, I chat with environmental leader and innovator Rob Stout, a farmer from southeast Iowa. For 30 years, Stout's farm has been an early adopter of emerging conservation management.


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 31 March 2015  27m
 
 

CC 04: Director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Dr. Mark Rasmussen


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 11 March 2015  33m
 
 

CC 03: Tim Smith: A Whole Farm Approach to Soil Health and Water Quality


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CC 02: Southern Iowa Farmer Steve McGrew Discusses Cover Crops


In this podcast, I chat with farmer Steve McGrew about using cover crops to help meet the goals in Iowa's Nutrient Reduction Strategy. McGrew gives thoughtful insight into farmer decision making in regards to conservation and crop production.


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 04 February 2015  17m
 
 

CC 01: Iowa's Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey


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