show episodes
 
Hosted by Chuck Lura, a biology professor at Dakota College in Bottineau. Chuck has a broad knowledge of “Natural North Dakota” and loves sharing that knowledge with others. Since 2005, he has written a weekly column, “Naturalist at Large,” for the Lake Metigoshe Mirror. His columns also appear under “The Naturalist” in several other weekly newspapers across North Dakota. Natural North Dakota is supported by NDSU Central Grasslands Research Extension Center and Dakota College at Bottineau, a ...
 
Welcome to the Soil Sense Podcast, where we believe that building healthier soils is not just a prescription, but rather a pursuit. This journey requires collaboration, curiosity, and communication among farmers, agricultural researchers, agronomists, consultants, and extension. You’re going to hear their stories and discover how and why they’re working together to make sense out of what’s happening in the soil.
 
Loading …
show series
 
Monday, July 26, 2021 - For this month’s episode of Philosophical Currents, UND philosophy professor Jack Russell Weinstein tackles the topic of critical race theory. ~~~ In this The NDSU Center for Immunization Research and Education recently received funding from the state to promote the COVID vaccine. Here to tell us about that effort, and the o…
 
Sunday, August 1, 2021 A delegation from North Dakota recently traveled to Qatar and Turkey hoping to expand business opportunities for several state industries. Here to explain why those countries are of interest is Drew Combs, executive director of the North Dakota Trade Office.~~~ Minnesota author Brian Freeman returns to Main Street, this time …
 
Thursday on AOA USMEF’s Travis Arp discusses the impact of California’s prop 12 on pork exports plus an update on the west coast port backup, USDA Chief Economist Dr. Seth Brown discusses crop production questions with tight stocks and NCBA’s Tanner Beymer looks at tax and cattle market proposals and how they could impact beef producers.…
 
Danielle Lincoln Hanna is the author of the Mailboat Suspense Series, set in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. She now lives in the Rocky Mountains of Montana, but was born in North Dakota and spent many of her formative years in the state. She joins us to discuss her writing, including her latest book in the Mailboat series, “The Shift in the Wind.” ~~~ The…
 
Tuesday, July 27, 20212 - New Women in the Old West: From Settlers to Suffragists, an Untold American Story is a new book from Winifred Gallagher. She tells the little-known and riveting stories of pioneering women who used the challenges of migration and settlement as opportunities to advocate for their rights. ~~~ Minnesota author Brian Freeman r…
 
Tuesday on AOA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses infrastructure, ag labor and meat packing capacity, Montana state statistician Eric Sommer describes the heat, drought and grasshopper damage in his state, Total Farm Marketing Sr Market Advisor Naomi Blohm discusses the combination of tight stocks and production concerns and Michigan St plant patho…
 
Monday on AOA AgriPulse’s Sara Wyant updates key legislation and weather conditions in the West, DTN meteorologist John Baranick looks at a forecast with more extremes across the country, RFA President & CEO Geoff Cooper expresses frustration with the delay in the RVO decision and AgMarket.net’s Matt Bennett discusses weather conditions and product…
 
Sunday, July 25, 2021 - It’s estimated that up to 25,000 North Dakotans have fallen behind on rent during the pandemic, and there’s an effort to help them thanks to millions of dollars in federal aid -- but in North Dakota, most of that money is going unclaimed. Here to help spread the word is Carmel Froemke with the Community Action Partnership of…
 
Friday, July 23, 2021 - “The Future of Food” is the topic of an event coming up in Bismarck soon. It will feature an impressive group of well-known speakers, all visionaries in the field of food production and soil conservation. Joining us with details is Darrell Oswald of the Burleigh County Soil Conservation District. ~~~ Dave Thompson is here fo…
 
Thursday, July 22, 2021 - State climatologist Adnan Akyuz is here to discuss the latest drought report, and he’ll also comment on the early fire season that has dimmed our skies. ~~~ Many of us have had the experience of preparing for a funeral or a celebration of life and trying to track down some important piece of remembrance. Bill Thomas talks …
 
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - It’s estimated that up to 25,000 North Dakotans have fallen behind on rent during the pandemic, and there’s an effort to help them thanks to millions of dollars in federal aid -- but in North Dakota, most of that money is going unclaimed. Here to help spread the word is Carmel Froemke with the Community Action Partnership…
 
Correcting myths and looking at the evolution of Native American identity over the last 400 years is the mission of The 400 Years Project, a pictorial collection of Native American life. It includes original photos, text essays and a digital library of Native photographers from the mid-1800s to the present. Project founders Sarah Stacke, Sheena Bri…
 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - With Lutheran Social Services closing, the resettlement efforts for refugees in North Dakota has been taken up by Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services. Here to discuss the changeover and the outlook for resettlements in North Dakota is the director of the program, Dan Hannaher. ~~~ Correcting myths and looking at the e…
 
Monday, July 19, 2021 - Capitol Shakespeare is back! They’ll be performing Julius Caesar in the Prairie Amphitheater on the Capitol grounds in Bismarck. Joining us to talk about the resumption of performances is artistic director Erin Weichel and visiting guest director Steve Grossman of Chicago’s Still Point Theatre Collective. ~~~ Chuck Lura talk…
 
Sunday, July 18, 2021 - Music host Scott Prebys visits with Geoffrey Littlefield, the author of “Nelson Riddle: Music With a Heartbeat.” Littlefield takes a deep dive into the genius of Riddle, with first-hand accounts from Riddle’s son and with never-before-seen photographs and anecdotes about Riddle’s experiences with legends such as Sinatra, Dea…
 
Friday, July 16, 2020 - There’s been a lot of fuss about teaching Critical Race Theory in schools. But just what the heck is that? On the one hand, it gets characterized as criticism of America, and on the other hand as honest history. To get a more nuanced understanding of what this all means for North Dakota’s schools, we visit with Nick Archulet…
 
Friday on AOA Missouri Farm Bureau broadband consultant Janie Dunning discusses efforts and challenges to increasing rural broadband coverage, AEM’s Curt Blades gives the latest ag equipment sales numbers, RFA’s Geoff Cooper discusses legislation introduced to protect year round E 15 sales and AgMarket.net’s Matt Bennett discusses marketing plans w…
 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - Nationally, about 4% of children live in households that do not include their parents. Most often, they’re with grandparents or other relatives. North Dakota is now offering a new program to provide support for those caregivers. Christiana Pond is the project navigator for “Kinship-ND.” ~~~ We share a clip from Sunday’s Gr…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login