Podcast: Farming Basics

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Season 1 Episode 6 – IPM Importance

The Farming Basics Podcast team returns in episode 6 to discuss integrated pest management or IPMs. Hosts Olivia Fuller and Jacob Kelley welcome Dr. Ayanava Majumdar to discuss IPMs and how consumers and farmers implement them every day.   Season 1 Episode 6 – IPM Importance Transcript

Season 1 Episode 5 – Get to Know Your Hosts

Get to know your hosts in the fifth episode of the Farming Basics Podcast. Olivia Fuller and cohost, Jacob Kelley discuss their backgrounds, how they arrived at the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, and why they love to do what they do in the world of agriculture.   Season 1 Episode 5 – Get to Know….

Season 1 Episode 4 – Water Quality

In episode 4 of the Farming Basics Podcast, the team welcomes Camila Rodrigues, Alabama Extension food safety and quality specialist. Host, Olivia Fuller, and cohost, Jacob Kelley, inquire about water quality and how it relates to food safety in crop production.   Season 1 Episode 4 – Water Quality Transcript

Season 1 Episode 3 – So You Want to Grow Hemp

Growing hemp is the topic of discussion in the third episode of the Farming Basics Podcast. Host, Olivia Fuller, and cohost, Jacob Kelley, speak with Katelyn Kesheimer, Alabama Extension entomology & plant pathology specialist, about all the facets of growing this medicinal plant. The Farming Basics Podcast team covers licenses, planning and deciding what to….

Season 1 Episode 2 – Crop Irrigation

Crop irrigation is at the forefront in the second episode of Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Farming Basics Podcast. Host, Olivia Fuller, and cohost, Jacob Kelley, welcome Alabama Extension Horticulture Specialist Andre De Silva to talk about irrigation. Together, they explore the importance of water to all crop growers, especially vegetable growers.     Season 1….

Season 1 Episode 1 – Cover Crops

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is excited to launch the Farming Basics Podcast! On this first episode, your host, Olivia Fuller, sits down with Jacob Kelley, an Alabama Extension commercial horticulture regional agent. They discuss the many functions of cover crops on a farm.     Season 1 Episode 1 – Cover Crops Transcript