University of Illinois Extension
September 1, 2016
Jason Haupt

Extension Educator Jason Haupt explains the benefits of using native plants in your plantings.

 
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August 11, 2016
Peggy Doty

Peggy Doty, Extension Educator in Natural Resources, talks about Monarch Butterflies and how Illinois residents can improve habitat for them.

 
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June 21, 2016
Jay Solomon

Extension Educator, Jay Solomon explains why invasive species can be a threat to our landscapes, and food production.

 
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May 16, 2016
Duane Friend

In this podcast, Educator Duane Friend talks about potential ramifications of global warming on the client in Illinois.

 
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April 1, 2016
Jason Haupt

Jason Haupt, Extension Eductor for the University of Illinois explains in this podcast how to better control insects like mosquitos in your yard without resorting to pesticides.

 
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March 18, 2016
Peggy Doty

Coyotes have to be one of the most misunderstood species in Illinois and the U.S. They conjure up mixed feelings of fear, anger, and for some wild beauty. Many of these feelings depend on who you are, where you live, and even what you do for a living. Coyotes get blamed for many things they do and don't do in our spaces. They none the less should get the award for best survivalist despite the human population. We have all but paved the road for the coyote's historical expansion.

 
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February 22, 2016
Duane Friend

Extension Educator Duane Friend talks about steps that can be taken before and after a weather disaster to keep you and your family safe.

 
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February 18, 2016
Gary Letterly

A landowner with family roots in Christian County, Dudley Smith, Jr. recognized the long-term economic challenges facing agriculture in Illinois, and he anticipated their social impact on rural areas. Dudley Smith urged us not only to embrace technological advancements, but also to address the long-term stewardship and sustainability of agricultural practices.

In this podcast, Extension Educator Gary Letterly tells us about ongoing work of the University of Illinois Extension with the Dudley Smith Initiative.

 
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January 5, 2016
Duane Friend

The weather pattern Illinois is experiencing may parallel winter of 1982-1983. So it is possible our spring will also be similar. If so we may see a warmer and dryer spring planting season. Educator Friend will discuss this possibility.

 
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November 13, 2015
Duane Friend

Winter is near. Duane talks about the dangers of cold weather, both for people and their homes.

 
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