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Wellness Wake Up Call

Nutrition and wellness educator Kristin Bogdonas provides timely news, information, ideas to promote healthy living in the Quad Cities and beyond. Wellness Wake Up Call is produced by WVIK in partnership with University of Illinois Extension.
Building a winter wellness arsenal involves preparing yourself physically and mentally to navigate the challenges of the colder months. Here are 12 tips to help you create a comprehensive winter wellness plan. 
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Good Growing

Talking all things horticulture, ecology, and design.
In this episode, Ken and Chris explore a timely and concerning topic — the resurgence of bed bugs making headlines globally! Join us as we delve into the pressing issue of bed bugs seemingly spiraling out of control. Are these tiny pests staging a global takeover once again? Our special guest...
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Spotlight on Natural Resources

We cover a wide range of topics that help you become an advocate for our planet.
Join us this week as we chat with Dr. Joy O'Keefe about bats of Illinois and what we can do to support them. Bats are essential to a healthy ecosystem, as they eat insects that are pests to trees, crops, and us. Most bats use trees as their daytime roosts during spring, summer, and fall. If...
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The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast

Explores the statewide efforts in place to reduce nutrients in Illinois waterways from agricultural runoff to municipal wastewater.
- Lawn to Lake Midwest | https://lawntolakemidwest.org/
- Red Oak Rain Garden | https://redoakraingarden.org/
- Stormwater @ Home series |...
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Family Financial Feuds

Family Financial Feuds covers financial topics you may have disagreements within your family, whether that's credit scores, money personalities or setting goals. We cover timely topics to help you discuss your own stance on your family financial feud.
In this episode, Personal Finance expert Kathy Sweedler, Extension Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access Camaya Wallace Bechard, and Financial Planning Education Consultant at eMoney Sasha Grabenstetter wrap up the Family Financial Feuds podcast series. They explore recent...
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Out Standing in the Field

Out Standing in the Field is a podcast from the DeWitt, Macon & Piatt County University of Illinois Extension offices. Educator Doug Gucker covers seasonal agriculture issues specific to Central Illinois. Follow him on Twitter @SoilWaterDoug
Illinois Extension Educator Doug Gucker talks about the effects temperature has had on current crops, discusses the market, and a crop scouting competition for teens in this episode of Out Standing In the Field.
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Green Side Up

Green Side Up is a gardening program produced by University of Illinois Extension. It is hosted by Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator, Horticulture.
About the author/host: Horticulture Educator Richard Hentschel's expertise extends across several subject areas with specialties in lawn care, fruit tree production, woody ornamentals, and home and community gardening. He retired from University of Illinois Extension in April 2022 with nearly...
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Closing Market Report

Todd Gleason is a farm broadcaster located on the Urbana Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. He works for University of Illinois Extension and with Illinois Public Media.
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- John Hester, AgMarket.net
- Marty Williams, USDA ARS ILLINOIS
- Don Day, DayWeather.com
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Commodity Week

Weekly wrap-up of the CME Group grain markets with analysis and guest interviews. Commodity Week is production of University of Illinois Extension and Illinois Public Media. It is hosted by farm broadcaster Todd Gleason.
 - Matt Bennett, AgMarket.net
 - Dave Chatterton, Strategic Farm Marketing
 - Ellen Dearden, AgReview
 - Philip Shaw, Under the Agridome DTN / PhilipShaw.ca