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Voice of the Wild

Wildlife is all around us. Join Voice of the Wild every Friday to explore a new wild song. From time to time, we’ll also do a deep dive into wildlife science, news, and natural history.
Here's what to expect from the Voice of the Wild podcast. 

Voice of the Wild is brought to you by the University of Illinois Extension Natural Resources, Environment, and Energy program.

Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube
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Good Growing

Talking all things horticulture, ecology, and design.
Do you enjoy spending your evenings outdoors? On this week’s Good Growing Podcast, we talk about how you can create a garden to be enjoyed at night. Learn about night-blooming plants that can be incorporated into a ‘night/moon’ garden, landscape lighting, insects that come out at night, and...
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Spotlight on Natural Resources

We cover a wide range of topics that help you become an advocate for our planet.
The cicadas are emerging, times two! Join us as we explore the upcoming periodical cicada emergence in Illinois with entomologist Kacie Athey. In this episode, we discuss the 17-year and 13-year life cycle of these insects, their impact on the local ecosystem, and what Illinois residents can...
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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.
In this month's episode of Wellness Wake Up Call, Kristin Bogdonas sheds light on the issue of food waste and the importance of addressing it during Food Waste Prevention Week.
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The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Podcast

Explore statewide efforts to reduce nutrients in Illinois waterways from agricultural runoff to municipal wastewater with host and co-producer Todd Gleason and co-producers Rachel Curry and Nicole Haverback.
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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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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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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.
- Greg Johnson, TGM TotalGrainMarketing.com
- Joe Janzen, University of Illinois - USDA v CONAB
- Drew Lerner, WorldWeather.cc

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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.
 - Merrill Crowley, AgTraderTalk.com
 - Curt Kimmel, AgMarket.net
 - Wayne Nelson, L&M Commodities