Agriculture Science Today 013 – Vampire Plants

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/AgSciToday013.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedTim and Steph bring you a spooky Halloween episode on the parasitic plants named dodders that have the ability to thrive by sucking their nutritional needs out of a … Continue reading

Agriculture Science Today 012 – Phantastic Phage

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/AgSciToday012.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week Tim and Steph discuss bacteriophages and their uses in health and food safety. What is a bacteriophage? Bacteriophages are viruses that invade bacterial cells and cause the … Continue reading

Agriculture Science Today 011 – Colostrum: It’s Not Just For Antibodies

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/AgSciToday011.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed  This week Tim and Steph discuss colostrum, its importance to neonatal (baby) animals, and its role in extending the communication between mother and offspring outside of the uterus. … Continue reading

Agriculture Science Today 010 – “Middens and Mariculture” The Science of Ancient Clam Gardens

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/AgSciToday010.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThis week Tim and Steph interview Amy Groesbeck about research that she took part in on ancient clam beds on the coast of British Columbia. A seasoned “coastal girl” … Continue reading

Agriculture Science Today Episode 009: “Sneaky Staph”

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/AgSciToday009.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed This week Tim and Steph talk about Staphylococcus Aureus which is a major pathogen for both humans and animals. We discuss briefly how it is handled in a … Continue reading

Agriculture Science Today Episode 008: “Calf Smarts”

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/AgSciToday008.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Agriculture Science Today Episode 008 “Calf Smarts”   This week Tim and Steph talk about group housing dairy calves and some new research that suggests the practice may … Continue reading

Agriculture Science Today Episode 007: PEDv “The Sticky Virus”

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/AgSciToday007.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Agriculture Science Today Episode 007 PEDv “The Sticky Virus” This week Tim and Steph talk about the pig disease Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus or PEDv with Dr. Bob … Continue reading

Agriculture Science Today 006: “Sexy Goats”

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Agriculture Science Today 005: “Chinese Bees”

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/AgSciToday005.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedEffects of landscape on bumblebees to ensure crop pollination This week we review a paper on the effects of different land use types surrounding squash fields on the ability … Continue reading

Agriculture Science Today 004 : “Phytase, phytate and phosphorus (oh my!)”

Follow Us http://media.blubrry.com/agscitoday/p/traffic.libsyn.com/agscitoday/Show004_phytase.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedPhytase and Nutrient Management This week we discuss the enzyme phytase mostly as it relates to dairy nutrition but with a few nods to pigs and chickens. Nutrient management on … Continue reading