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First Aired - 04/08/2010 02:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week Severine talks with Megan Fenton.
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Severine von Tscharner Fleming, Megan Fenton, Sustainable Agriculture Educator, Land Protection Specialist, Yates Country Agricultural Development Loan, CCE Yates County, corn, soy beans, wheat, barley, grain farming, vegetable farming, MP Farms, pressure for farmland is high, its competitive to own land in this area, genetically modified traits, Monsanto, organic farmers have to plow, preparing a seed bed, weed control equipment, cultivators, time meters, sustainable agriculture, Rodeo Institute for Teacher Excellence, drought resistance, weed control, what's the 5 year plan?, own the farm within 5 years, subsidized rates, fixed rates, The Farm Service Agency, really low loans, young farmers need to seek out low loans, seed money, parents talking you through FSA, what new grants are coming out?, what new loans are available?, impressive success, Peter having a fancy truck at 21 years old, 1984 truck, the lap of luxury, getting young folk involved in sustainable ag, weird weird weather, the 100 year storm, whats going on in NY State?, Cornell Cooperative Extension, landtrust, farmland protection grant, local food systems, suburban crawl, when your crop gets washed away, acres into development to pay off debts, keeping land agricultural, education outreach, organic hops, pratical advice and resources, great people in the Cornell community, we lose a farm to development every 3 days in NY state, saving strain on future farmers, PA and NJ are ahead of NY in terms of protecting farmland,

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First Aired - 03/15/2010 03:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Daniel Bowman Simon of The Who Farm & The People's Garden NYC is this week's guest on Hot Grease. Check out http://peoplesgardennyc.org for more information
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First Aired - 02/09/2010 06:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Erica is back from Vietnam! This week is all about kimchi and fermentation. Find out why northern cuisine can sometimes get spicy.
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