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Dec 3, 2019

In this episode of the Southern Plains Podcast we visit with Amy Seiger, Soil Health Coordinator for the Oklahoma Conservation Commission.  Amy talks to us about some of the soil health work going in Oklahoma including efforts by the Commission to work with urban home owners and their education and outreach work...


Nov 4, 2019

In this episode of the Podcast we visit with Dannele Peck, the Director of the USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub.  Dannele talks with us about the Northern Plains Hub and some of the tools they've developed to help ag producers cope with the changing climate including GRASSCAST--a computer tool that helps ranchers...


Oct 7, 2019

In this episode we visit with Carol Crouch, NRCS Tribal Liaison in Oklahoma.  Carol visits with us about some of the natural resource issues concerning the Tribes in Oklahoma, the role NRCS plays in helping them address these concerns and how the agency and its partners are working to help the tribes deal with...


Sep 3, 2019

In this episode of the Southern Plains Podcast we visit with Julian Reyes, Research Fellow with the Southwest Climate Hub about the Ag Risk Viewer, a tool developed by the Southwest Hub that analyses data from the USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) to look at crop insurance loss trends over time by commodity at a county...


Jun 28, 2019

In this episode we visit with Ken Salisbury, a farmer/rancher from Vici, Oklahoma about the impact wildfires have had on his operation.  We also talk about what he thinks can be done to reduce wildfire risk.