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UTIAgApr 09, 2020

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Bringing It Home: Water Water Everywhere!

Bringing It Home: Water Water Everywhere!

Pools, lakes, rivers, and oceans are all filling up with people anxious to welcome summer! This week, Sarah and Tennille are observing "World Ocean Day" by discussing steps to take for an enjoyable time at whichever body of water you choose to visit.

Jun 05, 202311:44
AgCast - Stream Mitigation at Lone Oaks 4-H Youth Development Center

AgCast - Stream Mitigation at Lone Oaks 4-H Youth Development Center

The new 4-H center for West Tennessee - Lone Oaks Farm in Hardeman County - now includes a stream mitigation project where a straight ditch is now a man-made, curving stream. It's better for the environment and 4-Hers can also learn the science of stream mitigation.

May 30, 202307:19
AgCast - Robotic Milking

AgCast - Robotic Milking

UT AgResearch now has robotic milking technology at its Little River Dairy Unit in Blount County - and the cows there seem to have taken a liking to it.

May 30, 202307:31
Bringing it Home: Steakhouse Etiquette

Bringing it Home: Steakhouse Etiquette

A visit to an upscale restaurant can be a fun treat for a special occasion! This week, Sarah and Tennille are sharing etiquette tips for fancier meals- and admitting to the ones that they have violated.

May 30, 202314:57
Step Outside Podcast, Episode 22: Sweta Dixit on the Effectiveness of Park Revenue Sharing Policy to Reduce Park-People Conflict

Step Outside Podcast, Episode 22: Sweta Dixit on the Effectiveness of Park Revenue Sharing Policy to Reduce Park-People Conflict

Graduate student Sweta Dixit explains her research and analysis of the park revenue sharing policy in Nepal.

May 23, 202319:55
Bringing it Home: Ready for Road Trips

Bringing it Home: Ready for Road Trips

Traveling comes to mind as summer approaches, and a road trip can be an economical way to get the family out of town. This week, Sarah and Tennille are helping you prepare for a fun, comfortable time on the road.

May 22, 202312:24
Bringing it Home: Chores That Kids Can Do

Bringing it Home: Chores That Kids Can Do

The final school bells will ring soon, and kids will have extra time on their hands. This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss household tasks that children can help with, according to their ages and stages of development.

May 15, 202317:19
Bringing it Home: Budget-Friendly Home Upgrades

Bringing it Home: Budget-Friendly Home Upgrades

Is Mom's house in need of a little facelift? Does YOUR home need some quick upgrades... that won't cost much? This week, Sarah and Tennille are chatting about ways to use paint, fabric, and a few other simple tools to give a house new life.

May 08, 202314:21
Bringing It Home: Tips for a Great Concert Season

Bringing It Home: Tips for a Great Concert Season

May 5th may be National Concert Day, but the summer months will be filled with opportunities to attend live music performances. This week, Sarah and Tennille are giving tips for planning and having great concert experiences.

May 01, 202314:51
Bringing it Home: Garage Sale Madness

Bringing it Home: Garage Sale Madness

You can clean out some items and make a few dollars at the same time by having a garage sale. 'Tis the season! This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing strategies for having a successful sale- and giving out a few tips for shoppers.

Apr 24, 202316:56
Bringing it Home: Get "Guest-Ready"!

Bringing it Home: Get "Guest-Ready"!

Are you prepared for overnight houseguests? No worries! This week, Sarah and Tennille are checking off a list of things that can help you be ready for your summer visitors.

Apr 17, 202314:47
Bringing It Home: Summer Jobs for the Kids

Bringing It Home: Summer Jobs for the Kids

Is summer employment in your child's future? This week, Sarah and Tennille are listing job options that are perfect for young people- and discussing ways that families can start preparing now.

Apr 10, 202315:33
Bringing it Home: Surviving the Busy Seasons of Life

Bringing it Home: Surviving the Busy Seasons of Life

Sarah's family is living in a very busy season of life, and it's sometimes a struggle to get everything done. This week, she and Tennille discuss ways to take control of their calendars by focusing on what's most important- and by learning to let go of some things.

Apr 03, 202314:38
Step Outside, Episode 21: Advancing Established White Oak Reproduction through a Midstory Removal

Step Outside, Episode 21: Advancing Established White Oak Reproduction through a Midstory Removal

Graduate student Canaan Dugger shares what he's found in his research on White Oak reproduction and its three key factors.

Mar 30, 202312:44
Bringing it Home: Spring Cleaning Your Eating Habits

Bringing it Home: Spring Cleaning Your Eating Habits

National Nutrition Month is coming to an end, but your spring cleaning doesn't have to stop. This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss ways to clean up our eating habits in a few easy steps.

Mar 27, 202313:44
Bringing it Home: Dusting Your Credit

Bringing it Home: Dusting Your Credit

The house might not be the only thing that needs spring cleaning. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing the importance of your consumer credit report- and discussing steps to make it sparkle a bit more.

Mar 20, 202314:54
Bringing it Home: Cleaning the "Hot Spots"

Bringing it Home: Cleaning the "Hot Spots"

The clock has moved forward, and Sarah and Tennille are moving forward with their spring cleaning plans. This week, they discuss the "hot spots" in the home that often need attention- and share ways to tidy them up quickly.

Mar 13, 202315:60
Bringing it Home: Throwing Out Bad Freezer Habits

Bringing it Home: Throwing Out Bad Freezer Habits

Freezing food is a great way to save money and reduce waste. This week, Sarah and Tennille are celebrating Frozen Foods Month by discussing the best uses for your freezer- and reminding you to throw some things away. 

Mar 06, 202315:23
Ag Cast - Keith Carver, New UTIA Sr. Vice Chancellor & Sr. Vice President

Ag Cast - Keith Carver, New UTIA Sr. Vice Chancellor & Sr. Vice President

Keith Carver takes over leadership of the UT Institute of Agriculture. Here he talks about his vision for the future, his long career history within the UT system, and how he plans to be an advocate for farming in Tennessee. 

Mar 01, 202307:27
Step Outside, Episode 20: Improving By-Species Timber Product Estimates in the Southeast

Step Outside, Episode 20: Improving By-Species Timber Product Estimates in the Southeast

Graduate student Tara Skiba talks about her research on Improving By-Species Timber Product Estimates in the Southeast

Feb 27, 202310:23
Bringing it Home: Dollar Tree Dinners

Bringing it Home: Dollar Tree Dinners

This week, Sarah and Tennille chat with social media star Rebecca Chobat about her "Dollar Tree Dinners" series- where she buys ingredients exclusively from the retailer and does food demonstrations online to help her 718,000 Tik Tok followers cook meals at home for less. 

Feb 27, 202320:14
Bringing it Home: A Mentor Matters

Bringing it Home: A Mentor Matters

Having good mentors can improve outcomes for youth, but having good mentors in adulthood has its benefits, too! This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss ways that having a mentor- and being a mentor- is worth the time investment. Special guest is Nicole Newman from Le Bonheur Children's Hospital. 

Feb 20, 202318:19
Bringing it Home: Before You Say "I Do"

Bringing it Home: Before You Say "I Do"

Love is in the air- and the thought of being together in marriage can be pretty exciting! But this week, Sarah and Tennille are sharing a few questions to ask yourself before you say "I do."

Feb 13, 202318:19
Bringing it Home: The High Cost of Eggs

Bringing it Home: The High Cost of Eggs

Do eggs suddenly need their own line item in your budget? This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing the "eggs-stra" strain that eggs are putting on their grocery totals - and plotting out ways to take their egg dollars the distance. 

Feb 06, 202316:16
Bringing it Home: No More Excuses!

Bringing it Home: No More Excuses!

Many people set the goal to become more active, but old habits are hard to break. This week, Sarah and Tennille are listing common reasons that we give for not being active- and how to work around those road blocks. 

Jan 30, 202314:08
Bringing it Home: Battling "Lunchflation"

Bringing it Home: Battling "Lunchflation"

Lunch is part of life... but the cost of having it every day has drastically increased. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing ways to enjoy some of their favorite lunches while spending less money.

Jan 23, 202314:23
Bringing it Home: Snow Day Prep

Bringing it Home: Snow Day Prep

The weather can go from nice to naughty in a hurry! This week, Sarah and Tennille are making sure they have things in order before the next snowflake falls.  

Jan 17, 202314:04
Bringing it Home: The January Checklist

Bringing it Home: The January Checklist

Now that the holiday season is over, you might find yourself with more free time. This week, Sarah and Tennille present you with a January Checklist- one that you never knew you needed- filled with items to help your year run smoothly. 

Jan 09, 202313:33
Ag Cast - UTIA Center for Profitable Agriculture marks 25 years of Service

Ag Cast - UTIA Center for Profitable Agriculture marks 25 years of Service

CPA has been working with Tennessee's farm families to keep them in business and adapt to changing times in the world of Ag. 2023 marks 25 years for this valuable organization, and listen here for exciting plans for the future. 

Jan 03, 202312:15
Bringing it Home: A Joyful 2023

Bringing it Home: A Joyful 2023

Home is where the heart is... so shouldn't we find joy there, too? This week, Sarah and Tennille kick off the new year by discussing ways to make everyday family life more joyful. 

Jan 03, 202310:17
Step Outside Podcast: Ph.D. Candidate Jillian Gorrell on Urban Heat Island Effects in Tennessee

Step Outside Podcast: Ph.D. Candidate Jillian Gorrell on Urban Heat Island Effects in Tennessee

FWF Ph.D. Candidate Jillian Gorrell is working on GIS research of urban heat island effects in Tennessee. Urban heat islands refer to when cities get much warmer than surrounding areas, especially in the summer. She talks about her current research and next steps.

Dec 19, 202211:50
Ag Cast - Extension Agents Value/Motivation

Ag Cast - Extension Agents Value/Motivation

Across Tennessee, Extension agents with UTIA and TSU work everyday to help people in agriculture, family and consumer sciences and 4-H youth development.  Listen here as agents tell us what motivates them, and the pride they take in their calling.

Dec 14, 202206:12
Ag Cast - Tellico Lake Algae

Ag Cast - Tellico Lake Algae

The University of Tennessee Microbiology Department is teaming with the Institute of Agriculture, The Tennessee Valley Authority and Loudon County residents and environmental groups to proactively work to prevent an algae problem in beautiful Tellico Lake from spreading. 

Dec 13, 202207:05
Bringing It Home: 200th Episode!

Bringing It Home: 200th Episode!

It's a celebration! Before Sarah and Tennille step away from their microphones and enjoy some holiday time, they are marking their 200th episode with a look back over the past four years- and announcing their biggest podcasting achievement to date. 

Dec 12, 202209:26
Bringing it Home: What NOT to Talk About

Bringing it Home: What NOT to Talk About

The holiday table is where we will gather again soon. But do you know the best topics to "not speak" about at gatherings? Sarah and Tennille do, and they are making a list of those topics (and checking it twice) to keep their celebrations festive and cordial. 

Dec 05, 202210:54
Bringing it Home: Holiday Kitchen Coaching

Bringing it Home: Holiday Kitchen Coaching

Feeding the family during December can feel like a sport. This week, Sarah and Tennille are getting some kitchen coaching from author & "Christmas Coach" Krisann Blair, who is sharing tips on preparing for special holiday meals, food gifts, and easy family dinners for the busy season ahead.

Nov 28, 202223:40
Bringing it Home: Black Friday 2022

Bringing it Home: Black Friday 2022

After the turkey dinner, many people will start chasing the deals! This week, Sarah and Tennille share strategies that consumers are using in order to maximize their holiday dollars. 

Nov 21, 202213:18
Step Outside Podcast: Dr. Adam Taylor on receiving a Fulbright grant and going to Finland

Step Outside Podcast: Dr. Adam Taylor on receiving a Fulbright grant and going to Finland

Dr. Taylor received a Fulbright grant in Health and Environmental Sciences. He plans to spend much of 2023 at the University of Eastern Finland to research the carbon connections between forests and forest products and climate change.

Nov 15, 202216:32
Bringing it Home: Talking about Telehealth

Bringing it Home: Talking about Telehealth

Many people are keeping their medical appointments without leaving home. This week, Sarah and Tennille explore the topic of "telehealth" and discover why the practice has become so popular. Special guest is Dr. Chris Sneed, Assistant Professor & Consumer Economics Specialist with the University of Tennessee Extension. 

Nov 14, 202216:42
Bringing It Home: Preparing to Give Thanks!

Bringing It Home: Preparing to Give Thanks!

Gratitude should be a part of every day, but Thanksgiving only comes once a year! This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss their choices for the big meal: what time to eat; which dishes to use; and how to honor family traditions in the process. 

Nov 07, 202215:26
Bringing it Home: Check Your Stress

Bringing it Home: Check Your Stress

As we move into the season of holiday things, it's a good time for people to evaluate their personal stress levels. This week, Sarah and Tennille talk about signs of stress- and reflect on ways that even enjoyable events (like holidays) can require stress management techniques. 

Oct 31, 202212:52
Bringing it Home: No Tricks, All Treats!

Bringing it Home: No Tricks, All Treats!

Halloween doesn't have to be scary for parents. This week, Sarah and Tennille are "treating" you to simple "tricks" for making this Halloween sweeter than ever! 

Oct 24, 202210:17
Sit a Spell - Apple Barn

Sit a Spell - Apple Barn

Come 'Sit a Spell' with UT Extension agents Meagen Brown, Crystal Blankenship and Larry Mitchell as they visit the Kilpatrick family and the Apple Barn restaurant and agri-business in Sevierville, TN. Did you know that what started as a roadside fruit stand is now an elite tourist destination with deep ties to University of Tennessee Extension? Kent Kilpatrick says "The Apple Barn wouldn't exist without Extension." 

Oct 17, 202255:48
Bringing it Home: Credit-Smart Holidays

Bringing it Home: Credit-Smart Holidays

Many Americans will pull out plastic forms of payment this holiday season, with the average debt totaling over $1200. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing ways to be smart about credit use- and maybe even come out a bit ahead this year! 

Oct 17, 202213:53
Bringing it Home: Fighting Back Pain

Bringing it Home: Fighting Back Pain

If your back hurts, you are not alone. Back pain is the number one cause of disability in the world! This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss habits that help fight against back pain and contribute to overall spine health.  

Oct 10, 202214:04
Bringing it Home: "Crocktober " Celebration!

Bringing it Home: "Crocktober " Celebration!

“Crocktober” is more than just a play on words. It’s a reminder from Sarah and Tennille to dust off your slow cookers and start making some of your favorite soups, stews, and other fall dishes! This week, they are sharing tips for getting delicious meals ready… low and slow!

Oct 03, 202213:19
Bringing It Home: Fall Break Fun!

Bringing It Home: Fall Break Fun!

Many families will have a fall break soon, but some fear that this year's higher prices mean a reduced amount of fun. This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss ways to have all of the fall fun... without draining the family's budget. 

Sep 26, 202212:51
Bringing It Home: Thrifting for Good

Bringing It Home: Thrifting for Good

Grabbing deals at thrift stores is trendy and kind to the environment. However, there are strategies for getting the look you want. This week, Sarah and Tennille chat with Shana Berkeley- a fashion influencer known for her thrifting adventures- to get the inside scoop! 

Sep 19, 202219:55
Bringing It Home: But I Don't LIKE Vegetables!

Bringing It Home: But I Don't LIKE Vegetables!

September is all about the fruits and vegetables. This is MORE MATTERS Month! But if you don't get many requests for veggies at your house, you are not alone. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing strategies for those who prefer to leave vegetables off the plate. 

Sep 12, 202212:23
Ag Cast - UTIA Works the Tennessee State Fair

Ag Cast - UTIA Works the Tennessee State Fair

UTIA has a growing presence each year at the Tennessee State Fair in Lebanon, and this year it included an "Ask the Expert" area.

Sep 08, 202205:28
Bringing It Home: All Things Chicken Wings

Bringing It Home: All Things Chicken Wings

The price of chicken wings is dropping, just in time for football season! This week, Sarah and Tennille share their love for delicious wings- and give their tips for serving wings that are crispy and flavorful! 

Sep 06, 202212:37
Bringing It Home: Summer Summary

Bringing It Home: Summer Summary

Now that school is back in session, shorter days and cooler temps are right around the corner! This week, Sarah and Tennille are summarizing their summer experiences and sharing their plans for the weeks leading up to fall.

Aug 29, 202214:01
Bringing It Home: YOU Can Help Prevent Suicide!

Bringing It Home: YOU Can Help Prevent Suicide!

Ahead of Suicide Prevention Month, Sarah and Tennille are joined by Emily Oswald, Northwest Regional Director for the TN Suicide Prevention Network, to discuss suicide warning signs- and to get the word out about a new national hotline for mental health emergencies. 

Aug 22, 202219:45
Bringing it Home: Tired of Choices?

Bringing it Home: Tired of Choices?

Are you making too many decisions lately? "Decision fatigue" is the point when we start to feel overwhelmed with making choices. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing the symptoms of decision fatigue- and talking through practical tips for avoiding it.  

Aug 15, 202211:20
Bringing it Home: Habits for a Healthy School Year

Bringing it Home: Habits for a Healthy School Year

School bells are starting to ring! This week, Sarah and Tennille chat with Nicole Newman, Supervisor of Community Programs for Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, to discuss steps that parents can take to set their children up for a healthy school year. 

Aug 08, 202217:10
Bringing It Home: Stock Up!

Bringing It Home: Stock Up!

Tennesseans are kicking off a month of tax-free grocery shopping, and Sarah and Tennille have tips for stocking the freezer and pantry. 

Aug 01, 202210:32
Bringing It Home: Preparing for Tennessee's Back to-School Tax Holiday

Bringing It Home: Preparing for Tennessee's Back to-School Tax Holiday

Sarah and Tennille are reviewing the list of eligible items in anticipation of saving on sales tax this weekend. As they plan their shopping trip, they are also listing the benefits of including local, smaller businesses into their spending plan.

Jul 25, 202209:31
Bringing It Home: Don't Be Rude About It!

Bringing It Home: Don't Be Rude About It!

July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month- a good time to think about how respectful we are when we talk or text. This week, Sarah and Tennille review some practical tips for courteous phone use.

Jul 18, 202212:31
Bringing it Home: Sweet Summer Feet

Bringing it Home: Sweet Summer Feet

Our feet really take the HEAT during summer months with more rays from the sun, fewer supportive shoes, increased outdoor activities, etc. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing ways to be sweeter to your feet while you make your summer moves. 

Jul 11, 202213:01
Ag Cast - Old Jail Becomes Food/Fitness Center

Ag Cast - Old Jail Becomes Food/Fitness Center

UT Extension in Houston County works to convert an old jail into a community food and fitness center to share healthy living programming. 

Jul 05, 202205:28
Bringing it Home: Ice Cream!

Bringing it Home: Ice Cream!

We all scream for it, but how much do we really love our ice cream? This week, Sarah and Tennille are kicking off National Ice Cream Month by sharing their favorites, talking about the nutrition of ice cream, and more.

Jul 05, 202212:26
Bringing It Home: Mid-Career Motivation

Bringing It Home: Mid-Career Motivation

The median age of today's employee is just under 42 years old, and Sarah and Tennille are finding themselves beyond the mid-career point. This week, they are sharing ideas for making the latter part of a career just as energizing and meaningful as the earlier years.  

Jun 27, 202215:34
Bringing It Home: Snapping Selfies

Bringing It Home: Snapping Selfies

Selfies are likely here to stay. Duck lips and fun filters will probably continue to fill our social media feeds every day. Can selfies actually be beneficial for us? This week, Sarah and Tennille are celebrating National Selfie Day by discussing the issue. 

Jun 20, 202211:26
Bringing It Home: Dad Matters!

Bringing It Home: Dad Matters!

As we approach Dad's big weekend, Sarah and Tennille chat with Justin Thomas- a UT co-worker; a fellow podcaster; and a proud father- about lasting benefits that come from positive interactions with Dad, or another close father figure.  

Jun 13, 202225:59
Bringing it Home: Baby Formula 911

Bringing it Home: Baby Formula 911

The national formula shortage is leaving parents with lots of questions about feeding their babies. This week, Sarah and Tennille are chatting with Bonita Webster, Nutrition Director for Madison County W.I.C., about available options and resources that all parents can use until the shelves are fully stocked again. 

Jun 06, 202222:06
Sit a Spell: Deep Draw Yak Farm

Sit a Spell: Deep Draw Yak Farm

Sit a Spell returns this week to visit a farm unlike any other in the state of Tennessee. Yaks! That’s right, Yaks! Join us at Deep Draw Yak Farm in Crossville, Tn as we learn all about yaks plus miniature ponies, ducks and chickens. We also learn about Deep Draw Yak’s commitment to preserving history and supporting artisans of Cumberland County. You don’t want to miss this adventure!

May 31, 202233:15
Bringing it Home: Spring Hobbies

Bringing it Home: Spring Hobbies

Now that the journey from spring to summer has begun, Sarah and Tennille are discussing seasonal hobbies that will fit any budget.

May 31, 202211:50
Bringing It Home: Welcome to Cookout Season!

Bringing It Home: Welcome to Cookout Season!

As Sarah and Tennille prepare for Memorial Day and the unofficial start to summer, they discuss steps to keep the food safe as the grill smoke rises. 

May 23, 202212:05
Bringing It Home: Ride On!

Bringing It Home: Ride On!

Bike riding soared in popularity at the beginning of the pandemic, and it remains a trusty mode of transportation and a fun way to be physically active. This week, Sarah and Tennille are reviewing ways for adults and kids to ride safely.

May 16, 202213:10
Bringing It Home: Move in May!

Bringing It Home: Move in May!

May is the month dedicated to fitness and sports, so it's the perfect time to make sure your family is moving! This week, Sarah and Tennille are reviewing the recommendations for activity and listing ways to make movement more fun! 

May 09, 202209:48
Sit A Spell Season 3 Episode 1

Sit A Spell Season 3 Episode 1

On this episode of Sit a Spell, join Meagen and Crystal as they stay a little closer to home in Crossville, TN.....meet Jennifer from Dirty Girls Nursery and the Mud and Grub Kitchen who has taken a "See Rock City" barn and transformed it into a destination for all things gardening, treats and good old-fashioned fun!

May 05, 202236:43
Bringing It Home: Moms Supporting the Self-Esteem of Girls

Bringing It Home: Moms Supporting the Self-Esteem of Girls

As Mothers' Day weekend approaches, Sarah and Tennille are discussing ways that attitudes and actions of mothers can directly impact the self-esteem of their daughters- and they give practical tips for raising strong, confident girls. 

May 02, 202214:45
Ag Cast: UT Southern, Ag Connection

Ag Cast: UT Southern, Ag Connection

The UT system has its first new campus in half a century. The college formerly known as Martin Methodist is now "UT Southern," and could agriculture -- a huge part of the region's identity - soon be part of the academics there?

Apr 26, 202206:40
Bringing It Home: Taking Your Household Dollars the Distance

Bringing It Home: Taking Your Household Dollars the Distance

Two types of expenses- fixed and variable- hit our pockets each month. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing ways to save some cash on each type. 

Apr 25, 202214:45
Bringing It Home: Taking Your Grocery Dollars the Distance

Bringing It Home: Taking Your Grocery Dollars the Distance

Feeding the family costs a lot more these days- but there are simple strategies that can help you stretch your food dollars! This week, Sarah and Tennille chat with UT Specialist Natalie Owens about how to keep food on the table for less money.  

Apr 18, 202220:52
Bringing It Home: Taking Your Vacation Dollars the Distance

Bringing It Home: Taking Your Vacation Dollars the Distance

The cost of taking a vacation is at an all-time high. This week, Sarah and Tennille are planning their summer adventures- and plotting to save money on every mile of the journey!  

Apr 11, 202218:07
Bringing It Home: Taking Your Fuel Dollars the Distance

Bringing It Home: Taking Your Fuel Dollars the Distance

The inflated cost of a fill-up has most of us feeling some gas station anxiety. This week, Sarah and Tennille chat with Megan Cooper, AAA Spokesperson, about ways to use less fuel on the road and visit the pump less often.

Apr 04, 202223:58
Ag Cast - 75th Tennessee 4-H Congress

Ag Cast - 75th Tennessee 4-H Congress

2022 marks the 75th year for Tennessee 4-H Congress - where young people learn about our government. We hear from delegates past and present in this edition.

Mar 30, 202209:57
Bringing it Home: Preventing Falls

Bringing it Home: Preventing Falls

Falls are not a natural part of getting older. In fact, there are things that can be done at any age to reduce our chances of falling, and calm our fears of falling. Dr. Lisa Washburn, UT Extension Specialist in Community Health, joins Sarah and Tennille for a chat about staying on our feet.

Mar 28, 202223:23
Bringing it Home: Summer Expenses

Bringing it Home: Summer Expenses

Spring has arrived! As temperatures are rising, so are the prices of EVERYTHING. This week, Sarah and Tennille are making a list of expenses they need to prepare for as the days continue to heat up.

Mar 21, 202211:55
Bringing It Home: Lighten Up!

Bringing It Home: Lighten Up!

Now that it's going to be lighter outside for longer, Sarah and Tennille are thinking it should be lighter in the kitchen too! They are discussing easy tips for making your recipes a bit healthier- without sacrificing the taste.

Mar 14, 202217:24
Bringing it Home: What Mindfulness is NOT

Bringing it Home: What Mindfulness is NOT

Mindfulness is a concept that is becoming more popular, but what are the truths and myths about it? This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss the things that mindfulness is NOT, and what the limitations are. 

Mar 07, 202213:04
Ag Cast - "Owning Life"

Ag Cast - "Owning Life"

UT Extension helps young adults learn the skills they'll soon need to navigate this world - career advice, and money management. It's a program called "Owning Life" where young people meet with business leaders and experts to learn about finances. 

Mar 02, 202204:35
Bringing It Home: In Love With ME!

Bringing It Home: In Love With ME!

We spend a lot of time loving others, but we need to set aside time to love ourselves, too! This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing the benefits of deciding to "love myself", and focusing on how this process looks different for each of us.

Feb 28, 202213:38
Bringing It Home: Children's Dental Health

Bringing It Home: Children's Dental Health

Give your kids a reason to smile! This week, Sarah and Tennille chat with Kristin Bodiford, RDH, about things parents can do to promote good dental habits for life... and most of these things start in early childhood.

Feb 21, 202220:12
Bringing It Home: Talk to Me! Couples & Communication

Bringing It Home: Talk to Me! Couples & Communication

Effective communication helps to solve problems. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing some strategies to keep couples talking and listening to each other- even when they don't see eye-to-eye.  

Feb 14, 202214:29
Bringing It Home: Women's Heart Health

Bringing It Home: Women's Heart Health

We wear red to spotlight the issue, but what should women really be doing every day to protect their heart health? Sarah and Tennille are getting to the "heart" of the issue with special guest Stacey Mott, FNP. 

Feb 07, 202223:55
Ag Cast - Malted AG

Ag Cast - Malted AG

Many Tennessee farms are getting into the alcohol, craft beer and malted liquor industries -- growing grain, corn and barley to produce these products for distillers. 

Feb 02, 202206:37
Bringing it Home: Tax Talk

Bringing it Home: Tax Talk

Tax time is upon us, and this year's filing season comes with some unique challenges. This week, Sarah and Tennille chat with Joey Geter, CPA, about all things taxes.

Jan 31, 202215:34
Bringing It Home: Save Your Energy!

Bringing It Home: Save Your Energy!

The price of home energy has increased, and many people are feeling "sticker shock" as they open their bills. This week, Sarah and Tennille are listing ways to bring down the cost of keeping the lights on. 

Jan 24, 202213:18
Bringing It Home: Prepare to Be Sick!

Bringing It Home: Prepare to Be Sick!

Illness hits all of us at some point. Not having the things we need makes us feel even worse! This week, Sarah and Tennille are preparing to be sick... while they feel well.

Jan 18, 202214:28
Bringing It Home: I Can Change!

Bringing It Home: I Can Change!

Sarah and Tennille admit that change is hard, but they share a change model that can result in permanent, positive new habits.

Jan 10, 202214:07
AgCast: UT AgResearch Beef Products in Campus Cafeterias

AgCast: UT AgResearch Beef Products in Campus Cafeterias

UT AgResearch is now providing beef products to Knoxville campus cafeterias from cattle grown at its Northeast Research and Education Center in Greenville. Experts talk here about how this is a great deal for all involved within the UT system. 

Jan 04, 202205:26
AgCast: UT Extension Tips for dealing with high inflation

AgCast: UT Extension Tips for dealing with high inflation

We're all dealing with high prices for food and gas -- inflation at double digit rates these days. UT Extension experts offer tips for getting more for your dollar.

Jan 04, 202206:43
Bringing It Home: And Just Like That... 2022 is Here!

Bringing It Home: And Just Like That... 2022 is Here!

Sarah and Tennille are back for Year 4 of their weekly podcast, determined to drop the habit of procrastination. Don't put off listening to this episode for another minute! Your 2022 goals await you.

Jan 03, 202213:37
Bringing It Home: 2021 Year in Review

Bringing It Home: 2021 Year in Review

Sarah and Tennille wrap up Year 3 of their weekly podcast by making a big announcement, and they discuss holiday plans and traditions. 

Dec 13, 202113:38
Bringing it Home: Managing Holiday Grief

Bringing it Home: Managing Holiday Grief

It's a festive time of year, but grief can limit our holiday cheer. This week, Sarah and Tennille are joined by UT Extension's Dr. Heather Sedges to discuss ways to manage different types of seasonal grief. 

Dec 06, 202120:25
Tennessee Farm to Family: A Tennessee Tradition-Country Hams

Tennessee Farm to Family: A Tennessee Tradition-Country Hams

In this episode, we visit with Michael Murphy of Clifty Farms to learn more about country hams and what makes them taste so good! 

Nov 29, 202128:50
Bringing it Home: Package Protection Day

Bringing it Home: Package Protection Day

Now that they have scored the online deals, Sarah and Tennille are trying to keep their purchases out of the hands of thieves. Wednesday is National Package Protection Day.

Nov 29, 202111:19
Tennessee Farm to Family: Fresh From the Farm Christmas Trees

Tennessee Farm to Family: Fresh From the Farm Christmas Trees

In this episode, we find out all that goes into growing the Christmas tree that makes your holiday complete. 

Nov 26, 202118:27
Bringing it Home: Smart Internet Shopping

Bringing it Home: Smart Internet Shopping

Online shopping can help you score some great deals, but it can also put you at risk if you don’t do it safely. This week, Sarah and Tennille reveal their strategies for smart internet shopping… and the “must haves” on their Thanksgiving plates.

Nov 22, 202116:09
Tennessee Farm to Family: Know Your Beef

Tennessee Farm to Family: Know Your Beef

In this episode, we're putting on our foodie hats to explore the amazing beef options for our plates. 

Nov 19, 202125:54
Tennessee Farm to Family: Supply Chain Explained

Tennessee Farm to Family: Supply Chain Explained

In this episode we find out how COVID-19 affected the agricultural supply chain. 

Nov 16, 202124:06
Bringing it Home: Fast Food Frenzy!

Bringing it Home: Fast Food Frenzy!

Drive-thru windows are likely here to stay. Before your next pickup- Sarah and Tennille have some ideas for making your fast food meal a bit better for your health.

Nov 15, 202117:28
Ag Cast: Extension History in Pandemics

Ag Cast: Extension History in Pandemics

UT Extension has been active during COVID, teaching many classes virtually. But Extension also delivered programming a century ago, during the Spanish Flu. We visit Chattanooga, where history repeats itself. 

Nov 12, 202106:10
Bringing it Home: Chicken Noodle Soup

Bringing it Home: Chicken Noodle Soup

Few things warm our hearts and bodies like a bowl of chicken noodle soup. This week, Sarah and Tennille observe “Chicken Soup for the Soul Day” by discussing simple activities that can renew the mind and spirit.

Nov 08, 202117:20
Bringing it Home: Aging

Bringing it Home: Aging

Your Halloween might have been scary, but getting older shouldn’t be. This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss ways that aging has changed- and why being in their 40s is causing them no fear.

Nov 01, 202114:30
Step Outside: Identifying Habitat Needs of Female Tri-Colored Bats

Step Outside: Identifying Habitat Needs of Female Tri-Colored Bats

 In this episode, we speak with PhD student Ash Cable about her research to identify habitat needs of female tri-colored bats and to determine if this species is being affected by environmental contaminants.

Oct 27, 202118:19
AgCast: Stay Strong Waverly

AgCast: Stay Strong Waverly

A UT Extension exercise program where seniors gain strength was helpful in a tragic time recently in one Tennessee town. Waverly saw a devastating flood where a number of people were killed. In this episode of AgCast, Charles Denney shares the story of how one woman was able to survive.

Oct 26, 202107:40
Bringing it Home: Is Lead Lurking in Your Home?

Bringing it Home: Is Lead Lurking in Your Home?

Do you know all of the places where LEAD could be lurking in your home- and possibly harming your children? This week, Sarah and Tennille get advice from UT Extension Specialist Bonnie Hinds on where it is and what to do about it.

Oct 25, 202120:16
Tennessee Farm to Family; Cotton Standard Trial Program

Tennessee Farm to Family; Cotton Standard Trial Program

In this episode we learn about the cotton standard trial program.

Oct 22, 202115:48
Bringing it Home: Adopting a Dog?

Bringing it Home: Adopting a Dog?

Many people consider a doggy addition for a holiday gift to children. This week, Sarah and Tennille are joined by Whitney Owen, Director of Animal Services for the City of Jackson, TN, to think through the process- and to discuss why adopting a shelter dog might be a good option.

Oct 18, 202120:32
Tennessee Farm to Family: Inside the Candy Wrapper

Tennessee Farm to Family: Inside the Candy Wrapper

In this episode, Extension agents Tracey Sullivan and Mitch Pigue take a peek behind the candy wrapper to find out how your favorite sweet treat is connected to the farm. 

Oct 15, 202116:15
Bringing it Home: Fall Fire Hazards

Bringing it Home: Fall Fire Hazards

“Fall” and “fire” should not go hand in hand, but often they do. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing several fire hazards that are specific to fall- and listing ways to reduce the risk.

Oct 11, 202111:41
Bringing it Home: National 4-H Week

Bringing it Home: National 4-H Week

This is National 4-H Week! Sarah and Tennille are celebrating with Tonya Bain, 4-H Agent in Crockett County. They discuss 4-H benefits, history, and more!

Oct 04, 202116:13
Tennessee Farm to Family: It’s Pumpkin Season!

Tennessee Farm to Family: It’s Pumpkin Season!

In this episode, we talk with Denton Clay and Walker Perkins of Green Acre Farms about the background of the farm and all things fall!
Sep 27, 202122:25
Bringing it Home: Decluttering

Bringing it Home: Decluttering

Sarah and Tennille have fallen out of love… with the clutter in their lives. This week, they are making a plan to get rid of items in their homes that are no longer needed.
Sep 27, 202112:08
Bringing it Home: Bucket Lists

Bringing it Home: Bucket Lists

The beginning of fall has Sarah and Tennille creating a “bucket list” of fun things that can be done to welcome the colorful new season.
Sep 20, 202108:20
Bringing it Home: Better Breakfasts

Bringing it Home: Better Breakfasts

Sarah and Tennille are spending “Better Breakfast Month” thinking of delicious ways to incorporate more fruits & vegetables into their morning meals. Getting creative and being prepared can get everyone fed well- and on their way!
Sep 13, 202110:25
Tennessee Farm to Family: Share the Road

Tennessee Farm to Family: Share the Road

As harvest time approaches, you might see more farm equipment out on the road. In this episode, we'll tell about farm safety and ways that both you and farmers can stay safe on the road. 

Sep 10, 202129:02
Bringing it Home: Food Safety

Bringing it Home: Food Safety

COVID numbers are high again, and many people are getting their food in non-traditional ways. Janie Burney from UT Extension joins Sarah and Tennille to discuss ways to keep food safe during the ongoing pandemic. September is National Food Safety Education Month.

Sep 07, 202117:55
Tennessee Farm to Family: AgResearch

Tennessee Farm to Family: AgResearch

Did you know that science and agriculture go hand in hand? In this episode, Extension Agent Lindsey Stevenson visits with Scott Stewart and Blake Brown, directors of the West Tennessee and Milan AgResearch and Education Centers to learn how science and agriculture benefit everyone. 

Sep 03, 202119:59
Step Outside: Investigating Tennessee’s Arboreta

Step Outside: Investigating Tennessee’s Arboreta

PhD student Jillian Gorrell is planning to distribute surveys to arboreta managers across the state to collect data on best practices.Learn the many ins and outs of arboreta management and the importance of protecting and supporting these natural assets.

Sep 01, 202115:33
Bringing it Home; Christmas Countdown

Bringing it Home; Christmas Countdown

The countdown is on… to Santa’s arrival, of course! This week, Sarah and Tennille are deciding which tasks can be done now to reduce stress during the holiday season.

Aug 30, 202110:47
Tennessee Farm to Family: Meet the Farmer

Tennessee Farm to Family: Meet the Farmer

In this episode, Tennessee Extension agents introduce us to the Grills, a multi-generational farm family who give us a "behind the scenes" look into the business of the family farm. 

Aug 27, 202119:27
Bringing it Home: Reducing Food Waste

Bringing it Home: Reducing Food Waste

The cost of groceries is rising fast! This week, Sarah and Tennille are exploring ways to reduce food waste as a way to keep more dollars in the family budget.

Aug 23, 202111:14
Tennessee Farm to Family: Fall Vegetable Gardening

Tennessee Farm to Family: Fall Vegetable Gardening

It's not too early to start thinking about a fall vegetable garden! In this episode, UT Extension Agents, Celeste Scott and Lee Simmons share tips and tricks to make your garden a success 

Aug 20, 202119:39
AgCast: Hardeman Healthy Outreach

AgCast: Hardeman Healthy Outreach

Some rural communities in Tennessee have only a few grocery stores selling healthy foods and places where people can exercise. In this episode of AgCast, Charles Denney tells us about how UT Extension is working to improve access to healthy foods and exercise opportunities.

Aug 19, 202109:30
Step Outside: They Speak For the Trees

Step Outside: They Speak For the Trees

Did you know that the Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries manages the Tennessee Champion Tree Program? Tune in to learn about our state’s largest trees from the program’s student leaders.

Aug 17, 202112:52
Bringing it Home: National Sandwich Month

Bringing it Home: National Sandwich Month

Sarah and Tennille are discussing possible upgrades… to their sandwiches. National Sandwich Month is a great time to figure out how to make this lunch staple healthier and more exciting for the family!

Aug 16, 202109:01
Tennessee Farm to Family: GMO Mythbusting

Tennessee Farm to Family: GMO Mythbusting

Why and when did GMO become a dirty word? In this episode, we separate fact from fiction 

Aug 13, 202122:15
Bringing it Home: Coronasomnia

Bringing it Home: Coronasomnia

Sleep patterns are off a bit for many, and it might be a problem called “coronasomnia.” This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss the issue and list ways for your family to get more sleep- just in time for the new school year.
Aug 11, 202109:07
Bringing it Home: Coronasomnia

Bringing it Home: Coronasomnia

As kids head back to crowded classrooms, their immune systems will need a boost!  This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss practical ways to help protect our kids from common illnesses- and protect ourselves, too.

Aug 09, 202110:27
Tennessee Farm to Family

Tennessee Farm to Family

Welcome to the first episode of Tennessee Farm to Family, where we talk about all things agriculture!! Let our team of Tennessee Extension Agents bring the farm to your family. 

Aug 06, 202128:34
Penny Pinchin' in the Kitchen: Farmer's Market Week

Penny Pinchin' in the Kitchen: Farmer's Market Week

This episode is all about farmer's markets. Whether you sell at a farmer's market, or just enjoy fresh produce from the farm to your table, this episode is for you! 

Aug 06, 202123:47
AgCast: H2O

AgCast: H2O

Some rural counties in Tennessee have only a few grocery stores selling healthy foods and few places to exercise. UT Extension is working to improve access to healthy foods and exercise in a program that includes some ambitious changes for a community. In this episode of "AgCast," Charles Denney tells us about the H2O Program and its goals for future heath. 

Aug 05, 202109:30
Bringing it Home: Crowded Classrooms

Bringing it Home: Crowded Classrooms

As kids head back to crowded classrooms, their immune systems will need a boost!  This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss practical ways to help protect our kids from common illnesses- and protect ourselves, too.

Aug 02, 202110:27
Bringing it Home: Back to School

Bringing it Home: Back to School

As schools begin to open their doors again, Sarah and Tennille chat with Twyla King, a Guidance Counselor with Haywood County Schools, to discuss steps that parents can take to make the transition back to school a smooth one.

Jul 26, 202118:22
Bringing it Home: The Skin We're In

Bringing it Home: The Skin We're In

Our largest organ- our skin- is often ignored. This week, Sarah and Tennille chat with Charlene Talley, Cosmetologist and Spa Owner, to get the scoop on having clearer, younger-looking skin for the lifespan.

Jul 19, 202120:29
Bringing it Home: Advance Child Tax Credit

Bringing it Home: Advance Child Tax Credit

Advance Child Tax Credit payments will begin reaching families this month. Sarah and Tennille have a conversation with Dr. Ann Berry, Consumer Economics Specialist at UT Extension, to help parents get their questions answered about receiving these funds.

Jul 12, 202116:03
Bringing it Home: Vaccine Q&A

Bringing it Home: Vaccine Q&A

Sarah and Tennille recently sat for a COVID-19 vaccine Q & A with Kim Tedford, Regional Director of the Jackson-Madison County Health Department. Discussion topics include variant strains of the disease; vaccinations for children; back-to-school masking considerations; and much more.

Jul 06, 202131:06
AgCast: Home Buyer Education

AgCast: Home Buyer Education

The Tennessee housing market has been chaotic during the pandemic – with a short supply of properties for sale.

Buyers need critical information before making their purchase, and UT Extension offers home buyer education that helps with the process.

In this episode of AgCast, Charles Denney has more on a special recognition for this program, and its impact on a community.

Jun 30, 202107:22
Sit a Spell: Tsali Notch

Sit a Spell: Tsali Notch

In this episode,  Meagen and Crystal visit Tsali Notch in Monroe County TN.  Its a longer episode but worth your listen as we talk to J.D. Dalton about the largest commercial muscadine vineyard in TN , Tsali Notch and discuss agriculture industry and the work that goes into great Appalachian products.

Jun 29, 202158:44
Bringing it Home: Proper Food Preservation

Bringing it Home: Proper Food Preservation

Proper food preservation allows us to enjoy the summer’s bounty all year long. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing ways to preserve produce safely with special guest, Katies Dees, FCS Agent in Tipton County
Jun 28, 202118:10
Sit a Spell: Richy Kreme Donuts

Sit a Spell: Richy Kreme Donuts

Join Meagen and Crystal as they visit a local favorite, Richy Kreme Donuts, and talk about heritage and traditions and a couple of other "sweet" surprises!

Jun 24, 202127:46
Bringing it Home: Dietary Guidelines

Bringing it Home: Dietary Guidelines

Healthier eating should never be complicated. That’s why Sarah and Tennille called in Dr. Kristen Johnson, Assistant Professor and Nutrition Specialist with UT Extension, to break down the Dietary Guidelines for Americans into simple tips for daily eating.

Jun 21, 202118:46
Bringing it Home: Cooking for Him

Bringing it Home: Cooking for Him

For Fathers’ Day, Sarah and Tennille are thinking about providing a special meal for “him”. This week, they are discussing some health concerns specific to men and ways to feed the dads accordingly this weekend.

Jun 14, 202115:08
UT Southern Info Session

UT Southern Info Session

This is the audio portion of the informational session on the latest campus addition to the UT System, UT Southern in Pulaski, TN. Our special guest is  Linda Martin, UT System vice president for academic affairs and student success.

Jun 08, 202139:01
Bringing it Home: Post Pandemic Fashions

Bringing it Home: Post Pandemic Fashions

For many, it’s time to put the ultra-comfy clothing away and get appropriately dressed again. This week, Sarah and Tennille are joined by Rachel Erwin, FCS Extension Agent from Lauderdale County, to discuss some important aspects of post-pandemic fashions.

Jun 07, 202113:02
Step Outside: Cooling Down Safety City

Step Outside: Cooling Down Safety City

Walker Fowler discusses his master's project to help create a tree canopy at Safety City, Knoxville's miniature learning center for pedestrian safety.

Jun 02, 202111:38
Bringing it Home: National Home Buying Month

Bringing it Home: National Home Buying Month

The housing market has been unpredictable since the pandemic started- and Sarah and Tennille need advice about their buying and selling options. Principal Real Estate Broker Tara Joyner joins the conversation to help them understand where the market stands today.

Jun 01, 202113:26
Bringing it Home: Safe Swimming

Bringing it Home: Safe Swimming

Sarah and Tennille are ready to hit the pool! Before they dive in, they are chatting with swimming instructor Alyssa Ifantis about teaching infants to swim and keeping everyone safe in the water.

May 24, 202119:11
AgCast: Dr. Bill Dance

AgCast: Dr. Bill Dance

He’s been a Tennessee fan for decades, and now the university is recognizing perhaps the best-known outdoorsman in the state’s history with an honorary degree. UT’s Herbert College of Agriculture recognized bass master Bill Dance at its recent graduation. You can now call him, Dr. Dance. In this episode of AgCast, Charles Denney talks with the fishing legend about the catch of a lifetime. 

May 20, 202106:22
Bringing it Home: Blood Pressure Month

Bringing it Home: Blood Pressure Month

The pressure is on… to get your blood pressure under control! This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing ways to battle or avoid high blood pressure with a few simple lifestyle changes.

May 17, 202109:37
Bringing it Home: Revenge Travel

Bringing it Home: Revenge Travel

If you’re ready for a post-pandemic getaway, you’re not alone. This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing “revenge travel” and the steps that people can take to stay safe and save dollars this summer.

May 10, 202111:13
UTIA Fireside Chat: The Service Awards Episode

UTIA Fireside Chat: The Service Awards Episode

In this special episode of UTIA's Fireside Chat, we recognize those who've served the Institute for 25+ years.

May 07, 202136:34
Bringing it Home: ACEs

Bringing it Home: ACEs

Children are our future! This week, Sarah and Tennille are joined by Nicole Newman from Le Bonheur’s Children Medical Center to discuss “ACEs”- and why parents, teachers, and others need to know about them.

May 03, 202113:11
AgCast: Mini Employees

AgCast: Mini Employees

It could be a new, forward-thinking way to be efficient – staffing an office with people with specialized skills for just a few hours a week. In this episode of "AgCast," Charles Denney visits a middle Tennessee UT Extension office using a new way to increase services and community outreach.

Apr 28, 202106:50
Sit a Spell: Ramp Tramp Festival

Sit a Spell: Ramp Tramp Festival

Meagen and Crystal are on the road at the Polk County Ramp Tramp Festival.  Grab a glass of sweet tea and Sit a Spell as we talk about our heritage.

Apr 27, 202127:49
Bringing it Home: Make Every Day Earth Day

Bringing it Home: Make Every Day Earth Day

Every day can be Earth Day when you choose to “reuse” before you recycle. This week, Sarah and Tennille explore this concept and share ideas for using household items more than once.

Apr 26, 202110:21
UTIA Fireside Chat: April 23rd, 2021

UTIA Fireside Chat: April 23rd, 2021

UTIA Fireside Chat with Senior Vice President and Senior Vice Chancellor, Tim Cross. This episode's special guest is UT System President, Randy Boyd, who shares his vision for the One UT initiative.

Apr 23, 202140:20
Penny Pinchin' in the Kitchen: Spring "Green" Cleaning

Penny Pinchin' in the Kitchen: Spring "Green" Cleaning

In this episode, the crew tells us how we can do our spring cleaning the "green" way.

Apr 21, 202118:14
Sit a Spell: Meet Mr. Benton

Sit a Spell: Meet Mr. Benton

Season 2 kicking off the Great Tennessee Appalachian Road Show starts  with a true legend and one of our favorite products to come out of Appalachia, Mr. Alan Benton of Benton's Smoky Mountain Country Hams.

Apr 20, 202128:36
Bringing it Home: Kids and Money

Bringing it Home: Kids and Money

Kids are often left out of the family’s conversations about saving money. This week, Sarah and Tennille are bringing the kids in- with help from UT Extension Consumer Economics Specialist Dr. Chris Sneed.

Apr 19, 202116:49
Sit a Spell: Get Ready for Season Two!

Sit a Spell: Get Ready for Season Two!

Find out what the gang has in store for season two of "Sit a Spell."

Apr 13, 202104:11
Bringing it Home: National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Bringing it Home: National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This week, Sarah and Tennille have an engaging conversation with Megan Gaylord, Program Supervisor for Youth Villages, about the role that parents can play in protecting their children from certain types of child abuse. Please note: This dialogue contains content meant for adult ears.

Apr 12, 202120:38
UTIA Fireside Chat, April 9th, 2021

UTIA Fireside Chat, April 9th, 2021

Monthly Fireside Chat with UTIA Senior Vice President and Senior Vice Chancellor, Tim Cross. This month's special guest is Dr. Mary-Margaret Fill, deputy state epidemiologist with the Tennessee Department of Health. Dr. Fill will provide updates on the statewide vaccination effort to fight COVID-19 and answer questions regarding upcoming phases for vaccine eligibility.

Apr 09, 202101:03:15
Sit a Spell: Gift Ideas

Sit a Spell: Gift Ideas

Check out the gang as they do a parody of their favorite SNL skit. It's a recording for the ages!

Apr 06, 202125:35
Bringing it Home: Clean Sheets