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UTIA Fireside Chat: May 25th, 2020

UTIAgMay 22, 2020

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Bringing it Home: Choosing the Right Grains

Bringing it Home: Choosing the Right Grains

A grain is a grain... or is it? This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss the benefits of choosing to eat whole grains more often.

Sep 25, 202313:47
Bringing it Home: Babies (and Kids) on Board!

Bringing it Home: Babies (and Kids) on Board!

When it's time to hit the road, are you certain that your young children are safely secured in the vehicle? This week, Sarah and Tennille are getting answers to common car seat and booster seat questions from Khala Hoyle and Alexus Jimmerson from the Jackson-Madison County Health Department.

Sep 18, 202319:31
Step Outside: PhD student Ash Cable on Belize study abroad program

Step Outside: PhD student Ash Cable on Belize study abroad program

Episode 24 Cable served as a co-instructor on the July 2023 study abroad program, Tropical Ecology, Conservation and Field Methods in Belize.

Sep 14, 202314:51
Bringing it Home: Don't Be Late!

Bringing it Home: Don't Be Late!

If you find yourself often being tardy to the party (or to the workplace), you are part of the 20% of Americans that regularly run late. This week, Sarah and Tennille are listing ways to increase your odds of being on time.

Sep 11, 202315:05
Bringing It Home: More Productive Labor

Bringing It Home: More Productive Labor

Finding it hard to focus at work? This week, Sarah and Tennille are sharing some practices that can help you make the most of your time spent on the clock.

Sep 05, 202314:21
Bringing it Home: Financial Moves for Fall

Bringing it Home: Financial Moves for Fall

As we start to anticipate football weather, we need to prepare to make some financial moves. This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss ways to get ahead of the calendar by making a few smart money choices this fall.

Aug 28, 202310:22
TN Farm to Family - Food Prices

TN Farm to Family - Food Prices

Meet our team of UT-TSU Extension professionals as they discuss factors affecting food prices and learn more about how your food is produced.

Aug 25, 202322:33
Ag Cast - Well-Connected Communities

Ag Cast - Well-Connected Communities

UT Extension works in three rural Tennessee counties - Grundy, Meigs and Pickett - to offer healthy living opportunities for people there, including walking trails, gardening and healthy foods. If it's well-connected, it's also well-deserved.

Aug 24, 202309:09
Bringing it Home: An Organized Family

Bringing it Home: An Organized Family

Work, school, and extra activities can keep household members moving in many different directions! This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss methods for keeping everyone on the same page.

Aug 21, 202314:56
AgCast - Skunk Junk

AgCast - Skunk Junk

It's an active time for skunks in Tennessee. Experts at UTIA offer tips for dealing with skunks, and perhaps avoiding a smelly encounter for you or your pets.

Aug 18, 202306:12
Bringing it Home: Stocking Your Pantry

Bringing it Home: Stocking Your Pantry

It's a great time to stock your pantry, while most groceries are tax-free in Tennessee! This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss items that can be added to your shopping cart to get you ready for the weeks ahead.

Aug 14, 202313:32
Culture & Agriculture Ep. 6: Turf Grass Management

Culture & Agriculture Ep. 6: Turf Grass Management

Your lawn is one of the first things people see when they arrive at your home. But how do you keep your grass lush and green? Kim Brown, UT turf grass Extension specialist, provides valuable tips for maintaining your lawn this summer.

Aug 11, 202315:42
Step Outside: Adam Taylor on being in Finland for Fulbright Program

Step Outside: Adam Taylor on being in Finland for Fulbright Program

Wood Products Extension Specialist and School of Natural Resources Professor Adam Taylor shares his experience researching in Finland through the Fulbright Program.

Aug 10, 202321:12
Bringing it Home: Driving Around The Details

Bringing it Home: Driving Around The Details

As we drive around town, we might be sharing information that makes our families easy targets for criminals. This week, Sarah and Tennille share tips to keep the back-to-school commute safer.

Aug 07, 202312:33
Bringing It Home: Returning Home After Graduation

Bringing It Home: Returning Home After Graduation

More high school and college graduates find themselves living at home with their parents. This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss specific topics that require open communication from both parties in order to keep home life peaceful.

Jul 31, 202317:10
Culture & Agriculture Ep. 5: The History of the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center

Culture & Agriculture Ep. 5: The History of the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center

The West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center has been impacting the community for over a hundred years. But how has it changed throughout its history? Join us as we talk with Bob Hayes, former center director and weed specialist, who bore witness to over 40 years of UTIA's impact on West Tennessee.

Jul 28, 202319:07
Culture & Agriculture Ep. 4: Research Could Improve Soybean Yield

Culture & Agriculture Ep. 4: Research Could Improve Soybean Yield

Every soybean farmer wants to improve their end-of-season yield. Join us as we talk with Avat Shekoofa, researcher in the UT Department of Plant Sciences, as we discuss how state-of-the-art scientific tools are being used to identify and resolve problems affecting soybean production.

Jul 21, 202308:30
Bringing it Home: Water Works for Kids

Bringing it Home: Water Works for Kids

Many adults commit to drinking more water during the summer, but the kids are often left to binge on sugary drinks. This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss creative ways to increase the amount of water your children are drinking.

Jul 17, 202310:45
Culture and Agriculture Ep. 3: Soybean Diseases and Available Resources
Jul 14, 202307:08
Bringing it Home: Teens in Cars

Bringing it Home: Teens in Cars

Getting a license to drive is a rite of passage for young people- but do you know that this week is part of the "deadliest 100 days" for teen drivers? This week, Sarah and Tennille discuss how parents can support safety behind the wheel.

Jul 10, 202314:06
Bringing it Home: Feelin' Like The Fourth

Bringing it Home: Feelin' Like The Fourth

This week, Sarah and Tennille are kicking off the second half of the year by discussing their favorite Independence Day memories and traditions.

Jul 03, 202309:44
Bringing it Home: Think Like a Fit Person

Bringing it Home: Think Like a Fit Person

Are you on track with your 2023 health & fitness goals? This week, Sarah and Tennille are doing a mid-year check-in, and discussing how changing our thinking could lead to changes in our daily habits.

Jun 26, 202312:52
Culture & Agriculture Ep. 2: Fire Ant Control

Culture & Agriculture Ep. 2: Fire Ant Control

Fire ants are a common sight in Tennessee, showing up in lawns, school yards, parks, athletic fields, and golf courses. But how do you get rid of them? Join us as we talk with Kim Brown, UT Extension specialist, about the most effective way to eliminate these painful pests.

Jun 23, 202313:37
Bringing it Home: Multigenerational Travel

Bringing it Home: Multigenerational Travel

When the extended family comes together for a vacation, great memories can be made! This week, Sarah and Tennille are discussing the details involved in planning a successful trip with members of different generations.

Jun 20, 202311:12
Bringing it Home: Finding Families

Bringing it Home: Finding Families

As Father's Day approaches, Sarah and Tennille are focusing on children who rely on foster families for care. This week, they chat with Donna Goodman of Youth Villages about ways the public can get involved in supporting the needs of these children.

Jun 12, 202323:06
Culture & Agriculture Ep. 1: Pesticide Resistance in No-Till Agriculture

Culture & Agriculture Ep. 1: Pesticide Resistance in No-Till Agriculture

Today we sit down with Dr. Larry Steckel, row crop weed scientist and professor with the UT Department of Plant Sciences, to discuss an increasing trend of pesticide resistance in common field weeds. Running out of effective options for weed control and burn down, Larry offers solutions for managing unwanted plants in your fields to ensure no-till agriculture can continue in our region.

Jun 09, 202307:59
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