Agriculture

Is Organic/Fair-trade Agriculture Sustainable? - Ep. 374

Jeremy Weber, PhD Candidate in Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison. Weber challenges assumptions about the benefits of Fair Trade coffee by examining the disconnection between promotional materials and reality, and the marginalization of economically disadvantaged producers and groups.

Natural Resource Management in the Andes - Ep. 342

Josh Posner Professor of Agronomy, UW-Madison

Professor Josh Posner's research program focuses on the interface of farming strategies and natural resource conservation. His work is focuses on steep sloped production systems. He tells about his work in the high Andes.

Casper Jaggi: Master Swiss Cheese Maker - Ep. 183

Jerry Apps, Author

Wisconsin author and storyteller, Jerry Apps speaks about his book "Casper Jaggi, Master Cheesemaker", which is part of the Badger Biography series.

Conversations from Penn State: Temple Grandin - Ep. 501

Temple Grandin, PhD., Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University and Advocate for individuals across the autistic spectrum.

Temple Grandin opens a window into the autistic world in an interview with "Conversations from Penn State" host Patty Satalia. Grandin talks about her childhood, how her mind works and the HBO movie based on her autobiography.

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