Philipp Simon, Professor, Department of Horticulture, UW-Madison
Professor Philipp Simon talks about carrots and agricultural development before discussing the historical development of crops and agriculture to learn more about our modern use of crops. He explains the relationship between plants and people as well as the nutritional compounds of carrots and carotene.
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.
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.
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.
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.