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Coffee & Conservation

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Coffee and Conservation is hosted by Dr. Beth Baker, Assistant Extension Professor in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture at Mississippi State University. Dr. Baker and her guests discuss everything landowners, operators, and producers need to know about getting conservation on the ground and how conservation supports productivity and profitability while improving land stewardship. The topics covered also provide science-based education for the general public about the challenges that land owners and farmers face while trying to retain their livelihoods and protect natural resources and habitat. From water, air quality, and soil to habitat, food production, biodiversity, and- we discuss the necessity and complexity of the science and application of conservation in the US.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:15am

Dr. Wes Burger joins us to share the history and importance of Land Grand Universities and their associated experiment stations. This episode weaves a lovely story of the history of conservation in the U.S. and wraps up discussing the urgency of keeping these institutions strong to address local, state, national, and global environmental and food production challenges ahead.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 5:15am

Dr. Wes Burger is back to discuss a primary water quality concern globally and in the U.S.- the need to reduce nutrient pollution to protect water resource. If you rely on clean water to survive (that's everyone), this episode is for you!

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 5:15am

Dr. Wes Burger joins the show to share is knowledge and experiences related to quali conservation and the importance of engaging private landowners to meet conservation goals across the U.S.Dr. Wes Burger joins the show to share is knowledge and experiences related to quali conservation and the importance of engaging private landowners to meet conservation goals across the U.S.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 5:15am

Dr. Leslie Burger is back to discuss the importance of Cooperative Extension Services, how they serve the community, and how they are evolving with the times to provide resources to lifelong learners and get community members engaged.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 5:45am

Dr. Leslie Burger joins us to discuss the importance and nuances of education the next generation about conservation issues. If you're into educating others formally or informally, you don't want to miss this.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 5:15am

Dr. Jason Barrett is back to discuss water conservation in municipalities. This episode is so important for everyone! Make sure you are in the know about where your water comes from, where it goes when it leaves your home, and everything in between!

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 5:15am

Dr. Jason Barrett joins the show to discuss the importance of private well owners being aware of their well water quality and measures to take to ensure they are accessing quality water, as water quality concerns grow around the U.S.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:15am

We'll take a look into the future with Dr. Billy Kingery, as we discuss  how emerging biotechnologies are changing the way can measure, understand, and manage farm systems.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 5:15am

Dr. Billy Kingery is back as we discuss the importance of soil management and conservation to support global food production and global sustainable development goals.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 5:15am

Dr. Billy Kingery joins the show to dive into the history of soil management and how it interwines with the history and future of the United States economy.

Hosts

Portrait of Dr. Beth Harlander Baker
Assistant Extension Professor

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