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Mother Earth News and Friends

Dec 29, 2023

Parasites, such as fleas and ticks, are tiny organisms that can pose a big threat to our animals. How can we look out for our furry and feathered friends? Dr. Caroline Sobotyk, assistant professor of clinical parasitology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, joins us to discuss parasite...

Oct 19, 2023

Story by Amelia Eigerman, read by John Moore.

Avoid potential pet poisoning by knowing what’s in your pest control. This story comes from the October/November 2023 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

The Mother Earth News and Friends podcast shares the stories of leaders in sustainable and rural living. We’re...

Jul 28, 2023

Who's ready to learn about goats? Whether you’re already a goat-owner or are dreaming about getting some of your own one day, this is the episode for you. Kenny Coogan talks with Jon Kain, a goat-owner and the co-host and creator of "Ringside: An American Dairy Goat Podcast." We'll be talking with Jon all about...

Jul 20, 2023

For decades, Dr. Jan Pol has been dedicated to helping animals. His hit show (you may have heard of it), “The Incredible Dr. Pol” on Nat Geo WILD, shows the daily operations and hard work of his vet practice in Michigan. And we’re so excited this expert vet is joining us not just on this podcast episode, but also...

May 9, 2023

Story by Dana Benner, read by Jessica Mitchell.

These powerful animals can provide modern farmers a fuel-efficient way to work the land. This story comes from the May/June 2023 issue of Grit magazine.

For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to the Grit website