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Agriculture Now With Rick Shields

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  • Rick Shields brings you local Michigan agriculture reports that keep you up to date with the latest information on the markets, prices, how your food is grown and the importance Agriculture has within Michigan, the United States and beyond. Everyday on-air and right here online Rick Shields delves into the issues surrounding Agriculture in our community and educates you on the way business is done in agri-business via audio, video and written stories. This is Michigan "Agriculture Now" with Rick Shields.

Episode List

  • Applying Dormant Sprays

    Monday, April 04, 2011

    Ag Educator, Mark Longstroth offers several ways to protect fruit trees early-on.

  • Michigan Planting Numbers

    Friday, April 01, 2011

    Here's a focus on what Michigan farmers intend to plant this year as well as an update on prices they're currently receiving...

  • Dough, Ray and Me

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011

    Thanks to March Madness, we've seen how a winning basketball team can kick a community's spirit into overdrive. But as spring turns to summer, commentator Tom Springer of Three Rivers says there's another entirely edible way for local people to stay connected.

  • The Powerhouse that's American Ag

    Thursday, March 24, 2011

    ...an important reminder about something we all too often overlook from extension educator, Roberta Osborne

  • Thursday Ag Update

    Thursday, March 24, 2011

    ...a look at some of the stories making news in agriculture today...

  • Preparing for Unwelcome Arrivals

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011

    A couple of invasive species could soon have a negative impact on Southwest Michigan fruit. Now's the time to learn more about them...

  • Dormant Spray Apps

    Monday, March 21, 2011

    As spring arrives it's time to consider dormant spray applications.

  • Farmer of the Week

    Thursday, March 17, 2011

    Each week WKZO salutes an agri-business leader in Southwest Michigan.

  • Potato/Tomato Blite

    Thursday, April 22, 2010

    Rick talks potato/tomato blite with local Master Gardener