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Surviving Hard Times

Jun 21, 2024

Nitrogen fertilizers are widely used in crop production around the world, but how does soil react to this treatment? Expert soil scientist Richard L. Mulvaney joins the podcast today to discuss his research looking into this question, and others like it…

As a Professor of Soil Fertility at the University of...


Jun 14, 2024

How do plant specialists help enhance vegetable production? Are there alternative irrigation systems that can increase the yield of certain crops? In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Ted McAvoy, an expert in crop production, to unpack this fascinating subject…

Dr. McAvoy is an Assistant Professor of Horticulture at...


Jun 9, 2024

Can cold exposure really zap unwanted fat and increase exercise performance? Timmy Håman, the founder of Prime Science, thinks so – and he joins us to explain why…

Timmy is a Swedish engineer based in London who has a passion for health and wellness. Through his own fitness journey, he discovered the advantages of...


May 31, 2024

Ramani Narayan joins the podcast today to discuss a fascinating subject: How fungus and bacteria can consume and alter plastic waste. Ramani is a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Michigan State University. As an internationally acclaimed thought leader...


May 23, 2024

In this episode, we sit down with Nancy Gift, an Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Chair of the Sustainability and Environmental Studies Department at Berea College. She joins us to discuss an intriguing facet of environmental studies: aquaponics.

Aquaponics is a combination of plant and fish production...