MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014 (Listen to the archived program)
Coming home to the family farm (Listen to the segment)
After a successful career, Gloria Bromell Tinubu, daughter of a South Carolina tobacco farmer, returns to her rural roots with plans to bring the abandoned family farm her great grandfather purchased in 1883 back to productive use. Donna London, director of the Jim Self Center on the Future, brings us her story. Video.
High tech farming: Unmanned aircraft systems (Listen to the segment)
During her visit to the recent SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo, Donna London, director of the Jim Self Center on the Future, heard about the future of farming using unmanned aircraft systems from Dr. Chris Post, assistant professor of Environmental Information Science at Clemson University, and Dr. Thomas Zajkowski, with the NextGen Air Transportation Center at North Carolina State University's Institute for Transportation Research and Education. Video.
New Technology: iPad Air (Listen to the segment)
Phil Yanov, founder and president of Tech After Five, shares his thoughts on the new iPad Air. See Phil's blog at ThinkHammer.com.
Problems with alcohol (Listen to the segment)
Bobbi Conner learns about new research to help deal with alcohol problems from addiction psychiatrist and psychopharmacologist Dr. Ray Anton, a distinguished professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the Medical University of South Carolina and director of MUSC's Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs. Link to National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Planning a family adventure (Listen to the segment)
Anna Simon gets advice from Vanessa Torres, a former ranger at Grand Teton National Park, about planning your family's next outdoor adventure. Three apps to help your family explore the outdoor world: Nature Rocks, Wikihood, and National Geographic's BioBlitz. Torres, now a youth program analyst with the Department of the Interior, was in Clemson to speak at the recent U.S. Play Coalition 2014 Conference on the Value of Play.
Road trip: Calhoun Falls State Park (Listen to the segment)
Park Manager David Drake guides our visit to Calhoun Falls State Park on the shore of Lake Russell. Link to campground information.
TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
This archive will be available on Wednesday.
Our feathered friends
Dr. J. Drew Lanham, Forest Wildlife Ecologist and Certified Wildlife Biologist in the Clemson University School of Agricultural, Forest and Environmental Sciences speaks with naturalist Joel Greenberg, author of A Feathered River Across the Sky - The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction. Then Drew and Clemson University naturalist Patrick McMillan, host of Emmy-winning Expeditions With Patrick McMillan discuss the differences between buzzards and vultures, protecting chickens and the holes left by yellow-bellied sapsuckers. More information and birdcalls are available online at Birds of North America and at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For additional information on birds and other wildlife, visit eBird.org and eNature.com. Differences between buzzards and vultures.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
A live call-in hour about your pets' health
Dr. Glenn Birrenkott of the Clemson University Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences and Anderson veterinarian Dr. Bobby Long from the 24-hour Magnolia Veterinary Hospital have the advice you need to keep your pet healthy and happy. Whether your pet is a new addition or has been part of your family for years, you're invited to call in with questions about your pet's medical care, nutritional needs, or preventive treatments via the toll-free number: 888-539-8859.
THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 2014
Spring cleaning time is here. Should you toss that box filled with power cords and old gadgets you no longer use? Our tech guys Eric Rodgers and blogger Phil Yanov, founder and president of Tech After Five, have advice on this and any other technology concern you may have. Whether you're buying new equipment or maintaining old gear, our tech team wants to hear form you. Join this listener-driven conversation about technology via our toll free line at 888-539-8859.