23: Turfgrass with Vikram BaligaSeptember 24, 2019
This week Vikram Baliga of Texas Tech university joins Hallie and Chris to talk about turf grass. We learn where it comes from, what it does, and just how high some grasses can grow.
#AskOnetoGrowOn 3: Lobster and Fish Byproducts?September 17, 2019
In this mini-episode, Hallie discusses fish emulsion, fungicidal chitan, and edible films made from lobsters.
22: Superfoods III – Microgreens, Steal-cut Oats, Mangosteen, GinkoSeptember 10, 2019
Who’s ready for more superfoods? We sure are! This week Hallie and Chris evaluate microgreens, steel-cut oats, mangosteen and ginko. We learn which fruit is the “queen of fruit”, which plant is highly nutritious, and which is kind of regular. And of course, which are cape-worthy.
21: EarthwormsAugust 27, 2019
This week we’re digging into all things small, skinny and wiggly: worms. Hallie and Chris discuss worms, what they are, why they’re so important and their appearance in sci-fi movies. We learn how worms help the soil, how to keep them, and how to use them to fish.
#AskOnetoGrowOn 2: What is a berry?August 20, 2019
In this mini-episode, Hallie says, once and for all, what a berry is. | One to Grow On is an podcast that digs into the questions you have about agriculture and tries to understand the impacts of food production on us and our world. One to Grow On is hosted by Hallie Casey and Chris Casey, and is produced by Catherine Arjet and Hallie Casey.
“How Does a Farm Work?”August 13, 2019
It’s another Catherine episode! This week, Catherine and Hallie discuss farm production, employment and revenue. We learn about small scale versus large scale production, the practicalities of different crops, and the merits of different film versions of the musical Annie.
#AskOnetoGrowOn 1: What is ‘Certified Transitional’?August 06, 2019
In this mini-episode, Hallie defines certified transitional agriculture, explains why it exists, and talks about why it isn’t standardized by the USDA (yet?). One to Grow On is a podcast that digs into the questions you have about agriculture and tries to understand the impacts of food production on us and our world. We explore fascinating topics including food, gardening, and plant sciences. One to Grow On is hosted by Hallie Casey and Chris Casey, and is produced by Catherine Arjet and Hallie Casey. Show art is by Ashe Walker. Music is “Something Elated” by Broke For Free licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license.
20: Zoonotic Disease With Dr. Sara PackebushJuly 30, 2019
We’re finally talking about animals! This week special guest Dr. Sara Packebush joins Hallie and Chris to talk about zoonotic diseases, how they spread to humans and how to keep yourself healthy. We learn about animal-borne pathogens, mind-controlling parasites and Hallie and Chris’s serious lack of dog movie knowledge.
19: Organic Agriculture, Part 4July 16, 2019
In the final episode of our organics series, Hallie and Chris discuss both large and small scale economic impacts of organic agriculture, how organics impact consumers, and how much paperwork is too much paperwork. We learn how international trade is impacted by organics, and what this means for the choices you make at the grocery store.
18: Organic Agriculture, Part 3July 02, 2019
It’s time to learn more about organics! In part three of the series, Hallie and Chris discuss how organic agriculture impacts farms, farmers, and farmworkers. We learn about organic pesticides, why some farmers find organic farming controlling, and how well both Hallie and Chris can imitate cartoon Texans.
17: Organic Agriculture, Part 2June 18, 2019
We’re back with more information about organic agriculture! This week, Hallie and Chris tackle the environmental tradeoffs of organic versus conventional farming. We learn about carbon sequestration, chemical inputs and why Hallie spent a day counting worms.
16: Organic Agriculture, Part 1June 04, 2019
Welcome to the first episode of our Organics series! Organic agriculture is such a big topic we had to take four episodes to talk about it. This week, Hallie and Chris are focusing on what exactly organic agriculture is and where it came from. We learn about organics around the world, what it takes to become organic, and a really cool lady who really loved soil.