Agriculture

Kiwi: plant of the month

Airs at: Wed, 03/09/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert begin a new segment--a plant of the month. This month it's kiwis--siting, trellising, varieties, pollination requirements, pruning...and probably a lot more. Plus, it's time to start some veggies, both inside and out. And as usual, a... Read more

Political Perspectives with guest David Lively, a discussion about the Organicology Conference

Airs at: Wed, 02/09/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  The guest is David Lively, Marketing Director of the Organically Grown Company in Eugene. He will talk about the Organicology conference going on in Portland this week and about current issues in the organic foods movement including the controversial "coexistence” deal b... Read more

More Talk Radio on 01/31/11

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Danielle Nierenberg about State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet. Danielle Nierenberg is an expert in sustainable agriculture and  a senior researcher for the Worldwatch Institute, an environmental polic... Read more

Catalogs; Russian fruit; Plus new gardening, animal husbandry classes with PDX's "Urban Growth Bounty"

Airs at: Wed, 01/12/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert talk about Jim's recent fruit exploring trip to Russia and Ukraine. Then a discussion of favorite garden catalogs and new and exciting varieties of fruits and vegetables. Plus, the City of Portland's Bureau of Planning and Sustainabi... Read more

The Dirtbag on 12/08/10

Airs at: Wed, 12/08/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert welcome OSU Extension Horticulturist Weston Miller to talk about the OSU Master Gardener program (and the Organic Master Gardener program, too) and its emphasis on sustainable gardening. And for the second half, Harriet Fasenfest ret... Read more

The Dirtbag on 09/08/10

Airs at: Wed, 09/08/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and permanent guest Jim Gilbert are joined in the studio by Emmy Pagett and film director Taggart Siegel ("The Real Dirt on Farmer John"). In the first segment, Emmy will talk about her summer's work trapping the new fruit fly pest, the Spotted Wing Droso... Read more

Rain Water Collection Systems

Airs at: Sat, 07/17/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and Jim Gilbert of One Green World welcome Clackamas Community College horticultual instructor Bruce Nelson to talk about rainwater harvesting and two upcoming rainwater collecting workshops at Clackamas Community College on August 30 and September 1.   ... Read more

Lisa Albert on Edible Gardening

Airs at: Wed, 06/09/2010 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
  Host Glen Andresen and Jim Gilbert of One Green World welcome garden writer Lisa Albert to talk about growing edible plants in containers. Plus, as always, a new Garden Stumper quiz and listeners' edible gardening questions!  Today's Garden Stumper: Should you add gravel... Read more

Fruit pollination and more!

Airs at: Wed, 05/12/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for The Dirtbag
It's almost prime time for planting veggies! Host Glen Andresen reveals tips and techniques for getting those veggies off to a great start. Guest Jim Gilbert of One Green World will lead a general discussion about fruit pollination, includiing self-fertility, parthenocarpy,... Read more

Cover crop in the way? What to do. Plus, favorite fruits!

Airs at: Wed, 04/14/2010 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
 This month a discussion of what to do with your cover crops. Plus favorite fruit varieities. Your cover crop is growing, you're ready to plant some April veggies, but the cover crop is in the way? What's next? Join host Glen Andresen for a discussion of ways to proceed wi... Read more