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National Arbor Day

Dan Forestry, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom tells us about the National holiday dedicated to planting and caring for some of the Earth’s greatest treasures. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Every last Friday in April is National Arbor Day. It’s a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees in their community. Trees provide vital protection …

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Help a Horse Day

Dan Dairy & Livestock, This Land of Ours

    Cathy Isom tells us about a celebration to raise awareness about a majestic, loving animal. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.   Wednesday, April 26th is National Help a Horse Day. It was founded by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or ASPCA. The objective:  to spread awareness about at-risk horses who …

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Earth Day Love

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  Cathy Isom tells us why we celebrate Earth Day and what you can do to show our planet some love. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.       It was forty-seven years ago, on April 22, 1970, when twenty-million Americans took to the streets. Voicing their concern about the deteriorating environment and urging the government to take …

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National Garlic Day

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  April 19th, is National Garlic Day. Cathy Isom tells you how you may pay homage to a stinky vegetable that is also known as nature’s wonder drug. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.     Garlic, which is dubbed the Stinking Rose because of its overpowering taste and smell, dates back more than 6,000 years ago. It’s a member of …

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Spring Picnic Market Basket

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  Cathy Isom tells us why that Easter shopping receipt may have seemed a little less expensive this year. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.     Think your grocery bill seemed a little bit cheaper for your Easter spending this year. You’re not alone. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Spring Picnic Market Basket Survey, we …