Grasshoppers tend to lay their eggs in undisturbed fields, there are no brown recluses in Utah, and you may not want to get rid of the bees in your yard. Bryan Earl talks to USU Extension Entemoloist Diane Alston in studio about bugs.
Science Questions presents new research at Utah State University on climate change in Utah, a new study on the effects of nature on infants, and then SQ radio presents a story that traces the moon landing to find out about the mysterious "moon tree."
As school days edge closer, producers Sheri Quinn and Suzi Montgomery present this special archival program, a compilation of previously aired youth produced stories from Utah teens from City Academy Charter School in Salt Lake City. We learn about one teen's gang life, what a boiler maker is, and one teen's perspective on polygamy.
The Utah Rural Summit in Cedar City is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and Access Utah will be there on Thursday. Panelists at the conference will discuss economic opportunities, demographic change, leadership, natural resources and agriculture in rural Utah.
Tom Williams’ guests will include Jack Schultz, Founder and CEO of Agracel, Inc., and author of Boomtown USA: The 7 1/2 Keys to Big Success in Small Towns and USDA Rural Development State Director for California, Glenda Humiston, who has developed innovative investment models for rural areas.
The Mars rover Curiosity touched down safely early Monday morning as thousands worldwide looked on. Curiosity will now get to work investigating whether or not Mars has had a climate hospitable to life. We’ll celebrate this monumental engineering success and look ahead to the science to come, with University of Utah Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Tabitha Buehler; Kent Tobiska, Director of Utah State University’s Space Weather Center; and former NASA employee and current USU Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Stephen Whitmore.
“The United States depends on coal-burning electric plants for 50 percent of the nation’s power. I cannot turn on the dish-washer, watch a movie, or write these words without thinking of coal. And, conscious of this coal, I must think of the blood in my veins, because from the beginning of coal—this history of our energy—my ancestors pulled it from the earth with picks and with their hands.” So writes Erin Thomas, author of Coal in Our Veins: A Personal Journey.
On Access Utah Monday Bryan Earl meets with Mark Anderson to talk about everything garden. Among the topics covered are shrubs, where to plant various plants in your yard, micro-organisms, raspberries and more.
Science Questions profiles two farmers living on opposite sides of the country, but whom are both profoundly impacted by the oil and gas industry. Science Questions goes to the heart of farm land in Ohio and Utah, where natural gas extraction and farming collide.
Every seven seconds someone in the world is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Today on Access Utah, Author Patti Kerr joins Sheri Quinn to discuss her personal journey with caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease. She offers practical advice for caregivers.