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Everyone has a cancer story. Whether its affected us directly or to a family member, a friend, or anyone that we love. Each story is different but equally so important. Some stories include pee your pants funny situations, and some of these stories are pull your heart out sobbing on the floor. But I will tell you one thing, all of the stories that you find on this podcast are individually authentic and 100% true. My name is Jessica Nelson, I'm not famous you wouldn't know me from anywhere bu ...
 
Past and present advances in the fields of agronomic, crop, soil, and environmental sciences. Enjoy interviews with researchers published in journals, books, and magazines from the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America. Opinions and conclusions expressed by authors are their own and are not considered as those of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, its staff, its membe ...
 
Research in Action is a weekly podcast about topics and issues related to research in higher education from experts across a range of disciplines.
 
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Today's cancer story you will hear from power couple Mike and Megan Scherer. They are high school sweethearts that have been together through thick and thin. Mike as diagnosed with Testicular Cancer at the age of 26 finding the tumor on his own. With some luck and a little bit of help from his parent's, he was able to get in testing and diagnosis m…
 
“Greenhouse gas fluxes from turfgrass systems: Species, growth rate, clipping management, and environmental effects” with Drs. Quincy Law and Jon Trappe Greenhouse gases are naturally occurring gases that contribute to climate change. These gases, like carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and methane, are both absorbed and produced by turfgrasses; howeve…
 
This episode, you will hear Dr. Amydee's Ovarian Cancer Story. Not only is she a researcher, but she is cancer pharmacist turned cancer survivor, educator, and storyteller with a heart that helps and heals. She helps those in any step of their cancer journey reclaim their body post cancer and especially helps women through her clinical practice. Sh…
 
Bansri shares her Cancer Story this week with her diagnosis and journey through Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. She was diagnosed and went through treatment at the height of the pandemic. She shares about her treatment protocol, shares of how cancer and cancer during a pandemic changed her perspective completely. Most importantly, she advocates and e…
 
Boll weevils are an agricultural pest that feeds primarily on cotton. After their arrival in the 1890s, they caused devastation across the South-Eastern United States, starting a battle that’s raged for more than 130 years. This episode, Paul Csomo of the award-winning Varmints! podcast joins us to discuss these creatures, their adaptions, and thei…
 
Finishing up October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month with our finial Cancer Story. This week you will be hearing Tara's Cancer Story. She was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma at the age of 39. Tara chronicles her journey and speaks of her inspiration to start Pink Ink Tattoo. To learn more about Tara and Pink Ink Tattoo: www.pinkinktattoo.co…
 
This weeks Cancer Story is a very special story and it is so so so interesting! Today you will here Anna's Cancer Story, she is a 9 year Breast Cancer Survivor and the Creator of a dating app called Entwine. She provides a wealth of information about a rare thing called Vaginismus and how it has effected her life. Anna also talks about it being her…
 
“Macadamia intercropping into an inefficient adult coffee plantation is economically advantageous” with Rogério Soratto. Macadamia nuts are a lucrative crop for Brazilian farmers, but long wait times from planting to production can cause financial strain when first planting them. This episode, Rogério Soratto discusses his work researching intercro…
 
This week, you hear Karen's Breast Cancer Story. Karen has an amazing sense of humor and talks about her life in the fitness industry and the love and support of her friends and family through her journey. She also talks about finding love at the most unlikely of times as well as her choice in fertility. Karen was a joy to have on and you will LOVE…
 
It's October, that means you know that it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With this, My Cancer Story Podcast will be releasing a new episode every week to highlight a different woman's Breast Cancer Story. In addition to that we will be having additional content and information sprinkled throughout the month so stay tuned for some amazing stuff! …
 
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has been fighting hunger for more than 75 years. The FAO Strategic Framework 2021-2030 articulates FAO’s vision of a sustainable and food secure world for all. Ismahane Elouafi, Chief Scientist for the FAO, joins us to discuss this strategy, the various components and accelerators de…
 
This episode you meet Rachel from Vancouver Island, BC. She is currently going through her cancer journey as we speak and will actually be having a scan in October shortly after this episode will air. Rachel shares her Cancer Story with Stage II primary mediastinal b-cell lymphoma (Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma). She speaks about how she was diagnosed, can…
 
Harlan’s Crops and Man with Drs. Thomas Stalker and Marilyn Warburton Humans and the crops they use have co-evolved across the centuries. This episode, Drs. Thomas Stalker and Marilyn Warburton discuss three major periods of time within this relationship as well as misconceptions we might have about our predecessors and where we’re headed next. Tun…
 
I have a treat for you! Today you will be hearing Lee Silverstein's Cancer Story. If you are not familiar with Lee, he is the creator and host of the We Have Cancer Podcast. I'm pretty sure, we was the original Cancer Podcast out there since he created it back in 2015. Thats right he has been doing this for 6 years and over 179 episodes! Lee shares…
 
When nutrients are taken up in the field, they often find their way into the fruits and vegetables that we enjoy. But once we eat them, how can they get back to the fields for future crops? This episode, Rebecca will discuss her work in returning nutrients from human waste back into the soil. Tune in to learn: How nutrients can be returned back to …
 
Yay for a Bonus Episode! It is September 1st and it is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month! For those of you who know me, Thyroid Cancer is the type of Cancer that I had. I am so honored to introduce Chloe to you. She is an amazing young woman and also is a Papillary Thyroid Cancer Survivor. Chloe is a lovely young woman with quite the cancer story. She…
 
This episode is for all those out there who are struggling. Can you believe that Matt is only the second male that we've had on the My Cancer Story Podcast? This beautiful episode, you will meet Matt. He is a stage 3C Testicular Cancer Survivor. Matt is also a Key Note Motivational Speaker and holy cow will you be inspired by him! Not only with his…
 
Research is crucial for the advancement of agriculture. However, research solutions must also be feasible for the farmers who will be implementing them. This episode, Heather Hampton+Knodle will discuss her many hats in the worlds of agriculture, policy, and research solutions, as well as her journey as a farmer and research collaborator. Tune in t…
 
"Cancer made me disabled, but I am VERY able"Today's episode, you will hear Emily share her Ewing's Sarcoma Cancer Story(s). She is a 2x Ewings Sarcoma Survivor! Emily speaks about the importance of listening to your body and not being afraid to question your doctor when his or her guidance is contrary to what you believe is the right answer for yo…
 
The Living Soil Handbook with Jesse Frost. Regenerative agriculture focuses on improving soil health by disturbing the soil as little as possible, keeping the ground covered as much as possible, and keeping the ground planted as much as possible. In this episode, farmer Jesse Frost of the No-Till Market Garden podcast walks us through these three t…
 
"Cancer is not just happening to our body" -KC This episode, you will meet 4 year breast cancer survivor Kristin Curtis. You will hear her talk about cancer and parenting, the physical nature of having cancer and how she overcame it while still working. Kristin takes you along on her cancer journey through chemo, and how she created safe havens for…
 
Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a system by which pests are controlled using informed decision-making techniques. Regenerative agriculture is an approach to farming that focuses on soil health and environmental recovery. In this episode, Tom Green finishes out our five part mini-series on IPM by walking us through how these two systems can w…
 
Today, Anna shares her Cancer Story with Large B Cell Lymphoma. She was diagnosed with this type of Lymphoma at the age of 33 after having difficulty breathing, chest tightness, and bouts of fainting. She shares her experience with her doctors, her fiancé (now husband), he mother, her fertility and her fitness. Anna was a joy to speak with, who has…
 
“Assessing the Effects of Lake-Dredged Sediments on Soil Health: Agricultural and Environmental Implications on Northwestern Ohio” with Angélica Vázquez-Ortega and Russell Brigham Shipping accounts for a large portion of the Ohio economy. Channels therefore need regular dredging to keep shipping channels clear. In the past, such sediments were ofte…
 
This weeks episode reads like a Lifetime Movie! It has twists, it has turns, it has cancer. Today you are meeting Kayla, she is a Brain Tumor (Anaplastic Ganglioglioma/Glioblastoma Multiform ) survivor. Her journey through her initial symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and life after is so incredible. She was a joy to get to know, and you will LOVE LOV…
 
Happy birthday, everybody! Today is our third birthday, and we couldn’t be happier. We’re so grateful to all of our guests and to you, dear listener! Whether you’re brand new or have been with us since the beginning, we’re so grateful for all of your listening and support over the years. Thank you for listening! Please note, we’ve also put together…
 
“Earthworm density differences over time among a native tallgrass prairie and chronosequence of tallgrass prairie restorations in the Ozark Highlands” and “Seasonal earthworm density differences among mound positions and soil moisture regimes in native tallgrass prairies in the Ozark Highlands” with Dr. Kristofor Brye Earthworms are praised as envi…
 
This week you will meet cancer advocate and mother, Rosaria. She hales all the way from Boston, MA. She is telling her son Brody's story with us today. Her son, Brody, was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma when he was only 23 months old. He suffered through numerous scans, infusions, and more before he lost his battle at the age of 3 in 2015. During …
 
This week, you will meet Peyton. She was diagnosed at the young age of 22 with Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer. As a newly minted college graduate, she was set to move to Arizona for a new and exciting job opportunity. Upon notable weight loss, she ultimately decided to take her health into her own hands and advocate for herself amongst not being taken seri…
 
Fieldwork Ready with Dr. Sara Vero. Fieldwork and lab work are two sides of the same scientific coin. However, when preparing for fieldwork, there are many things to consider that don’t come up in a lab. This episode, we talk with Dr. Sara Vero about her new book, Fieldwork Ready, which covers anything from the practical ins and outs of common fiel…
 
This week you meet Sarah. She is an IBC cancer survivor. She is a wonder and sweet woman and a wealth of knowledge on this very rare type of breast cancer. She shares how she found her cancer and her bad ass survival journey! BAYS (Bay Area Young Survivors) - for anyone under the age of 45 who has faced or is facing breast cancer in the Bay Area: h…
 
This week you meet Morgan. September 2019, Morgan was diagnosed with low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma, after an ultrasound to investigate her fertility to freeze her eggs. Low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma is a rare, slow-growing cancer that tends to be more prevalent in younger women when compared to more common forms of ovarian cancer. May 8th…
 
This week you will be meeting Rachel. She is telling her caregiver story as well as her late husbands cancer story and his fight against Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Rachel is the Author of "Wife, Widow, Now What?" in which she chronicles her and her husbands journey through his cancer diagnosis. Her book is based on her own personal experience as…
 
Sustainable farming systems are critical for all of us, from producers to consumers. It’s therefore important for the full supply chain–from food companies and ingredient suppliers, to farm service providers, to CCAs, and farmers–to support sustainable agriculture practices, many of which can have a beneficial impact on pest management. This episod…
 
Listening to this episode, you will feel like you are hanging out with your best 2 girl friends! This episode is longer than my usual episodes, but it is soooooo worth the listen! You will meet Lauren, she is a Wife and Mother and also a breast cancer survivor. She talks about her diagnosis, being her own advocate as well as dealing with future fer…
 
This episode you will meet Brodi Nicholas. He is the CEO and founder of a non profit called Campaign One At a Time where their mission is to ensure that no child battling a severe illness ever feels alone. Brodi talks about his inspiration behind this non profit, how it has grown and the several programs and campaigns they consistently have going o…
 
“Varietal Timelines and Leadership Challenges Affecting the Legacy of Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov” with Dr. Joel Cohen Nikolai Vavilov was an agronomist and seed collector whose life spanned the regimes of Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin. These were years plagued by extreme famine, especially in the Ukraine. Vavilov strove to follow Mendelian scienc…
 
Seed banks are collections of seeds that researchers use to protect valuable genetic resources both for breeding and conservation purposes. But where did they get started and how have they become what they are today? On this episode, Dr. Helen Anne Curry will guide us through the history of seed banks, including their origins, the various phases of…
 
“IPM Toolkit Preservation” with Dr. Bryan Ulmer. Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, is a system by which pests are controlled using informed decision-making techniques. These techniques are many are varied, but so are the threats to their continued use. This episode, for the third episode in our IPM miniseries, Bryan will walk us through the types…
 
Isabelle is sharing her breast cancer story with us this week. Her journey began not long ago (1 year from when we recorded this episode). She shares her story of her breast cancer diagnosis and treatment during a pandemic. Her mindset and outlook on her experience is truly inspiring. What she has done since her diagnosis with her life and life's p…
 
This episode you meet Staci. She is a Ovarian Cancer - Small Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary Hypercalcemic Type (SCCOHT) Survivor. Staci was diagnosed at the age of 38, yet the average age of diagnosis is typically early to mid 20's. Staci shares her journey through diagnosis, treatment and after cancer. She shares how she navigated through this experi…
 
“The Impact of pH and Ion Exchange on 133Cs Adsorption on Vermiculite” with Dr. Dan Ferreira. On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami led to the explosion of three nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The explosions resulted in radioactive particles being released into the air, which eventually settled on neigh…
 
Meet Allie. She is an osteosarcoma cancer survivor as a teen and took her experience into adulthood and became a one on one coach and confidence coach. She was diagnosed as a teen but not until she was in her early 20s did she realize the importance of confidence. Both in herself and in her skills, but the importance of others to have confidence in…
 
Today's episode you meet Brandi Benson. She is a Ewing Sarcoma Survivor, Veteran, Author, Speaker, Brand Ambassador and Entrepreneur. You will hear her talk about her journey to Iraq, finding her tumor, being diagnosed and surviving cancer. Brandi is now 12 years cancer free and has been thriving post cancer. Listen to the whole podcast, she shares…
 
“Using Cover Crops as an IPM Tool for Managing Hard-to-Control Weeds” with Dr. Christopher Proctor. Cover crops are crops grown between cash crops like corn, wheat, and soybean that provide valuable ecosystem services—or ecosystem benefits—to the surrounding crops and soils. With the rise of herbicide resistant weeds, however, cover crops are also …
 
Today's episode you will hear Lauren tell her cancer story. She has a unique story about both herself and her sisters' surviving a fairly rare tumor most seen in children called a Wilms tumor. Lauren talks about celebrating her 20 year Cancerversary, her involvement in Make A Wish Foundation, and her new foundation called Roar Philanthropy. She tou…
 
This weeks story comes from Beca. She tells her cancer story with her Papillary Thyroid Cancer diagnosis, the process she had to go through to get the diagnosis and dealing with cancer during a pandemic. She also talks about her fathers cancer story and ultimately how his journey helped her be her own advocate. It was so great getting to connect wi…
 
Ag Literacy is defined as having a basic knowledge of how food and fiber systems work. However, many consumers today do not understand these systems and processes. Brendan Black, host of the Talk Ag to Me podcast, is working to change that, serving as a translator between agriculture specialists and the general public. This episode, as part of a po…
 
This episode, you will meet Karin Hart. She is a papillary thyroid cancer survivor, avid golfer, athlete, social media influencer and amazing human being. She is the first thyroid cancer survivor that we've had on My Cancer Story Podcast (other than myself). Listen to us talk about our experiences going through diagnosis, treatment, and post cancer…
 
This episode you are meeting Kandi Draw. She is sharing her mother's cancer story and how Kandis became her caretaker. During our conversation, we talk about her journey from being her mothers caretaker in addition to taking care of her siblings and the evolution her life took after her mom passed away. Learn more about Kandis and the programs that…
 
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