Backyard Farmer

Backyard Farmer television series is a co-production of Nebraska Public Media and Nebraska Extension. The longest-running, locally-produced, television series in the nation, Backyard Farmer is celebrating its 67th season.

Watch Backyard Farmer at 7 p.m. CT, Thursdays, on Nebraska Public Media with rebroadcasts through the week on our Nebraska Public Media and Create channels.

The program was created by George Round, former University of Nebraska public relations director, Wayne Whitney, former Nebraska Extension horticulturist and Jack McBride, our founding general manager. The show’s format of answering viewer questions remains a cornerstone of the show’s success.

Every year from spring to fall, our panel of experts deals with topics from insect pests, disease, turf, fruits and vegetables, as well as landscape design and general horticulture topics. The program consists of a panel of experts dedicated to helping you find solutions to your lawn and garden questions.

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Upcoming Broadcast Times

Backyard Farmer airs April through September
Thursdays at 7 p.m. (CT) on Nebraska Public Media
Saturdays at 10 a.m. (CT) on Nebraska Public Media
Sundays at 2 p.m. (CT) on Create
Mondays at 5 p.m. (CT) on Create