Conversation and interview with farmers and hunters
What job did you do before returning to the farm? Listen as I talk with Arizona hay farmer, Trevor Bales
What is the secret to building a successful business? Listen as I talk with Duke Stockslager about his family building a greenhouse juggernaut.
What happens when a neighbor calls the police because the think you are neglecting your animals? Listen as I talk with Julie Giles from The Farm Animal Care Coalition
You've seen him on Fox, CNN, NBC, ect... but who is the man behind the cow jacket? Listen as I talk with @OfficialRFDTV market anchor @ScottTheCowGuy
Was there an Ag teacher that made a difference in your life? Listen as I talk with Michigan Ag teacher Melanie Block about how bees are changing how her students are learning.
Is the GMO debate over? Listen as I talk with Kevin Folta about glyphosate, COVID, and being banned from public speaking.
Have you started raising something completely new to grow your farm? Listen as I talk with Stephanie Millburg Rovey about moving to Oregon and building a 1000+ head goat dairy.
How many countries have you been to? Listen as I talk with Stephanie and Hayley Painter about how their travels inspired changes on their Pennsylvania dairy.
Ever thought about your social media being a way for your grandkids to see how you farmed? Listen as I talk with a 24 year old farmer from Iowa
If you are a farmer/rancher from Kansas where would you look for a surrogate to carry your child??? Facebook of course Listen as I talk with Amy Welch about opening a butcher shop
What influenced you to be involved in agriculture? When Andrea Elias was 8 years old, her Dad gave her a pig. It influenced her entire life.
Industrial hemp is a legal crop... so why do they have troubles getting banks, trucking companies, and insurance companies to work with them? Listen as I talk with AAron Baldwin with @BendHemp
Have you ever wanted to quit social media? Dan Sell and I have a very honest conversation about being a farmer online
Do you know any stories of a hired hand starting to farm on their own from scratch? Listen as I talk with New York farmer Tom Corcoran
Imagine building a reputation as one of agriculture's premiere agronomist, and then getting a diagnosis that could threaten your career. Listen as I talk with Robb Deadman
The world can just hit you smack in the face some day. Heads up... This one will be tough to listen to here's my interview with Cory Palm
Is the beef you buy direct from a farmer better than what you can buy in a grocery store? Listen as I interview Kansas farmer Janet Phillips
Will "drones" replace sprayers? Listen to why Mark Black and Matt Brooks went from fertilizing lawns to flying UAS aerial applicators
Do you feel a chef truly understands what it takes to produce a steak? Listen as I talk with Jill Bosich about how working on a ranch helps her understand how much it takes to raise the food she prepares.
"Relax it's a joke" "Do you farm rice?" "You're not white enough" "You're just a poser" Listen as I talk to TikTok sensation Noah, The Korean Farmer
Has your farm pivoted away from standard corn and soybeans to be more profitable? Listen as I talk with Michigan farmer Claire Smith, about her venture into growing teff.
Imagine being denied the necessary water for your crops... just because your area has become a political football. Listen as I talk with Oregon farmer Mike McKoen, and California farmer Scott Seus
Do veterinarians deserve to have a personal life? With fatigue, burnout, and a career full of hard choices, veterinarians have one of the highest suicide rates in the country. Listen as I talk with Dr. Kimberly Stevens DVS
"It's time" After a lifetime of dairy farming, Jodi Riley talks about why his family is selling their herd. BTW... I left the first XM commercial break in on purpose, I think it's obvious why.
The youth in todays agriculture is so damn annoying. With their good work ethics and desire to be positive.... drives me nuts. Listen as I talk with 20 year old dairy farmer Emily Rowley
An agronomist who was a Chinese adopted kid raised American and Japanese... Listen as I talk to Marcia Cripps
From rockin the stage at @bigasshonkytonk to raising cattle and eating racoons.... John Stone is one of Nashville's most bad ass performers.
Megan Kregel is one of those TikToking folks... However she is doing an amazing job at explaining the dairy industry to the general public
Do you know any first generation farmers? Listen as I talk with Tony Reed about working his way into farming and his success on TikTok
After losing her father in a farming accident, Sara Sindelar of Nebraska had to balance life between her family's farm and her husband's family farm.
This one may surprise ya... Listen as I talk with Cole The Cornstar
It's been a year and a half... What has Sam Goldberg learned from the agriculture community. What's next for the producer of @SilotheFilm
Y'all want hear a story of a guy you've seen on social media for years that has been a hero behind the scenes? Listen as I talk with Mike Davelaar
Imagine buying your first herd of cattle only to have 85 of them stolen/killed. Then have the authorities "drop the ball" and your insurance company deny the claim. Listen as Tanner Millang talks about how #FarmTok had his back though this nightmare.
Could you imagine being 8 years old, and you are standing in between you Dad and Grandfather as they are forced to sell their farm?
How many farmers were banking on the golden goose of industrial hemp? Listen to my interview with Alex Clarke, as she talks about her families journey through the wild west adventures of hemp farming.
Imagine asking for 10 oz. silver bars as a Christmas present... at 10 years old. Then have your Dad open a futures account to trade silver contracts at 14. Listen as I talk with @IndianaGrainCo
How important is an online community to agriculture? Listen as I talk with Becca Hilby
"The coroner called and said it had to be me to come identify the bodies... because I was the only one left" Listen to Chris Beaudry the former assistant coach of the Humboldt Broncos
Does it take leaving the farm to realize how much you love it? Listen as I talk with Whitney (Vau) Seckora about working on her families vineyard/winery while also being a realtor
When Jenna Binde's neighbor had a combine fire and heart attack, she rallied her neighborhood to harvest his remaining 1000 acres. Listen to her story....
What will agriculture look like in a Biden administration? Listen as I talk to Terri Moore with Farm Bureau about how farmers get a seat at the table.
Here it is!!! Christmas stories and greetings from: Sammi Wangsness Tom Corcoron 3:55 Donnarie Hales 8:38 Janet Phillips 10:11 Karl Armstrong 19:09 Jason&Lia Hanson 21:47 Lesley Kelly 31:24 Kim Salerno 34:08 Lyndsey Smith 52:43 Scott Welker 1:00:31