All posts by Lilli Klamke

Farmer Podcast Club: Livestock Handling Techniques

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 13, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. D&B Podcast Episode 98 – Livestock Handling Techniques: The D&B Supply Show Released Nov 27, 2018 Curt Pate, of Curt Pate Stockmanship, joins Matt this week to talk about low-stress livestock handling. Teaching people how to be nice to their cattle is the simple way to describe what Curt does, but ultimately during a 14 hour day, he can make a difference in the way the cattle behave which, in the end, will make a difference with any operation, big or small.   Listen to the full episode: Subscribe to the … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Livestock Handling Techniques

Farmer Podcast Club: 365- On Beeing

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 03, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 365- On Beeing-  99% Invisible Farmers have known for centuries that putting a hive of honeybees in an orchard results in more blossoms becoming cherries, almonds, apples and the like.  Yet it’s only in the last 30 years that pollination services have become such an enormous part of American agriculture. Today, bees have become more livestock than wild creatures, little winged cows, that depend on humans for food and shelter. On Beeing Listen to the full episode: https://99percentinvisible.org/?s=+365&post_type[]=episode&post_type[]=article&paged= Subscribe to 99% Invisible on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/99-invisible/id394775318?i=1000446314839 Share This With a Farming Friend … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 365- On Beeing

Farmer Podcast Club: The Science of Holistic Grazing

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 29, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Science of Holistic Grazing- Down to Earth: The Planet to Plate Podcast Released July 16, 2019 Richard Teague is Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Texas A&M University. He shares with us his deep understanding of the science of holistic management, soil science, and the psychology of changing over to new practices and paradigms.   Listen to the full episode: https://downtoearthpodcast.libsyn.com/the-science-of-holistic-grazing Subscribe to Down To Earth Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340?i=1000444576956 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Science of Holistic Grazing

Farmer Podcast Club: How to Take Soil and Plant Tissue Samples

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 20, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. How to Take Soil and Plant Tissue Samples– Grain on the Brain Released June 25, 2019 Organic grain expert Joanne Thiessen Martens talks about taking soil samples and plant tissue samples and how it can help you make management decisions on your farm.   Listen to the full episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/how-to-take-soil-and-plant-tissue-samples/id1465845174?i=1000442715906 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or scroll down to sign up below! Find Past Episodes on Our Blog We’ll post weekly podcasts so … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: How to Take Soil and Plant Tissue Samples

Sept 14+15 2019: Grimshaw, AB – Low Stress Livestock Handling Workshop with Dylan Biggs

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 15, 2019

September 14 & 15 _Nature's Way Farm_ Grimshaw, AB-2

  Workshop: Low-Stress Livestock Handling with Dylan Biggs “Low-stress livestock handling can contribute to the well being of your cattle by allowing you to handle them in all situations in a safe, calm, efficient manner — effectively minimizing the amount of stress you expose your cattle to.” Dylan Biggs Are you running your herd of cattle or are they running you? There is lot’s to learn and to know about not only the behavior of our animals but also about the way we are handling them. Come on out for the two-day workshop at Nature’s Way Farm in Grimshaw. Dylan … Continue reading Sept 14+15 2019: Grimshaw, AB – Low Stress Livestock Handling Workshop with Dylan Biggs

Farmer Podcast Club: Our Animal Instincts

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 13, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Our Animal Instincts- Hidden Brain- npr  Released June 17, 2019 Does living with animals really make us healthier? Why do we eat some animals and keep others as pets? This week on Hidden Brain, we talk with psychology professor Hal Herzog about the contradictions embedded in our relationships with animals.     Listen to the full episode: https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=551875796:554548920 Subscribe to Hidden Brain on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/our-animal-instincts/id1028908750?i=1000441863598 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or scroll down … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Our Animal Instincts

Farmer Podcast Club: Haywire Farms

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 06, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Haywire Farms – Tomato Radio Ryan and Trevor welcomed Amanda and Mary to their farm south of Leduc to talk about raising lamb, sustainable farming and what you should be asking when you’re purchasing farm products. https://haywirefarms.ca/     Listen to the full episode: 21st Century Farming Subscribe to Tomato Radio on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/season-2-episode-21-haywire-farms/id1299103075?i=1000442828837 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or scroll down to sign up below! Find Past Episodes on Our Blog We’ll … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Haywire Farms

Farmer Podcast Club: Growing Local Color & Interview with Lora Kinkade

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 30, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Growing Local Color & Interview with Lora Kinkade –Reverberate Podcast, A Verb For Keeping Warm SHOW NOTES // EPISODE 7 // Growing Local Color & Interview with Lora Kinkade At A Verb for Keeping Warm, we have our own line of farm yarns and this past Fall we created our first lookbook. Over this first series of episodes, we are following the journey of how our farm yarns are created, starting with the sheep who grow our wool, to the designers who created patterns for our lookbook to use with our yarn. … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Growing Local Color & Interview with Lora Kinkade

Farmer Podcast Club: Water

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 23, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Water –The Secret Life of Canada Released Jan 22, 2019 Can the foundation of Canada be traced back to Indigenous trade routes? In this episode Falen and Leah take a trip across the Great Lakes, they talk corn and vampires, and discuss some big concerns currently facing Canada’s water.     Listen to the full episode: https://overcast.fm/+OZZNNW7F8 Subscribe to The Secret Life of Canada on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/no/podcast/s2-water/id1434339568?i=1000428234706 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Water

Farmer Podcast Club: The Brown Revolution

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 17, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. EP 20 The Brown Revolution – Rural Routes to Climate Solution Soil is pretty amazing stuff. It can produce food, sequester carbon and provide ecosystem services. Since the introduction of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides, high-yield crops and irrigation in the 1960’s, agriculture has been more preoccupied with what has been happening above the soil than the vast universe of soil organisms in the soil (we also didn’t know a lot about tiny soil microbes back then either). World renowned soil microbiologist, former chief scientist of the Rodale Institute and former USDA scientist, Dr. … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Brown Revolution