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Farmer Podcast Club: Dave Pratt – Monuments to Tax Avoidance

Posted by Lilli Klamke on November 12, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Dave Pratt – Monuments to Tax Avoidance- Working Cows Released Nov 4, 2019 Dave Pratt, President Emeritus of Ranch Management Consultants, joined me to talk about the lengths to which people will go to avoid paying taxes. We talk about strategies for using that same capital to turn a bigger profit and what is the definition of a truly healthy business. I also had a unique opportunity to capture Dave’s thoughts on lessons he has learned in two plus decades of leading RMC, the parent company of the Ranching for Profit … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Dave Pratt – Monuments to Tax Avoidance

Farmer Podcast Club: How to deal with mental and physical challenges-on the farm and beyond

Posted by Lilli Klamke on November 05, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. How to deal with mental and physical challenges-on the farm and beyond: Down to Earth, The Planet To Plate Podcast Released Oct 29, 2019 Dr. Robert Fetsch grew up on a dairy farm in Texas, and saw first hand the stresses of rural life. He now works with farm and ranch families with disabilities and helps them manage their stress, anger, depression, and suicidal thinking. He is co-project director of the Colorado Agrability project, Professor in the College of Health and Human Sciences Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: How to deal with mental and physical challenges-on the farm and beyond

Farmer Podcast Club: Where Does Our Recycling Go?

Posted by Lilli Klamke on October 29, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Where Does Our Recycling Go? – Fresh Air – npr Released September 12, 2019 Now that China isn’t taking our recycling anymore, where will it go? Environmental scientist Kate O’Neill discusses recycling and the global politics of waste. “Once you throw something away, you’ve got to think about where’s it going to go next,” she says. Her book is ‘Waste.’   Listen to the full episode: https://www.npr.org/2019/09/12/760181337/where-does-our-recycling-go Subscribe to Fresh Air on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/fresh-air/id214089682 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Where Does Our Recycling Go?

Farmer Podcast Club: For the love of soil

Posted by Lilli Klamke on October 22, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. For the love of soil- Down To Earth: The Planet To Plate Podcast Released Oct 15, 2019 Nicole Mastersis an agro-ecologist and educator in regenerative agriculture. She’s founder of Integrity Soils, and author of the new book, For the Love of Soil.       Listen to the full episode: https://downtoearthpodcast.libsyn.com/for-the-love-of-soil Subscribe to the Down To Earth Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340 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! … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: For the love of soil

Farmer Podcast Club: e.87: Insights on Leasing Farmland

Posted by Lilli Klamke on October 15, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. e.87: Insights on Leasing Farmland- The Ruminant:  Audio Candy for Farmers, Gardeners and Food Lovers Released July 14, 2016 This ep: I’ve spliced together the best clips from a couple of webinars about leasing farmland. One was given by me, your host; the other by Blake Hall of Prairie Gold Pastured Meats. The webinars were produced by Farmstart, and can be found here.      Some useful docs: Blake Hall’s Farm Services Agreement Blake Hall’s Scope of Work Agreement Young Agrarians Land Access Guide   Listen to the full episode: http://www.theruminant.ca/blog/2016/7/14/e87-insights-on-leasing-farmland Subscribe … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: e.87: Insights on Leasing Farmland

Farmer Podcast Club: Organic Inc

Posted by Lilli Klamke on October 09, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Organic Inc: The Food Chain- BBC Released May 09, 2019 At heart, the organic movement is driven by ethics, not market-forces. It started out as a reaction to large-scale industrial agriculture, with an anti-establishment vibe which abhorred mass produced, processed food. But, as demand for organic products has grown, big business has moved in, and now accounts for an increasing amount of the market. Big Food has money and clout. It can support farmers to transition to organic, and throw its weight behind marketing the virtues of organic methods and food. … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Organic Inc

Farmer Podcast Club: Gretchen Rubin — Experiments in Happiness and Creativity (#290)

Posted by Lilli Klamke on October 01, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Gretchen Rubin — Experiments in Happiness and Creativity (#290) – The Tim Ferris Show Released January 10, 2018 “I wish I could not wish.” – Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin (@gretchenrubin) is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Four Tendencies, Better Than Before, The Happiness Project, and Happier at Home. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold three million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languages. On her popular weekly podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin, she discusses good habits … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Gretchen Rubin — Experiments in Happiness and Creativity (#290)

Farmer Podcast Club: FE2.1 – Enlichenment and the Triage of Life

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 24, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. FE2.1 – Enlichenment and the Triage of Life- Future Ecologies Released Aug 7, 2019 Lichens: ecosystems unto themselves. They’re diverse, apparently ubiquitous, and foundational to life on terrestrial earth. But this episode isn’t really about lichen. It’s about an endangered species that relies on a lichen diet – a diet that is disappearing as fast as the old growth forest in British Columbia. Southern Mountain Caribou are at the nexus of a heated debate about conservation. What can we save? What should we let go? And most importantly, what are we … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: FE2.1 – Enlichenment and the Triage of Life

Farmer Podcast Club: The Climate-Proof Farm

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 17, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Episode 36: The  Climate-Proof  Farm- Let’s Find Out by Chris Chang-Yen Phillips Released July 31, 2019 Denise Chang-Yen (yes, Chris’ mom) asks whether climate change will end up being a net benefit for farms in our area.         Listen to the full episode: https://letsfindoutpodcast.com/2019/07/31/episode-36-the-climate-proof-farm/ Subscribe to Let’s find out on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/36-the-climate-proof-farm/id1133303397?i=1000445827623 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 … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Climate-Proof Farm

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