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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

Farmer Podcast Club: Grappling With Our Ghosts: The American Farm Legacy

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 09, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Grappling With Our Ghosts: The American Farm Legacy-   Farm To Taber Podcast Released June 1, 2018 Family farming isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. This episode talks about the history of how America’s family farms came to be, how that’s shaped them to this day, the rise of agribusiness, and what this means for sustainable agriculture moving forward. Listen to the full episode: https://www.farmtotaber.com/episodes/2018/6/1/grappling-with-our-ghosts-the-american-farm-legacy Subscribe to Farm To Taber Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/grappling-with-our-ghosts-the-american-farm-legacy/id1418015843?i=1000416659425 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Grappling With Our Ghosts: The American Farm Legacy

Farmer Podcast Club: What on earth is earth? A soil scientist tell us…and why we shouldn’t treat it like dirt.

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 25, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. What on earth is earth? A soil scientist tell us…and why we shouldn’t treat it like dirt.: Down To Earth- The Planet To Plate Podcast Christine Jones is a world-renowned soil scientist and ecologist who helps people transition from industrial to regenerative agriculture practices. Soil is the basis of all terrestrial life, and yet we are not far advanced in our understanding of the countless microbial species in the soil and how they work together. What we are pretty sure about is that it’s not a good idea to kill them. … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: What on earth is earth? A soil scientist tell us…and why we shouldn’t treat it like dirt.

Farmer Podcast Club: Holistic Management with First Generation Farmer Ashley Armstrong

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 18, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Holistic Management with First Generation Farmer Ashley Armstrong –The Rural Woman Podcast Released Jun 14, 2019 On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll meet my fellow Albertan, Ashley Armstrong. Ashley along with her husband, Clay and their children run Armstrong Acres located near Hythe, Alberta. The Armstrong’s began their journey into agriculture back in 2010 when they decided they wanted to know where their food came from…   Listen to the full episode: http://theruralwomanpodcast.libsyn.com/holistic-management-with-first-generation-farmer-ashley-armstrong Subscribe to The Rural Woman Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/holistic-management-first-generation-farmer-ashley/id1456194942?i=1000441478894 Share This With a Farming … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Holistic Management with First Generation Farmer Ashley Armstrong

Farmer Podcast Club: Up North

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 11, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Episode 110: Up North- The Meateater Podcast La Crosse, WI- Steven Rinella talks with Doug Duren, the writer Pat Durkin, and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew. Subjects Discussed: the thievin’ Mississippi River; sous vide cooking; the disappearance of traditional hunting camps; killing 1.4 deer per second during Wisconsin’s deer season; the hunt-purity scale; the pain-in-the-ass nature of weddings and birthdays that fall during hunting season; the misadventures of Zebulon Pike; and more. Listen to the full episode: http://www.themeateater.com/listen/meateater/ep-110-up-north Subscribe to The Meateater Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-meateater-podcast/id960902903 Share This With a Farming Friend … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Up North

Farmer Podcast Club: EP15 Ecosystem Services

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 04, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. EP15 Ecosystem Services- Rural Routes to Climate Solutions Released Mar 31, 2019 It doesn’t matter if you live in the urban jungle or an actual jungle, everyone lives in an ecosystem. Food production is a service ecosystems provide along with clean air and water, habitat for wildlife and natural pollination of plants. Agricultural producers are simply working with these services that nature provides freely in a sense. Christine Campbell, western hub manager with ALUS Canada, explains what ecosystem services are and how they interact with agricultural land. Campbell also goes over … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: EP15 Ecosystem Services

Farmer Podcast Club: 073 Scientific mysteries around ancient pictographs in Grotto Canyon, and how winters with lower snowpacks will effect local wildlife.

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 28, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 073 Scientific mysteries around ancient pictographs in Grotto Canyon, and how winters with lower snowpacks will effect local wildlife. – The Mountain Nature and Culture Podcast Released March 14, 2019 In this podcast Cover Crop Coach Steve Groff will lead a discussion that defines what arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) is, what it does for plant growth, and the factors that discourage or encourage AMF — including what cover crop species are hosts and those that are not. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)   Listen to the full episode: 073 Grotto Canyon … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 073 Scientific mysteries around ancient pictographs in Grotto Canyon, and how winters with lower snowpacks will effect local wildlife.

Farmer Podcast Club: The Magical Underground World Of Mycorrhiza, And How Cover Crops Help With Root Colonization

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 21, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Magical Underground World Of Mycorrhiza, And How Cover Crops Help With Root Colonization –Cover Crop Strategies Podcast Released April 11, 2019 In this podcast Cover Crop Coach Steve Groff will lead a discussion that defines what arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) is, what it does for plant growth, and the factors that discourage or encourage AMF — including what cover crop species are hosts and those that are not. (Courtesy of Cover Crop Innovators)   Listen to the full episode: https://www.covercropstrategies.com/articles/176-podcast-the-magical-underground-world-of-mycorrhiza-and-how-cover-crops-help-with-root-colonization Subscribe to Cover Crop Strategies on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/cover-crop-strategies-podcast/id1451540843 Share This … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Magical Underground World Of Mycorrhiza, And How Cover Crops Help With Root Colonization

Farmer Podcast Club: Fred Provenza, Matching Animal to Environment

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 14, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Fred Provenza, Matching Animal to Environment– The Art of Range Podcast Guest Fred Provenza and Tip talk about how animals and environment affect each other in what Dr. Provenza calls a dance—a dance he’s written about in his brand-new book “Nourishment”. Tip and Fred discuss the 40 years of research that led to the writing of this capstone book. Along the way, they discuss how domestic animals can be selected or trained to match their environment and how this intersects with ecological, economic, and social resilience of rangeland-based livestock operations. Listen … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Fred Provenza, Matching Animal to Environment

Farmer Podcast Club: The little rodent that could…

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 07, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The little rodent that could… – Down to Earth, The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Mar 19, 2019 Ben Goldfarb is a “beaver believer.” He’s author of the new book, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. We talk about the historical role of beavers in the ecosystems of the entire North American continent, how they were nearly wiped out, and why many communities are brining them back—and with them lusher wetlands and healthier rivers.   Listen to the full episode: http://downtoearthpodcast.libsyn.com/the-little-rodent-that-could Subscribe to Down to Earth Podcast … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The little rodent that could…