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
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.
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
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
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
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 017. Financial fundamentals– Modern Farm Business Podcast Released Oct 19, 2017 Dean covers basic financial ratios with insights from ag finance specialist Tim Brhel. Business is a three-legged stool: 1. Make things 2. Sell those things 3. Count what’s happening William Bruce Cameron (Sociologist, wrote Informal Sociology): “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” Knowing and understanding financials isn’t enough. You have to use them to better understand the operation. Then leverage that information to make decisions which move the farm forward intelligently. Water Street Solutions ag finance … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Financial fundamentals
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. e104: Silvopasture with Steve Gabriel– The Ruminant, Pondering the Best Way to Agriculture Released February 20, 2019 This ep: Ruminant co-host Tristan Banwell interviews Farmer and Author Steve Gabriel about his book Silvopasture: A Guide to Managing Grazing Animals, Forage Crops, and Trees in a Temperate Farm Ecosystem. Listen to the full episode: http://www.theruminant.ca/blog/2019/2/20/e104-silvopasture-with-steve-gabriel Subscribe to The Ruminant on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/ruminant-audio-candy-for-farmers-gardeners-food-lovers/id735809919?i=1000430300614&mt=2 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 … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Silvopasture with Steve Gabriel
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Why is so much topsoil disappearing… – Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Jan 22, 2019 Today’s program is from the Radio Cafe archives. David Johnson is a senior research scientist and molecular biologist at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. We talk about the process of restoring soil, and how farmers, ranchers, and land managers can be incentivized to engage in healthy soil practices. Listen to the full episode: https://player.fm/series/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/why-is-so-much-topsoil-disappearing Subscribe to Down to Earth on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340?mt=2&i=1000428207392 … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Why is so much topsoil disappearing?
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Reawakening our Instincts for Healthy Eating – Down to Earth – The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Feb 19, 2019 Animals and people have instincts that will guide them to eat a very healthy diet if given half a chance. But we also have cultural practices, marketing, dubious government guidelines, degradation of food supplies, and many other impediments to healthy eating. Fred Provenza explores all this and more in his book Nourishment: What Animals Can Teach Us About Rediscovering Our Nutritional Wisdom. In this podcast we discuss how wild animals, livestock, and … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Reawakening our Instincts for Healthy Eating
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Beauty Puzzle- Radiolab Released February 7, 2019 When a female animal is checking out her prospects, natural selection would dictate that she pay attention to how healthy, or strong, or fit he is. But when it comes to finding a mate, some animals seem to be engaged in a very different game. What if a female were looking for something else – something that has nothing to do with fitness? Something…beautiful? Today we explore a different way of looking at evolution and what it may mean for the course of science. This episode was reported by Robert Krulwich … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Beauty Puzzle