Hostess, Jenny Schweigert of the Keeping Ag Real podcast, has created a show highlighting what is really happening in agriculture in a how its grown point-of-view. From citrus processing managers to farmers and ranchers to the restaurant sector, the show aims to showcase all of agriculture - the good, the bad and even the tough issues facing our industry. Additionally, she will bring perspectives from outside of agriculture on topics such as real food, sustainability, carbon footprints and family farming.
A loaded show: Disrespect from hunters, 9k acres of hay, hunting wolves, bear baiting, wildfires
Can hunters and ranchers find a mutual respect for one another? Katie Reinert discusses this plus the threat of wolves on her livestock, baiting bear, wildfires and haying 9000 acres. No typo.
Join us as Katie also talks about her side hustle as a leather maker. Check out her Instagram account for some extraordinary artwork with practical purpose.
Ways to AgVocate every day through #AgDay365 and “Food: How It’s Made”
It's no secret that the general public live and breathe by misinformation regarding agriculture. Reaching the general public takes a village. Listen to American Agri Women's Past President, Doris Mold, as she discusses the efforts the American Agri Women have utilized and the evolution of their programs. Doris also shares how navigating Washington, D.C. becomes teamwork for the different generations of women in agriculture.
Special thanks to Bayer and the American Agri Women
Debunking Misconceptions of Ag Innovation; How GMO Technology Changed Her Family Farm with Karolyn Zurn
Meet Karolyn Zurn from Minnesota, American Agri Women's 1st Vice President. She shares her nearly 50 years of farming experience beginning with dairy, to sugar beets and corn. Listen to how GMO technology has not only improved their farm but also continues to better the environment. While working off the farm, Karolyn had the opportunity to work in food sales and helps debunks myths around food.
Thank you to our sponsors Bayer and American Agri Women
What is Farmers Business Network's FBNHealth? with Lucas Strom and Jerod McDaniel
Since its inception the Farmers Business Network has been a contentious topic among American farmers. Growing from a hundred members to over 8,000 in a few short years has leverage the company to better assist farmers. One of the ways they can help is by pooling members together to offer FBN Health. Listen to Lucas Strom, Vice President of Business Development for FBN and farmer turned podcaster, Jerod McDaniel discuss this new product.
Inspiring the Future of Women in Agriculture
Today’s first guest is Jackie Applegate, Head of Global Vegetable Seeds and Environmental Science for the Crop Science Division at Bayer. The second guest is Jeanette Lombardo, American Agri-Women’s current President.
Even though this is intended to inspire women in agriculture, these ladies bring advice to the table which applies to everyone.
Thank you to the support of Bayer Crop Science and American Agri-Women for sponsoring today's episode.
Rural Revival - Danna Larson is "Bringing America Back to the Country, One Idea at a Time"
If this podcast doesn't excite you about rural America, I'm not sure what will. Please meet Danna Larson, rural America's biggest advocate and change maker. Danna is full of a fire filled with passion and has generously shared her experience on issues facing struggling towns, including broadband.
She has teamed up with Brooke Clay of Rural Gone Urban to bring The Ruralist. Listen to Danna provide a 411 on this incredible new project.