33 episodes

Conversations with farmers, leaders, and lawmakers around the country on what it takes to grow a safe and sustainable food supply. These monthly chats are hosted by American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall.

Farmside Chat American Farm Bureau Federation

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Conversations with farmers, leaders, and lawmakers around the country on what it takes to grow a safe and sustainable food supply. These monthly chats are hosted by American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall.

    The Drought’s Impact on Farmers Out West

    The Drought’s Impact on Farmers Out West

    Fourth-generation cotton and alfalfa grower Nancy Caywood of Arizona chats with Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall about the impact of the drought out west, her farm’s conservation story and her ag literacy efforts.

    • 20 min
    How Farm Dogs are Bridging the Gap Between Agriculture and Consumers

    How Farm Dogs are Bridging the Gap Between Agriculture and Consumers

    Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall chats with Beth Crandall, the owner of the 2020 Farm Dog of the Year and Utah Rancher, and Nicole Postin, Nestle’ Purina Pet Care Representative, to discuss the Farm Dog of the Year Contest as it enters its fifth year.

    • 27 min
    I Love Strawberries: New Book Inspires Children to Grow Their Own Food

    I Love Strawberries: New Book Inspires Children to Grow Their Own Food

    Shannon Anderson, author of Feeding Minds Press latest book “I Love Strawberries”, chats with AFBF President Zippy Duvall about her book which chronicles the journey of a young girl determined to grow her own strawberries.

    • 20 min
    Rural Broadband: A Necessity, Not a Luxury

    Rural Broadband: A Necessity, Not a Luxury

    The American Connection Project’s goal is to bridge the rural digital divide. We discuss the importance of broadband access to rural America and the vital role it plays in supporting and sustaining those communities around the country with Patrick Garry, an American Connection Corps Fellow, and Bruce Tiffany, a Minnesota Farmer and Lead for Minnesota Board Member.

    • 46 min
    USFRA’s Erin Fitzgerald on Advancing Ag Sustainability

    USFRA’s Erin Fitzgerald on Advancing Ag Sustainability

    US Farmers and Ranchers in Action CEO Erin Fitzgerald chats with AFBF President Zippy Duvall about agriculture’s sustainability gains and how farmers and ranchers are partners in addressing the challenges of a changing climate.

    • 25 min
    Alaskan Goat Dairy Farmer Shares Her Story (No Kid-ding)

    Alaskan Goat Dairy Farmer Shares Her Story (No Kid-ding)

    Description: Alaskan goat dairy farmer, Kelli Foreman, chats with AFBF President Zippy Duvall about how she built her dairy business from the ground up and has become a local staple for education and fresh ice cream.

    • 36 min

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