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The Farm Journal Livestock podcast connects the hearts and minds of producers and consumers to preserve our sustainable resources and provide high-quality food.

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The Farm Journal Livestock podcast connects the hearts and minds of producers and consumers to preserve our sustainable resources and provide high-quality food.

    Overhe(a)rd: Screenhouses and the State of State Fairs

    Overhe(a)rd: Screenhouses and the State of State Fairs

    Learn how Hawaii is combating insecticide-resistant pests and hear a discussion of the future for state fairs.

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    • 53 min
    Overhe(a)rd: Livestock Show Cancellations & Lessons Learned

    Overhe(a)rd: Livestock Show Cancellations & Lessons Learned

    Oklahoma Youth Expo's President of Onward Endowment Tyler Norvell and National Swine Registry CEO Clay Zwilling chat about COVID-19's impact on youth livestock shows this year and their thoughts on what's ahead.

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    • 48 min
    Overhe(a)rd: Gen Z Farmers and Trump’s Packing Plant Update

    Overhe(a)rd: Gen Z Farmers and Trump’s Packing Plant Update

    In this episode, we look at the future of farming with data about millennial and Gen Z farmers, talk about the nation’s banana bread obsession and examine the latest updates on packing plants, including the POTUS’ executive order to keep the nation’s packing plants open. 

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    • 27 min
    Episode 6: What You Need to Know About PFAS and Groundwater Contamination

    Episode 6: What You Need to Know About PFAS and Groundwater Contamination

    Episode 6:  Host Portia Stewart offers an update on Art Schaap, the owner of the New Mexico Dairy forced to dump 15,000 gallons of milk each day. Schaap had to let all but nine of his 40 employees go and plans to cull all 4,000 of his cows because seven of his 13 wells have been contaminated by toxins called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) that entered the groundwater at nearby Cannon Air Force base. Farm Journal’s Dairy Editorial Director Anna-Lisa Laca offers advice for dairy farmers who may be affected by PFAS.

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    • 19 min
    Meet the First-Time Farmsteaders

    Meet the First-Time Farmsteaders

    Episode 5: Director Shaena Mallett and farmsteaders Nick and Celeste Nolan join us to discuss the release of Farmsteaders on the PBS documentary series POV on Sept. 2. Farmsteaders follows Nick Nolan and his young family on a journey to resurrect his late grandfather's dairy farm. Nick and his wife Celeste fight to keep their farm from "drying up and blowing away," something that has happened to about 4.7 million farms in the U.S. Also in this episode, Bovine Veterinarian Editor John Maday explains how veterinarians can help livestock producers focus on educating employees—and minimizing risk. And Millennial Meat Eater Natalie explains how to tell your urban friend chocolate milk doesn’t come from brown cows.

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    • 44 min
    Make Friends with Grocery Shoppers

    Make Friends with Grocery Shoppers

    Traceability means change—and could also offer greater profitability for beef producers. Drovers Editorial Director Greg Henderson explains how traceability benefits consumers and beef producers. Millennial Meat Eater Brittany shares her guilty food pleasures (hint: think bacon and ice cream) and serves up her top meal prep tips. And Brandi Buzzard shares why ag needs to stop “educating consumers” and start making connections with grocery shoppers.  

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    • 39 min

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I listen to it when I go to sleep. It really digs into the details about farming and taking care of a farm and is very informational. Five stars🤩😊😃 also make more episodes these are so good😊🙂🤩

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