Join Matt Perrier as he visits weekly with interesting, thoughtful, entertaining individuals within the beef community. Conversations will inspire curiosity and creativity while maintaining the independent spirit and practical nature for which ranchers are known.
#43 - Tera Barnhardt, Protecting You From Mayhem
Dr. Tera Barnhardt is a Veterinarian from Johnson City, Kansas. She consults with various feedyards, large cow-calf producers and dairies in southwest Kansas.
She is a mother of three, and she and her husband are also involved in other businesses in the region. Plus, she is a tremendous advocate for the beef industry, appearing on various national news shows to help consumers better understand modern beef production methods and beef producers' dedication to a safe, wholesome food supply.
#42 - Tucker Stewart, Washington to Washington
Tucker Stewart is the Senior Agricultural Policy Advisor for U.S. Senator Roger Marshall.
Raised on his family's farm and ranch, Mid-Continent Farms, near Washington, KS, he strives to share the story of production agriculture with all those around him, whether at work or play.
Advocacy for Agriculture, The Show Circuit, https://bit.ly/SCAdvocacyForAg
Episode #35, Practically Ranching, Gregg Doud, Building the Coalition
#41 - Joe Kovanda, Managing Price Risk & LRP
Joe Kovanda is Chief Development and Strategy Officer for Compass Ag Solutions.
After a successful career with Bartlett Cattle Co and Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, he now lives on his family farm near Columbus, MT.
Joe specializes in helping beef producers manage price risk with a suite of tools, including Livestock Risk Protection (LRP).
#40 - Diana Rodgers, Global Food Justice Alliance
Diana Rodgers is a registered dietitian from Concord, Mass.
She has authored three books, most notably, “The Sacred Cow.” She hosts the Sustainable Dish podcast, plus she founded the Global Food Justice Alliance. This Alliance has quite a mission statement: to advocate for the right of all people to choose nutrient-dense foods such as meat, milk, and eggs, which are critical for nutritious, environmentally sustainable, and equitable food systems that can sustain both human life and the planet.
Global Food Justice Alliance
Podcasts Archive - Sustainable Dish
Eat Like a Sustainavore (thinkific.com)
#39 - Kelly Tastove, Symphony in the Flint Hills
Kelly Tastove is the Operations and Donor Relations Manager with Symphony in the Flint Hills, a non-profit organization that heightens appreciation and knowledge of the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie.
Each June, the Symphony brings more than 5000 people into a pasture in Kansas and provides one of the most picturesque settings for a symphony that you'll ever witness.
#38 - Chelsea Good, More Than Just Marketing
Chelsea Good is the Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs and Legal for the Livestock Marketing Association. She lives and works in the Kansas City area and represents beef producers in a myriad of avenues.
Raised in a generations-long family dedicated to beef industry progress and leadership, Chelsea takes every opportunity possible to educate folks about today's beef industry.
Great podcast, seems social media and modern culture has lost the skill of dialog. I’m loving these industry specific conversations. The beef industry faces some challenges and it’s refreshing to hear Matt and his guests talk thru these complex issues.
So far. So good
Nice job Matt, enjoying this podcast as I drive up and down the highway! Keep up the good work!!
Keep it up!!
Great podcast Matt! Especially enjoyed latest episode with Shawn Tiffany.