Are you a part of Missouri agriculture? Do you enjoy the harvest of Missouri through food, fuel or fiber? Interested in strengthening your community or making a difference in the lives of others? You're in the right place. This is Stand for Ag with Missouri Farmers Care. Join us for thoughtful conversations around the intersections of farmer, rancher and consumer interests. Wherever you might be, grab a seat, press play and join the conversation.
Meet Our 2021 Summer Interns
Welcome to season 3 here on the Stand for Ag podcast. With summer knocking on our door and plenty of interesting conversations about agriculture, we want you to join the conversation! To kick it off meet season 3 host, Alexandra Gast and AEOTM summer intern, Elizabeth Brooks.
Aldo Leopold’s Inspiring Conservation Legacy
Aldo Leopold, otherwise known as the father of wildlife management, continues to influence the world of conservation. Join us for this #StandForAg episode as we hear from Lance Irving, Sand County Foundation Leopold Conservation Award® Program Director, about Aldo Leopold’s impact to conservation and how Missouri farmers and ranchers can be recognized for their conservation efforts.
The Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority
We continue our entrepreneurship series on the #StandForAg podcast with guest, Jill Wood, Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) director. In this episode, we talk about the tools and capital options available to Missouri farmers and agribusinesses through MASBDA. Press play and join the conversation!
Race to the Plate Behind the Scenes
For 11 seasons, Missouri agriculture has been partnering with the St. Louis Cardinals to connect Red Bird fans with local farmers. The Missouri Farmers Care Race to the Plate campaign highlights Missouri farm families and the food they produce. Press play on this fun episode of the #StandForAg podcast to see what Fredbird and the Farm Team have been up to behind the scenes in prep for this season!
Missouri Grown - Connecting Missouri Products to Consumers
Who doesn’t love supporting LOCAL!? Our friends at Missouri Grown are all about connecting producers of Missouri-based products to consumers and vice versa. Christi Miller, Missouri Grown Program Manager, tells us what benefits the Missouri Department of Agriculture program offers Missouri business owners and how you can use their directory to find the exact product you are looking for — from livestock to orchards, Christmas tree farms to salsa, and everything in between.
AgButler: Enabling Farm Productivity
Fifth-generation farmer, Kevin Johansen, is familiar with the many roles agriculturalists play, along with the challenges of the labor shortage in rural America. Because of these factors, Kevin put on his innovator hat and created a solution. In this episode, he joins us to discuss his “job-share” platform, AgButler, which connects farmers, ranchers and/or agribusinesses with available labor.
Fantastic show that showcases Missouri Agriculture
The host, Paxton Dahmer, has many great conversations with agriculturalists across the state. I enjoy listening to the guests’ unique stories about their life and their passion. Since tuning in, I have learned many things about Missouri’s diverse agricultural industry.
I’m in love
The host of this podcast has the sexiest voice I’ve ever heard. If I could picture him in my mind he’d be tall, dark and extremely handsome.