James and Cole discuss farm life, Holstein shows, pop culture trends and life's many joys and stresses.A podcast largely based on Holsteins and farming in general, James and Cole don't shy away from ranting about just about anything.
Bulls and Bull(sh*t) Contracts ft Tony van Lith
On this episode Kyle and Cole welcome Tony van Lith to talk about how he got into genetics, built his genetics program and landed bulls in AI units. The discussion continues into the world of bulls that don't get claimed by units that are sired by bulls from the elite genetics programs that AI units offer. Tony doesn't hold back when discussing his experience with one company.
Crops! Fertilizer, soil nutrition, crop rotation and more ft. Bryan Cook of Cropland Consulting
Bryan Cook of Cropland Consulting joins Cole and Kyle to talk about crops and soil. They discuss the benefits of manure, solid vs liquid and timing of application. They discuss the difference between livestock farms and cash croppers. They discuss the benefits and drawbacks of planting soybeans in 30" rows, and much more!
National Convention and Ontario Spring Show Wrap-Ups
The boys discuss the highlights of the national convention including somewhat of a breakdown of the national show. Some meetings with fans
Rising Feed Costs ft Kristin Thompson & Sara Harper from NLM and Vaccinations ft Dr. Jeff Sleeth
Thank-You to our new sponsor NEW LIFE MILLS! We are joined on this episode by Sara and Kristin who chat about the rising cost of feed and how we can manage our feed to bring input costs down. Dr. Sleeth discusses vaccine protocols and rare diseases and injuries.
Dylan Stewardson (#1 Herd Mgmt Score in CAN) Talks Herd Management
Dylan Stewardson, owner and manager of Stewardson Dairy Farms which recently earned the #1 Herd Management Score in Canada award joins Kyle and Cole to discuss the best ways to manage your herd. Calving interval, age at first calving, etc... the guys leave no stone unturned.
The Cows Are Out! & New GM Pam Charlton
Ikea trivia, stories about cows getting out and an interview with the new GM- Pam Charlton!