Impact Farming

Impact Farming

Welcome to Impact Farming, a podcast show dedicated to helping Canadian farmers excel in the business of farming. Our goal at Impact Farming is to introduce our audience, Canadian Farmers, to the people and ideas that are going to make an impact on their farm business. Host Tracy Brunet chats with today’s most successful farm advisors and industry leaders to bring our audience the best and most important ideas. This show is designed to bring Canadian farmers impactful farm business information that can be consumed on the go.

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May 26, 2022 9 min

The final 5 Personality type segments of the Farm Marketer Enneagram series are now here…. Did you catch the main episode? If not, it’s highly recommended to watch the main episode before watching each of the individual personality type segments. In this introduction episode, Tracy chats with Louise Sanders from The Stress Experts about all things Enneagram. They cover what the Enneagram is, how it works, and the main benefits of...

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Great news... the final 5 Personality type segments of the Farm Marketer Enneagram series are now here…. Did you catch the main episode? If not, it’s highly recommended to watch the main episode before watching each of the individual personality type segments. In this introduction episode, Tracy chats with Louise Sanders from The Stress Experts about all things Enneagram. They cover what the Enneagram is, how it works, and the ma...

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This week we are rebroadcasting episode 156 "The Farm Whisperer" with Dave Specht. 

Spring is often the time of year when the question arises of whether or not it's time to pass down the family farm. We tend to think of Spring as the time for new beginnings.  If you are questioning the status of you and your farm business, then ask yourself these:  Are you certain that your farm is positioned to stay in the family for ...

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In this week’s episode, Tracy speaks to Art Lange about "Addressing Financial Distress To Improve Mental Health.” If the farm financial stress is severe, you will experience adverse effects on your mental health and vice versa, which is precisely what today’s episode is about. In this episode, Tracy and Art chat about:

  • How farmers are feeling mentally and financially after numerous tough years across Western Canada.
  • Art shares...
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    The much anticipated Enneagram Series is here!!! Did you catch the main episode? If not, you will want to watch that episode before watching the individual personality type segments. In last week’s introduction episode, Tracy chats with Louise Sanders from The Stress Experts about all things Enneagram. They cover what the Enneagram is, how it works, and the main benefits of knowing this personality typing system. If you missed la...

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    The much anticipated Enneagram Series is here!!! Did you catch the main episode? If not, you will want to watch that episode before watching the individual personality type segments. In last week’s introduction episode, Tracy chats with Louise Sanders from The Stress Experts about all things Enneagram. They cover what the Enneagram is, how it works, and the main benefits of knowing this personality typing system. If you missed la...

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    The much anticipated Enneagram Series is here!!! Did you catch the main episode? If not, you will want to watch that episode before watching the individual personality type segments. In last week’s introduction episode, Tracy chats with Louise Sanders from The Stress Experts about all things Enneagram. They cover what the Enneagram is, how it works, and the main benefits of knowing this personality typing system. If you missed la...

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    The much anticipated Enneagram Series is here. Starting today, we will be releasing one segment per day where we explore each of the nine personality types in the Enneagram. Did you miss last week’s episode? If so, you will want to watch that episode before watching the individual personality type segments. In last week’s introduction episode, Tracy chats with Louise Sanders from The Stress Experts about all things Enneagram. They...

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    April 27, 2022 39 min

    In this week’s episode, Tracy speaks with Louise Sanders about “Knowing Yourself” through the Enneagram. The last year has held many surprises; however, one of the things that have left many people reeling is how people have coped with the pandemic and the conflict this has created in our relationships. The uncertainty, the stress, and our loved one’s reactions have left many at a loss. We have seen the strangest reactions in our ...

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    In this week’s episode, we are continuing with our discussion about mental health awareness.  In this rebroadcast "Staying Up in an Upside-down World, Tracy speaks with Darren Lang. If you are looking for tools to beat stress and feel your best, please join Tracy and Darren in this episode as the cover all of that and much more.

     In this episode,

  • Darren, like many listening, has experienced stress and mental health firsthand. ...
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    In today’s segment of Expert’s Corner, Tracy speaks to Bailey Skaftfeld about GrainFox and their exciting new “Try It For FREE for 90 Days Promotion." In this segment, Tracy and Bailey speak about:

  • FarmLink’s innovative grain marketing platform GrainFox that offers winning up-to- the minute insights and recommendations for producers. It is really the future of grain marketing, It’s an all-in-one app that will grow with you, al...
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    In this week’s episode, we are rebroadcasting episode 150 “Let’s Talk Stigma” with Andrea Paquette.   The Stigma-Free Society is a registered Canadian Charity since 2010 and has designed programs providing education about stigmas with an emphasis on mental health and peer support for those facing mental health challenges with a special focus on youth.  Join Tracy this week as she chats with Andrea Paquette in this interview titled...

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    In this week’s episode, Tracy speaks to Derek Dery about an exciting new feature just released on FarmLink’s app GrainFox. In previous segments, Tracy has chatted with FarmLink’s about their app GrainFox – a grain marketing platform that offers winning up-to-the-minute insights and recommendations for producers. Today, they chat about FarmLink’s most recent innovation and what producers can expect next from GrainFox. If you are ...

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    Farmer's have endured tough times over the last few years between the pandemic, weather and precipitation among other farming struggles.  This year farmers are also dealing with exceptionally high costs.  With so much weighing on the farming business, it can be difficult to stay strong, both emotionally and physically.  That is why we put a lot of focus into mental and physical health for farmers.    In this week’s rebroadcast...

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    In today’s segment of Expert’s Corner, Tracy speaks to Neil Townsend about their upcoming pre-seeding event titled: “Before You Grow – Market Insights from the Experts.” In this segment, Tracy and Neil speak about:

  • Their upcoming event is being held on Wednesday, April 6th. The event offers producers a full hour of market analysis, outlook, price opinions, geopolitical insights, and a live question & answer period – all inform...
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    In this week’s episode, we have decided to rebroadcast another amazing episode that deals with mental health and stress.  This is one subject that we truly feel cannot be talked about enough, it impacts farmers, their family and the farm family business on such a high level.  Please join Tracy as she speaks with Dr. Ken Keis in this episode titled “How Stressed Are You?” Ken states that over 90% of all illnesses are lifestyle-rela...

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    This week we are rebroadcasting one of our episodes that focus on mental health. Tracy speaks with Kim Moffat about “Recognizing and Responding to Farmers at Risk.” If a farmer you know was struggling, would you know how to recognize and respond? This episode is a must-see for everyone in the farming community. In this episode, Tracy and Kim discuss:

  • Kim’s twenty years of experience working on crisis and suicide prevention lines.
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    In today’s segment of Expert’s Corner, Tracy speaks to David Sullivan from Global Ag Risk Solutions about “Leveraging Agronomy and Marketing.” In this segment, Tracy and David speak about:

  • Risk management and how it can be challenging managing risk in today’s farming industry. With increasing costs, risks, and uncertainties, they discuss why it’s more important than ever to have the correct coverage on your farm.
  • Having the correct...
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    In today’s episode, Tracy chats with Gerry Friesen about being “Caught In The Storm.” Stress and conflict have the ability to create storms at the best of times. How we deal with that determines how much damage the storm will create in our relationships. A key component of avoiding the damage is to have a basic understanding of who we are and how we react in any given situation. Come along as Gerry and Tracy chat about:

  • How it of...
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    In today’s product spotlight, Tracy speaks to Sara and Gavin from Backswath Management about “The Power of Peer Groups.” A very effective tool for personal and business growth is participation in a peer group. A strong peer group can help an individual recognize areas for growth and help them to achieve their goals. While peer groups are commonplace in the entrepreneurial World, the concept is still somewhat new to the agricultur...

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