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Steak, cheeseburgers, and ribs... oh my! On this episode of our podcast, travel to Texas to meet women of Grrls Meat Camp! From ranching to butchery, they cover it all. On this FarmHer Talks episode, we visit the Manterola family at the Bar W Ranch cattle pens. Then head to Jake's Salon to meet Grrls Meat Camp founder, Kate Hill and make charcuterie. It's one meaty episode you don't want to miss!
Have you ever wondered, how do farms last for generations? Catch a ride with April Hemmes as she shares about her century farm. This FarmHer teaches us how she has kept her family farm alive and going.
From pigs to pies, Iowa FarmHer Cristen Clark goes from feeding pigs to baking pie at her food blog, Food and Swine. Join this mother of two as she shows and shares her love for family, farming and cooking. Then, learn her tips on the best pear pie and pie crust you've ever tasted.
In this episode, Marji visits city-girl-turned-ranchher Krystina at Cook Pig Ranch, a pasture-based pig farm raising premium pork in southern California. The ranch is located in the Cleveland National Forest and designed after pig raising methods based in Iberico, Spain. This unique farm design allows the Cook family to raise a more flavorful pork product while raising their family on the farm.
In this episode, we're getting to know Amy Heitland of Westfork Ranch in Sheffield, Iowa. Learn about her day from cleaning stalls to riding. Then, meet Amy's family that helps on the farm and hear how personal tragedy has shaped the Westfork Ranch program.
On November 15, 2021, Marcia Bunger was named Administrator for the Risk Management Agency. On this BRAND NEW episode of FarmHer Talks, we discuss her journey from humble beginnings as a small girl living on a fourth generation farm in rural South Dakota to becoming the first member of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community and the first woman to serve as RMA Administrator.
Liz Hunt is the head of Sustainable and Responsible Business for Syngenta. She has a background in horticulture and focuses every day on how to help farmers and landowners be more sustainable. Learn more about Liz and her journey in agriculture!
Today's farming in Frostproof, Florida looks a bit different than it did years ago. In this episode, join Marji and FarmHer Shayla McCullers and her family on the Crooked Lake Ranch as we gather up a herd of cattle using low stress handling methods, cowboys on horses and a mud buggy!
Annie's Project is an education program made for farm women, which has now spread to 38 states and US Virgin Islands with over 19,000 graduates. In fact, Annie’s Project is celebrating its 20-year anniversary this year! And Women's History Month is the perfect time to celebrate! Learn more about Ruth Hambleton, who inspired her to start the program, what they do, and how she helps women like you daily.
Stock show life is the foundation of Lexi Marek's upbringing in agriculture. From the Iowa State Fair show ring to the Miss Iowa pageant stage, this young FarmHer has a way of inspiring everyone she meets and is a driving force within the future of agriculture. In this episode, join Lexi at the show barn and meet her show pig. Then, learn what judges look for in a show pig and check out Lexi's favorite fair food.
It’s finally March and that can only mean one thing: it’s Women's History Month! At FarmHer, we meet women every day who are making history. Whether that’s through interaction on social media, an in-person meeting, or even a podcast interview. To kick our favorite month off, we brought in one extraordinary FarmHer who is so much more than just a FarmHer. She’s an entrepreneur of over twenty small businesses in different industries,...
Manufacturing: it might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of FarmHers but for FarmHer Heather Bruce- it has been her whole life! Heather is the CEO of Osmundson Manufacturing, a worldwide leader that sells its parts to original equipment manufacturers, farm stores, and other distributors throughout North America, Australia, Russia, China, Vietnam, and even more countries. She is the fifth generation of this f...
Where are our past, current, and future FFA members?! This podcast is for all the officHers! Listen in as we chat with Peg Armstrong-Gustafson, Iowa’s first female state FFA president and female national officer candidate. Women like Peg pave the way for women like you!
Did you know July is Ice Cream Month?! On this episode of FarmHer Talks, we discussed dairy in the most delicious way. Marji is joined by Stacey Noe who has not only built her career in the ag industry but has a new venture full of dairy goodness.
In honor of Dairy Month Marji joined two very different Dairy farmers on this week's episode of FarmHer Talks. From a sixth-generation Maryland cow dairy to a Washington microgoat dairy, she traveled coast to coast to get the details on two different sides of the industry. Meet the women of the Brooms Bloom Dairy in Maryland and then across the country to the infectiously positive Rachael of the Lost Peacock goat micro-dairy.
We hear the word "art" and don't take into consideration how broad it is. From the FarmHer beginnings of photography to the Des Moines Metro Opera, it is all art. And it shows us the world through a different lens. Just like in agriculture, you may not think you are a part of it but it enriches your everyday life. And the Des Moines Metro Opera is taking the agriculture world by storm with its world premiere of A Thousand Acres on ...
At FarmHer, we LOVE pollinators that's why Marji decided to chat with Keri Carstens, an expert on the subject. She'll explain the status of pollinators in our country, how we got here, what role modern agriculture plays, and what the future holds, on this episode of FarmHer Talks.
In Celebration of Beef Month in May, host Marji and co-host Lexi will talk with Elin Parker Ganshchow, a RanchHer and Entrepreneur raising grass fed cattle at the base of the Sangre De Cristo mountains in Colorado. The conversation goes from cattle production to how to make the best roast beef ever.
The secret is out and we are so excited to gather back together for the first FarmHer post-pandemic event, Be Bold by FarmHer presented by Nationwide on May 20, 2022, at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa. One of the main goals of GatHering (do you see what I did there?) is to rekindle connection. Connection seemed to be somewhat lost during the pandemic times. What better to kick off post-pandemic celebrations than connecti...
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