e82: Media Training for Farmers

Listen to this and your media savvy will blossom.

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e74: Green Garlic, Easy Cut-Flowers, Keeping Birds Dry When It's Wet

This week: over-wintered crops like green garlic, some easy-peasy cut flowers to try out, and a tip for keeping pastured poultry dry and warm when it's wet and cold.

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e.71: Farming with Kids

Four listeners share some great tips for farming and parenting at the same time

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e.68: Growing Epic Tomatoes

Craig LeHoullier on growing epic heirloom tomatoes

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e.61: Starting a Perennial Fruit Farm: Jim Riddle on Blue Fruit Farm

Want to switch to growing perennials? Jim Riddle talks about his experiences growing blue-hued fruits at Blue Fruit Farm

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e.52: Mob Grazing: Shifting the Workload to your Livestock

Meg Grzeskiewicz on her no-nonsense approach to livestock breeding and
management. Does mob grazing really lead to healthier livestock management?

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e.51: Building a Farm Cooperative to Thrive

Writer/Farmer Daniel Brisebois shares his insights about the Tourne-Sol Farm Co-Operative. How their careful planning and communication has brought about benefits including a fantastic work-life balance.

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e.50 Build Your Own Vacuum Seeder

Here's a great submission from a podcast listener: build your own vacuum seeder!

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e.49 Regenerative Pasture Cropping with Colin Seis

This episode: Australian farmer Colin Seis talks about the system of no-till pasture cropping he helped develop that allowed him to resurrect a 3000 acre farm on the edge of destruction and turn it into a thriving example of truly regenerative agriculture.

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e.48 Farm Fencing Done Well with Randy Cutler

This episode, Wisconsin farmer and fencing wizard Randy Cutler joins me to dish on the finer points of fencing your livestock for less stress and happier animals. 

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e.47 Listener Submissions

Why you shouldn't use a used washing machine to spin your salad greens, a cool farm book sharing service, and your host's approach to preparing succession plantings in the nursery.

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e.46: Ruth Genger on Growing Great Potatoes

This episode, Ruth Genger, a researcher with the University of Wisconsin in Madison Organic Potato Project, joins me to talk about the finer points of getting your potato production off to a great start.

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e.45: Whole Grain Mindset: Give Those Old Wheat Varieties a Chance!

Refined flour is killing us, argues Monica Spiller, who has devoted much of her life to sourcing and distributing the heirloom wheat varieties that were bred to make tasty, healthy bread.

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e.44: Peter McCoy on Radical Mycology

This episode: the fundamental, under-appreciated importance of fungi to our natural and farmed ecosystems.

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e.40: Three Québécois Farmers Share Three Great Ideas for Your Farm

This episode: three farmers, all from Quebec, share some advice they've learned from experience. Topics covered: stale seed bedding for less weeds and healthier soil, the importance of good branding, and debriefing with your farm help to improve your management practices.

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e.38: Carol Miles on Small-scale Dry Bean Production

This episode, WSU extension specialist Carol Miles returns to talk about dry beans and why they could be a good bet for your farm.

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e.35: Chris Blanchard on Culinary Herb Production, Part 2

Part two of my conversation with Chris Blanchard on herb production. This time, we focus on good harvesting techniques.

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