50 Best Farming Podcasts You Need to Follow in 2021

50 Best Farming Podcasts You Need to Follow in 2021

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In this article, we are bringing you the best farming and agricultural podcast you can find. We have spent countless hours listening to them and seeing which would be the best ones to recommend. Oh, you will be surprised what kind of amazing farming podcasts are some people making. From educational to fun and humoristic, through interviews, to some great stuff that will help you in your day-to-day farming tasks.

Check them out, find the ones you like, and start listening to your favorite farming podcast, during or after hard work on your farm.

So, without further ado, check the best agricultural podcasts we have tried and listened to below, and choose your favorite.

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1. Rock & Roll Farmin‪g‬

Editors’ name is Will Evans and he is the host of Rock & Roll Farming Podcast. He’s also a farmer, husband, and father to 4 little girls, and his family has been farming in Wales for hundreds of years. He is in partnership with the farm with his Mum and Dad, and they produce beef cattle, arable crops, and free-range eggs. Every week on the podcast he interviews farmers and people in the agricultural industry with the idea of showing off some of the incredible characters involved. They are people with work ethic, drive, entrepreneurship, and communication skills, and I love talking to them to learn more about their lives and stories.

British farming is about many things. World-renowned landscapes. Ground-breaking innovation and technology. Incredible and varied livestock. But mostly it’s about people, the people who get up early in the morning and put their hearts and souls into what they do every single day. And that’s why he started this podcast. To show that off to those who may want to learn a bit more about the people that produce the food that they eat.

So check it out and let him know what you think folks. You can leave comments and reviews right here or on apple podcasts, you can follow him on twitter @willpenrievans or have a look at his blog fatherandfarmer.com and finally if you’d like to be featured on the podcast or know someone with a great story who should be – let him know!

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2. Farm To Table Talk

Is it best that our food is Local and Organic or Big and Conventional? Their view is “Both, and..” They don’t come to the table with a bias, except that good farming like good food comes in all shapes and sizes. Farm to Table Talk explores issues and the growing interest in the story of how and where the food on our tables is produced, processed, and marketed. The host, Rodger Wasson is a food and agriculture veteran.

Although he was the first of his family to leave the grain and livestock farm after five generations of farming in America, he’s continually worked for and with farmers though-out America and around the world. From directly managing commodity boards and councils to presently building the strategic consultancy, Idea Farming Inc., the Farm to Table Talk podcast has been created to satisfy the curiosity of today’s engaged consumers.

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3. The Farming Podcast

The podcast editor is Josiah Garber and he is passionate about farming, gardening, and all things related to these topics. Join him on his journey, as he moves towards his dream of farming full time.

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4. Regenerative Agriculture Podcas‪t‬

A show for professional growers looking to greatly increase crop quality, yield, and profit. Hosted by John Kempf, Founder of AEA (Advancing Eco Agriculture).

In this show, John and his guests describe why most growers have crop challenges, and how to resolve them. You will find straightforward, actionable information about growing that can be implemented right away to increase crop quality, yields, pest resistance, and climate resilience — to regenerate soil health, and most importantly, increase farm profitability. This show is brought to you by AEA, helping professional growers make more money using regenerative agriculture since 2006.

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5. The Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterso‪n‬

Welcome to The Urban Farm Podcast, your partner in the Grow Your Own Food revolution! This 3-day per week audio only podcast features special guests like Jason Mraz, Lisa Steele, and Kari Spencer as we discuss the art and value of growing food in urban areas.
They will explore topics such as urban beekeeping and chicken farming, permaculture, successful composting, monetizing your farm, and much more! Each episode will bring you tips and tricks on how to overcome common challenges, opportunities to learn from the experience of people just like you, and plenty of resources to ensure you’re informed, equipped, and empowered to participate more mindfully in your local food system… and to have a great time doing it!

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6. Lancaster Farming Industrial Hemp Podcas‪t‬

Lancaster Farming newspaper editors talk to farmers and experts about industrial hemp.

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7. Farm Small Farm Smar‪t‬

Weekly insights for vegetable farmers and market gardeners who earn, or want to earn, a living growing vegetables profitably. The show is hosted by Diego Footer of Permaculture Voices. Each week I talk with a beginning, or experienced farmer diving deep into their story to find out what makes their market farm successful. I focus on farming challenges and struggles, sales and marketing, soil preparation, weed management, post harvest processing, appropriate technology, farm startup, market selection, and work-life balance.

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8. Future of Agricultur‪e‬

Welcome to the Future of Agriculture Podcast with Tim Hammerich. This show explores the people, companies, and ideas shaping the future of agribusiness. If you are curious about innovations in AgTech, rural entrepreneurship, agricultural sustainability, and food security, this is the show for you!

For more details on the guests featured on this show, visit the blog at www.FutureOfAg.com. Make sure you’re subscribed so you can catch another fascinating ag innovator next week!

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9. Farmer to Farmer with Chris Blanchar‪d‬

The organic and sustainable farming movement has its roots in sharing information about production techniques, marketing, and the rewards and challenges of the farming life. Join veteran farmer, consultant, and farm educator Chris Blanchard for down-to-earth conversations with experienced farmers – and the occasional non-farmer – about everything from soil fertility and record-keeping to getting your crops to market without making yourself crazy.

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10. Young Farmers Podcas‪t‬

The internet is flooded with food photos, recipes and diet advice, partisan news, and farmer-inspired fashion, but who is listening to the farmers themselves? Farmers grow your food and manage nearly half of all land on Earth. It’s time to pay attention to the policies, programs, and events that are shaping the future of agriculture.

Our host, Lindsey Lusher Shute, co-founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition, provides a fresh, farmer-centric take on food and farm policy. We talk with policy makers, experts and advocates, and, of course, farmers, about the most critical issues facing farming in the U.S. and globally. Edited by Hannah Beal and recorded at Radio Kingston.

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11. The Intellectual Agrarian: Philosophy From The Far‪m

The Intellectual Agrarian is an idea drawn from the example of Thomas Jefferson, who proved that farmers could not only be cultivators of the earth, but cultivators of the mind as well. In modern times, Joel Salatin has also taken up the Jefferson’s cause and reminds the world that just because farmers work with dirt, doesn’t mean they can’t read too. This Podcast, with it’s roots in the blog farmingthedream.wordpress.com dating back to 2014, offers the perspective of Intellectual Agrarians on life and society. Sharing the stories of other farmers and agrarians around the world.

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12. Grassfed Lif‪e‬

Weekly insights for small farmers and aspiring farm based entrepreneurs who want to earn a living on the land doing something that they care about. A weekly show that tracks the farm season featuring two hosts: Darby Simpson and Diego Footer of Permaculture Voices. They focus on small family farming, grass based livestock, pastured poultry, grassfed beef, pastured pigs, farmsteading, farm sales and marketing, and work-life balance.

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13. The Thriving Farmer Podcas‪t‬

If you’re looking to build a profitable farm that works, The Thriving Farmer Podcast is for you. Learn the latest tricks and strategies from successful farmers, strategize with in-depth interviews with leaders in the industry, and connect with stories of farmers just like you. With over 15 years of farming background, your host Michael Kilpatrick has the experience and authority to bring you practical advice, ask the hard questions, tease out the gold nuggets, and help share what it’s really like to build a truly profitable, sustainable farm. In the interviews, we focus on building farms that last, setting up your systems, knowing your customers, building your team, and treading that ever-challenging work/family/life balance.

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14. Off-Farm Incom‪e‬

Matt Brechwald from The Off-Farm Income Podcast reveals business tips and strategies specific to agricultural businesses. They discuss starting, funding and marketing small businesses specific to agriculture. Learn how to escape your mundane job in the city, fund your farm, move to the country, purchase your first farm, work in agriculture, become an entrepreneur, improve rural communities and live your dream!

To provide you with this information Matt interviews business owners from all aspects of agricultural service. He also interviews the experts that can help you get started farming or ranching. Matt also draws on his own experience of quitting his 15 year career as a police officer and becoming and entrepreneur.

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15. Female Farmer Project Podcas‪t‬

In this conversation with Karen Washington, they unpack the narrative of Africa’s descendants and their agricultural past. They also tackle the biggest misconceptions that the public has about food access in communities of color. They talk about the racial inequities in the food system, and how food apartheid is an economic and power issue. They also learn about the new Black Farmer Fund and the work they are doing to create social capital and communal wealth in Black communities.

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16. The Permaculture Podcas‪t‬

Scott started The Permaculture Podcast in October 2010, the same week he completed a Permaculture Design Course with Susquehanna Permaculture. Originally interested in interviewing gardeners, homesteaders, and land-managers as a way to extend his permaculture education, this gradually shifted towards the emerging edges of permaculture beyond the landscape.

If you’ve read a book on permaculture or attended a convergence, there’s a good chance you’ll find the author or speaker in the archives. If not, they’ll likely be on the show soon.

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17. Small Farm Sustainability’s Podcas‪t‬

This show is a production of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Small Farm Sustainability program. We will be discussing all things small farm, acreage living, and sustainable agriculture related.

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18. Vertical Farming Podcas‪t‬

The Vertical Farming Podcast is the #1 show dedicated to the Vertical Farming market. Tune in every week for fascinating conversations with CEOs, Founders and luminaries from the exciting and fast-growing world of Vertical Farming.

Vertical farming is a revolutionary approach used to produce food and medicinal plants in vertically stacked layers such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container. It facilitates production of huge quantities of nutritious and quality fresh food without relying on favorable weather, high water usage, skilled labor, and high soil fertility. This ensures reliable yield and consistency in crop production year-round with climate control, and no effects of external environment factors such as diseases, pests, or predator attacks.

The Vertical Farming industry is projected to generate $12.77 Billion, Globally, by 2026 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.6%.

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19. Nutrition Farming Podcas‪t‬

This podcast series is designed for food producers seeking to increase the nutrient density, flavour and medicinal value of their produce. You will discover multiple strategies to increase profitability, productivity and sustainability, in a wonderful win/win scenario. Nutrition Farming will help you reclaim your passion for the most important of all professions.

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20. Farm & Rural Ag Networ‪k‬

The best agricultural podcast content around the internet. Hear from farmers, ranchers, entrepreneurs, and agribusiness influencers about the issues facing modern agriculture.

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21. Agtech – So What‪?‬

Investment in agriculture technology and momentum for agtech entrepreneurship is taking off. But this is not new: farmers have been adopting technologies that add value for decades. So is it just hype? What does all the momentum for agtech- from accelerators to venture capital funds to sexy technologies like drones and robots- actually mean for farmers and the agriculture industry?

In each podcast episode, they talk with leading innovators working at the intersection of agriculture and technology. They go beyond the jargon and dig in to the Key Question That not enough people are asking about agtech: so what?

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22. Small Farm Academy Podcas‪t‬

The Small Farm Academy Podcast is hosted by Luke Callahan, and is an exploration of different small farming businesses. He covers everything from how to produce microgreens to understanding the importance a Profit & Loss Statement. This show is equal parts how-to, business skills, and bad jokes. Enjoy!

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23. Off The Hus‪k‬

Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, The Master Pipe Layer; and their guests go “OFF THE HUSK” to discuss anything and everything FARMING, AGRICULTURE, BUSHELS, and BS.

Millennial Farmer, Zach Johnson, is a 5th generation family farmer from West Central Minnesota. Zach actively promotes agriculture by sharing his day-to-day experience on the family farm.

His vision is to build the connection between farmers and consumers. Zach’s mission is to become a national voice for agriculture, provide farmer to farmer education, and facilitate a collaborative conversation between farmers and the public.

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24. Bootstrap Farmer Radi‪o‬

Bootstrap Farmer Radio is a podcast discussing how to break into the modern business of agriculture on a bootstrap budget & education. The internet is making more connections and distributing knowledge in a way that makes it accessible for us all. Their focus isn’t mega-greenhouses with million-dollar machinery, instead, they talk about low-cost, versatile, and adaptable green businesses that can sustain a family through the best and worst of times. We find the small farmers running profitable farm businesses and find out their keys to success.

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25. Earth Eats: Real Food, Green Livin‪g‬

Earth Eats is a show about food and farming. It’s storytelling, recipes, farm visits, and kitchen sessions. They have conversations with scholars, chefs, growers, and food justice activists. They hear from authors, artists, scientists, poets, and people who love to eat.

Earth Eats brings you food news from our own reporters and our partners at Harvest Public Media, a reporting collective covering agriculture in the American heartland.

From sustainable growing practices to workers’ rights in meatpacking plants, from community orchards to fair trade chocolate factories, Earth Eats explores food access, inequities, connections, and critiques. They revel in textures, aromas, and flavors while challenging harmful food systems. They share baking tips, gardening secrets, serious issues, and comfort food.

Earth Eats comes to you from the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington. They wish to acknowledge the Miami, Delaware, Potawatomi, and Shawnee people on whose ancestral homeland and resources Indiana University was built.

The program is available as a weekly podcast, and all episodes are archived for online listening.

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26. Talk Farm to M‪e‬

On Talk Farm to Me, farmers take center stage and we learn what they do and how they do it. No matter how you spend your time, I’m pretty sure you have more in common with farmers than you think. So, sit back and relax and they’ll bring a farmer, and maybe a cow or two, right into your living room.

Short seasons organized around a theme. Season 1 – Farmer Profiles, Season 2 – Farming During COVID, Season 3 – Dairy Crisis

Hosted by Farm Girl. Find her on Instagram @xoxofarmgirl. Request themes or episodes on Instagram @talkfarmtome. Find detailed show notes, swag and more at talkfarmtome.com

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27. Sustainable World Radio- Ecology and Permaculture Podcas‪t‬

Learning From and Working With Nature- Interviews, news, and commentary about ecology, permaculture, organic gardening, sustainability, green living, and ethnobotany. Since 2004, Sustainable World has interviewed experts from around the globe; experts who learn from and work with nature. Tune in to discover positive solutions to environmental challenges; solutions that adhere to the Permaculture Ethics of Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share. Visit us at www.sustainableworldradio.com

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28. Down to Earth: The Planet to Plate Podcas‪t‬

Down to Earth is a podcast about hope. As climate change collides with our industrial food system, they focus not on doom but instead on people who are developing practical, innovative solutions. They invite you to meet farmers, ranchers, scientists, land managers, writers, and many others on a mission to create a world in which the food we eat is healthy—for us, for the land and water from which it springs, for the lives and livelihoods of the producers, and for the planet.

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29. The Beginning Farmer Sho‪w‬

The Beginning Farmer Show chronicles the good, bad, and ugly of starting a farm from scratch. Listen each week as beginning farmer Ethan Book share updates from the farm, insight into farm decision making, and lessons that he has had to learn the hard way.

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30. Farm Travele‪r‬

Food is a common language that we all share; we all have our favorite meals, desserts, and guilty pleasure snacks. That food didn’t magically appear in a grocery store or on your plate, it was cultivated by the hardworking men and women behind the scenes in the agriculture and food science industries. Join host Trevor Williams as he interviews farmers, ranchers, entrepreneurs, and others to learn about the processes, technology, and science behind food production.

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31. Beef And Dairy Networ‪k‬ 

The number one podcast for those involved or just interested in the production of beef animals and dairy herds.

A comedy podcast by Benjamin Partridge.

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32. Chicken Thistle Farm CoopCas‪t‬

Sharing their small farm stories and skills along our farming, gardening and homesteading journey.

Visit the farm for an informative and sometimes irreverent tour through our garden, livestock pastures, chicken coop, beehive and greenhouse as we live – pasture to plate.

Farming topics free range around pastured heritage pigs, broiler chickens and pastured eggs, heritage breed turkeys, an heirloom vegetable CSA and garden, high tunnel / hoop house / green houses, organic and traditional gardening, farm infrastructure, tractors, sustainable energy, being self sufficient, permaculture, food preservation, bees, beekeeping and even fence mending.

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33. The Farm Report

The Farm Report is a show about the people, processes, and policies that shape how food is produced today. From the latest agricultural innovations to the day-to-day challenges of running a viable business growing vegetables and grazing cattle, host Lisa Elaine Held engages in conversations with farmers and farmworkers and the people who work alongside them—like chefs, researchers, activists, and investors.

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34. ZimmCas‪t

Each week Chuck or Cindy interviews leaders in the agrimarketing world and talk with them about what they’re doing that’s new and different.‬

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35. Precision Farming Dealer Podcas‪t‬

The Precision Farming Dealer Podcast is the farm equipment dealer’s audio sources for information on precision farming technologies and their application, as well as how to market, sell and service for increased customer value.

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36. The joe gardener Show – Organic Gardening – Vegetable Gardening – Expert Garden Advice From Joe Lamp’‪l‬

This podcast is devoted to all things gardening. National gardening television host, Joe Lamp’l, guides you through each episode with practical tips and information to help you become a better, smarter gardener, no matter where you are on your journey. This series has a strong emphasis on organic gardening and growing food, but covers a diverse range of topics from one of the country’s most informed and leading gardening personalities today.

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37. Gardenerd Tip of the Wee‪k‬

The Gardenerd Tip of the Week is your one-stop-shop for organic gardening tips and tidbits. Seasonal, organic, and fun advice for your urban farm, homestead, and garden. They cover Sustainable living, vegetable gardening and more. Celebrate your passion for gardening with a sense of humor.

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38. The No-Till Market Garden Podcas‪t‬

The No-Till Market Garden Podcast is a nuts and bolts (and earthworms and microbes) look at how to run a productive, profitable no-till market garden for small and mid-sized farmers.Close

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39. The Ruminant: Audio Candy for Farmers, Gardeners and Food Lover‪s‬

For people passionate about farming, gardening, food politics, food security, and the intersections among these topics.

Jordan Marr, a certified organic farmer in British Columbia, interviews farmers, gardeners, academics, and journalists about stuff farmers and food system nerds care about. If where and how your food is produced matters to you, this podcast is produced for you!

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40. Cal Ag Roots Podcas‪t‬

Cal Ag Roots unearths stories about farming history that challenge us to think deeply about the struggles, breakthroughs, battles and innovations that have shaped California agriculture. Tune in to learn the surprising histories behind the ways we produce food today. You might never look at your grocery aisle in the same way again!

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41. Saskatchewan Agriculture Toda‪y‬

With over 40 years on the Farm beat, Jim Smalley is one of Saskatchewan’s most trusted names in Agriculture. Listen for the latest news and developments impacting the provincial agri-business industry, market and commodity prices and more. Good Afternoon, and Good Farming!

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42. Cog Hill Farm Podcas‪t‬

Welcome to Cog Hill Farm. They do a weekly podcast where they talk about their experience on the homestead and dive into homesteading, gardening, poultry, and other farm livestock topics. They are a family of 3 that moved from the city to seven and a half acres located here in central Alabama. Where they built a homestead from the ground up!

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43. Fastline Fast Trac‪k‬

Fastline Fast Track features agriculture industry newsmakers discussing hot-button issues and the latest in farming equipment and trends that affect farmers from coast to coast, as reported by our Fastline, Big Ag and Pink Tractor publications.The podcast also features “The Legends Stage,” a segment presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop, featuring up-and-coming and legendary country music artists.

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44. SharkFarmer Podcast/ agriculture farm

Rob Sharkey, known as The Shark Farmer, is not your average Illinois grain farmer. He’s a disruptor who is unwavering in his ability to directly address controversial topics. Rob tackles life, alongside his high school sweetheart, Emily, knowing four smaller sharks in their school will be impacted by their choices.

With the hog crash of ‘98 in the rearview mirror, a turn-key outfitting business thriving, and a handful of acres demanding more time than is warranted, the only logical step was to launch a necessary – yet stupendously groundbreaking – podcast.

His provocative style parallels a story-based structure, which resonates with thousands of weekly, global listeners. Juxtapose his rough-around-the-edges persona with an unmatched ability to listen and relate to those spanning generations, time zones, and the rural/urban divide, and you’ve found the formula for an under-the-radar and out-of-the-box communicator.

And, he’s just getting started.

As a What the Farm Podcast co-host and co-founder of the Farm and Rural Ag Network, Rob is changing new media. This year, Rob is elevating his no-nonsense antics from the field to the SiriusXM waves as he joins Rural Radio. This is either their strongest move to-date, or their biggest mistake. Tune into channel 147 to be part of the frenzy.

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45. Adams on Agricultur‪e

‬Adams on Agriculture is a national agricultural talk radio show featuring a mix of commentary on agricultural issues and interviews with decision makers such as members of Congress, USDA personnel, and leaders of agricultural organizations. In-depth topics of discussion include Farm Bill, trade, and new technology. In addition, this program addresses important issues facing rural America such as infrastructure, immigration, and health care.
Along with sharing market information, Adams on Agriculture provides a national and international overview of weather conditions that impact growing conditions. Throughout the year, Adams on Agriculture reports directly on location from several major national agricultural meetings and events.
Show host Mike Adams is a 44-year broadcast veteran as well as a past president of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting and recipient of the national Farm Broadcaster of the Year award.

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46. Mind Your Farm Business

‬Mind Your Farm Business (MYFB) is an audio series featuring thought-provoking leading business management experts in an engaging format and is brought to you by RBC.

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47. The Dairy Edg‪e‬

The Dairy Edge is Teagasc’s dairy podcast for farmers.

The Dairy Edge is Teagasc’s weekly dairy podcast for farmers. Presented by Emma-Louise Coffey the podcasts will cover the latest information, insights and opinion to improve your dairy farm performance.

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48. Homesteady – Stories of Living off the Lan‪d‬

Have you ever dreamt of starting a farm or homesteading? Do you love foraging for wild edibles? Is your perfect afternoon spent drifting downriver, fishing for that nights dinner? Or do love to spend a crisp fall morning hunting for wild game to share with your family? Or perhaps you spend all your free time digging in your garden, collecting herbs, vegetables, and fruits to enjoy. Homesteady is a show that focuses on living a more sustainable life. Thez talk about all the ways a modern Homesteader can put food on the table, from the fields, streams, gardens and woodlands. Our roads may be rocky, but with the right skills and knowledge we can make Homesteady.

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49. Podcast | ice age farme‪r‬

Only podcast dedicated not just to the Grand Solar Minimum and the changing climate, but how we can move every day towards self-sufficiency, and ultimately build resilient communities, so that we can prosper in the times ahead: Grand Solar Minimum / Mini Ice Age.

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50. Urban Homestead

The Urban Homestead is a family operated and highly productive city farm. Through sustainable lifestyle choices, the Urban Homestead has become a successful, real-life working model for sustainable agriculture and self-reliant living in a metropolis.

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