Ryan had an idea to diversify their farm by raising …of all things…crickets.
Born and raised on cattle and grain farms, they are country kids that know the value of agriculture and the importance of growing and raising food.
They started with 200, very loud, crickets in their basement and now have hundreds of thousands! Crickets are high in protein, nutrient dense, and can be ground into a powder that can be added to snacks and baked goods.
Carbon deposits on injectors and intake valves are choking your engine
Some people bring baggage to a marriage, Sally Smith-Pelleboer brought a herd of beef cows.
Sally talks about dairy and beef farming in the heart of Oxford County. Her love of farming, family and cows is infectious- listen now!
Tonight I head all the way down to New Zealand to talk to Sophie Barnes, to hear all about her incredible journey from middle English town life, to sheep farming all over New Zealand.
We also discuss her ongoing battle with endometriosis, anxiety & depression, and how she deals with it on a daily basis.
I don’t use the word inspiration lightly, but I think it’s justified in this case. What a girl.
Griffith Elder – Designers & Manufacturers of rugged weighing systems for heavy industrial use www.griffith-elder.com
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Dan Cosgrove is the Chief Strategy Officer at Growers Edge. Growers Edge is a FinTech company that provides financial programs and solutions for the service of the agricultural sector. He is also a Venture Partner at Radicle Growth, an acceleration fund financed by top agtech investors. Dan has extensive experience in business development in the ag industry and is skilled in negotiation, entrepreneurship, international business licensing as well as Mergers, Acquisitions, and Venture Capital.
Dan joins me today to discuss the details involved in deciding what startup to accelerate and what company qualifies for an acquisition. He shares the story of how he got started in the industry and shares the highlights of his extensive career. He explains how he became an entrepreneur while working within another company, describes some of the challenges farmers face today, and the kind of technology startups need to focus on for the future. Dan also shares his best tips for startups looking for investment.
Stay tuned for our first segment of Five-Minute Farmer with Gavin Spoor of Spoor Farms.
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Rice Farming TV captivates its audience and takes you along for an entertaining journey into the life of California Rice Farmer Mathew Sligar.
Mathew is a third generation rice farmer who, when he isn’t growing rice, travels with his family. In 2018 Matthew received The Circle of Life Award for his creative videos that tell his story about his adventures as a rice farmer. He is passionate about his farm and loves to connect with people from all over the country. His videos stimulate questions from his viewers and fuel his passion to teach others about agriculture in his part of the country.
Greg Johnson loves to chase down tornadoes! Talking with people who are directly affected by a tornado and showing up to help them find hope in all the destruction brings a human aspect to these storms! Greg says the ” original storm chasers” are farmers. We watch and learn the weather like no one else!
Think about resale the day you bring that NEW IRON HOME to the FARM!
Acres Machinery is an award-winning agri-machinery design and engineering company, based in Co. Roscommon. Here, CEO David Doran outlines some of the significant progress being made by this innovative agtech startup.
Deb Stark is a trailblazer. Deb has had a fascinating career, and continues to give back to Ontario agriculture by serving on several prominent boards, and mentoring the next generation of ag leaders. Deb was deputy minister in the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. She held several senior positions in government including chief veterinarian for Ontario and assistant deputy minister of environment.