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The Shark Farmer Podcast – Mandy Rizzo… ignorance isn’t malicious

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Mandy Rizzo has some good lessons for the rest of us on how to deal with ignorant people…. because ignorance isn’t malicious. From her experience with Autism to a really bad joke… this one has it all


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time stamps:

5:22     Mandy is the podcast molder

10:30    Raising a kid with Autism

25:32    Scared into organic

36:49     Ignorance isn’t malicious

56:22    Another bad joke

The Shark Farmer Podcast – Chad Ingels tuggin away at heartstrings

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Chad Ingels talks about how wonderful life is raising two children with Down’s Syndrome. He talks about the total experience, from fear to pride, and why he openly shares pictures on social media. Plus, cover crops and sitting on board of directors.

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4:41       Chicks dig a dude that plays the saxophone

11:00     Raising children with Down’s Syndrome

32:52     friggin cover crops

39:14     Board after board after board

The SharkFarmer Podcast – Jill Burkhardt proves hippies tell bad jokes

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No added hormones, no antibiotics, and no ability to tell a good joke…

Listen as Jill tells us about farming in Alberta


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Time Stamps:

11:47   No added hormones, no antibiotics

18:41   Chipotle inspectors

32:47   Fava beans with a nice chianti

37:57   Food allergies

44:00   Worst joke ever

The SharkFarmer Podcast – Nate Chittenden… ya I know

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Nate Chittenden should be banned from Snapchat. However, he does some very good things for agriculture. Giving tours of his dairy is a high priority.

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Time Stamps:

8:19       79 cent milk

15:17     He was gonna be a doctor???

20:05     How a farm survives the parents’ divorce

35:28     giving the yutes tours

42:39     dealing with social media trolls

The Shark Farmer Podcast -Bonus Cut – Nate Chittenden explains dairy co-ops

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Nate Chittenden talks about current dairy issues on this bonus cut.

The SharkFarmer Podcast – Natalie Newell will cut you

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Natalie Newell is a mom that doesn’t put up with fear mongering celebrity activist. So much so that she is making a movie promoting common sense in food science, vaccines, and children’s health. Plus we rip on the stupid decision Cargill has made.

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time stamps:

5:40       GFY Cargill

18:05     Who is this skeptic woman?

23:52     oh…. I’ll just make a movie

28:48     no vaccines???

36:07     What every parent should see

40:13     best social media to reach moms

The Shark Farmer Podcast – Belinda Bowman isn’t completely heartless

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Belinda Bowman had a life changing experience when she went to Africa to help people feed themselves. Her charity has transferred over to trying to help the victims of the wildfires.

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Time stamps:

4:29       Wildfire fund raising

14:25     It’s only Africa

28:25     GMOs in Africa

37:36     How she came back to the farm

42:51     Being a chick in ag

The Shark Farmer Podcast – Trent Cadra – Going through the wildfires

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Trent Cadra is a rancher in Texas who was struck by the wildfires. Although you really wouldn’t know it by talking to him. Even with suffering a loss he is focused on others.

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The Shark Farmer Podcast – Jerod McDaniel & myths of bottle feeding pics

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Jerod McDaniel completely destroys the good feelings that I would get when someone would post a picture of a bottle-feeding calf. He’s got an amazing story of taking over the farm at the age of 18.

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7:00       are agvocates being used

14:22     bottle feeding calves

23:22     taking over at 18

43:12     BTFD TV

54:00     corn contest

The Shark Farmer Podcast – Katie Hancock drives Xena Warrior Princess

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Katie Hancock is a farmer from Kentucky and doesn’t like hunting. Plus she is raising Satan’s chickens

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Time stamps:

7:12        Katie doesn’t like hunting

19:15     Chickens from the 7th circle of Hell

22:41     Buying out the family farm

32:21     Spouse working for medical insurance

35:41     She calls her call Xena Warrior Princess

42:51     How are farm wives viewed

45:54     Elevator speeches are canned