From small town Saskatchewan, to Wall Street and back; this young entrepreneur shares his journey towards the creation of FarmLead.com, North America’s Grain Marketplace.
Co-Authors of two books and founders of their own business consulting agency, Cathy Snelgrove and Jeff Rozier share their experiences in entrepreneurship, small business, and exponential growth.
Founder of numerous businesses in the Ag world, Professional Agrologist and Certified Agricultural Consultant; Rob Saik talks innovation, leadership, and mental health.
Katelyn Duncan covers a vast array of topics including but not limited to the Four Agreements, sustainability in agriculture, fitness, mental health, spraying, her musical proclivities, and marrying a rich farmer.
We talk with Jonathan Small, Chief Research Officer for Global Ag Risk at the Ag Smart Event in Olds AB about technology, the history of BSE, harnessing the ascendency of the consumer, why non - GMO labels work on consumers, the inception of GARS, what he learned in 25 years of succession planning, and how the GARS model works as a financial snapshot for your farm!
Dean Klippenstine is the National Crops Leader for MNP. We chatted with Dean about the following: - Why Dean is a cool accountant - Dean’s farming background - Looking at a long term perspective on land in agriculture - Figuring out the vision of MNP to bring “infinite sustainability” - Balancing short term financial success with long term prospective on financials - Investing in fertility in rented land - Bringing the franchise model to agriculture - “the art of the possible” - Why the Liberals screwed up the trusts.
In this second appearance on the show we discuss fake fame vs real relationships, the CBC actually admitting farmers in western Canada sequester carbon, the nature of influencer referrals, benchmarking self awareness in relationships, President Trump, how likely the apocalypse currently is, the nature of USDA reporting, Brennan’s current book choice, what’s next in farming, and what life would be like if he was on the Bachelorette.
Cherilyn covers all kind of interesting ground in this candid conversation telling all about her personal journey of embracing farming and agricultural debate from the fields of Saskatchewan to the worldwide stage and everything in between!
If you are trying to figure out precision Ag for your farm, this is one episode you won't want to miss. Terry Aberhart speaks with Brent Nicol about the new innovations coming in the Wild West of technology in Ag, what a techgronomist is, and how farmers can implement the tools that are out there to better their operation!
In this conversation with Brianna Elliot, "techgronomist" at Olds College, we cover some new and interesting territory on what the faculty is pursuing with their new Smart Farm Program, and the end results they are looking for: marrying technology with boots on the ground for better decision making and higher profits!
Rob is a director for Glacier Media, and is the show runner for the every growing outdoor farm show Ag in Motion in Saskatoon which has exploded in popularity as well as the Farm Forum Event, which returns to it's roots this year in Saskatoon. Rob has a strong background in the agricultural arena including running the Farm Progress show in Regina for over a decade, and is a 3rd generation rancher. We cover everything from the livestock industry to what makes Rob tick when it comes to growing agricultural platforms that facilitate business in #westerncdnag!
On this episode of the show The Tornado Hunter gets real on the nature of risk, life on the prairies, the impact of storms on people and property, politics, and why he loves agriculture! You don't want it miss it!
President of the Olds College Stuart Cullum graciously sits down with GTFPC to discuss his vision of how best to prepare students for the ever changing needs of the agricultural labour market, specifically as it relates to technology!
Patrick Walther is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Agvisor Pro. He chats about bridging the gap between existing knowledge practitioners and the farm gate with new technology.
Luke Silinski is the Founder of Ag Tech STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, and Math) Box, an initiative to raise awareness about the more sophisticated aspects of modern agriculture.
Maverick Ag is a business risk management and insurance consulting company. Evan Shout discusses with Terry how to move your farming business ahead with greater degrees of certainty and profitability!
Join Terry Aberhart as he explores the incredible career and outlook in agriculture of Bill Zimmer. In this episode they cover topics like millennials, consumers influence on agriculture, the coming biological revolution, how producers should choose products and practises, and much more in ways that will give you hope for the future!
Imagine a device that can be installed on your farm equipment that soil tests in real time, essentially bring the lab to your soil. This is the promise of Soil Reader. Join Terry as he discusses the game changing technology that Cal Harrison and the team at Soil Reader are bringing the market in 2020.
Mike Witkowicz is the Vice President, Strategy and Business Development at Ag Exchange Group which provides a service as a private community where Growers and Buyers interact for for grain transactions. Mike shares his thoughts on modern grain marketing in Western Canadian agricultural production.
Terry and son Holden cover some incredible conversational territory with Elston Solberg, our friend and mentor in the industry. Shine on, Sun Mountain.
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The Growing the Future Podcast endeavors to spark conversations of innovation, reflection, and growth in the agriculture community.
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