SMART Farmer Scott VanderWal

Lizzy Schultz

In this episode of the SMART Farmer podcast we meet Scott VanderWal, a third-generation corn and soybean farmer and cattle feeder from Volga, South Dakota. Scott serves as vice president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, president of the South Dakota Farm Bureau, and is a board member of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. In this podcast, Scott talks …

Ag Group, audio, Podcasting, SMART Farmer, USFRA

USFRA Partners with ZimmComm for SMART Farmer Podcast

Lizzy Schultz

Consumers like technology. The smart phone, the smart home and the smart classroom all encompass innovation and technology that helps improve people’s lives. Similarly, with agriculture continually evolving resembling every other forward-thinking industry, today’s SMART Farm utilizes technology to be more sustainable and efficient. To share personal stories about ways farmers and ranchers are using technology, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers …

Ag Group, Podcasting, SMART Farmer, Sustainability, USFRA

SMART Farmer Galen Lee

Lizzy Schultz

Galen Lee has a diversified 4th generation farm operation in southwest Idaho that produces sugarbeets, asparagus, and peppermint, as well as dairy and beef. In this edition of the SMART Farmer podcast, he talks about how sugarbeets are raised and made into sugar and how biotech varieties have made them more sustainable. He also talks about how he raises peppermint …

audio, SMART Farmer, USFRA

USFRA Panel Looks At The Future of Protein

Lizzy Schultz

Future Food-Tech took place in San Francisco last week and brought together over 300 food business technology leaders, investors and food-tech innovators. Brad Greenway, Chairman, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) sat on a panel titled, “Creating Consumer Demand for Healthier and More Sustainable Ingredients.” As the sole panelist who represented the animal agriculture community, Brad was able to share …

Ag Group, Animal Agriculture, audio, technology, USFRA

SMART Farmer Roberta Simpson-Dolbeare

Lizzy Schultz

Our latest episode of the SMART Farmer podcast features Illinois farmer and U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) board member, Roberta Simpson-Dolbeare. Roberta spoke with Jamie during Commodity Classic , discussing her experience as a first generation farmer and how that unique experience has made farming smart a major priority for her and her husband. “We’ve had to buy our …

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SMART Farmer Podcast With Chip Bowling

Lizzy Schultz

The latest SMART Farmer podcast episode features Maryland grain farmer Chip Bowling, vice chairman of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. Bowling was recently in Panama with the U.S. Grains Council. In this episode, he talks about his family farm, which is located almost in the shadow of the DC beltway, and how he uses the latest innovation and technology …

audio, SMART Farmer, USFRA

Introducing the SMART Farmer Podcast

Lizzy Schultz

We are pleased to introduce the very first SMART Farmer podcast which features interviews with the people who use data and technology to be more sustainable and to help build a smarter version of the American farm and ranch. In this first episode, U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance CEO Randy Krotz talks about how people can relate to the SMART …

audio, Podcasting, SMART Farmer, technology, USFRA

I AM @USFRA-Ag Retailers Association

Lizzy Schultz

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) represents the people who supply farmers and ranchers with the products and services they need to produce food, fiber, and fuel for the world. Many members are also farmers who sell seeds, nutrients, crop protection products, farm equipment, precision technology and agronomic services, so ARA has a strong interest in educating the public so those …

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