Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nesssman, The Master Pipe Layer; and their guests go “off the husk” to discuss anything and everything farming, agriculture, bushels, and BS.
Here's the Latest Episode from Off The Husk with The Millennial Farmer:
Eric Sawatzke joins us to discuss his role as an FFA teacher and his role on Erica’s family farm. Eric’s motivation and love for Agriculture shows in the opportunities his Ag Students and FFA members have available. We discuss his trips to South Africa with HS students.
6th Generation Turker Farmer Erica Sawatzke joins us to discuss Turkey Farming. Their family farm is currently in the middle of a generational and operational shift as they switch from producing eggs to meat. Zach learns how to pressurize a Turkey.
We discuss Tillage with John Deere Tillage Specialist Sam. Becky can’t believe how many different ways there are to dig up the dirt and we share some unbelievably funny stories about Zach’s tender feet and his love for Enya. See you all at F2F!
We discuss dairy and livestock with family farmer Greg Sabolik. Milk prices are rebounding, Greg believes there is a place for large and small dairy. Why is dairy struggling and what does the future of dairy farming look like? Live Stock farmers are in the crosshairs and facing a lot of scrutiny from consumers. We want to know if Greg abuses his cattle. We also learn how bull semen is sexed and sold. Is it by the load? CPL
How do farmers and conservation groups work together for the betterment of our natural resources? Our local wildlife needs habitat in order to have a healthy ecosystem, and farmers need to be able to make a living off of their land while providing for the world. In this episode, Jan Payne joins us to discuss his love for hunting and conservation, and also his background with his family farm. The beers are cold and the mics are hot!
Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, The Master Pipe Layer sit down with Ron the “King of Seed” at Farmer’s Business Network to discuss FBN’s entrance to the seed market, the history of seed genetics, where the industry is heading, and how disgusting creamy peanut butter is.
Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, The Master Pipe Layer sit down with The Busch Latte-You Betcha Guy to discuss all things Millennials and Beer. What really went down at Aneuser-Busch last year when Bud Light decided to run that Anti-Corn Syrup (FARMER) Super Bowl AD?? What were they thinking?!
Don’t Step in the Pipe and most certainly don’t pull your tractor out in front of a Train. Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, The Master Pipe Layer sit down with Zach’s buddy, Jake Wildman, to discuss crop irrigation, dirt track racing, and train crashes. Randy tells us a story from earlier that day involving a mishap at work and a co-worker nearly being flushed down the drain. With harvest approaching we also take a minute to discuss the importance of farm safety and doing everything you can to get home to your families every night during the thick of harvest.
Are the mics hot?! Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, the Master Pipe Layer himself; heat up the mics and kick off their first ever podcast together! In this show we discussed some of the history of our friendships, what exactly Randy does with his farming and drain tile job, his ability to enable an entire night of drinking, and vacation cruise shenanigans. This show was completely unstructured and a good warm-up for what’s to come as the trio discusses everything from farming to what she really said.