AgriTalk
Episode 005: Mental Health
Suicide and Mental health issues are one of the side-effects of a stressful ag economy. Clinton Griffiths talks to a dairy farmer in Canada about losing a loved one to suicide and with Farm Aid about the recent increase in calls for help to their hotline.
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Episode 004: Ice Cream Forever
June and July are big months for the dairy industry. June is National Dairy Month and began in 1937 as a way to promote drinking milk and help stabilize dairy demand during surplus months.  July is National Ice Month. It gets its roots from a 1984 designation made by then-President Ronald Reagan.  T
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Episode 003: Biohacking Revolution
Everyday science makes new and incredible strides in the world of biotechnology and its ability to influence plant biology.  These discoveries will help protect our plants, the farmers that grow them and the industries that rely on them from things like diseases, drought or floods.  That research is
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Episode 002: Plan for a Crisis; Manage for the Future
The world can be a volatile place and American agriculture is facing its own unique headwinds. But is it in crisis? The experts say not yet but that doesn't mean there aren't preparations to be made. Lyle Orwig is a "Crisis Management" expert and has helped some of the nation's largest agribusinesse
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Episode 001: Wildfires Fan the Flames of Community
Joe Farris watched his entire Oklahoma cattle ranch burn in April. He lost pasture, already stressed by drought, he lost cattle and miles of fencing. Joe says its the biggest fire he's ever seen; the biggest in 100 years. Thanks to Eddie Fahley at Ag Community Relief and hay from Michigan, Joe is ge
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