Farm Traveler

Food is a common language that we all share. That food didn't just magically appear in a grocery store or on your plate, so join host Trevor Williams and learn how food goes from the farm to your table as he interviews farmers, ranchers, entrepreneurs, and others to learn about the processes, technology, and science behind food production. www.thefarmtraveler.com

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121: Quality Specialty Vegetables - Babe Farms
Quality Specialty Vegetables - Babe Farms
40 min
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120: Aerofarms - Vertical Farming, Elevated Flavor
Aerofarms - Vertical Farming, Elevated Flavor
42 min
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119: What makes Florida Beef so special?
Beef. Florida Beef. It's what's for dinner.
39 min
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118: Launching the Farm Traveler Market Bundle ...
Honey is here!
19 min
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117: Ag Aviation Adventures
32 min
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116: How are farmers conserving water?
35 min
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115: Are banks holding farmers back? - Mary Jo ...
Maybe!
56 min
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114: A healthier world through better fruits an...
Only 10% of Americans eat the recommended daily allowance of fruits and vegetables. Pairwise wants to change that.
38 min
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113: What are Microgreens? - Legacy Greens
Daniel & Jordan Miranda are the brains behind Legacy Greens, a Tallahassee-based Microgreens farm.
51 min
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112: Film School to Beekeeping - Jay Williams
My guest today is Jay Williams from Williams Honey Farm in Tennessee.
53 min
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111: Does Less Waste Mean Cheaper Food? - Waste...
Did you know that almost 1/3 of all food made for human consumption goes to waste?
43 min
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110: Cow/Calf Veterinarian and Fairlife - Dr. M...
Dr. Marissa Hake is the Director of Animal Welfare and Sustainable Farming and Fairlife and is a former calf veterinarian.
38 min
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109: (Re-Air) Making Onions Popular on TikTok -...
Shay Myers, a 3rd generation farmer, is our guest today on Farm Traveler. Maybe you've seen Shay on Instagram or even on TikTok as her creates quick but super educational videos on farming, specifically on onion production.
24 min
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108: How can farmers achieve financial success?...
Covington is Senior Director of Institutional Lending at AgAmerica.
33 min
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107: How to be Successful at Farmers Markets
My guest today is Megan Harris from Harris Family Farm in North Carolina.
47 min
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106: Vertical Farming and Serving Communities -...
This is one very meaningful episode.
50 min
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105: How do we reduce food waste? - Jess Vieira
Reducing food waste is something you can do today!
46 min
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104: What makes pork so special? Featuring "Po...
Also how pork fits into the bigger picture of the Ag industry.
66 min
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103: The Witty Farmer
Farmer, rancher, model, designer!
77 min
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102: The Forward Farming Podcast and Wisconsin Ag
All things Wisconsin
34 min
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101: Helping Businesses Turn a Profit
Tera Johnson is helping businesses grow.
63 min
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100: We Made it to Episode 100!
Next stop, 1000!
18 min
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99: Farmer and Podcaster - Katelyn Duban
Episode 100 is almost here!
40 min
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98: Ag Tech in Silicon Valley - TeleSense
Ag Tech startups are booming in the Valley!
42 min
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97: Southern Craft Creamery
Southern Craft Creamery is a Marianna, FL creamery and dairy farm.
41 min
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96: Let's Talk Hemp and CBD
50 min
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95: Saltwater Fishing with Tom Rowland
We are talking the basics of saltwater fishing with pro angler, Tom Rowland.
54 min
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94: What is an "Agrihood?"
The future of neighborhoods!
34 min
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93: Investing with FarmTogether
Farmland investment made simple.
35 min
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92: What Makes This Hawaiian Chocolate Special?
Volcanic soil is just one reason this chocolate is so good.
34 min
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91: North Florida Beef - Boyd Fresh Farms
Fresh beef from here in Florida!
36 min
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90: Honest, Sustainable Meat - The Honest Bison
Bison straight to your door!
67 min
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89: Michelle Martin - Jack of All Trades
Farmer, Magazine Editor, "Farmer Who", TV Host, and a LOT more!
25 min
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88: Farm Financial Planning from the Expert
Michelle Patten is a agribusiness consultant.
31 min
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Farm Traveler Season 3 is HERE!
And Happy 2021!
8 min
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87: The Final Episode...of 2020!
More to come in 2021!
15 min
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86: Starting an Orchard AND a YouTube Channel
Farmer Dre is a jack of all trades!
26 min
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85: Pesticides 101
A deep dive into pesticides and how farmers use them safely!
50 min
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84: The Most Popular Farming Game - Farming Sim...
Farming Simulator has a massive e-Sports following.
39 min
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83: How Artificial Intelligence is Improving Ag...
Silicon Valley meets Agriculture.
44 min
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82: Improving the Farmland Renting Process with...
Renting farmland is great to new farmers or growing operations.
34 min
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81: The Diversity of Southern Cuisine
And yeah, even more than fried catfish, too.
57 min
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80: Behind the Scenes of a Family Orchard
Apples, Peaches, Pears, Oh MY!
34 min
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79: Investing in Farmland with AcreTrader
Farmland can be super profitable for not just the farmers!
27 min
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78: Milk, Cheese, and Showing Dairy Cattle
Also learning about the many misconceptions about dairy production.
35 min
46
My Friend, the National Champion: DJ Wayne.
Max is one of the reasons I joined FFA, back in the day!
23 min
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77: Seed Salesman and Seminole Indian Reenactor
Tons of Florida Agriculture facts in this episode!
38 min
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76: Working a 4th Generation Family Farm
Continuing the family tradition.
31 min
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75: Advocating for Science (Rebroadcast with Dr...
Dr. Folta is an EXPERT communicator when it comes to science and agriculture.
53 min
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74: What Makes A2 Milk Different Than Regular Milk
A2 milk, a new dairy milk taking shelves by storm.
26 min
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73: What Makes Coffee "Fair Trade"?
Coffee, coffee, coffee!
29 min
52
What I've Learned From Season 2
My thoughts...you've been warned!
13 min
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72: Showcasing the Humanity Behind Farming
Dillon Hancoop is the host of the Real People, Real Food podcast, aimed at discovering real stories of the people behind our food.
48 min
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71: The Future of Buying Meat and Learning abou...
Also, we will talk about WAGYU beef!
46 min
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70: Colorado Aquaponics and Supporting Student'...
Helping students with STEM skills as well as building positive mental health.
28 min
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69: Why Do Cranberries Grow In a Pond?
And yes, their cranberries are with OceanSpray!
37 min
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68: Onions Don't Grow On Trees?!
Shay Myers, a 3rd generation farmer, is our guest today on Farm Traveler. Maybe you've seen Shay on Instagram or even on TikTok as her creates quick but super educational videos on farming, specifically on onion production.
24 min
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67: Why a Second-Generation Family Farm Switche...
In our interview today, Rogelio Ponce Jr joins us and explains the history of Sun Valley Farms, how his dad started and helped grow the business, their production methods, and much more!
44 min
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Ben Hall's Latest Film, Night Into Day
16 min
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66: One to Grow On Podcast - Educating Consumer...
Hallie and Chris Casey are the two hosts behind the One to Grow On Podcast where the two learn about agriculture from different perspectives.
30 min
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65: Regenerative Ranching in Australia
This is a fascinating interview as we learn more about Australia agriculture, what regenerative cattle ranching looks like, and how farm tours help educate consumers.
30 min
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64: How a Small Scale Farm Adapts to COVID-19 a...
Sustainable and regenerative farming practices in work in North Carolina.
23 min
63
4th of July AG Facts
Allie was curious about Ag facts for the 4th!
9 min
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63: Lessons Learned Podcasting with Jason Medows
Former guest and podcaster Jason Medows and I talk podcasting.
43 min
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62: Florida's Berry Best Berries
Did you like the dad joke? Berry best berries?
28 min
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61: Crop Dusters and World Explorers
I'm still fascinated with airplanes and when I found out today's guests combine both aviation AND agriculture, I just had to have them on
31 min
67
My Top 5 DREAM guests.
Kimbal Musk is happening!!!
10 min
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60: Are GMOs safe to eat? Science says: YES!
GMO Answers is a fantastic website that thoroughly explains the science and research behind GMOs.
37 min
69
Processing deer, raising ostriches, and caviar ...
This might be the best episode title yet.
12 min
70
59: Gene-editing to make plants tastier and hea...
Imagine one day eating Doritos, Cheetos, or your favorite chips or candy bar and being guilt-free from sugar, fat, and the other not so healthy aspects of junk food. Thanks to gene editing and food science, that future might not be too far off.
18 min
71
AG 101: Carbon Farming
How can farmers capture carbon?
12 min
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58: Microgreens and Corner Stores
Our guest today is Mike Jackson, the founder of Kentucky Greens in Louisville, Kentucky.
30 min
73
57: Supplying San Francisco with Organic Produce
Earl Herrick is the founder of Earl's Organic Produce, a California based produce distributor located in San Francisco.
42 min
74
What I've learned about podcasting.
A lot...but there is still much to learn!
10 min
75
56: The Booze Traveler Talks Hemp
The host of Booze Traveler is our guest today (trying to contain excitement), Jack Maxwell!
32 min
76
COVID-19's Impact on the Beef Industry
On the Monday Show, I talk with Ryan Goodman, aka the Beef Runner, about COVID-19's impact on the Beef Industry.
15 min
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55: The Farm Babe talks organic, food labeling,...
In our interview today, Michelle will talk to us about how her path lead her from Los Angeles to farming in Iowa and becoming one of the most popular agriculture influencers out there.
43 min
78
The Three Amigos talk Farm Traveler
We three best friends talk about what we've learned from the podcast and what we would like to learn about in the future of Farm Traveler!
21 min
79
54: YouTube's most famous farmer - Millennial F...
Zach, also known as the Millennial Farmer, will explain how he got started farming and how he is using social media to showcase what goes on at the farm.
26 min
80
Behind the scenes of this podcast is one great ...
8 min
81
53. Growing Both Organic and Conventional Crops
Can a farmer grow both conventional and organic crops? Yes, yes they can.
28 min
82
How YOU Can Help Farmers During COVID-19
14 min
83
52: Tennessee Agriculture Law
Our guest today is Matthew McClanahan, an Ag Lawyer, Advocate, and rancher from the great state of Tennessee. Matthew will tell us about his background growing up on the farm, practicing Ag Law, and advocating for agriculture with the American Farm Bureau
46 min
84
51: Addressing Mental Health in Agriculture
Are farmers like the rest of us and have mental health problems every now and then? You betcha, and sometimes much more often.
31 min
85
50: Land-Grant Colleges and Florida Ag with UF'...
In our interview today, Dr. Payne will highlight his career as head of the University of Florida's IFAS, the many land-grant colleges he has worked at, and his time spent at Ducks Unlimited. Dr. Payne will also touch base on how land-grant colleges have helped improve farming across the country and how the Florida agriculture industry manages to be one of the most diverse in the country.
43 min
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49: Former National FFA Advisor Dr. Larry Case
Dr. Larry Case served as the National FFA Advisor from 1984 to 2010.
34 min
87
48: The Grateful Farm Wife - Kylie Epperson
Row cropping isn't easy. Neither is pork production. Motherhood surely isn't a walk in the park either. Now imagine doing all three!
24 min
88
47: Drone Technology in Agriculture
Our guests today are David Plummer and Michael Ferguson from Illinois based Aerial Influence. David and Michael will both explain how drone technology has changed in recent years, the many uses of drones in the agriculture industry, and what regulations drone pilots must follow.
34 min
89
46: Going Once, Going Twice, SOLD to BigIron Au...
Let's talk auctions! Get ready for the auctioneer voice!
37 min
90
BONUS: Fireside Chats with Paul
12 min
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45: Beef and Ellen Degeneres?
Amanda Radke is an Agriculture Speaker, Beef Blogger, pretty much a jack of all trades. Amanda has a background in Ag Communications, writing for BEEF Magazine, and working with beef cattle.
30 min
92
44: Saltwater Tomatoes in Saudi Arabia
Ryan Lefers is the co-founder of Red Sea Farms located in Saudi Arabia. Ryan will explain the process of growing plants in saltwater and what the farmer/consumer relationship is like in Saudi Arabia.
23 min
93
43: Making Row Crops More Sustainable with the ...
Hosted by Zach Johnson and Mitchell Hora, Field Work talks about successes, failures, and tips and tricks the row crop sector face.
43 min
94
42: Inspector by day, Podcaster by Night - Nate...
Our guest today is a quality assurance representative in the potato industry by day and a podcaster by night. His name is Nate and his podcast is called Everyone Has a Story.
40 min
95
41: How and Why Farmers Need "Off-Farm Income" ...
Our guest today is Matt Brechwald. Some of you might know him as the man behind podcasts like Off Farm Income and the new podcast, Microphone Money.
37 min
96
40: Getting Fit for the New Year with Emily Shaw
Emily has created a platform on motivating people to get fit and as she puts it, "Help women build confidence, feel strong & eat the foods they love."
26 min
97
39: Food Bullying and How to Avoid Buying B.S. ...
Did you know there is something like 200,000 misleading marketing labels at grocery stores?
51 min
98
38: The Science and Art of Butchery with Jake L...
Our guest today is Jake Levin. Jake travels to farms, chefs, and homesteaders and processes whole animals. Jake also does workshops to showcase his process and most recently released his book, Smokehouse Handbook.
55 min
99
37: Advocating for Agriculture with David Hafner
David Hafner is a farmer and rancher from Martin County, Florida. David is passionate about agriculture and advocating for agriculture in the sunshine state.
34 min
100
36: Butterball - A Thanksgiving Special
Today we have the pleasure of interviewing two people that work at Butterball, Rebecca Welch, the senior brand manager, as well as Wellie Jackson, a Butterball contract grower.
26 min