Season 15 - Farm Connections

 Episode 1513:



Dan visits with Darienne and Andy Frickson of Frickson Family Farms to talk about their direct-to-consumer operation. Also we meet Gavin and Kristi Keeling of Heirloom Seasonal Bistro in Winona. And Daniel Kaiser, extension specialist from the University of Minnesota, talks about alfalfa management.



 Episode 1512:



Dan meets with Claudine Arndt of the Minnesota Farmers Union to talk about the importance of farm to fork partnerships between farms and restaurants. Dan chats with Indiana farmer and National Corn Growers Association board member J. R. Roesner about the functions of the NCGA. Storyteller JoAnn Lower gives us another story about country living.



 Episode 1511:



We visit FarmAmerica near Waseca and speak with Jessica Rollins and Jenny Delnay. Dr. Vasudha Sharma from the University of Minnesota Extension talks about irrigation. And we visit Superior Cannabis in Austin.



 Episode 1510:



On this episode of "Farm Connections": Dan meets Danielle Anderson at the Rock Dell Quarry to talk about Agricultural Lime Spreading. Dan also discusses nitrogen and irrigation practices with Dr. Vasudha Sharma. On the Best Practices segment: Daniel Kaiser talks about making nutrient management decisions.



 Episode 1509:



In this episode we attend an AFREC event in Rochester with research coordinator Bruce Montgomery. Anna Cates, extension specialist, joins us to discuss soil health, and Nathan Drewitz from the University of Minnesota Extension talks about alfalfa in a new Best Practices segment.



 Episode 1508:



Host Dan Hoffman meets Dayna Burtness from Nettle Valley Farm to talk about regenerative agriculture and Claire LaCanne from U of M Extension to continue a discussion about tractor safety. Dean Malvick, also from U of M Extension, talks about a new corn disease: tar spot on the Best Practices segment.



 Episode 1507:



Dan meets Emily Krekelberg to talk about the Youth Tractor and Farm Safety event in Faribault, Nathan Drewitz tells Dan what it's like to be a University of Minnesota Extension Educator, and Ryan Miller talks about judging the effectiveness of herbicides mid growing season in the Best Practices segment.



 Episode 1506:



Dan learns about land improvement and carbon credit programming with Ed McNamara. And Stu Lorey from the Minnesota Farmers Union brings us his perspective to the antitrust discussion. Nathan Drewitz from the University of Minnesota Extension talks about pest issues on Best Practices.



 Episode 1504:



Dan meets Wayne Dietrich and Carmen Howe, owners of R&S Grain Systems in Dexter. David Nicolai from the U of M Extension talks about best management practices with crops. And Dan speaks with Megan Roberts about passing farms from one generations to the next.



 Episode 1503:



Dan chats with two entrepreneurs: Sam Hastings, owner of Sam Sa'house and maker of hot sauces, and Shanna McCann, owner of Simple Soaps for Simple Folks. Brad Carlson with the University of Minnesota Extension talks about how wet fields can affect nitrogen amounts. Lynn Ketelsen learns about the importance of the grain trade to Minnesota.



 Episode 1502:



Dan chats with the owners of SuperFresh Bakery, Jim and Merlene Stiles; Courtney Duncanson of Compeer Financial discusses the need for farm financial planning; and University of Minnesota Extension provides a new Best Practices with Bruce Potter focusing on Pest Control.



 Episode 1501:



Larry Hodgson talks about the 31st annual Farm Toy, Truck, and Collectibles Show in Albert Lea; Chris Hahn of CEDA (Community & Economic Development) talks about the Fillmore County Ag Summit; Ethan Ley from the U of M hosts the Best Practices segment about herbicides; and Lynn Ketelsen visits the Hormel Institute.


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