Farm Food Facts
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Farm, Food, Facts offers CPGs, retailers, sustainability supply chain leaders and food trade media a central location to access weekly food and agriculture news and the opportunity to engage directly with a farmer or rancher in real-time about top questions surrounding sustainability and food production systems of the 21st Century. Agricultural thought leaders will also offer insights into today’s food trends and perceptions of farming practices.
||CleanEp 15 Cattle Ranches and Supermarkets||Our thought leader is Bridget Wasser, Executive Director, Meat Science & Supply Chain Outreach at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Food News of the Week: •Polar Vortex Slammed mid-western Dairy Farmers and Beef Cattle Ranchers •Oregon Rancher is Building Soil Health—as well as a Robust Regional Food System •Has this Company Invented a Weed that could Save Farming (and the Environment)? •Producers design Angus herd Genetics for Better Beef. •A Major Beer offers a #ToastToFarmers as a way to Thank Crop Growers! Farmer of the Week: Kelsey Pope, Colorado cattle rancher & blogger.||2/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14 Love for Farmers, Joe Koss, Bo Stone||Our thought leader is Joe Koss, CEO of Culver’s Food News of the Week: •This might be the Answer to Herbicide-Resistant “Superweeds.” •New Research offers Strategies for Sustainable, Profitable Livestock Farming. •This is How “Influencers” will Highlight Produce in 2019. •The Warm Colors of Yellow and Orange will prevail in 2019. Farmer of The Week: Bo Stone, a North Carolina farmer from P&S Farms||2/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 13 Future of Farming, National Croissant Day||This week on Farm-Food-Facts we will discuss why game-changing research, technology and innovation is critical to the future of farming and the food world – and how you can be a part of it. Our thought leader is Dr. Sally Rockey the Executive Director of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research or FFAR. A discussion with Brett Kaysen, Ph.D., who leads the sustainability practice at the National Pork Board and is a pig farmer.||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 12 EAT-Lancet Report, Erin Fitzgerald, Cassidy Johnston||Today, our thought leader is US Farmers & Rancers Alliance Erin Fitzgerald putting perspective and an intelligent way to think about the EAT-Lancet report issued last week on the implications for feeding a growing global population – and will share the number one flaw in the process of the commission. Food News of the Week: 1. We know that Crops can be bred to Resist Disease—but is it possible to breed Crops Resilient to Rising Temperatures? 2. Female Ranchers are on the Rise! 3. Recruiting Ants to Fight Weeds on the Farm 4. These are 5 Ways Grocers can Sell More in 2019 Farmer of the Week: Cassidy Johnston, who along with her husband and sons, work a cattle ranch in southeastern New Mexico.||1/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11 Expected Food Trends, Katie Brown, Brody Stapel||Today, our thought leader is Katie Brown, Senior Vice President, Sustainable Nutrition at Dairy Management Inc. DMI who manages the National Dairy Council the Innovation for US Dairy and the US Dairy Export Council. Food News of the Week: •Solutions that could help Feed 10 Billion People without depleting the Planet •Fixing a Flaw in Photosynthesis could Tremendously increase the amount of Food we Produce •“Smart Agriculture” could be the Solution to Water Scarcity •Beef sees Rise in Demand for “High End” Cuts •Six Trends expected to Impact the Food Industry in 2019 Farmer of the Week: Brody Stapel of Double Dutch Dairy||1/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 10 Meal Kit Mania, Zippy Duvall, Chip Bowling||Our Thought leader is is Zippy Duvall, the President of the American Farm Bureau Federation and member of the White House Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert’s news roundup of the week’s top stories in food/agriculture include: •Here is What Retailers and Restaurants can Learn from Farmers •The Salvation Army is starting to Sell Groceries •Meal Kit Mania: Consumers Love this modern Innovative Offering •Amazon commits approximately $22 billion in future Food Purchases as it proliferates Whole Foods. •Consumers are a bit Happier with Supermarkets recently Charles “Chip” Bowling, Jr. USFRA Chairman.||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9 Highlights from 2018||In a special podcast today we revisit three highlights since we launched Farm-Food-Facts – our CEO Erin Fitzgerald will kick off today’s podcast, followed by Walter Robb, the former Co-CEO of Whole Foods and one of the most insightful people in the food world and Jimmy Webb, a past recipient of Georgia’s Farmer of the Year Award who farms corn, cotton and peanuts.||1/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8 Ag-Tech Startups, John Newton, Hilary Maricle||Our thought leader is John Newton, American Farm Bureau Federation Economist. Food News of the Week: • This Is How Food Can Have The Power To Transform A Person • A Fresh Solution For Tackling Food Waste In The Supply Chain • Forty Acres Of American Farmland Is Lost Every Hour Due To Development • A New Wave of Ag-Tech Startups: Uber CEO and Alphabet Invest in Urban Farming Farmer of The Week: Hilary Maricle, Farmer, Ag Educator||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7 "New American Farmer, Kim Kirchherr, Jay Hill||Our thought leader is Kim Kirchherr, an award-winning registered dietitian and a certified personal trainer. Food News of the Week: •Could this App be the Key to Saving Crops from Pests and Pathogens? •We’re Facing a “Storm of Innovation”—is your Supply Chain Prepared? •Meet the “New American Farmer.” •Leading Scientists call for 8-Step Action to Increase Global Soil Carbon Farmer of The Week: Jay Hill from Hill Farms & Wholesome Farms||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6 More Food Less Pollution, Mary Shelman, Steve Meier||Our thought leader guest is Mary Shelman, Former Director of Harvard Business School's Agribusiness Program. Food News of the Week: •What the latest Climate Report means for Agriculture. •This is how Dairy Farmers can Lead the way in Environmental Stewardship. •Ways to Grow More Food with Less Pollution. •Two Companies are Joining forces to Capture Methane from Hog Manure Lagoons! Farmer of the Week: Steve Meier, his wife Teresa, and their family, have been providing greater Jackson, Missouri area with a unique Christmas experience; offering customers a "choose and harvest" or pre-cut trees.||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I love hearing straight from the farmer.
Great and informative!