By Daisy Dyer Duerr
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The most far-reaching podcast discussing rural education and business issues and providing real-life success stories in rural America.
||Clean010: Mentoring in Rural Montana||Daisy chats up Gottried Saunders, director or mentoring at the Montana Leaders Professional Learning Program about the importance of and challenges in providing professional development to school leaders in the rural context. The program provides...||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009: Food Production, Health Eating & CRA||Description: Daisy starts the podcast with a big announcement. Totally Rural Webinar #1 will take place July 26, and if you listen to this podcast, you’ll absolutely will want to attend this groundbreaking event. It’s easy to...||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 The Pink Eagles: Making Robotics Soar||Daisy chats up the Pink Eagles, an all-girl robotics team from rural, northern Michigan, who won the older division of the Dash-and-Dot Wonder League robotics competition sponsored by Wonder Workshop. After hearing this inspiring episode,...||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 Vertical Harvest Hydroponics—Farm-in-a-Box||Daisy chats up the winners of the American Farm Bureau’s Rural Entrepreneurship Contest, Dan Perpich and Cameron Willingham of Vertical Harvest Hydroponics. Their company has developed a self-contained, plug-and-go, farm-in-a-box agricultural and...||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 Immigration & Inclusion: The CRA Perspective||Daisy discusses a thorny, timely, and tumultuous issue with two representatives from the Center for Rural Affairs: Immigration and inclusion. Open and honest communication is vital to any dialogue in this area, according to Carlos Barcenas and Jordan...||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 Jennifer Martin, Confident Students & Boosting Graduation Rates||Daisy chats up Jennifer, a high school principal in rural Georgia, about how to strengthen confidence in students; securing financial aid; an innovative charter school program that provides options for students; teaching students to truly...||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 Skydiving, Nebraska & Epiphanies||Daisy chats us Sean Tillery, the owner of the Nebraska Skydiving School, about how he started an incredibly successful skydiving business in a rural Nebraska town, the epiphany Sean experienced that changed his life, the support he receives from the...||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 American Farm Bureau Federation, Hydroponics & Shark Tank||Daisy chats up AFB’s Lisa Benson and AFBFA’s Angela Mayfield about exciting Farm Bureau projects, including a $145,000 Entrepreneurial Challenge (thin Shark Tank for Totally Rural Nation); vegetable hydroponic systems; ag literacy and ag in the...||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 The Center for Rural Affairs, the Farm Bill, and Advocacy||Daisy discusses the uber-important 2018 Farm Bill (it's really a Rural Bill), crop insurance (ignore at your own peril), the political climate for conservation, farm to school issues, high-value dairies, and much more, with representatives from the...||2/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 The NREA and Emerging Rural Education Issues||Daisy discusses how to advocate for and advance game-changing education issues with national and state officials of the National Rural Education Association||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great Perspective on Rural America!
This podcast was very informative but also super fun to listen to!