Moomers Handmade Ice Cream is home to the best ice cream in Michigan and I can attest to that! It’s also approved by the President of the United States! Today on the show, I chat with Jon Plummer about his family dairy business, how it started, and how they do everything on-site in terms of milking cows, processing the milk, and selling it or turning it into some great ice cream.
My guests today are Amber and Becca from the Forward Farming Podcast. You might remember Amber, a Wisconsin cranberry grower who we had on a few months ago, who is joined by Becca, a Wisconsin dairy farmer. Amber and Becca are two friends who actually met on social media and were quick to bond over their passion for all things Wisconsin. On our show today, I interview Amber and Becca about their farms, podcasting, and more! And be sure to check out the Forward Farming Podcast, Amber and Becca also interviewed me on podcasting, what I’ve learned, and lots more! Check it out here!
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My guest today has started not 1, not 2, not even 3 or 4, but 5 companies in Silicon Valley. One of which was responsible for creating the fingerprint scanner on iPhones! Today, Naeem Zafar and I will be chatting about his most recent company, TeleSense and how they plan to revolutionize grain management. Naeem and I talk about his experiences starting a few companies in Silicon Valley, how to know when is the right time to sell a company versus keep it growing, why he ventured into developing technology for the agriculture industry, and even his thoughts on 3D printed foods.
Naeem Zafar is a 7x entrepreneur and 5x CEO, with multiple successful exits. He currently serves as the Co-founder and CEO of TeleSense, an IoT company creating real-time wireless sensing and predictive analytics solutions for the stored grain industry. He is deeply ingrained in the Silicon Valley ecosystem and frequently speaks about innovation and entrepreneurship. Naeem has authored five books on entrepreneurship and he teaches entrepreneurship at UC Berkeley and Northeastern University. He has a graduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota. More about him at http://www.NaeemZafar.com.
In this episode, we are chatting with Dale Eade, a dairy farmer and creamery owner in Marianna, FL. Dale will explain how the family got into dairy farming, what it’s been like opening and running a creamery, and the benefits of interacting with consumers daily.
This was a fun interview! I’ve heard nothing but great things about Southern Craft Creamery from friends and family that have gone there. Can’t wait to try it out myself. Always fun to chat with farmers from North Florida!
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I’ve just started to invest in actual stocks and man, is there a lot to learn! But, I didn’t know that investing in farmland is a thing and sometimes sees higher returns than traditional stocks. One such company helping both investors and farmers is Acre Trader. Today on the show, we sit down with Ben Maddox to learn about AcreTrader, their mission, and how investment platforms like this help farmers as well as investors. Check it out if you want to learn more about how stuff like this works!
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Tessa Pacion works at Ludwig Farmstead Creamery that produces great milk and even some cheeses. In our interview today, Tessa will talk about how her animal science degree and working with dairy cattle in college. Tessa will also address many misconceptions consumers have about milk production like the frequency milk is tested before consumption and why dairy calves are separated from their mothers. This is a full episode of great information on all things dairy, as well as what showing dairy cattle is all about.
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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. In our interview today, Matt will talk about the many reasons farmers might need some off-farm income, entrepreneurship advice he gives his listeners, and how he has turned podcasting into a successful career.
It’s the beginning of a new year! Most of us might have made some goals to better ourselves in the new year in ways like eating better, exercising more, basically getting in shape like The Rock. Our guest today is Emily Shaw, better known on Instagram as Dairy Girl Fitness. 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.” Emily will share her knowledge on planning your workouts, best practices on diets and supplements, and how she advocates for the dairy industry. This is a super informative podcast if you are interested in fitness and getting in shape this year! Be sure to follow Emily on her Instagram page for more fitness advice!
Shaun Lee is the President and Co-Founder of Farmhouse Delivery in Austin, Texas. Farmhouse Delivery is a food delivery service that offers a wide range produce, meats, and meal kits to their customers. Farmhouse currently focuses their efforts on the Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, and Waco markets with hopes to grow across the Lone Star state. In our interview, Shaun will talk to us about the start of Farmhouse, how they partner with local farmers, how they come up with recipes for meal kits, and much more!
Our guest today is Derrick Josi, but you might know him best as tdf_honest_farming on Facebook and Instagram. Derrick is a fourth generation dairy farmer in Tillamook County, Oregon. Derrick is super active on social media showcasing the life of a dairy farmer and constantly fighting misinformation surrounding dairy production. Check out our great conversation and be sure to check out Derrick’s content at the links below.