Podcast: Dairy Farming and Social Media

Today’s farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. Derrick Josi is a 4th generation dairy farmer but you might know him from his popular videos about farming on social media. Derrick talks about…

Podcast: Considerations When Diversifying Farm Income With Solar Energy Fields

Today’s farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. Financial challenges are a common source of stress and many farms seek to diversify income streams. More farmers are adding solar energy fields into their…

Podcast: Farm Stress from the Youth Perspective

Podcast: Farm Stress from the Youth Perspective

Today’s farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. After seeing farm stress impact her community, high school student and western Boone County FFA Chapter President Jaden Maze decided she wanted to help. Jaden…

Podcast: A Conversation with Zippy Duvall

Podcast: A Conversation with Zippy Duvall

Today’s farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall shares why he is optimistic for the future of farming and how to get more involved with the…

Purdue Farm Stress Team Members Talk About Farm Stress and its Impacts

Purdue Farm Stress Team Members Talk About Farm Stress and its Impacts

Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team Members have recently been featured in the media. Team members Elysia Rodgers, Abby Heidenreich and Rachel Dillhoff were interviewed by Brownfield Ag News. They discuss stress factors in farming, the impacts of stress on farmers, and some of the programs and activities of the Purdue Extension Farm Stress Team. Link…

Podcast: A Conversation with Ted McKinney

Podcast: A Conversation with Ted McKinney

Today’s farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. Under former Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Ted McKinney served as Under Secretary of Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs. He shares the motivations and considerations…

Podcast: Farm Succession Planning

Educators from the Purdue Extension Succession Planning Team talk about how it’s never too early to begin succession planning. They also share information about their upcoming live online series, “Keeping the Farm Resilient in Uncertain Times.” To attend this online three-part series, you must register by February 3. More information and registration links are available…

Risk Management, Interpreting Ag Indexes, and More!

Risk Management, Interpreting Ag Indexes, and More!

Today’s farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. Dr. Jayson Lusk and Dr. Todd Kuethe from the Agriculture Economics and Center for Commercial Agriculture at Purdue University discuss risk management options, interpreting ag…

Podcast: A Conversation with the Dillhoff Farm Family

Podcast: A Conversation with the Dillhoff Farm Family

Today’s farmers weather more stress than ever before. Our podcasts seek to share important information, tools, and hope through interviews with experts in agriculture and special guests from Purdue University. Andy and Sara Dillhoff talk about the many farm-related stresses they face, but find working to complete the many small tasks within the work itself…