Dave Pratt, President Emeritus of Ranch Management Consultants, joined me to talk about the lengths to which people will go to avoid paying taxes. We talk about strategies for using that same capital to turn a bigger profit and what is the definition of a truly healthy business. I also had a unique opportunity to capture Dave's thoughts on lessons he has learned in two plus decades of leading RMC, the parent company of the Ranching for Profit school.
David Neason is a horse trainer and cowboy from Texas. He dayworks seasonally and trains horses in the off-season. He joined me to discuss common mistakes made by even the most experienced horsemen. We also talk about his membership community that where he scales his training to help more people get the most out of their relationship with their horse.
Wally Olson is a rancher and educator in Claremore, OK. He teaches people how to maximize profit through marketing decisions. He joined me to talk about how we can handle the marketing decisions we face this fall and into the future.
Mark Tague, CEO of Agric-Bioformatics, joined me to discuss AgBoost a DNA data visualizaiton tool that seeks to help seed stock producers and commercial cattleman a like interpret the DNA data captured from their cowherd. We talk about how the tool is being used by a range of production models and what excites Mark about future partnerships.
Mary Jo Irmen, author of Farming without the Bank, joined me to discuss the common objections she hears to starting with the Infinite Banking Concept or Farming without the Bank. Mary Jo also recently launched a new podcast. We talk about that and how she is hoping to serve the agricultural community in this new venture.
David Kleinschmidt is a contract consultant with Understanding Ag, LLC. The soil health education organization started by Gabe Brown, Allen Williams, Ray Archuletta, and Shane New. He joined me to discuss how we can improve our pastures with cover crops as well as how we can move more toward a regenerative system.
Riki Kremers is a rancher from East Central Wyoming. She is an excellent business woman who has seen great improvements in her land base as she and her family have implemented Instinctive Migratory Grazing.
Xiaokang Chen (Alex) has a fascinating history that uniquely qualifies him to speak to the audience of the Working Cows podcast. He attended High School in the Boston area as well as attended a prestigious Entrepreneurial School (Babson College). As such, he understands the necessity of a profitable herd. Couple that with training from Johann Zietsman in finding genetically adapted cattle and you have a winning combination for an episode of the Working Cows podcast.
Grahame Rees of KLR Marketing based out of Australia joined me to discuss his takeaways from the 2019 Aussie Graziers US Tour. The tour ranches from Idaho to Kansas and nearly 6000 miles in between. We talk about the commonalities between this yea'r's tour and last year's.