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.
We take a little detour today and talk to Kyle Bueermann and Matt Henslee, pastors of rural churches and hosts of Not Another Baptist Podcast. They joined me to talk about their new book "Replanting Rural Churches." We approached this from the angle of finding faithful gospel preaching churches, finding community in rural contexts, and blessing rural pastors.
Nicole Masters is a soil health consultant who has a knack for teaching the function of the complex systems of the soil in a way that connects clearly with those who are listening. She joined me to talk about what our plant community tells us about our soil and what we can do to influence it positively.
Collin Osbourn is the Executive Director of Beefmasters Breeder United. He joined me to talk about how the breed was developed, what the results of that development process were, and how people are putting Beefmasters genetics to work for them.
Brian Alexander, a Rancher from the Red Hills of Kansas joins me to give an update on his strip grazing experiment. We talk about changes in the land, changes in the cattle, and Brian's sense of how the experiment is going so far.
Burke Teichert of Teichert Management and Consulting joined me to discuss the training programs that consistently produce the most well equipped ranch managers. We talk about how future ranch managers can be prepared to lead teams that follow Burke's Five Essentials for a Profitable Ranch.
Morgan Hartman is a seed stock producer, grazier, and Holistic Management educator. He joined me to discuss the process he would go through to get started with Holistic Planned Grazing. Morgan also challenges the paradigms of some of those who are paradigm challengers themselves.
Bob Havard of the Midlands in England joined me to discuss his operation and how they made the shift to year-round grazing. We talk about the challenges his neighbors thought he would have and what those challengers actually were.