Beef Runner Podcast - Food, Farming and Agriculture Advocacy

Beef Runner Podcast - Food, Farming and Agriculture Advocacy

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Follow my adventures of running and travel fueled by beef. Stories from the farming, ranching, and agriculture community, combined with running and travel interests. Find me on social media: @BeefRunner. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beefrunner/support


Disinformation and Agriculture with Cami Ryan | Over A Beer 042
May 20 • 51 min
On episode 042, Ryan and Carrie sit down for another Over A Beer episode. This week’s guest is Cami Ryan, PhD from Bayer (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). Cami recently published a paper (Monetizing disinformation in the attention economy: The case of…
Meat Scientist Janeal Yancey | Over A Beer 041
May 5 • 42 min
This week on the podcast, Carrie Mess (a.k.a. Dairy Carrie) and I jump on Zoom for a virtual Over A Beer episode with guest, Janeal Yancey, the mom at the meat counter from Arkansas. If you haven’t already, you should subscribe to my podcast (RSS link) to…
Food Connections with Registered Dietitian Nicole Rodriguez | Over A Beer 040
Apr 14 • 40 min
In the current time of social distancing, there is a lot more than Zoom calls that can bring us all together - and that is food. Carrie and Ryan bring a guest to the Over A Beer podcast series to discuss these food connections. During the course of our…
We Cannot Cook with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer 039
Mar 24 • 26 min
It’s safe to say that things have drastically changed over the past few weeks, but one topic that has definitely risen to the top is access to food. Whether it be families with more time on their hands or searching shelves at the grocery store that have…
3 Tips For Advocacy During A Crisis | Beef Runner 038
Mar 18 • 7 min
This week is proving the start of something different for those of us in North America. The coronavirus has spread from Asia and Europe and now most of us in the US find ourselves working from home. Kids are out of school – many of them for the remainder…
Farm Accidents with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer 037
Mar 10 • 23 min
In 2017, farm accidents resulted in the deaths of 416 farmers and farmworkers. Every day, about 100 agricultural workers suffer a lost-work-time injury. In 2014, an estimated 12,000 youth were injured on farms; 4,000 of these injuries were due to farm…
Misleading Food Labels with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer 036
Mar 3 • 27 min
Take a look at the labels on food packages near you or in your kitchen. What do you see? These food labels can confusing, leading to misinformation and often guilty feelings that we’re not doing the right thing for ourselves and our family. How do we…
Joaquin Phoenix with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer 035
Feb 25 • 24 min
This year’s Hollywood award season is proving desperate for ratings as was shown when the Golden Globes kicked things off by going vegan in January. So we’re tackling it this week on the podcast. Several celebrities spoke up, including Joaquin Phoenix, in…
10 Miles Past Nowhere - Wyoming Rancher Kacy Atkinson | Beef Runner 034
Feb 18 • 26 min
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live more than an hour’s drive from town? What is life like in Wyoming where the growing season is only a few short months long, but you have amazing views at high elevation in the mountains? This week,…
Ryan’s Running Intervention with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer 033
Feb 11 • 17 min
Carrie has decided she needs to deliver a running intervention to call out – what she sees as – a crazy running addiction. For some reason, she thinks wanting to run 100 miles isn’t normal. And, of course, I disagree and know that my running adventures…
Alternative Proteins with Dairy Carrie | Over a Beer 032
Feb 4 • 23 min
What are your thoughts on plant based proteins (a.k.a. alternative proteins, plant milks, fake meats, etc.)? It’s been a topic of discussion in the business news headlines and within the agriculture community. So we’re tackling it this week on the…
Thank A Farmer with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer 031
Jan 21 • 24 min
Thank a Farmer. We’ve heard it over the years and I’ve even joined in the movement myself over the past decade by writing a few articles asking for others to thank us – farmers, ranchers and the agriculture community for the food, fiber and fuel that is…
The First Round | Over A Beer 030
Jan 14 • 11 min
It’s been a few years since Dairy Carrie and I sat down with a pitcher (or a few) of Spotted Cow beer in the back room of the Crawfish Junction bar in Milford, Wisconsin and recorded several episodes for my podcast (formerly known as Agriculture Proud).…
Bonus - 2019 NCBA Beef Advocate Panel
Feb 5, 2019 • 6 min
I’ve got a special bonus episode for you today from the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. I brought four beef advocates that I work with for a panel during the convention to ask them about their experiences in advocacy. This…
Over A Beer 029 - How Not To Advocate
Apr 10, 2017 • 25 min
On Episode 029 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, Ryan Goodman and Carrie Mess continue the Over A Beer series talking about hot topics in agriculture. This week, we’re likely stepping on a few toes and sharing a few tips on how not to advocate. We should…
Over A Beer 028 - How to Advocate Offline
Mar 29, 2017 • 23 min
In the world of agriculture advocacy, we often get caught up in the latest social media tools. But, truth is, we can be advocates offline as well. Let’s not forget I started with a dumbphone just a few years ago. And apparently Carrie like to tell people…
Agriculture Proud 027 - Raising Texas Cotton with Jeremy Brown
Mar 24, 2017 • 11 min
Beyond the fence post also means that I must be involved. There are so many different aspects to agriculture. The more I learn through involvement, the better I can be as a farmer. I believe that it is important to “AgVocate” for agriculture at the local…
Agriculture Proud 026 - Farming In Nebraska with Deb Gangwish
Mar 15, 2017 • 12 min
I must say that I live in my boots. I like all kinds of boots, cowboy boots – fancy and plain, dress boots – tall and short, snow, rain, muck and work boots – yup I like them all. I feel comfortable in my boots, they are part of my everyday life on our…
Over A Beer 025 - FAQ on Beef Cattle
Mar 13, 2017 • 26 min
Want an opportunity to do research with Jack Daniels? Have you considered studying cattle nutrition? Well, I didn’t get to drink any JD as part of the work, but we did get to use some of their by-products from distilling as feed for beef cattle. On…
Over A Beer 024 - FAQ on Dairy Cattle
Mar 7, 2017 • 28 min
On Episode 024 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, Ryan Goodman and Carrie Mess continue the Over A Beer series talking about hot topics in agriculture. This week’s Ryan quizzes Carrie with frequently asked questions about dairy farming. Thanks to our…
Over A Beer 023 - Fighting With Activists
Feb 23, 2017 • 20 min
We’d be lying if we said occasionally getting into a fight with activists isn’t fun and entertaining. But it is also exhausting and can make you look like a fool. On Episode 023 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, Ryan Goodman and Carrie Mess continue the…
Over A Beer 022 - Beef and Dairy Checkoffs
Feb 16, 2017 • 27 min
Everyone aside from those too young remembers the iconic television commercials with Sam Elliott, a catchy tune and the phrase – Beef, It’s What’s For Dinner. But what happened to those ads? Many ranchers complain because these ads aren’t front and…
Over A Beer 021 – Our Evolution of ‘Agvocacy’
Feb 7, 2017 • 29 min
Agvocacy – a term coined within the agriculture community; commonly used to refer to agriculture advocates. Whether our start was documenting ranch life in Wyoming or selling lingerie on Twitter, our online advocacy has transformed over the past several…
Over A Beer 020 – Introducing Over A Beer With Dairy Carrie
Jan 31, 2017 • 19 min
When good friends get together and sit down and catch up over a beer, you never know what will come of the conversation. This is especially true when Dairy Carrie is involved. On Episode 20 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, we launch a new series,…
Agriculture Proud 019 – Raising Bison For Meat in Montana
Jan 19, 2017 • 17 min
In Episode 018 of the podcast, I visited with the National Bison Association to learn more about raising bison commercially across the United States. We touched on a fair number of statistics to describe this sector of the agriculture business on a…
Agriculture Proud 018 – Bison Ranching with National Bison Association
Jan 17, 2017 • 12 min
On Episode 018 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, I visit with Jim Matheson, Assistant Director of the National Bison Association. We discussed bison ranching in the United States, how this may differ from wild bison on public lands or even cattle…
Agriculture Proud 017 - Dave Thomas on Cattle Fly Control
Aug 3, 2016 • 20 min
You know that graduate student who gets the lucky draw to help with those “fun” summer projects? Yep, that was my role when I first met today’s podcast guest. Now, to be honest, the summer project wasn’t too bad. I had the opportunity to help measure the…
Agriculture Proud 016 - Western Author on Sharing Your Story
Jul 27, 2016 • 23 min
For years, we’ve talked about sharing your story in the context of agriculture advocacy. Today, while there is an increasing number of agriculture advocates sharing their stories on blogs, that doesn’t mean we’re doing it in the most effective manner to…
Agriculture Proud 015 – My Team Beef Story
Jul 20, 2016 • 15 min
Episode 15 of the Agriculture Proud podcast brings a brief review of my Team Beef story, how I came to be involved in the program and tips for those who want to join in. You can find out more about Team Beef programs in your state, by checking with your…
Agriculture Proud 014 - Bayer Entomologist on Livestock Pests
Jul 6, 2016 • 15 min
I’ll be the first to admit, I didn’t really care for my livestock entomology course in college. Fortunately for us, there are people who love the subject and work to study the flies and biting pests that we often find during these long, hot summer days.…
Agriculture Proud 013 - Kevin Boon on British Columbia Cattlemen
Jun 22, 2016 • 25 min
If you’ll recall on last week’s podcast, we visited with a younger rancher from British Columbia (Episode 012) after my trip to the BC Cattlemen’s Association Annual General Meeting in Penticton. This week we’ll continue with conversations from that…
Agriculture Proud 012 – Attorney-Rancher on Succession Planning and Food Trends
Jun 15, 2016 • 18 min
On Episode 012 of the Agriculture Proud podcast, we’re headed north to British Columbia to discuss a number of topics with attorney and rancher, Ryan Scorgie, from Kamloops, British Columbia. I was able to catch up with Ryan during a recent trip to…
Agriculture Proud 011 – Ranch House Designs on Cattle Photography
Jun 8, 2016 • 20 min
A few weeks ago (Episode 008), we discussed photography skills with Jenn Zeller, South Dakota Cowgirl, in the context of being out on the ranch for advocacy and sharing your story. This week, we take a little different approach to photography skills and…
Agriculture Proud 010 - Brian Scott on The Farmer’s Life and Videos
Jun 1, 2016 • 19 min
It’s always a great day when farmers gather a great audience on social media when sharing their story. In recent weeks, Brian Scott has seen his audience grow multiple times over when he posted a video of his 6-year-old son operating the tractor during…
Agriculture Proud 009 – Researcher on Montana Beef Cattle Extension
May 25, 2016 • 17 min
I’ve always been a big supporter of our Land Grant University extension and research programs. Growing up in 4-H had me acquainted with their efforts from the start. Continuing education in the college of agriculture had a natural integration through my…
Agriculture Proud 008 - South Dakota Cowgirl on Advocacy and Photography
May 5, 2016 • 27 min
Have you met likely the most popular rancher on Instagram. Jenn Zeller is the guest for Episode 008 of the Agriculture Proud podcast. I always have fun catching up with Jenn, so I am excited to have her on the podcast to share a bit of her story and…
Agriculture Proud 007 - World Wildlife Fund on Sustainable Ranching
Apr 20, 2016 • 25 min
Happy Earth Day this week! I hope you celebrate by sharing more about the work our farmers and ranchers are doing to conserve our environment and be more sustainable in maintaining our open spaces. On Episode 007 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast I feature…
Agriculture Proud 006 - Bayer Veterinarian on Bovine Respiratory Disease
Apr 6, 2016 • 24 min
BRD. Google results tell me this is Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Germany’s official name. But that’s about all I know in German history. BRD in my life actually stands for Bovine Respiratory Disease. On this week’s episode of the Agriculture Proud podcast,…
Agriculture Proud 005 - Sarah Bohnenkamp Millennial Leadership Coach
Mar 23, 2016 • 29 min
Episode 005 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast takes us to Colorado for a visit with Sarah Bohnenkamp. Sarah is a leadership coach who works with and helps us work with millennials. I met Sarah a few years back working with the American National…
Agriculture Proud 004 – Montana Ranchers on Working With Youth and Being Involved
Mar 9, 2016 • 20 min
Episode 004 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast features a discussion with a ranching couple from far northern Montana. Do you remember the fluffy cow craze a few years ago? The subjects of today’s podcast raise this type of cattle and are a great ranch…
Agriculture Proud 003 – Veterinarian on Antibiotics Use in Livestock
Feb 24, 2016 • 18 min
Episode 003 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast features a discussion on a hot topic for both consumers and agriculture producers today. At the end of 2016, we will see the mandatory implementation of rules that will change how antibiotics are used in…
Agriculture Proud 002 - Race King on Ranching in Southwest Montana
Feb 10, 2016 • 19 min
This week’s episode of the Agriculture Proud Podcast features a rancher from Dillon, Montana. Race King and his family manage the La Cense Montana ranch, which spans 88,000 acres in southwest Montana. According to their website, “the ranch is located just…
Agriculture Proud 001 - Janice Person on GMO Conversations
Jan 16, 2016 • 14 min
Janice Person is a great friend to many people in the agriculture world. She’s passionate about cotton and loves people. Janice blogs at janiceperson.com (now HundredPercentCotton.com) and you can find her as @JPlovescotton on Twitter, and Instagram. If…