Farm Food Facts

Farm Food Facts
Farm. Food. Facts. And everything in between. A podcast featuring the leading minds in the future of sustainable food systems. Brought to you by the US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance.

A Conversation with Townsend Bailey from McDonald’s
Aug 4 • 18 min
Townsend Bailey leads sustainability strategy for McDonald’s North American markets. In this role, he supports McDonald’s US and Canadian businesses as they leverage the size and scale of their supply chains and 15,000+ restaurants to positively impact…
A Conversation with Former Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack
Jul 21 • 18 min
Each week we explore the issues and trends that agriculture faces through frank and honest conversations with thought leaders across our nation. And who better to discuss this than the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in President Barack Obama’s…
Bayer Youth Ag Summit
Jul 14 • 21 min
Today we talk with two members of the Bayer Youth Ag Summit.•Matt Foley, Program Director at Invest Nebraska, joins us to speak about the Youth Ag Summit. The summit gathers diverse agriculture leaders and youth interested in the industry to discuss the…
The Resilient and Dynamic Farmer: Insights from Dan Glickman
Jul 8 • 18 min
Former Secretary of Agriculture, Dan Glickman, chats with us about the future of the food and agriculture industry. New opportunities for farmers continuously emerge as consumers change how they think about their food.
Is There An Urban/Rural Divide Around The Environment?
Jun 23 • 18 min
Robert Bonnie from Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions joins us today on Farm. Food. Facts. He discusses his research which answers the question: is an urban/rural divide around the environment, and if so, what is it?
Feeding America Tackles Hunger During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Jun 16 • 23 min
Anne Swanson, VP of Feeding America, and Carrie Calvert, Managing Director and Government Relations of Feeding America, join us today on Farm. Food. Facts. They describe how foodbanks are working closely with farmers to secure food to those in need…
Dairy West Provides a Helping Hand Through Curds & Kindness
Jun 9 • 10 min
Karianne Fallow, CEO of Dairy West, discusses their innovative Curds & Kindness program that directs surplus dairy products to those in need throughout Utah and Idaho.
Public Trust Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jun 2 • 14 min
Matt Coldagelli, Senior Vice-President at Edelman, discusses their Trust Barometer study that measures how trustworthy the public feels towards government, NGOs, business and media. The Spring 2020 update shows that amid the COVID-19 pandemic,…
How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Affecting the Biofuels Market
May 26 • 28 min
Doug Berven, Vice-President of Corporate Affairs at POET, the world’s largest producer of biofuels, discusses the importance of biofuels to sustainable agriculture and how this pandemic has created great disruption to the industry.
Grocery Chain Publix Discusses Leading the Way in Supporting Farmers and Feeding America During the Pandemic
May 18 • 13 min
Curt Epperson, Business Development Director: Produce and Floral for Publix, and Thomas Torbert, Senior Sales Associate at Five Brothers Produce, discuss the impact of Publix’s program to purchase surplus produce and dairy direct from Florida farmers…
Dr. Robb Fraley on Biotechnology and Coronaviruses
May 12 • 15 min
Dr. Robb Fraley, former Chief Technology Officer at Monsanto, discusses the role biotechnology is playing in learning about the novel COVID-19 coronavirus, and how it can aid in developing treatments and a vaccine.
Checking In on the Livestock Industry with Pilaroc Farms
May 5 • 15 min
Jennie Schutte and Walt Patrick, owners of Pilaroc Farms, discuss the changes they’re seeing in the livestock industry, due to COVID-19, and what can be done in the future to keep the food supply flowing.
The Next Generation’s Attitudes Towards Food and Farming
Apr 28 • 17 min
This week, Tim Glenn, Chief Commercial Officer at Corteva Agriscience, joins us to talk about the recent results of their study on the attitudes of Gen Z/Millennials on the future of food and farming as well as how the agriculture industry and Corteva…
Heifer USA Discusses Their Response to the Pandemic and Their Regenerative Ag Practices
Apr 20 • 16 min
On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we talk with Donna Kilpatrick, from Heifer USA, about their ability to adapt in this time of change and how they continue to value the land through their regenerative agricultural practices.
Insights on the Pork and Ag Industry During These Challenging Times from the 2019 Pig Farmer of the Year
Apr 13 • 13 min
Chris Hoffman, 2019 America’s Pig Farmer of the Year, talks about our strong food supply and the changes he’s seen in the pork and agriculture industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coming Together Around the Table in a Time of Uncertainty
Apr 7 • 19 min
Erin Fitzgerald, CEO of U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, talks to Phil Lempert about how coming together around the table in times of crisis reminds us that our food supply is strong because of all the individuals and companies that are getting…
Talking with Dr. Mark Jackwood, Molecular Virologist, about Coronavirus in Poultry
Mar 31 • 11 min
Our guest this week is Dr. Mark Jackwood, Molecular Virologist and Professor at the University of Georgia. His primary area of research is the study of coronaviruses in poultry. Today, he is sharing with us what his thirty plus years of research has…
It’s National Ag Day!
Mar 23 • 10 min
Today is National AG Day and in celebration we have with us Greg Horstmeier, the current Chair of AG Council of America and its editor in chief of the digital content newsroom for DTN Progressive Farmer. He grew up on a general crop and livestock farm…
Changing the Farmer Mindset for A New Supply Chain Model
Mar 17 • 17 min
Today we’re focusing on the farmer mindset and the new supply chain model. And on that topic, we are going to hear from the company Danone, who is working to develop and promote regenerative models of agriculture that protects soil, empower farmers and…
Trends in Consumer Nutrition with Kara Behlke
Mar 10 • 21 min
It’s March and that means it’s National Nutrition Month. So we’re going to talk about trends in consumer nutrition with a real expert, Kara Behlke RD, who’s the director of health and wellness strategy at Schnucks markets. She started with Schnucks in…
Renewable Fuels with Jeff Broin from POET
Mar 3 • 11 min
Jeff Broin, the founder and CEO of POET, the world’s largest producer of biofuels, is here to talk to us today about the role that agriculture plays in renewable fuels. Jeff was presented with the American Biofuel Visual Award by Growth Energy. This…
FFA and the Next Generation of Farmers
Feb 26 • 15 min
Over the past week, more than 700,000 FFA members across the country have shared the story of agriculture as part of national FFA week. We celebrate the future farmers of America week for good reason. As the top school-based youth leadership development…
Erin Fitzgerald & Sally Rockey Highlight Foster Our Future interviews PART 2
Feb 25 • 17 min
Today is part two of our interview with Sally Rockey, Executive Director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research and Erin Fitzgerald, CEO of US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. We’re going to hear their insights while we listen back to three…
Erin Fitzgerald & Sally Rockey Highlight Foster Our Future interviews PART 1
Feb 18 • 30 min
Today’s edition is a very special one that you do not want to miss – and we urge your colleagues and friends to listen to as well. On February 5th the second “Foster Our Future” event was held in Washington DC; so we packed up our gear and headed to the…
Diversity in Agriculture with Dr. Quentin Tyler
Feb 11 • 9 min
Today I’m joined by Dr. Quentin Tyler the Chair of MANRRS (Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences). He’s also the Associate Dean for diversity, equity and inclusion in the Michigan State University College of Agriculture and…
John Boyd Jr., National Black Farmers Association President
Feb 5 • 9 min
Black history month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of blacks in U S history. We’re going to share a past conversation I had with one of our nation’s most prolific black farmers,…
Protein First: Keenan McRoberts from United Soybean Board
Jan 27 • 14 min
Today, we’re talking with Keenan McRoberts from the United Soybean Board who’s here to discuss the focus on their Protein First initiative.
Dan Esty, A Better Planet author and Yale Professor
Jan 22 • 24 min
Dan Esty is Hillhouse professor of environmental law and policy as a professor at Yale since 1994 he holds faculty appointments in both Yale’s environmental and law schools. With a secondary appointment at the Yale school of management. He also directs…
Carbon Sequestration with Ed Smith from Indigo
Jan 14 • 13 min
Today’s Thought leader is Ed Smith, Vice President & Head of Indigo Carbon’s carbon initiative which is focused on creating a thriving, voluntary market for carbon credits and other environmental service products.Indigo’s market aims to improve…
Sustainability in Wearables, Avi Garbow, Jeremy Brown
Jan 8 • 25 min
Today’s thought leader is Avi Garbow, Environmental Advocate for Patagonia.The Stories You Need to Know:• Farms have the ability to Harvest Energy along with Food• College campus Farm lets Students engage with the Food they Eat•Scientists strive to help…
Highlights from 2019
Dec 30, 2019 • 17 min
Phil Lempert is one on one with USFRA CEO Erin Fitzgerald, where they discuss some of the most memorable moments for 2019’s Farm Food Facts.Highlights:• Nancy Kavazanjian - Our Soil Our Strength• Mickey Rubin from the Egg Nutrition Board• John Newton…
Neal Carter, Seed Choices, Produce Category Spike
Dec 17, 2019 • 12 min
Today we talk with Neal Carter, President and founder of Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) and creator of the nonbrowning Arctic® Apple.The stories you need to know:• 2019’s Field Days are reflective of the Difficult Growing Season• Farmers consider…
Fred Yoder, Addy Battel, Small Farm Drones
Dec 11, 2019 • 23 min
Today’s Thought Leader is Fred Yoder, Co-Chair for Solutions from the Land (SFL).The Stories you NEED to know:• Lessons learned from Leafy Greens• Making Drones Work for Small Farmers• Data Standardization is critical for driving efficiency into Food…
Jason Clay, Weed Control, Livestock-Monitoring Technology
Dec 3, 2019 • 16 min
Our Thought Leader is Jason Clay, Senior Vice President for Markets and Food at World WildLife Fund.The Stories You NEED to Know:• Researchers develop Livestock-Monitoring Technology.• Here comes high-tech, mechanical Weed Control.• Grocers need better…
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, Marilyn Hershey, Feeding America
Nov 26, 2019 • 24 min
Today’s Thought Leader is Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, Feeding America’s CEO.The Stories you NEED to know:• Paris is opening the world’s Largest urban Rooftop Farm• Recent Study cites the Pork Industry’s strides in Sustainability• Agronomist advises…
Ellie Moss, Galen Lee, Sequenced Avocado Genome
Nov 19, 2019 • 25 min
Our Thought Leader is Ellie Moss, Lead for the new USFRA report, Navigating the Food Metrics Maze.•Productivity of Farms in the Heartland has Increased over time—except for the smallest Farms.• Scientists have now Sequenced the Avocado Genome…so what…
Diana Campos Jimenez, Al Renner, Syncing Ag Data
Nov 12, 2019 • 22 min
Our Thought Leader is Diana Campos Jimenez, Program Manager at the Los Angeles Community Garden Council. The Stories You Need to Know:• What we can expect from a “Food Safety Modernization Act” Inspection. • Syncing Ag Data is a growing Challenge for…
Rob Trice, The Mixing Bowl, Climate Change and Agriculture
Nov 6, 2019 • 22 min
Today’s Thought Leader is Rob Trice, the Founder of The Mixing Bowl.The stories you NEED to know:• How the spring season’s Wet Weather and flooding Continues to Impact Agriculture.• No industry will be impacted by climate change as much as Agriculture.•…
Carmela Cugini, Daniel Malechuk, Vertical Farming
Oct 29, 2019 • 21 min
Our Thought Leader is Carmela Cugini, EVP, Sales at Bowery, a modern farming company that uses technology to grow produce.The Stories You NEED to know:• More Family Farm households are relying on Various sources of Income.• Plastic is under the…
Chad Hart, AG Kawamura, Supply Chain Changes
Oct 22, 2019 • 18 min
Today’s Thought Leader is Chad Hart, Associate Professor of Economics for Iowa State University.Stories you Need to Know:•Affluent Shoppers are shaping the future of Grocery Retail•How much more are Shoppers willing to pay for Organic Produce?•There are…
Marianne Smith Edge, Zack Andrade, 2019 Crop Yields
Oct 15, 2019 • 27 min
Today’s Thought Leader is Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RDN, LD, FADA, FAND, Founder and Principal, The AgriNutrition Edge, a consultancy committed to assisting food, health and agriculture organizations better understand and navigate the changing food and…
Joe Koss UPDATE, Bo Stone, Cover Crop Benefits
Oct 8, 2019 • 17 min
Our thought leader is Joe Koss, CEO of Culver’s Food News of the Week: •Cover crops could help protect our Food from the climate’s Severe Weather•Tough planting season offers lessons for the future•New grain could be a step forward for eco-friendly…
Dr. James Wetzel, Jeff Howell, Aquaculture
Oct 1, 2019 • 19 min
Today’s Thought Leader is Dr. Jim Wetzel, an aquaculture researcher / instructor for Lincoln University as well as a member of the research technical committee for the North Central Regional Aquaculture Center. The news YOU need to know:• Researchers…
Dr. John Newton, Megan Dwyer, Climate Week
Sep 24, 2019 • 19 min
Our Thought Leader for today is Dr. John Newton, Chief Economist from the American Farm Bureau Federation. News You Need To Know• For Climate-Smart Farmers, Carbon Solution is in the Soil.• Reducing Farm Emissions may plant the seed for a Cooler…
Jill Wheeler, Pat Duncanson, Feed the World
Sep 6, 2019 • 13 min
Our Thought Leader is Jill Wheeler, Head of Sustainable Productivity for Syngenta in North America, where she oversees U.S. and Canadian implementation of the company’s Good Growth Plan – a series of six measurable, global commitments designed to…
John Piotti, Kaleb J Hill, Farmers and Youtube
Sep 3, 2019 • 21 min
The thought leader for today is John Piotti, CEO at American Farmland TrustThe stories you need to know:• Are young farmers the new starving artists? • Farmers are Earning revenue from YouTube.Our farmer interview is with Kaleb J. Hill, Owner &…
Michele Payn, Jocelyn Schlichting Hicks, New Organic Research
Aug 27, 2019 • 13 min
Today’s Thought Leader is Michele Payn, author of Food Bullying: How to avoid buying BS. The stories you need to know:• There’s a New Produce Warehouse in Los Angeles that aims to Prevent millions of pounds of Food Waste.• Rodale Institute Launches New…
Erin Fitzgerald, Jasper Claus, “30 Harvests”
Aug 20, 2019 • 21 min
Today’s thought leader is Erin Fitzgerald, USFRA CEO who discusses the new short film, 30 Harvests.The stories you need to know:• University Scientists call for unconventional Collaboration in Agriculture. • The Meat Industry is working Together on…
Julie Shapiro, Ben King, Agriculture Outlook
Aug 13, 2019 • 22 min
This week’s thought leader is Julie Shapiro, Facilitator for Honey Bee Health Coalition.The stories you need to know:• U.S. Vertical Farms are rising and Producing More• The Agricultural Outlook for the Coming DecadeToday’s Farmer is Ben King Owner of…
Ben Feldman, Jodi Gauker, Farmers Market Week
Aug 7, 2019 • 21 min
This week’s thought leader is Ben Feldman, Executive Director at Farmers Market CoalitionThe stories you need to know:• Organics are still showing a surging Demand. • What can be done to utilize “Ugly Produce” and minimize Food Waste?This weeks farmer…
Alison Edwards, Dominic Biggi, Scott Seus
Jul 30, 2019 • 21 min
Today’s thought leader is Alison Edwards, Director at Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops (SISC).The stories you need to know:• “Three Sisters Community Farm” grows Environmentally Sustainable Food.• There is a Big Market for Small Fruit in…
Dr. Parameswaran, Meagan Kaiser, Cover Crop Benefits
Jul 23, 2019 • 17 min
Today’s Thought Leader is Dr. Poornima Parameswaran, President and Co-owner of Trace GenomicsThe Stories YOU need to know:How we can Suppress Pathogens on Farms, Naturally. USDA takes stock of Cover Crop Benefits.Our farmer is Meagan Kaiser, Soil…
Joe Kelpinski, Scott Lonier, Delicious Foods
Jul 15, 2019 • 19 min
This weeks Thought Leader is Joe Kelpinski, Program Manager at Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP)The stories you need to know1. The most Delicious Foods will Fall Victim to Climate Change. 2. Conservationists advise us to Make…
Dr. Robyn Metcalfe, Trey Braswell, App Harvest
Jul 9, 2019 • 19 min
Today’s thought leader is: Dr. Robyn Metcalfe, Director at Food+City and author of Food Routes: Growing Bananas in Iceland and Other Tales from the Logistics of EatingThe stories you need to know:• AppHarvest makes an impact on the Produce Supply Chain…
Erin Fitzgerald, Chip Bowling, Honor The Harvest
Jul 2, 2019 • 18 min
Our thought leader for this week’s “Farm, Food, Facts” podcast is Erin Fitzgerald, USFRA CEO, who discusses the Honor The Harvest eventThe stories you need to know:• More Latinx Farmers own their Land—and they could help make the Food System more…
Katy Franklin, April Clayton, Avocado Science
Jun 26, 2019 • 20 min
Our thought leader for this week’s “Farm, Food, Facts” podcast is Katy Franklin, Research Manager at ReFED: Rethink Food WasteThe stories you need to know:• With Apeel Sciences, could Avocados Last Longer?• Many Retailers tend to struggle with Inventory…
Franklin Holley, Wayne Fredericks, Monarch Butterflies
Jun 19, 2019 • 22 min
Our thought leader for this week’s “Farm, Food, Facts” podcast is Franklin Holley, Senior Policy Director at Keystone https://farmersformonarchs.orgThe stories you need to know:• Many foods will disappear if Honey Bees go extinct—here’s an unsettling…
Enid Partika, Will Tanaka, Jeremy Brown
Jun 12, 2019 • 19 min
Our thought leaders for this week’s “Farm, Food, Facts” podcast are Enid Partika and Will Tanaka, UCSD students & inventors of “The BioEnergy Project”.The stories you need to know:• Survey says the phrase “Buy Local” is unclear for Shoppers.• How…
Geoff Ruth, John Seabrook, Disaster Resilient Farming
Jun 4, 2019 • 23 min
Our Thought Leader for today is John Seabrook, Journalist for the New Yorker.The Stories You Need to Know:•New UN Agriculture Agency Report says “Disaster Resilient” Farming can Reduce agriculture Risks and yield Economic Gain•Atlanta creates the first…
Greg Gershuny, Jamie Robertson, Silvopasture
May 28, 2019 • 22 min
Our Thought Leader for today is Greg Gershuny, Interim Director of the Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Program.The Stories You Need to Know:• Silvopasture: bringing Benefits for both the Herd and the Soil.• The Beef Industry debuts Sustainability…
Julie Murphree, Michael O’Gorman, Matt Niswander
May 21, 2019 • 26 min
We have 3 guests this week discussing May Mental Health Month and how it impacts farmers.
Carolyn O’Donnell, John Boyd, Get Snacking Challenge
May 14, 2019 • 22 min
Our Thought Leader is Carolyn O’Donnell, spokesperson for the California Strawberry Commission.The Stories You Need To Know:• California Strawberry Commission announces “Get Snacking Challenge” Campaign• Florida Farm builds Accessible Strawberry-Picking…
Polly Ruhland, Kelly Griggs, New Water Rules
May 7, 2019 • 29 min
This weeks guests are Polly Ruhland from the United Soybean Board and Kelly Griggs from American Farm on History.
Christine Daugherty, Jenna Madsen, Generational Farm Transition
Apr 30, 2019 • 32 min
Phil Lempert Interviews Christine Daugherty from Pepsico and Jenna Madsen from History’s American Farm.
Thom Beers, American Farm, Adapting Agriculture
Apr 23, 2019 • 16 min
Our thought Leader is Thom Beers, one of the co-founders of Bobcat, which produces The American Farm, now airing on History. Food News of the Week:•Fixing Food Systems is Imperative for meeting Sustainable Development Goals•An Urgent Call for Adapting…
Alesha Black, AG Kawamura, Sustainability Goals
Apr 10, 2019 • 28 min
This Week’s Thought Leader:Alesha Black, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Managing Director the Global Food and Agriculture ProgramThe Stories YOU need to know:• Dairy group wants the FDA to get more strict about Terms used for Non-Milk Products.•…
Dr. John Newton, Anne Meis, Farmbelt Floods
Mar 29, 2019 • 21 min
This week’s Thought Leader:With the devistation occuring on our farms and ranches in the midwest, we have invited Dr. John Newton of the American Farm Bureau Federation to give us the most up to date report on exactly what is going on. Stories you need to…
Monica Amburn, Carla Wardin, Food Tech Innovations
Mar 20, 2019 • 19 min
Our Thought Leader is Monica Amburn, a registered dietitian/nutritionist with a passion for creative wellness education and communications.Food News Of The Week:•Pepsi Empowers Female Farmers with CARE Partnership•It’s not the Farmers who are “tossing”…
Mickey Rubin, Jim Adams, Protein Trend for Consumers
Mar 12, 2019 • 22 min
Today, our thought leader is Dr. Mickey Rubin the Executive Director of the Egg Nutrition Board, and one of the nation’s leaders on sports nutrition and the dietary effects of what we eat on cardiometabolic health outcomes. Food News of the Week:•Want to…
Dr. Nick Goeser, Nancy Kavazanjian, Tinder for Cattle
Feb 27, 2019 • 25 min
Our Thought Leader is Dr. Nick Goeser, Vice President, Sustainability Sciences and Strategy, USFRA.Food News of the Week:• Spinach may hold the Solution to the devastating Disease that’s harming Citrus Trees.• How (and where) will Farmers Grow our Food in…
Cattle Ranches and Supermarkets
Feb 20, 2019 • 30 min
Our thought leader is Bridget Wasser, Executive Director, Meat Science & Supply Chain Outreach at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.Food News of the Week:•Polar Vortex Slammed mid-western Dairy Farmers and Beef Cattle Ranchers•Oregon Rancher is…
Love for Farmers, Joe Koss, Bo Stone
Feb 12, 2019 • 23 min
Our thought leader is Joe Koss, CEO of Culver’sFood News of the Week:•This might be the Answer to Herbicide-Resistant “Superweeds.”•New Research offers Strategies for Sustainable, Profitable Livestock Farming.•This is How “Influencers” will Highlight…
Future of Farming, National Croissant Day
Jan 29, 2019 • 22 min
The Future of farming
EAT-Lancet Report, Erin Fitzgerald, Cassidy Johnston
Jan 21, 2019 • 26 min
Today, our thought leader is US Farmers & Rancers Alliance Erin Fitzgerald putting perspective and an intelligent way to think about the EAT-Lancet report issued last week on the implications for feeding a growing global population – and will share the…
Expected Food Trends, Katie Brown, Brody Stapel
Jan 15, 2019 • 27 min
Today, our thought leader is Katie Brown, Senior Vice President, Sustainable Nutrition at Dairy Management Inc. DMI who manages the National Dairy Council the Innovation for US Dairy and the US Dairy Export Council. Food News of the Week:•Solutions that…
Meal Kit Mania, Zippy Duvall, Chip Bowling
Jan 7, 2019 • 30 min
Our Thought leader is is Zippy Duvall, the President of the American Farm Bureau Federation and member of the White House Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert’s news roundup of the week’s top stories in…
Highlights from 2018
Jan 1, 2019 • 24 min
Highlights from the first few episode
Ag-Tech Startups, John Newton, Hilary Maricle
Dec 19, 2018 • 21 min
Our thought leader is John Newton, American Farm Bureau Federation Economist. Food News of the Week:• This Is How Food Can Have The Power To Transform A Person• A Fresh Solution For Tackling Food Waste In The Supply Chain• Forty Acres Of American Farmland…
“New American Farmer, Kim Kirchherr, Jay Hill
Dec 12, 2018 • 25 min
Our thought leader is Kim Kirchherr, an award-winning registered dietitian and a certified personal trainer.Food News of the Week:•Could this App be the Key to Saving Crops from Pests and Pathogens?•We’re Facing a “Storm of Innovation”—is your Supply…
More Food Less Pollution, Mary Shelman, Steve Meier
Dec 5, 2018 • 25 min
Our thought leader guest is Mary Shelman, Former Director of Harvard Business School’s Agribusiness Program. Food News of the Week:•What the latest Climate Report means for Agriculture.•This is how Dairy Farmers can Lead the way in Environmental…
Erin Fitzgerald, Don Cameron, Facial Recognition
Nov 29, 2018 • 24 min
Our thought leader guest will be Erin Fitzgerald, CEO of USFRA, who will share insights from the Sustainable Agriculture Summit and Panel Discussion. Food News of the Week:•New Holiday Survey Results: “State of Grocery Retail” Report.•KFC & Baidu join…
Walter Robb, Darrell Glaser, Thanksgiving Dinner Costs
Nov 22, 2018 • 22 min
Our thought leader guest will be Walter Robb, former Co-CEO of Whole Foods who now is investing in food and agriculture start ups and will share his insights on both organic and conventional agriculture – how we need both to work together, the importance…
Erin Fitzgerald, Emily Buck, Zia Daniell Wigder
Nov 13, 2018 • 23 min
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance CEO Erin Fitzgerald discusses how today’s farmers “Honor the Harvest” and how food retailers can support the initiative in store and in their promotions.Food News of the week: •Rotterdam’s Merwehaven harbor is home to the…
Jimmy Webb, Hurricane Michael
Oct 25, 2018 • 26 min
Growing Interest In Agricultural and Food Technology may be Lucrative for Farmers! There is a New Source of Protein and It comes From Cottonseed. Mickey Mouse Leads huge Healthy-Living Campaign. The “Winning on Reducing Food Waste” Initiative just…
Brad & Peggy Greenway, Internet of Cows
Oct 18, 2018 • 26 min
Trend Update on the UN IPCC Global Warming Report; Devastating impact of Hurricane Michael; The “Internet of Cows” and how it can create more sustainable Farming; Walmart leads retailers in joining IBM Food Trust Network; Food Bank of Delaware’s “Veggie…