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On this podcast we interview farmers and ranchers who aren’t afraid to think for themselves and because of that, have created more profitable and enjoyable businesses for them and their family.

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#9: How to Value a Bull

#9: How to Value a Bull

Podcast Episode #9Episode 9 On today's episode we talk to Kit Pharo about how to value a bull. This process involves deciding first of all what your goals for your herd are and selecting a seedstock producer who's production model compliments your goals. We also...

#8: Scott Assman: From Cows to Bison

#8: Scott Assman: From Cows to Bison

Podcast Episode #8Episode 8 Today, we talk to a rancher who is such a herd quitter, his family left the beef industry entirely and shifted to bison ranching! It's especially interesting as some of the advantages you'll hear him talk about with bison are the very...

#7: Diversified Ranch Businesses

#7: Diversified Ranch Businesses

Podcast Episode #7Episode 7 Jerry and his family have built an extremely diverse and profitable ranch with enterprises ranging from cow/calf and bison production to hunting, agritourism and even a brewery. Hear how this diversification as well as holistically managing...

#6: What’s Necessary to Run a Profitable Ranch

#6: What’s Necessary to Run a Profitable Ranch

Podcast Episode #6Episode 6 In this episode I have a conversation with Kit Pharo about what is really necessary to run a profitable ranch. What he says may surprise you! It doesn't have to be as expensive or as complicated as you think.As always, check us out at Herd...

#5: Starting a Ranch From Scratch

#5: Starting a Ranch From Scratch

Podcast Episode #5Episode 5: Sean Weinert Sean and his wife Kat have been building a ranch from scratch. Hear how they have done this with a focus on minimal inputs, minimal investment in equipment and with having the right genetics for their environment. Resource...

#4: Switching from Cows to Stockers

#4: Switching from Cows to Stockers

Podcast Episode #4Episode 4: Blake Allen Blake was struggling to make a profit with cow/calf on his ranch. He decided to make a shift out of the cow business and into the stocker business, focusing on minimal inputs and capturing seasonal market premiums. Resources...

#3: From Working Cows Podcast to Working Cows on his Own Ranch

#3: From Working Cows Podcast to Working Cows on his Own Ranch

Podcast Episode #3Episode 3: Clay In today's episode we talk to Clay Conry, and hear how he took what he learned hosting the Working Cows Podcast and applied it to his own ranch that he and his family started recently! Resources Mentioned:Ranching for Profit...

#2: The Original Herd Quitter

#2: The Original Herd Quitter

Podcast Episode #2Episode 2: Kit In todays conversation, we talk with Kit Pharo of Pharo Cattle Company. He shares his history and why he started Pharo Cattle Company as well as how he came up with the Herd Quitter concept. Resources Mentioned:Allan Savory - Holistic...

#1: Introduction

#1: Introduction

Podcast Episode #1Episode 1: Intro Today's episode is shorter than most. I introduce myself and my farm and background and share with you what the Herd Quitter Podcast is all about! New podcast episodes will be released later in February and will be released weekly...

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