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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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#96: Cooper Hibbard

#96: Cooper Hibbard

Podcast Episode #96Episode 96   Cooper Hibbard manages his generational ranch in Adel, Montana and shares how his family through grazing management, changes in their calving season, and genetics have managed to increase ranch production even in one of the worst...

#95: Eunice Williams

#95: Eunice Williams

Podcast Episode #95Episode 95     Eunice Williams shares the story of how Bud, through observation, learned how animals respond to humans and developed his principles of stockmanship that are so valuable to reducing stress on animals which results in less...

#94: Lance Gunderson

#94: Lance Gunderson

Podcast Episode #94Episode 94 Lance Gunderson is owner of Regen Ag Labs and he joins me to discuss soil health, why it's important to test, which tests to perform, how often and so much more! As always, check us out at Herd Quitter Podcast on Facebook and Instagram as...

#93: Michael Groot

#93: Michael Groot

Podcast Episode #93Episode 93 Michael Groot had the opportunity to take over his in-laws farm and quickly got to work transitioning to a regenerative crop farm and direct market meat producer after attending a Dave Brandt event. Now he is researching how rotating...

#92: Rob Pierce – Part 2

#92: Rob Pierce – Part 2

Podcast Episode #92Episode 92 In this week's episode we follow up on our conversation last week with Rob Pierce and discuss in more detail his heat tolerant cattle breeding program. If you haven't already, listen to episode 91 to hear Robs ranch transition and this...

#91: Rob Pierce

#91: Rob Pierce

Podcast Episode #91Episode 91 Rob Pierce quit ranching in 2008 and after a member of his church signed him up for Kit Pharo's PCC Updates and Newsletters he found hope that there might be potential to be profitable in ranching. And so after a 4 year break from...

#90: Mark and Sara Hewitt

#90: Mark and Sara Hewitt

Podcast Episode #90Episode 90 Mark and Sara Hewitt from Minnesota joined me in this episode to share their story of taking the bold step of leaving the family farm where they were constantly met with opposition and no promises of transition or change to start a farm...

#89: Jason Medows

#89: Jason Medows

Podcast Episode #89Episode 89 Jason Medows is a rancher in Missouri and also the host of the Ag State of Mind Podcast. We discuss his transition to an intentional low input ranch business, and how he runs the business while working full time off the farm as a...

#88: Eric Barth

#88: Eric Barth

Podcast Episode #88Episode 88 Eric Barth is the Farm Manager largely responsible for managing the steward program which is their internship program. In this episode we discuss his path to Polyface farm, the farm and all it's enterprises and how they manage their...

#87: Missy Bonds

#87: Missy Bonds

Podcast Episode #87Episode 87 By running their ranch as a business and focusing on return on equity they have expanded their business to owning livestock in 26 counties in Texas and 13 different states. Missy Bonds talks to me about how they expanded the business, how...

#86: Andy Junkin

#86: Andy Junkin

Podcast Episode #86Episode 86 Andy Junkin of Stubborn.farm specializes in working with stubborn farm families to get out of crisis, or begin the conversations around farm succession. We discuss these as well as how you can work with another generation to incorporate...

#85: Bobby Thoman

#85: Bobby Thoman

Podcast Episode #85 Episode 85 Bobby Thoman was first on the Herd Quitter Podcast back on Episode 16, check that out to hear about his ranch history and context. But today we discuss some of the philosophy around profitable ranching and then we get into a discussion...

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