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The Working Cows podcast gives you something to think about as you seek to maximize the effectiveness of your cattle operation and the joy your family receives from this lifestyle.

Location:

Mud Butte, SD

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The Working Cows podcast gives you something to think about as you seek to maximize the effectiveness of your cattle operation and the joy your family receives from this lifestyle.

Twitter:

@YPClayConry

Language:

English

Contact:

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Episodes

Ep. 352 – Ryan White – Measuring What Matters

2/26/2024
Ryan White, Founder of SnapLands, joined me to talk about how SnapLands is helping people measure what matters. He shares his own personal journey from an urban context to the expansive landscapes of the west. He also shares some stories of ranchers who have defended their right to continue managing landscapes through the data they...

Duration:01:10:24

Ep. 351 – Kim Barmann, Eric Fuchs, Doug Voss – Investing in Yourself

2/19/2024
Kim Barmann, Eric Fuchs, and Doug Voss, board members of the Soil Health Academy, joined me to discuss how the program is constructed and what schools they will be offering this year. We talk about their programs like Battlefields to Fertile Fields as well as what financial assistance is available for those interested in attending....

Duration:00:52:55

Ep. 350 – Elzinga, Fuhrer, Hibbard, Smith – Soil Health Conference Panel

2/16/2024
I was privileged to be the Master of Ceremonies at the South Dakota Soil Health Coalition’s Soil Health Conference. As part of those duties, I was able to moderate a panel discussion with Glenn Elzinga, Jay Fuhrer, Cooper Hibbard and Zack Smith. This was a great wide-ranging discussion with some audience Question and Answer at...

Duration:01:17:48

Ep. 349 – David Bahnsen – Work and the Meaning of Life

2/12/2024
David Bahnsen is the Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer for the Bahnsen Group where he oversees the management of over $4.5 billion in client assets. He joined me to discuss his new book Full-Time: Work and the Meaning of Life. We discuss how understanding our creation helps us to understand the true meaning...

Duration:00:49:52

Ep. 348 – Glenn Elzinga – Solving Problems with Cows

2/5/2024
Glenn Elzinga a rancher from Idaho joined me to discuss their business model and how it helps them do the best things for the land, the people, and the bottom line. We discuss how they paid nearly $500,000 in labor costs as well as what Glenn has been learning about cows in their environment. Thanks...

Duration:01:16:28

Ep. 347 – Dr. Shawn Baker – Winning the War on Food

1/29/2024
Dr. Shawn Baker joined me to discuss what ranchers can do to help win the war on food. We discuss topics including the role of the Beef Check-off, regulatory capture, and the nuts and bolts of the carnivore diet. Thanks to our Studio Sponsor, Understanding Ag! Head over to UnderstandingAg.com to book your consultation today!...

Duration:01:22:19

Ep. 346 – Adam Grady – Thinking for Yourself

1/22/2024
Adam Grady a farmer from North Carolina joined me to discuss his families process of transition to a more regenerative system. We discuss the successes and failures as well as lessons learned. We also discuss the challenges modern agriculture present to thinking for yourself. Thanks to our Studio Sponsor, Understanding Ag! Head over to UnderstandingAg.com...

Duration:01:16:27

Ep. 345 – Zack Smith – Pivoting the StockCropper

1/19/2024
Zack Smith, inventor of the StockCropping, joined me to discuss the results after the fourth season of stockcropping. This is the second time he has stockcropped those acres and they are seeing some incredible advantages in terms of profitability and yield. However, challenges still remain and they have decided to pivot the focus of The...

Duration:00:56:57

Ep. 344 – Jeremy Engh – The Deep History of Devon Cattle

1/15/2024
Jeremy Engh a rancher from Virginia and member of the Red Devon USA board joined me to discuss the history of Devon cattle in America. We also discuss the upcoming World Red Devon Congress Tour coming this Spring. Thanks to our Studio Sponsor, Understanding Ag! Head over to UnderstandingAg.com to book your consultation today! Sponsor:...

Duration:01:10:10

Ep. 343 – Cody Spencer – Grazing for Life

1/8/2024
Cody Spencer joined me to talk about the 5 M’s Framework that helps to guide the new Grazing for Life Course from Integrity Soils. We discuss the importance of each of the 5 M’s and how they relate to one another. Thanks to our Studio Sponsor, Understanding Ag! Head over to UnderstandingAg.com to book your...

Duration:01:10:28

Ep. 342 – Amy Hay – SellBeefDirect.com

1/1/2024
Amy Hay a rancher from British Columbia joined me to discuss her family’s journey into ranching and direct marketing. We talk about how Amy, from Scotland, and her husband Scott, from New Zealand, met in France and decided to land in Canada to start a ranch. We also talk about the role direct marketing played...

Duration:00:55:21

Ep. 341 – Salar Shemirani and Doug Peterson – Regenified

12/28/2023
Doug Peterson and Salar Shemirani joined me to discuss Regenified. A company founded by the partners at Understanding Ag to help ranchers, farmers, and supply chains certify the products they offer as regenerative. We discuss the process of becoming certified, the benefits of certification, as well as the different tiers of certification and what they...

Duration:00:51:07

Ep. 340 – Clay Conry – Merry Christmas

12/25/2023
Today I share a reading of the Christmas story from Luke’s Gospel. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Thanks to our Studio Sponsor, Sea-90! You can reach them at www.sea-90.com or (717) 580-1458 Sponsor: Farming Without the Bank Relevant Links: Advent of Glory

Duration:00:45:59

Ep. 339 – Jeffrey Mundell – Preserving Buckaroo Traditions

12/18/2023
Jeffrey Mundell, a ranch manager at the Gabilan Ranch near San Juan Bautista, CA, joined me to discuss the recent Buckaroo Traditions Gathering for which he provided the announcing services. We talk about the role of Vaquero horsemanship in the recent history of the west as well as the role it could play in the...

Duration:01:05:01

Ep. 338 – Tom Krawiec – Evaluating Pasture Profitability

12/12/2023
Tom Krawiec, Author of Ranching Like a 12 Year Old, joined me to discuss how to evaluate pasture profitability. We talk about how this method puts the power in the rancher’s hand to make decisions about how to approach a pasture. His goal is to help ranchers get production and profit records comparable to those...

Duration:01:06:45

Ep. 337 – Graeme Hand and Kevin Muno – Analyzing Landscape Function Management

12/4/2023
Graeme Hand and Kevin Muno of Landscape Function Management joined me to discuss their unique take on analyzing landscape function. We discuss what properly functioning landscapes look like as well as ways to discover the limits of our landscape’s potential. Thanks to our Studio Sponsor, Sea-90! You can reach them at www.sea-90.com or (717) 580-1458...

Duration:01:15:07

Ep. 336 – Aaron Berger – Grazing Corn Stalks

11/27/2023
Aaron Berger of the Beef Watch Podcast and the University of Nebraska Extension joined me to discuss the ins and outs of grazing corn stalks. We talk about the advantages of this strategy as well as how to overcome some of the obstacles. Thanks to our Studio Sponsor, Sea-90! You can reach them at www.sea-90.com...

Duration:00:43:44

Ep. 335 – Vance Crowe – Legacy Interviews

11/20/2023
Vance Crowe of Legacy Interviews joined me to discuss his passion for capturing the deep wisdom possessed by those who have gone before us. We discuss the process of helping people get comfortable with talking about their history as well as the value of getting this content captured in a way that can be enjoyed...

Duration:00:52:43

Ep. 334 – Nic De Castro – LandTrust

11/13/2023
Nic De Castro, CEO of LandTrust, joined me to talk about how LandTrust is helping landowners clear some of the hurdles related to leasing hunting rights. We talk about how they help landowners overcome issues related to marketing hunting opportunities, liability concerns, and communication with potential hunters. Thanks to our Studio Sponsor, Sea-90! You can...

Duration:00:44:41

Ep. 333 – Dallas Mount – Making Good Decisions

11/6/2023
Dallas Mount, CEO of Ranch Management Consultants, joined me once again to talk about the way that RMC’s Executive Link program helps people make good decisions. We discuss the reasons why now is a great time to be in EL as well as some of Dallas’ favorite stories of success that came about through the...

Duration:00:45:44