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Big Farm Aspirations and Funding Them with Kelly Bush of Vances Mill Farms [GFL104]

6/18/2018
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Kelly Bush joins me to talk about funding his farms growth with his off farm job and grants. And why he is trying to go big with his farm versus keeping it small. Connect with Kelly - https://www.vancesmillfarms.com/ The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it's not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market, and grow the farm enterprise that's right for you. Built by a farmer for farmers just like you...

Duration:00:56:21

Making a Small Farm Work with Luke Groce [GFL103]

6/11/2018
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Luke Groce and I discuss what makes his small family farm work from grazing to economics. Follow Luke: http://www.GroceFamilyFarm.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/grocefamilyfarm/ The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it's not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market, and grow the farm enterprise that's right for you. Built by a farmer for farmers just like you -https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com Profitable...

Duration:01:02:23

Farm Finances, Planning, and Growth with Richard Perkins [GFL102]

6/4/2018
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Richard Perkins talks about his experiences managing his farms growth and the profitability of various on farm enterprises such as eggs and broilers. Connect with Richard: Website and Book: http://www.ridgedalepermaculture.com/ YouTube: https://bit.ly/2xBoQ3n The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it's not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market, and grow the farm enterprise that's right for you. Built by a farmer for...

Duration:01:45:22

How a New Freezer Could Help You Sell More Product with Charles Mayfield [GFL101]

5/28/2018
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Farmer Charles Mayfield joins Darby and me to talk about some of his challenges with maxing out his freezer space and what his options are. Profitable Pastured Poultry Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com/poultry Connect with Charles on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayfield.pastures/ READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan,...

Duration:00:57:29

Converting a Row Crop Field to A Perennial Pasture [GFL100]

5/21/2018
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Darby and I discuss his process for converting an old row crop field on his farm over into some new perennial grazing land. The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market, and grow the farm enterprise that’s right for you. Built by a farmer for farmers just like you - https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com Profitable Pastured Poultry Course:...

Duration:00:46:53

It's Never Too Late to Follow Your Farming Dreams with Debra Bruner [GFL99]

5/14/2018
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Farmer Debra Bruner joins me to talk about her journey into farming and the successes and challenges that have come with it. Connect with Debra on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/littlecowmountain/ Website: https://www.littlecowmountain.com/ READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market, and grow the farm enterprise that’s right for...

Duration:01:03:54

Brooder Nightmares - The Farming Journey with Charles Mayfield [GFL98]

4/23/2018
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Farmer Charles Mayfield joins Darby and me to talk about some of his early season challenges with pastured poultry, specifically in the brooder. Profitable Pastured Poultry Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com/poultry Connect with Charles on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayfield.pastures/ READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to...

Duration:00:58:11

Doing Less Work With the Same Pay - Pastured Poultry [GFL97]

4/16/2018
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Darby and I discuss how his plans for pastured poultry have changed this year and how his new plan involves doing less batches, but making the same amount of money. Profitable Pastured Poultry Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com/poultry READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market, and grow the farm enterprise that’s right for...

Duration:00:59:30

Change Your Farmers' Market Display & Change Your Sales with Ben Grimes [GFL96]

4/9/2018
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Ben Grimes joins Darby and me to talk about how he changed around his farmers' market display and how it made a huge difference in his sales. He gives lots of tips and advice on what he did and why he think it worked. Dawn Breaker Farms: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnbreakerfarms/ Website: http://www.dawnbreakerfarms.com/ READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here - it is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market,...

Duration:00:51:15

The Burnout is Real - Struggles, Challenges, and Finding True Wealth Farming with John Suscovich [GFL95]

4/2/2018
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John Suscovich talks farming reality - the challenges and the struggles. The importance of book keep and the numbers for decision making. And why it's important to stop and just take a break sometimes. Subscribe to John on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/farmmarketing Find John's Books at: http://www.farmmarketingsolutions.com READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here - it is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market,...

Duration:01:17:42

Make A Mistake, Learn, Try Again - The Farming Journey with Charles Mayfield [GFL94]

3/26/2018
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Charles Mayfield joins Darby Simpson and me to talk about some of his recent challenges with pigs. Charles will also talk about how he has endured through those challenges. The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com Connect with Charles on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayfield.pastures/ READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step...

Duration:00:59:03

The Challenges of Transitioning into Farming Full-Time with Patrick Leclerc [GFL93]

3/19/2018
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Patrick Leclerc joins Darby and me to talk about farming on the side and some of the challenges that he has faced transitioning into full time livestock farming near Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Follow Patrick: Coyote Rock Farm: http://coyoterockfarm.com/ Coyote Rock Farm on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coyoterockfarm/ Learn to farm in The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business...

Duration:01:32:33

The Unspoken Realities of Being a Farm Entrepreneur [GFL92]

3/12/2018
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Darby and I discuss what it is like for him having a very rare 10 days away from the farm and what the farm lifestyle requires in the way of sacrifices. Register for our upcoming webinars at: http://www.grassfedlife.co Learn to farm in The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z...

Duration:01:07:37

Going from Near Bankrupt to Debt Free and Owning 15 Farms, Grazing Cattle on Leased Land with Greg Judy [GFL91]

3/5/2018
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Greg Judy joins me to talk about turning his farm around from one that lost money to one that was very profitable. Greg's Books: http://www.greenpasturesfarm.net/ Learn to farm in The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market, and grow the farm enterprise...

Duration:00:55:51

Sophomore Year Farming Challenges and Struggles with Charles Mayfield [GFL90]

2/26/2018
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Charles Mayfield joins Darby Simpson and me to talk about some of the struggles and issues he is dealing with going into his second year of farming. Learn to farm in The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com Connect with Charles on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayfield.pastures/ READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by...

Duration:01:24:56

3 Questions Everyone Starting a Business Needs to Answer [GFL89]

2/19/2018
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Darby Simpson joins me to talk about how three critical questions every farm business owner needs to answer before they start their farm business. Learn to farm in The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com READY TO START YOUR OWN LIVESTOCK FARM? The Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it’s not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system to plan, market, and grow the farm enterprise that’s right for...

Duration:01:12:31

Tips and Strategies for Planning Your 2018 Farm Business So You Don't Get Screwed [GFL88]

2/12/2018
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Darby joins me to talk about how critical it is to plan and schedule out your year now when it comes to infrastructure and processing. Learn to farm in The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com Learn more at Grassfed Life: http://bit.ly/2D5gRJX Subscribe: https://apple.co/2hayYod Instagram: Follow Darby: http://bit.ly/2D6mlo7 Follow Diego: http://bit.ly/2B3vprJ

Duration:01:02:59

A Practical Look at Raising Goats for Profit - Meat and Dairy - with Gianaclis Caldwell [GFL87]

2/5/2018
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Author and goat and cheese expert Gianaclis Caldwell joins me to talk about the joys and challenges of raising goats on a small scale. More on Gianaclis - https://gianacliscaldwell.com/ Holistic Goat Care by Gianaclis: http://amzn.to/2EesbaD Learn to farm in The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com Learn more at Grassfed Life: http://bit.ly/2D5gRJX Subscribe: https://apple.co/2hayYod Instagram: Follow Darby: http://bit.ly/2D6mlo7 Follow...

Duration:01:24:26

Start Your Successful Farm Business with Joel Salatin [GFL86]

1/29/2018
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Farmer Joel Salatin joins me to talk farm startup and his new book Your Successful Farm Business: http://amzn.to/2nk7a3S Learn to farm in The Farm Business Essentials Online Course: https://www.farmbusinessessentials.com Learn more at Grassfed Life: http://bit.ly/2D5gRJX Subscribe: https://apple.co/2hayYod Instagram: Follow Darby: http://bit.ly/2D6mlo7 Follow Diego: http://bit.ly/2B3vprJ

Duration:01:42:35

The Fears and Challenges of Starting a New Business [GFL85]

1/22/2018
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Farmer Darby Simpson and I discuss a new business venture that we are starting and some of the fears, worries, and challenges that come with it. Learn more at Grassfed Life: http://bit.ly/2D5gRJX Subscribe: https://apple.co/2hayYod Instagram: Follow Darby: http://bit.ly/2D6mlo7 Follow Diego: http://bit.ly/2B3vprJ

Duration:01:09:33