Dr Guy Jodarski, staff veterinarian with Organic Valley, talks to us about how herd health on an organic farm doesn't start with replacing conventional medications with organic treatments. It starts at the soil and is a whole systems appraoch.
Jerome McGeorge, who was the first CFO of Organic Valley, talks to us about his experience moving from the big city to small town Wisconsin and becoming a part of the organic movement. David Kline also joined us for the conversation to share his viewpoint as an organic farmer.
Wes Jackson, founder and president emeritus of the Land Institute, along with David Kline, retired organic dairy farmer and author, sit down with us to share some of their viewpoints on where agriculture currently is and what can be done moving forward.
Ernest Martin, an organic dairy farmer from Shiloh, OH, talks to us about his farm operation, his learning curve over his years being organic and some of his views on where organic agriculture is headed.
In this episode we are at the Organic Valley Annual Meeting. A workshop was held there for employees and farmers to ask questions to a panel of Plain Community members. So Pete Lehman, David Kline and Mark Martin answered questions from the crowd on a variety of subjects.
Three Amish women spoke to us about their lives at home, on the farm and in the Amish community. Anne, Emily and Katie spoke about the varying roles they play and answer some of the questions many people may have but do not ask of Amish women.