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From farmers to venture capitalists, The Ag Center dives deep into everything agriculture. Doug Brunner and Keith Yamamoto are young ag entrepreneurs that want to explore the modern side of agriculture, how things are quickly evolving and how young entrepreneurs can get involved.

From farmers to venture capitalists, The Ag Center dives deep into everything agriculture. Doug Brunner and Keith Yamamoto are young ag entrepreneurs that want to explore the modern side of agriculture, how things are quickly evolving and how young entrepreneurs can get involved.

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From farmers to venture capitalists, The Ag Center dives deep into everything agriculture. Doug Brunner and Keith Yamamoto are young ag entrepreneurs that want to explore the modern side of agriculture, how things are quickly evolving and how young entrepreneurs can get involved.

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English


Episodes

A Toast to: Lorenzo Neal!

4/20/2021
Today we are talking about America's favorite sport with one of Doug Brunner's favorite NFL players, Lorenzo Neal! Tune in as this hometown hero talks about Faith, Family, and Sports to finish off Season 3 of The Toast.

Duration:00:45:28

A Toast To: sustainibeef!

4/6/2021
The Ag Center is all about entrepreneurship, and this week we were lucky enough to host Tony Lopes, agriculture enthusiast and business owner. Tony is the founder of sustainibeef, a monthly subscription box of premium quality and locally grown beef, and Precision Genetic Solutions, genetic consulting for a new wave of dairy producers looking to drive future performance! Listen in as he shares his journey growing up in agriculture and where the industry has led him today

Duration:00:47:18

A Toast To: Ag On Wheels

3/16/2021
There is definitely a place for women in the agriculture industry, and on today's episode of The Toast, Michelle Martin proved that. Michelle is a mother, wife, entrepreneur, ag enthusiast/educator, tv show host, and magazine owner. Michelle came to The Ag Center to visit and film for her tv show, Ag On Wheels. Tune in as we listen to her journey of becoming so involved in agriculture and the obstacles that led her to where she is now.

Duration:00:39:30

A Toast To: Sustainability.

3/2/2021
In order to continue to provide food for the entire world and its growing population, farmers need to become more efficient and also more sustainable. Tune in as we talk about sustainability within the agriculture industry, the issues farmer's face today, and educate listeners on the way that farmers are trying to conserve resources. Keith Yamamoto, president of Central Irrigation and partner of The Ag Center, discusses these important topics with our affiliates Pacific Farm Management,...

Duration:00:33:56

A Toast To: Major Williams

2/16/2021
We’re back with a very special guest on Episode 6 of Season 3 of The Toast! The Republican candidate for the Governor of California 2022 race, Mr. Major Williams, joined The Ag Center for a full day of discussion, education, and fun! On this episode of The Toast, listeners have the opportunity to learn about Major’s upbringing, his family, and the leadership goals he has set for himself as the next governor of California. A big THANK YOU to Major Williams for coming to The Ag Center and...

Duration:00:47:07

A Toast To: Friendships

2/2/2021
Tune in to our latest episode of The Toast! Today we are talking with Brendan Johnson, a friend of many and a huge supporter of The Ag Center. Listen along as Doug Brunner and Brendan dive into their backgrounds and discuss the success of The Ag Center. Find out why it is a great opportunity for not only farmers and growers, but also young people in agriculture. Thank you, Brendan, for all your kind words and support!

Duration:00:39:01

A Toast To: Doug Brunner

1/19/2021
Welcome back to The Toast! We are in our 4th episode of season 3 and we are switching things up a bit! Tune in as Josh Dowell of Water and Land Solutions interviews Doug Brunner, founder of The Ag Center, as he takes us back to his initial vision for The Ag Center and how he sees it progressing in the future. Doug explains the evolution of his career path and expresses gratitude to the people who have been a part of his successes.

Duration:00:21:06

A Toast To: Boots!

1/5/2021
In this episode of The Toast, we are happy to have Scott Peters, owner of Sebastian Boot Company with our founder, Doug Brunner. Scott is a local from Fresno, CA and has put a modern twist to western wear with his boots. Tune in as he explains everything from his dreams as a designer to the entire process of his boots and what makes them so unique.

Duration:00:16:00

A Toast To: Ag On The Field

12/22/2020
We’re back with another episode of The Toast! For our second episode of season 3, we welcome Fresno State football commit Jordan Hornbeak as he sits down with Doug Brunner to discuss the dreams and goals he has for his career in football. Jordan also takes us down memory lane by sharing his experiences growing up in the agriculture industry. We are excited to have such a star representing the young people of agriculture on and off the field!

Duration:00:19:26

A Toast To: Yields!

12/3/2020
Tune in and listen to The Toast's FIRST episode, kicking off season 3! In this episode, we are happy to have one of our affiliates, Matt Nicoletti with Penny Newman, and their two partners from Aqua Yield. Listen as we hear about the collaborations between Penny Newman & Aqua Yield in their products, what they do for farmers & growers, and the science that makes it all happen.

Duration:00:23:24

A Toast To: MONEY!

11/23/2020
To finish off season two of The Toast, we are happy to introduce our new affiliate, Big Valley Capital. Tune in as we listen to co-owners Sean Haynes & Tyler Rath explain the importance of finance and the impact they have made by assisting farmers and growers with money management consultations. In this episode, we are toasting to new beginnings and bittersweet endings as we welcome our new affiliates and wrap up season two of The Toast. But don’t worry, season three is coming soon so...

Duration:00:23:11

A Toast To: Migliazzo Brothers

11/10/2020
In this episode of The Toast, we get to listen to Doug Brunner catch up with two of his childhood friends, Matt and Ben Migliazzo. They describe what it was like growing up in the dairy industry and how they have each branched off into different jobs within agriculture. Tune in as they discuss their appreciation for their childhood in agriculture and the industry’s diversity.

Duration:00:44:28

A Toast To: Generations!

10/19/2020
In this episode of The Toast, Kyle Espinola of Caddyshack Rodent Control Svc and Jason Troost of DCB Farming sit down and chat about the generational shift taking place within the agriculture industry today. Over the years, they have witnessed ag operations and technology evolve significantly from the time they were children to now. With open minds, they discuss how labor and technology can co-exist in the future of Ag.

Duration:00:10:18

Toast To: WATER!

10/6/2020
Tune in to listen to Season 2, Episode 7! It's no secret that the future of water within the Central Valley is scarce. On this episode of 'The Toast', listeners will get to hear Doug Brunner, Brad Samuelson, and Mike Fenn chat about the the important role that H2O plays in their day-to-day farming operations and their thoughts on the future of water within California.

Duration:00:39:11

Toast To: The Stone Family

9/22/2020
Tune in to listen to Season 2, Episode 6 of The Toast! In this episode of The Toast, Paul Stone and Carly Hansen of Kenneth Stone Spreading take Keith Yamamoto, president of Central Irrigation, back in time by giving him the history of their family owned and operated company.

Duration:00:13:31

Toast To: Creating a Footprint

9/7/2020
Tune in to listen to Season 2, Episode 5 of The Toast! In this episode, Doug Brunner talks entrepreneurship with Chase Ulrich, the ‘Lebron James’ of irrigation, and Josh Bonds, the ‘Go-getter’ of DCB Farming.

Duration:00:19:47

Toast To: Caddyshack Rodent Service

8/14/2020
Tune in to listen to Season 2, Episode 4 of The Toast! In this episode, Doug Brunner & Keith Yamamoto sit down with Caddyshack Rodent Services’ co-owners, Kyle Espinola & Clay Haynes! In this episode, you will get to hear all about how Caddyshack started, how the business is going today, and what their plans are for the future.

Duration:00:20:00

Toast To: Root Creative Marketing

7/31/2020
Tune in to listen to Season 2, Episode 3 of The Toast! Doug Brunner chats with Root Creative Marketing's very own Stephanie Steelman, Sam Justice, Alex Merritt, and Katie Villa about all things marketing. With a focus on the agricultural community, Root uses a modern and forward thinking approach when marketing their clients. Root's goal is to help its clients notably stand out amongst their competitors.

Duration:00:19:25

Toast To: Birds Eye View with Ceres Imaging

6/19/2020
Listen to Doug Brunner as he sits down with Matt Ribeiro to talk about what Ceres Imaging can offer farmers from a Birds Eye View. On Season 2, Episode 2, Matt Ribeiro from Ceres Imaging explains how they offer Varietal Tree Counting to save the time & expense of manual inventorying so that farmers can focus on other aspects of their business!

Duration:00:38:04

Toast To: Bees

2/5/2020
Listen to Doug Brunner & Keith Yamamoto dive deep into hives...bee hives that is. On Season 2, Episode 1, Central Valley Beekeeper Ethan Rasmussen explains how bees operate and how valuable they are to the ag industry.

Duration:00:33:38