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AgBiz Cast shares inspiring stories of young, beginning, and small farmers. Listen to graduates of the AgBiz Masters educational program to hear about their farming operations and gain advice for those looking to start their own business.

AgBiz Cast shares inspiring stories of young, beginning, and small farmers. Listen to graduates of the AgBiz Masters educational program to hear about their farming operations and gain advice for those looking to start their own business.

Location:

United States

Description:

AgBiz Cast shares inspiring stories of young, beginning, and small farmers. Listen to graduates of the AgBiz Masters educational program to hear about their farming operations and gain advice for those looking to start their own business.

Language:

English

Contact:

800-349-3568


Episodes

Episode 13: Life on the Farm with Keith Ohlinger

1/24/2022
This week we sat down with Keith Ohlinger, owner and operator of his family farm, where he raises everything from cattle and sheep. Keith shares his story of starting his own farm in Woodbine, Maryland, the lessons learned along the way, and his advice for young and beginning farmers.

Duration:00:24:07

Episode 12: Just Peachy: In the Orchard with Sidney Kuhn

1/10/2022
In this week's episode, Sidney Kuhn, owner and general manger of Kuhn Orchards in Adams County, Pennsylvania, joins the AgBiz Cast to tell her story as a 5th generation farmer. Sidney shares how she stays inspired and her favorite memories of the orchard from over the years.

Duration:00:13:21

Episode 11: PA Tax Credit Helps Farmers Get Started

12/27/2021
Tax credits aimed to help farm start-ups are here. Pennsylvania’s Beginning Farmer Tax Credit provides an incentive to lease or sell land, buildings and/or equipment to beginning farmers. In this episode, we’re pleased to have Darrin Youker from PA Farm Bureau join us to share more about the program.

Duration:00:09:06

Episode 10: From 4-H to Full-Time: Farming with Eliza Walton

12/13/2021
Eliza Walton sits down with us this week to tell her story of growing up on a farm to eventually operating her own business in Centre County, Pennsylvania. She reflects on the challenges of finding farmland for young and beginning farmers while offering her advice for those looking to get started with their own business.

Duration:00:10:42

Episode 9: Christmas Time is Here: Talking with Tuckaway Tree Farm

11/29/2021
Tis the season! The AgBiz Cast is gearing up for the holiday season by talking with Larry and Ashley Latta of Tuckaway Tree Farm. Listen to hear the couple's journey of buying a Christmas tree farm and their lessons learned.

Duration:00:08:04

Episode 8: Poultry and Cash Crop Farming with Arvin Horst

11/15/2021
In this week's episode, poultry and cash crop farmer Arvin Horst sits down us to talk transition planning and farm financing. Listen to hear about his experience with taking over his family farm.

Duration:00:09:39

Episode 7: What’s a Credit Score?

11/1/2021
Ryan Davis, AgChoice Director of Credit Administration, discusses the basics of credit scores and why they are important from a lending perspective. He also gives tips to improve your credit score.

Duration:00:05:59

Episode 6: A "Growing" Business: Farming with Daniel Hartzell

10/18/2021
Daniel Hartzell joins the AgBiz Cast this week to share stories of his family's dairy farm. Daniel reflects on the rewarding feeling of farming as a career and focusing on what you can control in a business. Listen to hear more about his "growing" business!

Duration:00:17:57

Episode 5: Farms and Finances with Ben Butler

10/4/2021
For this week's episode, we spoke with Ben Butler, farm and finance manager of Butler's Orchard and Farm Market. Ben reflects on the importance of building relationships, having a mentor, and understanding financials in order to have a successful operation.

Duration:00:15:45

Episode 4: Jack of All Trades: Pig and Crop Farming

9/27/2021
Up this week is Marlin Hartzler, pig and crop farmer, to share the story behind his operation with our listeners. Marlin tells us about the importance of making wise investment decisions, striving for growth, and finding mentors.

Duration:00:11:14

Episode 3: Bright Beginnings: How to Start a Farm

9/13/2021
Allison Beichner, AgChoice loan officer, highlights her perspective for beginning farms that will help now and in the future. She shares advice for beginning farmers and outlines steps to get started.

Duration:00:10:50

Episode 2: Quarter Acre Farm, Big Dreams

8/30/2021
In this week's podcast episode, hear from crop farmer Andrea Davis-Cetina about her stories from farming in California to Maryland. The owner and operator of Quarter Acre Farm shares her journey of coming from no agriculture background to now growing and selling organic vegetables.

Duration:00:19:57

Trailer: The AgBiz Cast is Here!

8/5/2021
In this trailer episode, hear AgChoice Farm Credit's Raechel Sattazahn and Ashley Mohn discuss why the AgBiz Cast was created and what you can expect to hear in this upcoming season. Listeners can also learn how to enroll in the upcoming 2021-2022 AgBiz Masters program. Stay tuned at the end of the episode to hear some clips of interviews we have had with AgBiz Masters graduates!

Duration:00:14:00

Episode 1: Words of Wisdom with William Thiele

8/5/2021
In our first podcast episode, we meet AgBiz Masters graduate and dairy farmer William Thiele. William shares the history behind his farming operation, challenges he has faced along the way, and advice for other young farmers just like him.

Duration:00:17:32