Happy Anniversary (to me): Celebrating Three Years of Sharing my Ag Story Online

Happy Anniversary (to me): Celebrating Three Years of Sharing my Ag Story Online

January 20, 2017 I was sitting by the pool sipping my fruity adult beverage in Cabo nearing the end of my honeymoon. I spent two glorious weeks with my hubby soaking up all the tacos, tequila, and sunshine I could stand. Part of me wanted to stay forever and the other part of me was [...]

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The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 39 – All About Healthy Soils and Regenerative Ag with Nicole Masters

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 39 – All About Healthy Soils and Regenerative Ag with Nicole Masters

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll hear from Nicole Masters who is an internationally-recognized Agroecologist dedicated to helping land managers regenerate soil health. Her mission is to help producers create vibrant, profitable, healthy food productions from the soil up. Nicole recently released a new book titled “For the Love of Soil” [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 38 – Highland Cattle & Flower Farming with Kristen Primrose

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 38 – Highland Cattle & Flower Farming with Kristen Primrose

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you’ll get to meet Kristen Primrose from Primrose Lane Farm where they raise highland cattle organic produce and have started their own flower farm. Kristen shares her story of why growing flowers is a way of connecting with her mother and how she shares that connection [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 37 – The Story of Rocking Bar H Ranch with Brook Hickle

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 37 – The Story of Rocking Bar H Ranch with Brook Hickle

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll hear from first generation Rancher Brook Hickle from Enumclaw, Washington. Brook along with her husband and three boys own and operate Rocking Bar H ranch which is a Red Angus seed stock operation that you'll learn all about in today's episode. In 2005, Brook's young [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 36 – All About Donkeys with Andrea Durham

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 36 – All About Donkeys with Andrea Durham

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll hear from Andrea Durham from Long Ear Rescue in South Carolina. Andrea and Jeff Durham live on a 54 acre farm in northern Greenville County, South Carolina. They actually live in the very house Jeff grew up in. During Jeff’s childhood, the farm was a [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 35 – Ask a Farmer, Not Google with Katie Dotterer-Pyle

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 35 – Ask a Farmer, Not Google with Katie Dotterer-Pyle

On this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll meet third generation turned first generation dairy farmer Katie Dotterer-Pyle. Not only is Katie a dairy farmer, but she is a part time Spanish teacher, entrepreneur and AGvocate. Growing up as part of the 3rd generation on her family dairy farm in central PA, Katie [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 34 – Farrow to Finish Hog Farming with Andrea Elias

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 34 – Farrow to Finish Hog Farming with Andrea Elias

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you’ll hear from Andrea Elias. Andrea is the manager at a  farrow to finish hog operation in Southern Manitoba. She has worked in the hog industry for the majority of her life and has a passion for her industry that you’ll hear in today’s interview. Andrea [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 33 – Canadian Poultry Farmer, 4H Leader, and Community Builder Amy VanderHeide

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 33 – Canadian Poultry Farmer, 4H Leader, and Community Builder Amy VanderHeide

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you'll get to hear from Amy VanderHeide. Amy calls the beautiful and diverse landscape of the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia home. She grew up next door to her grandmother’s beef farm and now farms full time with her husband and in-laws on their poultry and crop [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 32: Raising Grass-Finished Beef and Free-Range Children with Courtney Williams

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 32: Raising Grass-Finished Beef and Free-Range Children with Courtney Williams

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll hear from Courtney Williams. Courtney co-owns and operates Williams Cattle with her husband, Eric. Together they raise grass-fed-and-finished beef and free-range children on a farm east of Carstairs, Alberta Growing up as a farmer’s daughter, Courtney saw the challenges that farm life brought and always said [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 31 – Freaky Farmer Friday: Interview with Katelyn Duban Hosted by Annabel Morgan

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 31 – Freaky Farmer Friday: Interview with Katelyn Duban Hosted by Annabel Morgan

Welcome to this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast. Today’s episode is a little different as you’ll be hearing me be interviewed by my dear friend Annabel Morgan. You may remember Annabel from Episode 20 where I was able to meet up with Annabel face to face down in Montana. Annabel is a rancher [...]

Meet My Patron’s

Meet My Patron’s

Hey there, I wanted to create a space specifically to share and thank those who support The Rural Woman Podcast through Patreon. These people not only listen, love and share the podcast but they also financially contribute to the show monthly making it possible to air each and every week. via GIPHY The Rural Woman [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 30 – Farm Wife Life: Two Part Interview with Kylie Epperson and Whitney Larson

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 30 – Farm Wife Life: Two Part Interview with Kylie Epperson and Whitney Larson

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you'll hear from the co hosts of the Midwest Farm Wives podcast Kylie Epperson and Whitney Larson. We did an interview swap so make sure once you're done listening to this episode you head on over and listen to my interview on their podcast! Meet Kylie [...]

Midwest Farm Wives Podcast – The One with The Rural Woman

Midwest Farm Wives Podcast – The One with The Rural Woman

Hi friends! I was recently interviewed by Whitney & Kylie on the Midwest Farm Wives Podcast! We has such a great time talking about our farms, family's and the Ag community. Be sure to tune in to The Rural Woman Podcast on Friday, November 1 as Whitney and Kylie shared their stories in Ag with [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 29 – Ready, Set, GOAT! with Lauren Stine

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 29 – Ready, Set, GOAT! with Lauren Stine

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll hear from Lauren Stine. She is an agricultural law professor, food journalist, and farmer in North West Arkansas raising grass-finished, pasture-raised cattle, sheep, and goats.  Recently, she started working with Diana Rodgers to promote her upcoming documentary and book project Sacred Cow, which makes the [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 28 – Inspiring and Encouraging Words from 25 Women in Agriculture: Part 2

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 28 – Inspiring and Encouraging Words from 25 Women in Agriculture: Part 2

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, we’ll be wrapping up our two part series of Inspiring and Encouraging Words from 25 Women in Agriculture. You will hear from the remaining 13 women from previous episodes of The Rural Woman Podcast. Thank you so much for the positive feedback I received from part [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 27 – Inspiring and Encouraging Words from 25 Women in Agriculture: Part One

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 27 – Inspiring and Encouraging Words from 25 Women in Agriculture: Part One

On this week’s episode of The Rural Woman Podcast we’re going to take a look back on the past episodes. I have had the privilege of interviewing 25 incredible women in Ag and I have compiled some of the answers to my favourite questions I have asked my previous guests and put them into two [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 25: Adventures in Sheep Farming with Sandi Brock

The Rural Woman Podcast Episode 25: Adventures in Sheep Farming with Sandi Brock

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast we get to hear from Canadian sheep farmer Sandi Brock. Born and raised on a dairy farm in Paris, Ontario Canada, Sandi may have resented early morning milking before school, explaining to her homeroom teacher that she was late because a calf was stuck in delivery. [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 24 – We Drink, We Farm & We Podcast: Two Part Interview with Sam Bolton and Bev Ross

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 24 – We Drink, We Farm & We Podcast: Two Part Interview with Sam Bolton and Bev Ross

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, I have the privilege of interviewing two amazing ladies, Sam Boulton and Bev Ross. These ladies host their own podcast called We Drink & We Farm Things. A farm comedy podcast where they drink adult beverages, farm, and give zero clucks about not having the perfect [...]

Live Your Story Podcast with Marlene Eick – Episode 091: Katelyn Duban

Live Your Story Podcast with Marlene Eick – Episode 091: Katelyn Duban

Friends! I was recently interviewed by the lovely Marlene Eick of the Live Your Story Podcast. This was my very first experience of being in the guest seat on a podcast. To tell you the truth, it was a little nerve wracking! 😆 We talked about how I got my start in agriculture and where [...]

Farm Record Keeping with Flying Pig Cattle Co.

Farm Record Keeping with Flying Pig Cattle Co.

Hey everyone! Thanks for checking out What I Made Wednesday! On this week's featured guest post, you'll get to meet Sarah Beth Johnson from Flying Pig Cattle Co. She has created some awesome tools for you to stay on track with you farm record keeping. Plus, Sara Beth has generously offered you a DISCOUNT CODE! [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.22 – From Rodeo Drive to The Rodeo with The Farm Babe: Michelle Miller

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.22 – From Rodeo Drive to The Rodeo with The Farm Babe: Michelle Miller

On this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll get to hear from Michelle Miller. The Rural Woman Podcast on Patreon A big HELLO to our newest Patreon Fam member Emily Neufeld 👋🏼 If you’ve been enjoying The Rural Woman Podcast, please consider supporting the podcast through Patreon. For as little as $2, you can [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 21 – The Truth About Veal with Dr. Marissa Hake, DVM

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 21 – The Truth About Veal with Dr. Marissa Hake, DVM

Hey there! On this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll get to hear from Dr. Marissa Hake, DVM. Dr. Marissa Hake is a graduate of Michigan State University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and a Masters in Public Health.  Her interests include young-stock care [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 20 – Talking Ranching & Ag Experts with Annabel Morgan

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 20 – Talking Ranching & Ag Experts with Annabel Morgan

Hey there, On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast you'll get to hear from my friend and calf mentor, Annabel Morgan. I had the pleasure of recording this podcast face-to-face with Annabel on my recent trip to Montana which was a whole lot of fun! The Morgan ranch is in its 5th generation [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 19 – Sharing Your Story with Meredith Bernard

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 19 – Sharing Your Story with Meredith Bernard

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll get to meet my self proclaimed Southern Soul Sister, Meredith Bernard. She is a farm wife from Milton, North Carolina with a story to share. When Meredith quit her corporate sales job in 2013 to come home to the farm, she traded her truck for [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 18 – Mental Health in Agriculture with Lesley Kelly

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 18 – Mental Health in Agriculture with Lesley Kelly

On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, you'll get to hear from Lesley Kelly. She's a wife, mom, marketer and farmer from Saskatchewan. Lesley has many passions which include advocating for farmer’s mental health and spreading the love of farming - one seed at a time. Lesley is the head and heart behind [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 16 – Dairy Month Part Three: Making Farming Fun Again with Jess Peters

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 16 – Dairy Month Part Three: Making Farming Fun Again with Jess Peters

Oh hey guys 😏, On this bonus episode of The Rural Woman Podcast, we're continuing Dairy Month with another great dairy farmer! Today you'll get to meet the one and only, Jess Peters. Jess Peters grew up on a dairy farm in Meadville, PA where she still lives and works today. Along with her parents [...]

From Grief to Creativity, Love, and Hope: The Story of Valiance Designs

From Grief to Creativity, Love, and Hope: The Story of Valiance Designs

Hey all! Welcome to this edition of What I Made Wednesday. I am excited for you all to meet my dear friend Catherine of Valiance Designs. I have the pleasure of knowing Catherine through my best friend, as they are cousins. I have many pieces of Catherine's handmade jewelry and am always amazed by the [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 14 – Dairy Month Part 1: Interview with Hannah Vander Poel

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep. 14 – Dairy Month Part 1:  Interview with Hannah Vander Poel

Thanks for checking out this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast! On today's episode, you'll get to meet Hannah Vander Poel. She's a fourth generation dairy farmer originally from California now residing and managing her families second dairy operation in Castleford, Idaho. Hannah and her crew milk around 1,000 cows two to three times [...]

Small-batch Handmade Chiffon Dusters by Urban Cowgirl & Co.

Small-batch Handmade Chiffon Dusters by Urban Cowgirl & Co.

Hi Friends! Thank you for checking out this edition of What I Made Wednesday! I am so excited to share with you this next maker who is local to me. I have watched Linnden over the years hustle and transform her company, Urban Cowgirl & Co., from a one lady show to what it is [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.10 – Interview with Kylee Seibert-Wongrowski

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.10 – Interview with Kylee Seibert-Wongrowski

Hey there, Thanks for checking out this weeks episode of The Rural Woman Podcast. Today you'll hear from my friend Kylee Seibert-Wongrowski. Kylee is a city girl turned lavender farming dog mama living in North West Ohio. She got the idea to start lavender farming after after watching a television show y'all! As I have [...]

From City Girl to The Rural Woman Podcast Host: Why Telling Ag Stories Matters

From City Girl to The Rural Woman Podcast Host: Why Telling Ag Stories Matters

Hey all, I had the privilege of writing a guest blog post for my girl Erika Jaeger over at 4F Farms. Erika is a farmer, rancher, wife, and mama to three little ones. She helps farm families learn how to balance their FAITH, FAMILY, FARM, and FRIENDSHIPS. Head on over to 4F Farm blog to [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.8 – Interview with Lailand Oberschulte

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.8 – Interview with Lailand Oberschulte

Oh hey there, On this episode of The Rural Woman Podcast I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Lailand Oberschulte of Rosebud Heritage Farms in the Napa Valley region of California. Lailand is a second generation farmer with a passion for animals and maintaining the deep roots of agriculture by raising heritage [...]

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.7 – Interview with Kelsey Jorissen

The Rural Woman Podcast Ep.7 – Interview with Kelsey Jorissen

Hey everyone! On this week's episode of The Rural Woman Podcast I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with my girl Kelsey Jorissen from Green Willow Homestead. Kelsey is a first generation female farmer from Southeastern Wisconsin. She is a published author, fellow podcaster, chicken tender, and crunchy earth mama. Kelsey shares her [...]

How to Help Control The Gopher Population Without The Use of Chemicals

How to Help Control The Gopher Population Without The Use of Chemicals

Well my friends, as I sit here this morning thinking about my life never did I EVER think I'd be making an info graphic on how to help control the gopher population without the use of chemicals but HERE I AM! 😂 I had an OVERWHELMING response yesterday from my Instagram post asking all about [...]