The Soil Health Podcast from Menoken Farm
By Menoken Farm
The Soil Health Podcast from Menoken FarmJan 02, 2023
Episode 018 - Interview with Jimmy Emmons
Jimmy Emmons, a farmer and rancher in Leedey, OK talks about his perspective on his family's operation, cover crops and his passion for educating others.
Episode 016 - Interview with Mark Schatzker
Author Mark Schatzker talks about nutrition, the best steak he's ever had and food systems.
Episode 015 - David Montgomery: The Future of Food
David R. Montgomery is a Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle. David discusses our food and agriculture systems in the past and today and how those systems will need to evolve in the future.
Episode 014 - Interview with Joel Salatin
Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia discusses using unconventional methods with the goal of emotionally, economically and environmentally enhancing agriculture.
Episode 013 - Interview with Jerry Hatfield
Jerry Hatfield of Iowa State University talks about our food system, productivity and profitability.
Episode 012 - Interview with Dan Kittredge
Author Dan Kittredge of the Bionutrient food association discusses creating soil ecosystems that create healthier plant and ultimately healthier people.
Episode 011 - Interview with Cody Kologi
Cody Kologi of Prairie Hills ranch discusses direct to consumer marketing, grass and soil health and changing mindsets regarding management techniques.
Episode 010 - Interview with Chris Teachout
Chris Teachout a 5th generation farmer from Iowa talks with us about his operation, cover crops and soil health.
Episode 009 - Future Directions & Challenges for Ag
Retired USDA laboratory director Dr. Jerry Hatfield discusses future directions and challenges for agriculture.
Episode 008 - Let Food and Feed be Our Medicine
Our Guest Dr. Fred Provenza talks food as medicine and mending broken linkages between soil, plants, herbivores and humans.
Episode 007 - Jimmy Emmons: Long Live the Soil
Jimmy Emmons discusses the evolution of Emmons Farm, becoming a proactive land steward, and a new adventure within USDA.
Episode 006 - Intercropping
Lana Shaw is the research manager at the South East Research Farm near Redvers, Saskatchewan. Lana discusses their intercropping experiences and the progression of intercropping.
Episode 005 - Using Technology to Measure Nutrient Density
Dan Kittredge is the founder and director of the Bionutrient Food Association and talks about using technology to measure nutrient density in food and plants. Dan and his organization are working to increase the quality of our food supply.
Episode 002 - Bringing Soil Back to Life
Dr. David Johnson and his wife Hui-Chun Su Johnson visit the Menoken Farm to share their knowledge of how-to bring soil back to life using static compost. David is a molecular biologist and research scientist at the University of New Mexico. They are also the developers of the Johnson-Su Compost Bioreactor.
Episode 003 - Restoring a Missouri Landscape
Greg Judy discusses grazing multi-species animals. Greg ranches in central Missouri and is the author of No Risk Ranching and Comeback Farms.
Episode 001 - Integrating Cover Crops into Cropping System
Steve Groff visits the Menoken Farm to discuss integrating cover crops into cropping systems. Steve is a cover crop pioneer and cover crop coach from Pennsylvania.
Episode 004 - Grazing Cover Crops
Ken Miller stops by the Menoken Farm to discuss grazing cover crops. Ken is the 2017 ND Leopold Conservation Award winner. He is a local rancher from Fort Rice, ND using multi paddock adaptive grazing.