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Agriculture's Top Hands

Agriculture's Top Hands

By Bailey Hawbaker
Agriculture is built on faith, family, and the future. In this podcast, Bailey Hawbaker interviews the Top Hands of the Agriculture Industry ranging from 4-H & FFA members, Farmers, Ranchers, and Agribusiness people about why they are involved in this industry and what they think the future holds.
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Episode 15: Evelyn Greene

Agriculture's Top Hands

Episode 15: Evelyn Greene

Agriculture's Top Hands

Episode 19: Carie Moore
Today's guest is Carie Moore, she is a mother, farmer and coffee lover.  Learn more about Carie and their farming operation on this week's episode and don't forget to follow Carie on her pages below.   Follow Carie: Facebook: Tractor Rounds + Coffee Grounds (@tractorscoffee)  Twitter: Tractors_Coffee Sign up for CTE Inspired Hosted by iCEV:
July 13, 2021
Episode 18: Kat Curren
In this week's episode, I get the opportunity to talk with a queen!  Kat Curren has recently been crowned Runner Up Mrs. Agriculture USA for 2021.  She talks about her journey as ND Mrs. Agriculture USA and how she achieved her goal of being crowned at this year's national pageant.   Follow Kat on Instagram at: @nationalrumrsagricultureusa21 Send Kat an email at: Miss Agriculture USA  Page: Check out her sponsor's pages: Western Minnesota Steam Threshers Reunion:, Nikki: Curren-tly Crafting:
June 29, 2021
Episode 17: CTE Inspired Conference
You have heard about this amazing conference coming up hosted by iCEV, today's episode I talk with Jacelyn Nesmith about the conference and what iCEV does for CTE.  Links: Social Media:  - @icevonline  - @icevonline - @icevonline - @icevonline
June 01, 2021
Episode 16: Calli Thorne
On this week's episode of Agriculture's Top Hands, I speak with Calli Thorne.  Calli is a mom of 3 children, she and her husband operate Triangle M Feedlot near Watford City, ND.  Calli also runs a speaking business - Pioneering Legacy, in which she speaks with groups of all ages with the John Maxwell Team.  Calli was recently named North Dakota's Country Woman of the year and she has a lot of insights into the future of our industry!  Calli's Information:  Co-Owner at Triangle M Ranch & Feedlot Director at Pioneering Legacy Co-Founder of Prairie Rose Adventures Certified Coach, Trainer and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team Skincare and color expert with Mary Kay Inc. 701-770-1351
May 18, 2021
Episode 15: Evelyn Greene
This week, I had the opportunity to interview Evelyn Greene.  Evelyn is the President of the American National CattleWomen, Inc.  Here everything that Evelyn has to say in today's episode!  Follow Evelyn at: Facebook - American National CattleWomen  Twitter - AmericanCW Instagram - Americancattlewomen
May 04, 2021
Episode 14: Lindsey Galbreath
In this week's episode, I have the pleasure of chatting with Lindsey Galbreath.  Lindsey is a few weeks away from graduating high school, she owns and also is very active within her family's livestock operation @galbreathfarms. Listen Here: Website:
April 20, 2021
Episode 13: Amanda Radke
In this week's episode, I interview Amanda Radke.  Amanda is an advocate for the Beef industry, writes children's books about agriculturally related content, and sells western gifts.   Follow Amanda Here: Amanda Radke on Facebook and Instagram 
April 13, 2021
Episode 12: Heather Lang
Today I speak with Heather Lang.  Heather was the 2019 ND Country Woman of the Year, she is a North Dakota Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee member and an American Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee Member  Follow Heather's Story at:  Facebook = Heather Lang Instagram & Facebook = ndpiggytales Twitter = @crazypiglady5 Cell Phone = 701.226.2846 Order Meat at: Register for iCEV conference at:
April 06, 2021
Episode 11: Courtney Meduna
This week, I had the opportunity to interview someone near and dear to me, my sister.  Courtney has grown up showing cattle, she has been a member of several agricultural organizations and she currently works for Asgrow/Dekalb.  Hear what advice Courtney has to offer here! 
March 30, 2021
Episode 10: Chelsy Weisz
Chelsy is a Wedding Photographer, Farmer/Rancher and helps operate their family greenhouse, so she has seen Ag from many sides.  Listen here to get some great advice and words of wisdom from Chelsy!  Follow Chelsy at the following: @chelsyweisz @wisephotographerpodcast @weiszgreenhouse
March 16, 2021
Episode 9: Tracey Koester
This week's guest wears many hats.  Tracey Koester manages Bull Stalkers Facebook Page, Cow Camp Promotions, Koester Red Angus and is the publisher for the National Red Angus Magazine.  She has some great pieces of advice and insight into livestock promotion.   Follow Tracey at the following or on their Facebook Pages: - Bull Stalkers Private Facebook Group  - Facebook Page is Cow Camp Promotions - Facebook Page is Koester Red Angus - Facebook Page is Red Angus Association Of America
March 09, 2021
Episode 8: Jaime Friesz
On the podcast this week is one of my long-time friends, Jaime Friesz.  She is currently a crop insurance agent, but also raises sheep with her husband.  She has some awesome advice for those involved in the Agriculture Industry!  Find out more about Jaime and Prairie Winds Livestock at or check out Prairie Winds Livestock on Facebook!
March 02, 2021
Episode 7: Logan Lapica
Today I talk with our FFA chapter's president, Logan Lapica. Logan is a senior in High School this year and talks about her future and has some great advice for those in our industry!  Check out Logan on social media and her leather company below!  Instagram Information:  @Logannn.l  @tin.rose.leather 
February 23, 2021
Episode 6: Nikki Fideldy & Breanna Bregel
Today I am talking with Nikki & Breanna, co-hosts of Here by the Owl Podcast and Ag Teachers here in North Dakota.  Listen to their words of wisdom and don't forget to follow them on social media and to give their podcast a listen! Instagram:  @Nikki.Fideldy @breannabregel @herebytheowlpodcast Facebook:  Nikki Fideldy-Doll, Breanna Bregel and Here by the Owl Podcast  Website:
February 16, 2021
Episode 5: Dr. Adam Marx
Today I talk with Dr. Adam Marx who was my Agriculture Education Advisor at North Dakota State University.  He has some great insight on why we should all be apart of the Agriculture industry!
February 09, 2021
Episode 4: Cari Northington
During the month of February, I will be highlighting Ag Teachers, FFA Members, and those involved within Agriculture Education in honor of National FFA Week.  This week, I had the honor of interviewing one of my past high school Ag Teachers, Cari Northington.   Check Out The Spotted Hereford Ranch on Facebook and Instagram or by going to their website!
February 02, 2021
Episode 3: Julie Ellingson
Today I talk with Julie Ellingson the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association Executive Vice President, NDSU Saddle & Sirloin Club's Agriculturalist of the Year, and her family also operates Ellingson Angus near St. Anthony, ND.  Follow North Dakota Stockmen's Association on Facebook and Instagram as well as Ellingson Angus on Facebook.
January 26, 2021
Episode 2: Haley Robison
Today's episode I interview Haley Robison, she is a rancher and North Dakota Farm Bureau Field Representative in SW North Dakota.  Haley talks about her experience in agriculture and the ND Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference that is held in Bismarck, ND February 5-7.  To sign up for the conference or to get more information about ND Farm Bureau go to this link:  Follow Haley on Instagram at DryCreekRanchND or check out her website 
January 19, 2021
Episode 1: Sarah Nerswick
Sarah Nerswick joins me to talk about how she is involved in the Agriculture Industry.  She is currently an Ag Teacher in Georgia and helps Ag Teachers within the United States through her social media platforms and the Germinate Virtual Conference which is held each summer and winter.  Follow Sara on Instagram at @sarahnerswick and @greenandgrowingedu to learn more about her and her involvement within our industry! 
January 12, 2021
Meet the Host Bailey Hawbaker
Welcome to Agriculture's Top Hands podcast! In this introductory episode, you will meet the host, Bailey Hawbaker, and hear about what you can expect with this new podcast.  
December 30, 2020