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The Soil Health Podcast from Menoken Farm

The Soil Health Podcast from Menoken Farm

By Menoken Farm
The Menoken farm is a conservation demonstration farm located in central North Dakota, owned and operated by the Burleigh County Soil Conservation District. Established in 2009, the farm's primary focus is advancing soil health through innovation and education. The Menoken Farm has become a destination for soil health enthusiasts and is visited by groups from around the world.
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Episode 009 - Future Directions & Challenges for Ag
Retired USDA laboratory director Dr. Jerry Hatfield discusses future directions and challenges for agriculture.
March 19, 2020
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.
March 19, 2020
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.
December 9, 2019
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.
December 9, 2019
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.
December 9, 2019
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.
October 21, 2019
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.
October 21, 2019
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.
October 21, 2019
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.
October 14, 2019