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The Organic Advocate

The Organic Advocate

By YieldOrganic
Where we get real about the challenges and solutions to organic agriculture. "The Organic Advocate" by Thea O'Carroll
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Biodiversity - Giving nature a helping hand.
Nature combined with biodiversity/conservation practices provides support for regeneration. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter
10:16
February 13, 2020
Hitting the Mark with Verified Crop Quality
As an organic farmer, what is Verified Crop Quality, and as a buyer, where can I source quality crops from? Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
18:44
January 31, 2020
Marketing and Selling Organic Crops
Buyers working through YieldOrganic desire to source from American farmers first. They understand the impact of their purchasing power and are interested in expanding organic acres across the United States. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
11:29
December 31, 2019
Microbes and Soil Health = Human Health
Looking at agriculture through the lens of a farmer and the eyes of a Doctor puts into perspective how land management practices impact our health. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
14:58
November 28, 2019
Entering the next decade in 2020, let’s talk about what’s next.
Giving your banker what they need to say yes to grow organic. Free Download 5 Things You Need To Know To Create An Organic Production Budget For Bank Approval  https://yieldorganic.com/financial-ebook-guide/ Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
11:58
October 31, 2019
Nature Is Built To Be Regenerative
Keeping the science simple, soil health = regeneration. A perfect example is how Will Harris of White Oak Pastures has modeled the way on his farm.  He has shown that when the energy, carbon, mineral, microbial, and water cycles are in a state where they can flow freely these cycles completely support each other and a regenerative system is restored. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
17:56
September 27, 2019
Harvest 2019 Kickoff
A sense of hesitancy in the unknown in committing to a sale price. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
22:47
August 30, 2019
Silver-lining in America Ag
Don’t underestimate the farmer impact of our land through soil health. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
11:09
July 31, 2019
Welcome to YieldOrganic's Ag Marketplace 2.0
Selling your crops can be simple and you can do it all online on YieldOrganic’s Ag Marketplace. Put technology to work for you and accept a fair price for your organic crops without having to pick up the phone. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
10:41
June 27, 2019
Rain Rain Go Away | What Do Farmers Do During Rainy Weather?
Agriculture is extremely dependent on the climate. On this episode, Thea and Rodrigo talk about the weather and how it affects the farming industry. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
20:22
May 31, 2019
The Pro-Tech Answer® | Making Ag Possible with Urth Agriculture
On this episode, we sit down with Lew and Don from Urth Agriculture to discuss their new plant-based solution "The Pro-tech Answer."The Pro-Tech Answer® is a proprietary blend of natural electrolytes and Sea Kelp that assists with disease & pest resistance, balancing pH and enhancing nutrient uptake at both the root & foliage. Farms that have used Pro-Tech consistently have seen a significant reduction, if not a complete reduction, of predatory pests. The first 10 people to register get a free gift from Urth Agriculture! Sign up @ http://yieldorganic.com/pro-tech/
29:57
April 26, 2019
The ExpoWest Buzz for Farmers and Buyers
Thea and Rodrigo talk about the heart of the show and how this year’s show applied to farmers, brands and buyers. #ExpoWest2019  Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
18:17
March 29, 2019
GMO Food Labeling Law Finalized
Think you have the right to know what is in your food? The effective dates for the law are right around the corner.  Visit our website @ https://yieldorganic.com Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
17:00
February 28, 2019
Set goals for the year and actually get there.
Statistically, people often abandon their New Year's resolutions, Thea and Rodrigo talk about setting goals for 2019 and the steps you need to take to actually accomplish them. Visit our website @ https://yieldorganic.com Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/c
20:38
January 30, 2019
Declining Organic Imports and the Comparison to Domestic Pricing
We still have a domestic competitive edge and an opportunity to continue to take back our domestic organic feed grade market. There is money laying on the table for farmers with organic soybeans and corn bringing 1.9x to 3x the amount of conventional.  Visit our website @ https://yieldorganic.com Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
12:11
December 27, 2018
Increasing Demand for Organic Feed Grade Crops
Hear the latest number of organic acres needed to keep up with demand.  Visit our website @ https://yieldorganic.com Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
12:08
November 30, 2018
Learning How to Read GMO Lab Reports with Brian Hodges from Midwest Labs
A tool farmers can use to help determine if their organic crops qualify to be marketed as either food or feed grade. Visit our website @ https://yieldorganic.com Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
35:57
October 26, 2018
Impact to the supply chain as the industry starts talking about changes to food production.
This is not necessarily about conventional, non-GMO or organic production methods, but about land management practices to improve the organic matter in soil and the regenerative agriculture practices that in turn impact our water, soil, plant and human health.  Visit our website @ https://yieldorganic.com Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
11:34
September 28, 2018
Catalyzing Producers and Buyers to Grow U.S. Organic Acres.
Consumer demand for organic increases while U.S. organic acres sits around 1%. #groworganic Visit our website @ https://yieldorganic.com Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
16:15
August 31, 2018
Farmer’s deserve a raise so we are charging less, #wayless
Buyer support and demand for verifiable crop quality has allowed us to re-structure the YieldOrganic Ag Marketplace transaction fee in order to keep more money in farmer’s pockets
22:43
July 31, 2018
Suicide Awareness in the Agriculture Industry
Stress, struggles and frustration in daily life can take a toll. Listen to some of the warning signs and options on how to get help.
11:21
June 27, 2018
Why your voice matters in American agriculture
Hear more about the Organic Trade Association’s Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. and Capitol Hill Visits for the 2018 Farm Bill.
13:41
May 31, 2018
Organic Acres and Farmer Succession Planning
How producing organic can positively impact the long-term viability of family farms in America. 
16:42
April 26, 2018
Regenerative Agriculture and Its Role at This Year’s Natural Products Expo West
Thea asks the question, what does Regenerative mean to you? Maybe as an industry we will find a standard in the #ROC. Tune in to hear how the word regenerative flowed through the educational tracks as well as the isles of this year’s Natural Products Expo West trade show.
15:16
March 29, 2018
2018 MOSES Organic Farming Conference | Recap
Thea shares her experience and insight into this year’s largest Organic farming conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin. | To find out more about MOSES visit https://mosesorganic.org
13:59
March 2, 2018
The rising cost of healthcare and how growing organic can save your farm
Episode 7 | Concerned about retiring? Thea and Rodrigo discuss how 40 organic acres earns as much as 120 conventional acres!
10:06
January 31, 2018
FROM THE SOIL UP | 2017 Acres U.S.A. conference and trade show recap
Episode 6 | Thea O'Carroll and Rodrigo Zurita recap this year's Acres U.S.A. conference and trade show in Columbus, Ohio. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
16:34
December 20, 2017
Harvest Time | Gratitude: What are you grateful for today?
Episode 5 | We want to say thank you for growing organic with a special gift for you and your farm. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
07:43
November 21, 2017
Made in America: Why it makes sense to grow organic domestically
Episode 4 | Organic Report from Expo East and SupplySide West with Thea O'Carroll. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
11:02
November 3, 2017
Dealing With Adversity with Richard Turner
Episode 3 | Dealing with the cards you've been dealt. We sat down with Richard Turner who is renowned as one of the world's greatest card magicians. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
17:33
November 3, 2017
Testing Your Crops with Brian Hodges from Midwest Labs
Episode 2 | Organic Advocate Podcast | We sat down with Brian Hodges to learn about testing crops. Check out our Ag Marketplace @ https://yieldorganicapp.com Check us out on Facebook: www.facebook.com/yieldorganic Check us out on Twitter: twitter.com/YieldOrganic Subscribe to our Newsletter: yieldorganic.com/newsletter/
24:18
October 8, 2017