Jeanette Merritt is a 4th generation Indiana hog and soybean farmer, a Purdue University graduate, former farm broadcaster, Director of Checkoff Programs for Indiana Pork and serves on the Indiana Soybean Alliance board and the board of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA).
The subject of this SMART Farmer podcast comes from Michigan where she and her husband have a dairy operation that has been in her family for over a century. Carla Wardin is dedicated to telling the real story of dairy farming through her blog Truth or Dairy, and in 2014 was chosen to represent agriculture as one of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance Faces of Farming and Ranching. Jamie Johansen had the pleasure of sitting down with Carla to find out why smart farming is so important to her.
Tennessee native Jennifer Houston and her husband Mark own and operate East Tennessee Livestock Center in Sweetwater, Tennessee. In this edition of the podcast, Jennifer talks about how the business of producing and marketing beef cattle has become smarter in recent years.