Successful Farming Podcast

From the Editors of Successful Farming Magazine, hear from experts and leaders in the ag industry. Email

SF Podcast: Fall Soil Health Practices

Improving soil health can boost returns on crop production. Host Jodi Henke talks with Jodi DeJong-Hughes, an extension crop educator from the University of Minnesota. Hear about tillage, cover crops, and how to build up your soil's natural immunities against bad things that lie under the surface.

SF Podcast: Disease and Insect Challenges in 2018

What insects and diseases challenged corn and soybean growers in 2018? How can producers stay ahead of these pressures in 2019? Listen in as host Jodi Henke and Successful Farming's Crops Technology Editor, Gil Gullickson, talk about the battle against bugs and diseases.

SF Podcast Episode 15: Agriculture Leading Brazil's Economy with Guilherme Ravache Part 1

Guilherme Ravache is the Editorial Director for Successful Farming Brasil. He recently visited the US and discussed several of the issues facing Brazil's ag industry and how the population of Brazil is dealing with some of the problems the country is facing, including the Operation Car Wash scandal, infrastructure issues, political unrest, and Chinese investment in their country.

Part 1 of this interview covers the more general issues. Part 2 will go more in-depth in the Operation Car Wash scandal, so be sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear that.

SF Podcast Episode 13: RFD-TV Founder and President, Patrick Gottsch

Patrick Gottsch may seem an unlikely media mogul.  But he has built a one-of-a-kind media powerhouse that includes two TV networks, a national satellite radio network, a magazine – and he’s not done yet! Inspired by his agricultural roots, and pulling from his knowledge and experience in commodity trading, satellite television, and livestock auctions, Patrick has found a niche that many so-called experts said didn't exist.