This quarterly podcast is a companion piece to the magazine, Perspectives, and dives deeper into the hot topics. We bring together a group of diverse guests from all parts of the dairy industry to shed light on their areas of expertise.
Perspectives Podcast 005 – Lt. Governor Phil Scott21/04/2016
In this episode, we get to learn more about Vermont’s Lt. Governor Phil Scott. Growing up in Vermont and working on farms Phil is a leader not only in politics but also in business.
Perspectives Podcast 004 – Drive to Feed Kids21/04/2016
Tune in to hear Randy Shanks, V.P. of Nutra Blend, discuss the Drive to Feed Kids initiative.
Perspectives Podcast 003 – Ownership Transfer of a Farm21/04/2016
In the third episode of the Perspectives Podcast, we talk with Attorney, Mike Wool, about the details of farm ownership transfer, how to avoid unnecessary taxes, as well as many other considerations you should think about when preparing to pass the farm on to the next generation.
Perspectives Podcast 002 – FSMA: Food Safety Modernization Act21/04/2016
In the second episode of the Perspectives Podcast, we discuss the sweeping effects that FSMA regulations will have on agricultural businesses in Vermont and beyond. Our guests include Louise Calderwood, government relations director of the Northeast Agribusiness & Feed alliance and former deputy secretary of Agriculture for the state of Vermont; as well as David...
Perspectives Podcast 001 – Water Quality and Vermont House Bill 3521/04/2016
In this first episode, we bring dairy farmer and Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition Vice President, Ben Dykema, of Wilcon Farms in North Ferrisburg, Vt; Jane Clifford, of Clifford Farms, who is the Executive Director at the Green Mountain Dairy Farmers Cooperative Federation, and also part of the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition; and Louise Calderwood, a...