Episode 114 - How Adding On Farm Processing Builds a Better Business Model in Western NY
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
1M ago
In this episode, I talk with Joe Blakeslee about his farm in western New York and how adding on farm processing has helped his business model be stronger. This is an approach growing in popularity among small farms.  Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture Pig Podcast to include a website and other digital presence.  Help us reach our next benchmark at 40 patrons. To learn more visit: https://www.patreon ..read more
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Episode 113 - Progress with on Farm Processing
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
1M ago
In this episode, I speak with Kyle Perreault about his on farm processing and the progress he has made since we last spoke.  Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture Pig Podcast to include a website and other digital presence.  Help us reach our next benchmark at 40 patrons. To learn more visit: https://www.patreon.com/thepasturedpig If you would like to know more about us here at Red Tool House Farm or wo ..read more
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Episode 112 - Pastured Pig Operation with Asian Heritage Hogs??
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
1M ago
In this episode, I speak with Jordy Buck from Michigan. He is exploring a niche marketing with Asian Heritage Hogs (Potbellies) on his farm. It is interesting to hear how he is raising out these smaller pigs with very little inputs. Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture Pig Podcast to include a website and other digital presence.  Help us reach our next benchmark at 40 patrons. To learn more visit: https://w ..read more
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Episode 111 - Transitioning Away from Managlitsa
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
2M ago
In this episode, I revisit with Rob Dowdle of Dowdle Family Farm to discuss his last two seasons of raising our Mangalitsa as a production hog and the challenges he faced. Rob shares lessons learned and how he is transitioning to be more profitable. Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture Pig Podcast to include a website and other digital presence.  Help us reach our next benchmark at 40 patrons. To learn more ..read more
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Episode 110 - The Family that Works Together...
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
2M ago
In this episode, I sit down with Allie Jones from Spring Fed Family Farm in Oklahoma. Allie shares how she is managing to balance raising kids and running a farm with the help of her family who lives on the property with her. This is a great story how family can work together to build something great. https://www.springfedfamily.farm/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We made it to 20 patrons on Patreon which allows us to expand the Pasture Pig Podcast to include a website and othe ..read more
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Episode 109 - African Swine Fever - Is it Coming to the US?
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
4M ago
In this episode, I talk with Dr. Rosemary Sifford from the USDA concerning African Swine Fever and the threat it poses to American hog producers. Keeping biosecurity measures in place is ideal as the main line of defense against the spread of this disease. USDA Website: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/resources/pests-diseases/asf/asf EPISODE SPONSOR: Giltek EDC knives - https://gil-tek.com/?wpam_id=2 Be sure to check out our new Classified ad section on the pastured pig website and list your farm business on our NEW Pastured Pig Farm Directory  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us f ..read more
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Episode 108 - Pig and Leaf and American Duroc and All Kinds of Things Going On
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
4M ago
In this episode, I talk with Cliff Davis Of Pig and Leaf farm in Tennessee. Cliff has a comprehensive farming operation going on with some great regenerative processes. Check him out on Facebook and Instagram @pigandleaf @davisamericanduroc EPISODE SPONSOR: Giltek EDC knives - https://gil-tek.com/?wpam_id=2 Be sure to check out our new Classified ad section on the pastured pig website and list your farm business on our NEW Pastured Pig Farm Directory  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://ww ..read more
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Episode 107 - Starting Pigs on Rented Land
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
5M ago
In this episode, I talk with Tate and Erin who are raising pigs on a rented ranch in Oregon. We have a great conversation about what they have learned as well as the challenges they face with rented land. EPISODE SPONSOR: Giltek EDC knives - https://gil-tek.com/?wpam_id=2 Be sure to check out our new Classified ad section on the pastured pig website and list your farm business on our NEW Pastured Pig Farm Directory  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig ..read more
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Escaping the Rat Race to Run Pigs with Heritage Homestead
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
7M ago
In this episode, I speak with Eric Bennington from Heritage Homestead in Western PA. Eric and his family decided to give up a successful lifestyle outside of Philly and try a "simpler" life of farming. He has made some great progress in his short mount of time.   Be sure to check out our new Classified ad section on the pastured pig website and list your farm business on our NEW Pastured Pig Farm Directory  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastured pig on our new facebook group, The Pastured Pig. https://www.facebook.com/groups/thepasturedpig We ..read more
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Episode 104 - Using a Grant to Help Advance Farm Goals (and track data)
Pastured Pig Podcast
by tmcclung13
8M ago
In this episode, I talk with Charles Lafferty from Skyline Pastures in PA. Charles has an interesting experience in that he is utilizing a grant to test a new setup on his farm. While the idea of "free" money sounds great, the data Charles is recording will prove to be very helpful for other farmers looking to maximize their land and diversify their product offerings. Be sure to check out our new Classified ad section on the pastured pig website and list your farm business on our NEW Pastured Pig Farm Directory  https://thepasturedpig.com/ Also, join us for discussion of all things pastur ..read more
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