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AgWomen Strong

May 25, 2022

Mary Kraft is part-owner and CFO of Kraft Family Dairies, a family dairy operation in Fort Morgan, Colorado. Kraft Family Dairies consists of two operations: Badger Creek Farm and Quail Ridge Dairy. Between the two operations, the family milks about 6,000 Holstein cows. They also farm 850 irrigated acres of corn...

May 11, 2022

On this episode, host Lorrie Boyer talks with Lia Biondo, Executive Vice President of the United States Cattlemen's Association, about her journey into high-level leadership. Without a background in production ag, she has proven that she belongs in the ag industry and that she belongs as a leader. Biondo talks about not...

Apr 27, 2022

On this episode, host Lorrie Boyer profiles The American Doorstop Project, a unique collection of historical stories about how American agriculture shaped the nation, co-written by Jody Lamp and Melody Dobson. Currently, the project has two published books: "A History of Nebraska Agriculture: A Life Worth Living" and...

Apr 13, 2022

On this episode, host Lorrie Boyer sits down with Ailie Elmore, an agricultural instructor with the University of Illinois Agricultural and Consumer Economics. They discuss Ailie’s background, her work at the University and her Central Illinois farm upbringing.

Apr 13, 2022

On this episode, host Lorrie Boyer sits down with self-proclaimed “Cow Nerd” Kathryn Bosley, an Animal Science grad student at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and an advocate for the dairy industry and women in agriculture.