Info

Future of Agriculture

Welcome to the Future of Agriculture Podcast with Tim Hammerich. This show explores the people, companies, and ideas shaping the future of agribusiness. If you are curious about innovations in AgTech, rural entrepreneurship, agricultural sustainability, and food security, this is the show for you! For more details on the guests featured on this show, visit the blog at www.FutureOfAg.com. Or, to learn more about career opportunities in agriculture, visit www.AgGrad.com Make sure you’re subscribed so you can catch another fascinating ag innovator next week!
RSS Feed
Future of Agriculture
2019
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Page 1
Sep 8, 2016

Jake operates a family farm near Modesto, CA growing primarily almonds and walnuts. He is an elected board member on the local water board and is very active in the California Farm Bureau (where his father serves as president).

Jake talks about the benefits and challenges of operating a farm business with family, how water is allocated to farmers, how bills like AB1066 in California affect farmers, and the right way to pronounce the word "almond".

One fascinating point Jake makes is about how family farms involve not only the families that own the land but also the families of the employees as well. Several of the Wenger's employees are either related or close friends outside of work. He also describes that although his farm is incorporated for business reasons, it is still very much a family farm.

You can reach out to Jake on Twitter: @NutFarmerJake

Check out his direct-to-consumer products at www.woodcolony.com

 

Thanks for listening!

We really appreciate you taking the time to listen to the Future of Agriculture Podcast. The response has been outstanding. Please feel free to leave a note in the comment section below.

The best way to spread the word about our Podcast is to share your favorite episode using the social media share buttons in the podcast player you are using.

You can also leave a review on iTunes. This helps us spread the word about the people, perspectives, and innovations that will provide our future food, clothing, fuel, shelter, and natural resources.

0 Comments
Adding comments is not available at this time.