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A city girl, Katelyn Duban jokes she had to ‘work her way up’ from the ride-on lawn mower to the tractor. And it was in the tractor that she got the idea for her podcast, which has now been downloaded more than 200,000 times around the world.

Alberta farmer’s podcast on women in ag attracts a global audience

“It’s been crazy to think that in two years, it has reached so many people and so many countries. For some reason, I am quite popular in Zimbabwe.” – Katelyn Duban.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Katelyn Duban started her podcast after looking for, but not finding, a farm-related podcast for millennial women that she might enjoy listening to. Today, that search is easier — there’s about 100 episodes of “The Rural Woman” podcast available for downloading. And people have found it, with more than 200,000 downloads by listeners in more […] Read more

Coffee, Cows & Crops podcasts launched

Reading Time: < 1 minute Peace Country Beef and Forage Association is creating podcasts to “share ideas supported by sound science and practical wisdom.” The Coffee, Cows & Crops podcasts can be found at peacecountrybeef.ca. One is on continuous cropping and adaptive management in which Jay Byer (soil conservation analyst, Gateway Research Organization) talks about management systems on marginal land. […] Read more