Life on the Canadian dairy farm described by guests, hosted by a farmer.
Bob works for Lactanet as the Regional Manager for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Episode 47 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
John is a sales rep. for Westgen. Episode 46 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
James farms near Iron Springs Alberta, Canada. Prefix: Brilman Episode 45 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Aaron and his family milk 200 cows with Lely robots near Chilliwack BC, and are part owners of a heifer ranch near Kamloops BC, Canada. Episode 44 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast. @aaron_neels on Twitter
Brayden sells Keenan feed mixers and InTouch scale systems. 1-403-394-4593
Joel is a nutrition consultant at a Alberta based company called Nutrisource. Episode 42 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Mike farms near Harrison Mills, BC Canada. He is the 5th generation on the 134 year old farm and they milk around 60 cows. Prefix: Boonemill Episode 41 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Freda Molenkamp-Oudman is the new general manager of Alberta Milk. She previously served as the general manager of the Alberta Agriculture Products Marketing Council. Marketing Council is the oversight body for the Agriculture Marketing Board and Commission in Alberta. During her time as general manager, she built trust and developed a wide network…
Dr. Amy Martell has been practicing medicine at Livestock Veterinary Services since moving to Alberta in 2017 after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Prior to joining LVS she worked at a mixed animal practice in South Dakota. Amy was drawn to Alberta by the excellent hiking and strong dairy indus…
Theo and his family farm near Park Lake Alberta and also have a cheese plant. Leighton also farms near Park Lake with his family. We get together and celebrate the end of mask-wearing and the lockdowns here in Alberta. Episode 38 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Dr. Betty-Jo is a veterinarian and part owner of Livestock Vet Services in Picture Butte, Alberta Canada. LVS can be reached at 403-732-5322. Episode 37 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Gerrit farms with his family near Diamond City, Alberta Canada. Prefix: Couleeview Episode 36 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Dirk sells feed for Diamond Nutrition in Lethbridge, Alberta Canada. Episode 35 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast. Dirk - 403.894.8241
Matt works for Marketplace Commodities near Fort Macleod Alberta. 403-394-1711
Brendan and his family milk 120 cows and farm 2500 acres near Fort Macleod Alberta. Episode 33 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast. Contact Airport Beef on Facebook for all your beef needs.
Koen is a dispatcher at Boot Trucking, a company that is a large source of wood shavings for dairy farmers. Episode 32 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast. Boot Trucking 403 553 3775
The dairy farming brothers come on to tell me about Bas’s new barn build and Ard’s production. Episode 31 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Jason Vanee is General Manager of Westco Construction in Fort Macleod Alberta, Canada. Westco specializes in commercial and agricultural steel and precast buildings. Episode 30 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Devon farms with his family near Rocky Mountain House Alberta, Canada. He milks 100 cows and is involved in Alberta Milk as a delegate. Prefix: Simmelinks Episode 29 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Derek Kreft tells the story of how his life completely changed. Episode 28 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
The Slingerlands farm near Park Lake, Alberta Canada. Prefix: Diamondpark Episode 27 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Corne is a sales manager at Chinook Dairy Service. He and I talk about milking equipment and all the ways to milk a cow. Episode 26 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Theo talks about his plans to seed all of the known forages and grasses in one field and Jake talks farming without glyphosate. Episode 25 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast Jake can be found @jake84544816 on Twitter and Theo is on Facebook.
Eric and his family run Favour Holsteins Ltd. near Picture Butte Alberta Canada. Prefix: Favour
Greg is part of Cedarbrink Dairy that owns and operates a couple farms near Chilliwack, in British Columbia, Canada. Episode 23 of The Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Kevin and his family farm near Monarch Alberta Canada. Prefix: Hardonick Episode 22 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Leighton from Diamond Park Dairy and I talk bulls and his love for dairy. Prefix: Diamondpark Episode 21 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Kevin is the Pastor at Fort Macleod Alliance Church in Fort Macleod, Alberta Canada. Episode 20 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast. I appreciate the feedback! I can be reached on Twitter @farawayfarmboy
Bas and his family milk 130 cows near Nobleford, Alberta. His prefix is Decoy. Tim and his family, including his son Mike, farm near Barons, Alberta. @marylander_holsteins on Instagram Episode 19 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Mark and his dad operate Chinook Hoof Care in Southern Alberta Canada. Episode 18 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Gideon’s family farms 1600 acres and milks 170 cows near Coaldale, Alberta Canada. Gideon and I talk about the farm and the custom chopping business they run. Episode 17 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast. @GStoutjesdyk @farawayfarmboy
Bob Reck is a nutritionist at Trouw Nutrition in Lethbridge Alberta. He frequently advises me and other dairy farmers on how to feed our cows. Episode 16 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Jake and his family milk 560 cows near Camrose, Alberta Canada. @JakeVermeer @AltaGenetics @SelectsiresInc
Mike grows some of the best hay in southern Alberta. He explains the process. Mike can be reached at Dekok Forages 14033318487
Mike dairy farms near Picture Butte, Alberta Canada. He milks 330 cows and is deeply involved in the industry.
Jon Oostlander is a Ag. mechanic and owner/founder of Willow Creek Mechanical serving the Fort Macleod area. Doug shares examples of why Jono is always needed. Episode 12 of the Farawayfarmboy podcast. @farawayfarmboy @doug_vh
Marvin is a accountant at MNP. MNP does a lot of business with western Canadian farms and Marvin shares good examples of the quality work being done there. Episode 11 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast.
Doug’s family farms near Fort Macleod Alberta. He shares what farming is like in an area where the buffalo roamed 100 years ago.
Some more ‘Bull Talk’ with Select Sires most well traveled rep. Well, in Alberta, at least. Dennis’ passion for big beautiful bovines comes to light. Episode 9 of the Farawayfarmboy podcast
John is a sales rep. for Westgen. Great ‘bull talk’. Episode 8 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast @farawayfarmboy @john8muller
Adam Magarrell and I discuss his life, hockey career, Nutrisource’s history and new products. Episode 7 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast. Adam’s twitter handle is @adammagarrell
Tim shares his farm’s background and his goals for the farm after his sons Matt and Mike take over. Episode 6 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
The Beyer boys explain the farming and cheese making processes they go through to make products like A2 milk. Episode 5 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Chad is a fifth generation dairy farmer with 450 cows and 12 Lely robots. Chad and I talk robots, economics and life. Episode 4 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Bob is a nutritionist for Trouw Nutrition. Bob and I talk numbers, discuss current events and his upbringing. Episode 3 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
Nifera Holstein’s Ard Vanderkooi chats with me about his farm. Episode 2 of the Farawayfarmboy Podcast
A small glimpse into Conrad’s life and how he started farming. Episode 1 of the Farawayfarmboy podcast. Dustin @farawayfarmboy Conrad @CHierden Located near Fort Macleod, Alberta Canada