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The only show stock podcast that allows you to hear stories and opinions from livestock enthusiasts - Trevor Kirkpatrick and Cory Edge. They chat with some of the best in the business and pick their brains on multiple topics across all species. The best get to listen in. Not to mention, Stock Talk promises you will learn and laugh to the most unique stories and discussions across all sectors of the industry that will leave you wanting more. Music by Read Southall and Koe Wetzel.

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#39 Temple Grandin - Seeing it Differently

Temple Grandin shares a different viewpoint about the show livestock industry that we have yet to hear from any guest. From a young age, she uses her autism to better understand how animals think and shares those findings with us. She has had a movie published about her life and has written many books on animal handling. She has developed animal harvesting facilities all over the world and is a professor at Colorado State University. 

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Oct 16, 2019
#38 Amanda Radke - With Bonus Guest: Jake Scott

Amanda Radke is a HUGE advocate for the animal agriculture industry. She recently posted a picture of her holding a sign in her pasture that went viral. She is asking to get on the Ellen DeGeneres Show to share the true story of animal agriculture. This was the result of Ellen's recent video promoting a vegan lifestyle state false information about eating meat. When she is not busy on the road advocating, she is a mother who writes children's books and speaks all over the county. Read her blog in the link below:

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Oct 09, 2019
#37 Bailey Bergherm - Learn the Name

There's a lot to learn from the mind of Bailey Bergherm. Not many can come home form a show with 4 banners, but the BAB team has. Have you ever wondered...what's my best option; AI, buying a buck, or leasing one? What goes through your mind when you lease a huge part of you herd to someone you hardly know? These are just a few questions that are answered in this episode. ALL SPECIES NEED TO LISTEN!

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Oct 02, 2019
#36 Tracy Dendinger - Bathroom Selfies

Tracy is a great mind within the show lamb industry and has dedicated her life to educating many kids through being an FFA advisor. She now plays a huge role in the Ohio FFA, as you will hear. Her flock of ewes has some intriguing history that all will enjoy. As a past advisor of Trevor's, you will be sure to get a laugh of her thoughts on what he was like in high school...

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Sep 25, 2019
#35 Breanna Lawyer - Moonshine and Beefcake

Not only is she a close friend, but Breanna is a very sharp, young mind within the industry.  She sheds light on her time living in Florida and how she helped develop the show pig circuit for the state of Florida. Personal stories with the guys and plentiful, and so is her love for Moonshine...the boar.

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Sep 18, 2019
#34 Shane Meier - Presidential Ranchin'

We now know the details it takes to run a show, thanks to Shane Meier sharing his viewpoint. Shane also touches on the interesting history of how his dad ranched cattle for a past President of the United States.

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Sep 11, 2019
#33 Blayne Arthur - Helicopter Mom's

Blayne Arthur jumps on a call with the Stock Talk Guys this week. She shares her story of how she was appointed by the governor to take her current role as the first female Secretary of Agricultural in Oklahoma. She explains how she balances her professional life while also being a busy show mom. This is a must listen for all.

Shots fired at Polands!

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Sep 04, 2019
#32 Zach Gray & Henry Ward - Don't Be Average

The future is here! The way we currently market our livestock is all about to change with Modern Livestock. Zach and Henry share how the new ways of digital marketing are changing the game! We at Stock Talk have used their platform ourselves and have noticed huge results.

Zach also touches on how he uses his financial profession in the livestock world and shares his story on becoming who he is today.


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Aug 28, 2019
#31 Brandon Callis - Buy His Goats

Brandon Callis shares the continued topic of politics in the show ring. As the Coordinator of Competitive Ag Teams at Redlands Community College, he voices his opinion of young evaluators judging shows right out of school. He goes on to tell us his view point as an African American in the livestock industry.

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Aug 21, 2019
#30 Ryan Rash - Express Yourself

To those trying to find their way in life, listen up!

To those who organize shows, PLEASE LISTEN UP!

If you are on a fair board, TAKE NOTES!

The guys cover many topics with Ryan Rash. A guy who has been all over the country sorting stock shares how he has not had an easy life. This is a must listen for EVERYONE! They also recap the top 5 episodes by total plays.

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Aug 14, 2019
#29 Indiana State Fair - Selection Sunday

The guys were part of the grand drive at the Indiana State Fair this past weekend. They had the opportunity to catch up with some of the judges before they went into the ring. Listen to some of the grand drive speeches and get to know what the judges were thinking before they sorted the champions.

Topics form a hat gets deep this time!

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Aug 07, 2019
#28 Faris Simon - Wild Fires and Exploding Glass

We welcome Faris Simon to the podcast world with his very own podcast, Chute Side. Raising cattle in California defiantly has its challenges, wild fires and vegans to name a few. We share our thoughts on how to combat the raising concern with misinformed public regarding the truth of animal agriculture. 

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Jul 31, 2019
#27 Brad Hook - Picture Perfect

One of the most electric humans in the show stock universe lights up the mic this week. Brad Hook is known for his extremely high quality livestock photos, but not many know about his involvement with the bull Heat Seeker. As a professional photographer, he shares his thoughts of Photoshop morals. THIS ONE IS A HEATER!

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Jul 24, 2019
#26 Garry Childs - Southern Comfort

When Garry talks, everyone know who it is. He joins Trevor in the booth in Louisville to talk about the show pig boom in the southeast. His comparison of the way fieldmen were back when he was one to the why things are run now, is very interesting. 

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Jul 17, 2019
#25 Doug Albright - Bad Acronyms

Albright Swine Farms, aka ASF...has the worst acronym in the current show pig world! Doug jumps in the Walton Webcasting mobile studio while the guys were at the Exposition, (yes, you're still hearing content from Expo). They talk Berks, African Swine Fever and what Zoetis is doing to get ahead of it. The challenge of raising show pigs and having a commercial herd requires much thought and biosecurity practices. Doug explains and shares his thoughts about those challenges.



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Jul 10, 2019
#24 Jesse Heimer - Mount Rush-Heimer

HAPPY 4th (almost)! Jesse joins the guys in the Walton Webcasting mobile studio in Des Moines. One of the podcasts' biggest fans asked for a "Mount Rushmore" of champions...and boy did Jesse deliver!! He also gives his thoughts about Hampshires and were the industry is headed. Buckle up kids, this one is a good one!

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Jul 03, 2019
#23 The Future of Our Industry

Trevor travels to Columbus, Ohio to meet up with some of the ambassadors at the All-Star Camp. This was a change of pace, as we focused on the future of the industry. We wanted to know what their plan was to make this industry even better. They also have some thoughts that all parents and adults should take note of.

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Jun 26, 2019
#22 Isaak Mersch & Max Look - Poland Pleasure and Berkshire Bliss

Isaak and Max join the guys in the Walton Webcasting mobile studio at The Exposition. They all get into to some CRAZY topics that make you question their sanity. A new segment is introduced that EVERYONE will enjoy! 

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Jun 19, 2019
#21 Jesse Heimer, B.J. Eick, Jackie Lackey - Voices Herd

The guys visit with the minds behind Voices Herd and figure out what they are all about. Listen for yourself to understand why Jesse, B.J., and Jackie all work together in an effort to bridge the gap in pork production and pig farming in general.

"Voices Herd (VH) is an allied pork industry initiative to secure the future of pig farming AND pig shows through collaborative education and communication efforts."

The guys also reflect on their incredible experience at the 2019 Exposition.

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Jun 12, 2019
#20 Dan Hoge - LIVE from The Exposition

When Dan talks, you listen...

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Jun 05, 2019
#19 The Reason

The guys take the time to reflect on the top 5 most listened episodes this far. They also share data on current amount of plays and where Stock Talk is being listened. They share their favorite moments of each episode and discuss how far the podcast has come. They leave you with something to make you remember why you do whatever it is that you do.

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May 29, 2019
#18 Marx Genetics - Nutrition, Not Candy Bars

Ever wonder what it would be like to create your own feed company? Mel Marx gives the guys a history lesson on his role in creating High Noon Feeds. His son Jordan gives the listeners a young breeders perspective on the future of the show stock industry. He's been a part of a new era in the show lamb industry with the OSIA/LEAD program in Ohio.

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May 22, 2019
#17 Walton Webcasting - Featuring Kyle Pullen

The guys travel to Walton, Indiana and talk with Kyle Pullen about how Walton Webcasting got its start. They learn that Walton Webcasting has an army of people to conduct their production to bring you, the viewer, the best content possible. Oh yeah, they even video rabbit shows!

P.S. many announcements in this episode! Find out how to get your Stock Talk gear, how to attend a live episode and much more! 

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May 15, 2019
#16 Todd Caldwell - "Clean and Dry"

Todd Caldwell shares what it takes to be as successful as his family has been over the past several years. Winning every major cattle show, except Denver, doesn't happen over night. It takes daily hard work and dedication. As the pioneer of the mullet trend in the 90's, we also find out that Todd is setting the pace for current online cattle sales with the brand new Show Cattle Connection. This episode is for every livestock enthusiast who is tired of the BS people say behind their back after winning the show and out working everyone else. 

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May 08, 2019
#15 Dr. Todd Price - Taming Tigers

Dr. Todd Price shares the recent news on the African Swine Fever and what we need to do as livestock people to prepare for it. A casual day on the job calls for digging a human eyeball out of a dogs stomach, patching up a tiger, and of course promoting biosecurity. 

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May 01, 2019
#14 Charlie Wilson & Deven King - Wilson Cattle Company

Customer service is the back bone of Wilson Cattle Company. Charlie and Deven strive to do the best they can to best serve their customers. They share how their fitting crew works at shows and what they do to find the best calves possible. 

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Apr 24, 2019
#13 Seth Keplinger - Doppelgänger

Seth and Trevor could be brothers...what do you think? We share stories of how Trevor often gets mistaken for Seth Keplinger when they are in the same building. There's a difference between a "show boar" and a "breedin boar", do you know the difference? He shares his thoughts on young judges in todays industry. Hear how his 12 year old son Eli is becoming more and more involved in the family operation.

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Apr 17, 2019
#12 David Korb - Valuing The Belt

David Korb is no stranger to the show pig industry. We get the "young generation" approach on the Hampshire Purity test as he proposes his ways to correct the issue. Ever wonder how many boars he's put in stud? Which boar has the best story behind it? Listen to learn that and much much more!

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Apr 10, 2019
#11 Kevin Wendt - Hampshire Havoc

Kevin Wendt gives us his thoughts when he sits behind the gavel. The guys ask him to touch on the Hampshire breed purity test and get his stance on how it was all handled.  As the owner of, he shares why the merger with The Pig Planet took place. The next time you hear his familiar voice; you will understand a bit more of what it’s like to be an auctioneer. 

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Apr 03, 2019
#10 T-Shirt Time!

Get caught up on Stock Talk Podcast as the guys share MANY announcements. Learn how to win FREE gear by entering in our Graphic T-Shirt Contest! Big things coming with our friends at Walton Webcasting. Come visit us at World Pork Expo 2019...the list goes on! Tune in to hear more!

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Mar 27, 2019
#09 Bryson Williams - "I Hate Bad Livestock"

Know anything about show goats? Luckily we know some people, like Bryson Williams of BW Livestock, who explains his opinion of the industry and how he runs his own show goats. Hear how goats can be a challenge to raise when compared to other stock. The guys share funny stories of their favorite livestock hauling memories and some "Livestock Cinderella Stories" from back in the day. 

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Mar 20, 2019
#08 Miles Toenyes - The Cattle Guy

CATTLE TALK! Most know Miles Toenyes to be a hog man by trade but you can join the guys as they discuss the mulit-specie lifestyle. There is something that everyone can relate to!

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Mar 13, 2019
#07 Judge 2 Win - Because who wants to be second?

Tired of all the show pig talk? Well, though we appreciate our show pig enthusiasts out there, here is an episode for EVERYBODY. Our friends at Judge 2 Win join us to discuss their unique platform and some of their thoughts on the industry. Jacob McKillip and Brittany Brown also weigh in on our audience submitted Topics from a Hat and Social Smash segments that had us fired up! Want to learn more about J2W? Check out their website: 

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Mar 06, 2019
#06 Adam Beck & Jason Corya - Mullets are a Must

Before Adam and Jason jump in the ring to judge, the guys sit down with them with a list of questions. Mullets and scoliosis seem to be the staff of choice? They share the complications of judging a major while also trying to buy open show hogs at the same show. Crossroads Genetics started and still excels today by maintaining a friendship and partnership. Listen in to hear how they do it!

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Feb 27, 2019
#05 Lenig Bros - Foggy Windows

Nate and Ben Lenig, long-time friends of Trevor and Cory, chat about how they got started in the show pig industry. As young breeders they mention how they have learned from some of the best in the business. Take notes on how they operate and laugh along with them as the guys introduce a new segment. There is something for everyone...we hope you'll join in on the fun!

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Feb 20, 2019
#04 Happy Valentine's Day

In honor of Valentine's Day, the guys are joined by the women in their lives. Is pig shopping on really like shopping at a boutique? An interesting comparison of buying habits makes for a fun episode!

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Feb 13, 2019
#03 Brent Titus - Pure Enough

Here's one for you sheep enthusiast out there. Brent Titus joins Trevor and Cory to discuss an iconic sire in the club lamb industry. Find out which one he claims is the best one he has ever had the opportunity to judge. PLUS, the guys bring you a new segment we can all relate to...

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Feb 06, 2019
#02 Jim McCoy - It's a brave new world.

No matter your specie of interest, this will be worth your time. Jim McCoy of Real McCoy Genetics joins us to talk about how he got his start. He shares his story of the boar Pistol Pete, and the stress gene. Learn some interesting history in the show pig industry!

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Jan 30, 2019
#01 BHE Besties

Judging at BHE led to a lifelong friendship for Trevor and Cory. Some might just call them "besties". You'll hear many stories and memories of how they came together to create Stock Talk. 

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Jan 23, 2019
#00 So crazy it just might work...

Get introduced to the voices of Stock Talk. Where do they come from? How did they get their start? The journey has just begun, hold tight, it's going to be a fun ride!

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Jan 23, 2019
#0 Stock Talk Trailer

Coming January 23rd, 2019, Trevor and Cory bring you the all-new Stock Talk! This episode is just a taste of what to expect throughout the podcast. Each episode will be published every Wednesday! We will discuss an array of topics involving the show stock industry with breeders, leaders, mentors, and good friends.

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Jan 02, 2019