Off The Husk

By Zachary Johnson

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 Sep 14, 2020

pond hopper
 Apr 6, 2020
a bunch of Farmers having a blast together telling stories and informing the rest of the world what exactly it is they do. its a good time for all

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Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, The Master Pipe Layer; and their guests go “OFF THE HUSK” to discuss anything and everything FARMING, AGRICULTURE, BUSHELS, and BS. Millennial Farmer, Zach Johnson, is a 5th generation family  farmer from West Central Minnesota. Zach actively promotes agriculture by sharing his day-to-day experience on the family farm. His vision is to build the connection between farmers and consumers. Zach's mission is to become a national voice for agriculture, provide farmer to farmer education, and facilitate a collaborative conversation between farmers and the public.

Episode Date
Shark Farmer
01:32:38

We go Off The Husk with Shark Farmer Rob Sharkey. 

Nov 16, 2020
A Good Stud is Something to be Had
01:23:30

Diesel Engine Tune Ups and Life on a Horse Ranch-We go Off The Husk with Farm Focused owner Ben Evers. 

Oct 28, 2020
Get Off The Boat!!
01:38:06

Brian Brown joins us from Brian's Farming Videos on YouTube. We discuss everything from farming, to Zach's bad habits and why Becky can't let him leave the house anymore. 

Oct 05, 2020
Why you should always wear nice underwear!
02:04:22

Snowmobile legend, multi Winter X Game Gold Medalist and mad man Levi LaVallee joins us on Off The Husk. LaVallee was the first to attempt a double back flip in snowmobile competition and holds the world record long distance snowmobile jump of 412 ft!

 

Sep 15, 2020
How Deep?!
01:20:39

Kayden Zych #HerdBoss come on down! We go Off The Husk to discuss beef farming and Kayden's soon to be farm to table operation including his own private butcher shop.  

Sep 01, 2020
We should have planned ahead
01:25:21

On this episode of Off The Husk we discuss farm insurance with Lucas from FBN. 

Aug 20, 2020
That's Some SOLID Growth
01:27:37

We go Off The Husk with our friend and seed salesman, climate Professional to hear his farm success story. Russ and his neighbor partnered up in a way that would benefit both there farms and prove for some Solid Growth. 

Aug 13, 2020
That's Some SOLID Growth

We go Off The Husk with our friend and seed salesman, climate Professional to hear his farm success story. Russ and his neighbor partnered up in a way that would benefit both there farms and prove for some Solid Growth. 

Aug 13, 2020
The Details are Foggy
58:05

The details are foggy. We go Off The Husk with Erin Christensen to learn about the West Central School of Agriculture . This was one of four such schools established by the University of Minnesota in out state Minnesota to provide agricultural and home economics education to rural youth from 1910-1963.

Jul 16, 2020
I would admit squeezing a fish if it had happened
01:32:58

We go Off The Husk with Pheasants Forever employee and member Matt Christensen. 

Jul 03, 2020
Will it POP?!
01:23:20

First generation popcorn farmer Gavin Spoor joins us on this episode of Off The Husk. We learn how he got his start and what has contributed to his success going from just 6 acres of land his first year to 600 acres by his now 4th year of farming. Gavin's popcorn operation is direct to consumer.

Jun 19, 2020
Bushels of BS
01:39:59

Old friend Dieter joins us on Off The Husk to discuss almost everything. Building Grain Bins, Snowmobiling, Shenanigans, and Randy's temper.

May 30, 2020
There's a BARE in the woods!
01:33:12

Zach's dad Nathan joins us on the podcast to go Off The Husk and talk farm history, growing up in the 70's, farm struggles and The Covid. We had some good laughs! 

May 06, 2020
Down To The Teet-COVID Farming
01:00:00

Greg Sabolik from Bred and Butter Dairy is back!! We discuss dairy farming amid the Covid outbreak. How are our dairy farmers being affected?! For the bonus live q and a portion of the podcast visit https://youtu.be/F9Y23jiHd4w

Apr 21, 2020
Unit Size ALWAYS Matters
01:20:08

Off The Husk with a fellow Youtuber Chet Larson and his wife Nicole from Larson Farms. We discuss what it's like to Farm for Followers. Zach and Randy learn that the size of a unit most definitely always matters. 

Apr 06, 2020
HOT N HEAVY BOARBOT
01:25:49

We sit down with Tanner Rolloff to discuss all things hog farming. Tanner's family operates a 60,000 head hog farm in central MN. Teaser Boars and Boarbots definitely a podcast highlight among all things manure, insemination and a hogs life stages. 

Mar 23, 2020
Sue Makes a Mean HOTDISH
01:17:43

We sat down with Joey Nessman, who happens to be the older and angrier big brother to Randy, the Master Pipe Layer. Joey is a service manager at a local John Deere dealership and has a long history of attempted murder against his brother, Randy. We talked about several of those failed attempts, the fact that their family never sterilized their pitchforks, and how their entire family was nearly wiped off that map by a live cannonball at a family Christmas. The manure got deep in this one.

Mar 09, 2020
What good is one Sandal?!
01:16:36

We sat down with Zach's old racing buddy and fellow farmer, Kyle Koehntop to discuss everything from farming with our families to the time Kyle broke a sandal a nearly changed his life forever. Kyle farms with his father and brother in west central, MN and is also a salesman at one of our local John Deere dealerships. We also learned about Zach's brief career as an entertainment dancer, and discussed whether or no all pairs of chaps are assless. 

Feb 25, 2020
Corn Fed VS Grass Fed Episode #10
54:12

Team Nutrition joins us to discuss all things livestock nutrition. Zach and Randy debate corn fed vs grass fed beef. Becky wants to know if farmers really feed their livestock skittles and why?

Feb 05, 2020
What If They’re An Early Bloomer? Episode #9
01:16:10

Eric Sawatzke joins us to discuss his role as an FFA teacher and his role on Erica’s family farm. Eric’s motivation and love for Agriculture shows in the opportunities his Ag Students and FFA members have available. We discuss his trips to South Africa with HS students.

Jan 22, 2020
How to Pressurize a Turkey Episode #8
01:04:48

6th Generation Turker Farmer Erica Sawatzke joins us to discuss Turkey Farming. Their family farm is currently in the middle of a generational and operational shift as they switch from producing eggs to meat. Zach learns how to pressurize a Turkey. 

Jan 03, 2020
Tillage and Tender Feet Episode #7
01:18:56

We discuss Tillage with John Deere Tillage Specialist Sam. Becky can’t believe how many different ways there are to dig up the dirt and we share some unbelievably funny stories about Zach’s tender feet and his love for Enya. See you all at F2F!

Dec 12, 2019
Cost Per Load (CPL) Episode #6
01:13:02

We discuss dairy and livestock with family farmer Greg Sabolik. Milk prices are rebounding, Greg believes there is a place for large and small dairy. Why is dairy struggling and what does the future of dairy farming look like? Live Stock farmers are in the crosshairs and facing a lot of scrutiny from consumers. We want to know if Greg abuses his cattle. We also learn how bull semen is sexed and sold. Is it by the load? CPL

Nov 04, 2019
Farmers VS Conservation Groups. Episode #5
53:30

How do farmers and conservation groups work together for the betterment of our natural resources? Our local wildlife needs habitat in order to have a healthy ecosystem, and farmers need to be able to make a living off of their land while providing for the world. In this episode, Jan Payne joins us to discuss his love for hunting and conservation, and also his background with his family farm. The beers are cold and the mics are hot!

Oct 21, 2019
Peanut Butter and Seed Genetics Episode #4
01:01:37

Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, The Master Pipe Layer sit down with Ron the “King of Seed” at Farmer’s Business Network to discuss FBN’s entrance to the seed market, the history of seed genetics, where the industry is heading, and how disgusting creamy peanut butter is.

Oct 01, 2019
Oh, My God That’s Cold Episode #3
01:00:08

Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, The Master Pipe Layer sit down with The Busch Latte-You Betcha Guy to discuss all things Millennials and Beer. What really went down at Aneuser-Busch last year when Bud Light decided to run that Anti-Corn Syrup (FARMER) Super Bowl AD?? What were they thinking?!

Oct 01, 2019
Don’t Step in the Pipe
01:19:40

Don’t Step in the Pipe and most certainly don’t pull your tractor out in front of a Train. Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, The Master Pipe Layer sit down with Zach’s buddy, Jake Wildman, to discuss crop irrigation, dirt track racing, and train crashes.  Randy tells us a story from earlier that day involving a mishap at work and a co-worker nearly being flushed down the drain. With harvest approaching we also take a minute to discuss the importance of farm safety and doing everything you can to get home to your families every night during the thick of harvest.

Oct 01, 2019
The Mics are Hot Episode #1
48:03

Are the mics hot?!  Zach Johnson, The Millennial Farmer; Becky Johnson, Mrs. Millennial Farmer; and Randy Nessman, the Master Pipe Layer himself; heat up the mics and kick off their first ever podcast together!  In this show we discussed some of the history of our friendships, what exactly Randy does with his farming and drain tile job, his ability to enable an entire night of drinking, and vacation cruise shenanigans.  This show was completely unstructured and a good warm-up for what’s to come as the trio discusses everything from farming to what she really said.

Oct 01, 2019