Future of Agriculture
About This Show
Welcome to the Future of Agriculture Podcast with Tim Hammerich. This show looks into the diversity that is agriculture and agribusiness.
The global population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050 and agriculture is expected to produce more food with less land and less water. Agribusiness will be part of the future to constantly innovate and find sustainable ways of meeting the challenges of tomorrow.
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Most Recent Episode
Future of Agriculture 030: The Shark Farmer with Rob Sharkey
3 days ago
On today’s episode of the Future of Agriculture Podcast, I am chatting with possibly one of the most active Twitter users within the agricultural space – Rob Sharkey. Rob is the host of an amazing podcast I recently discovered called The Shark Farmer Podcast. “Sharky,” as his friends lovingly call him, runs a grain farm in Illinois in addition to an outfitters business for deer hunters. Today, I had the chance to ask him some of the most pressing questions I’ve always wanted to ask a farmer. Additionally, he shares his story of some of the most difficult challenges and obstacles he and his wife has had to face as a business owner, and he shares his unique opinion on various “ag-vocating” strategies appearing on social media over the last few years. “Social media has been one of the best things for the agriculture industry.” – Rob Sharky This Week on The Future of Agriculture Podcast: Sharky explains why he decided to start his podcast and what the journey has been like for him. He explains why he stopped using Twitter for about a year. We discuss “hard times,” what hard times looked like for him and his wife, and how they overcame these challenges. We talk about the ag-vocating strategies across social media and he shares his opinion about these messages. He shares his advice to farm equipment and product sellers. He shares his opinion on the different “clicks” throughout the agriculture industry. Sharky shares his least favorite thing about owning a farming business, and what he thinks would change when his children take over the farm. He gives us insider information on what he plans to discuss at the Ag Chat Conference later this week! Check Out Rob Sharky Across the Net: Shark Farmer on iTunes Shark Farmer on Twitter Share the Ag-Love! Thanks for joining us on the Future of Agriculture Podcast – your spot for valuable information, content, and interviews with industry leaders throughout the agricultural space! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, please