EP 54 Lesley Kelly on

EP. 54: Lesley Kelly on mental health, Dakota Bio takes root, USDA spring planting update, the music of Bobby Marquez

May 15 2020
In this episode, farmer/mental health advocate/blogger/“What the Farm” podcast co-host Lesley Kelly talks about mental health on the farm and a partnership she has with Corteva to provide resources to people in need of help; Steve Vistad, vice president of sales for Minnesota-based DakotaBio talks about how his company is using advancements in biotechnology and beneficial organisms to help farmers increase yields and improve soil health; and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey provides a spring planting report on various crops. The episode also features the music of Bobby Marquez, presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee. Marquez about two livestream events he will hold to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.