The Ag Queen Podcast

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In the Ag Queen Podcast, you will hear from the movers and shakers that are shaping the agriculture industry.

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Today's show features a young auctioneer making a big name for herself. Still in high school, Shelby Shuman, of Eaton Colorado has won several prestigious awards with her auctioneer skills and has set a lot of goals for herself as she advances in the industry. Her SAE was in auctioneering and her father is Scott Shuman, a well known auctioneer with Hall and Hall Auctions, also of Eaton, Colorado. Photo courtesy of Hall and Hall Auctions

The U.S. Cotton Protocol is a member organization that ensures cotton is meeting sustainability and environmental standards in a transparent way.

On today's show learn how one company is not letting good food go to waste while serving the homeless population in Denver, Colorado. "We Don't Waste."

Today's show features Auctioneer, Author and Hall and Hall Partner, Scott Shuman. He shares his long time journey as an auctioneer and gives highlights from his book. His book features fun and unique stories of people and places that he has met along the way in in career.

On today's show we talk about how wool and fleece processing with a small business owner who turned her hobby into a business in rural Nebraska. Kelsey Patton is owner of the Fiber Mill. Learn more about this niche part of the ag industry and how they turn fleece into custom yarn, batts and more for crafters from across the country.

In today's show, I visit with Chemical Engineer and fourth-year candidate at the University of California, Davis, Kevin Yates. He talks about his research and development of lettuce that contains protein that will help to reduce bone loss in astronauts. Tune in to find out more about this cutting edge research and food technology.

The National Grain and Feed Association, founded in 1896, is a broad-based, non-profit trade association that represents and provides services for grain, feed and related commercial businesses. Its activities focus on enhancing the growth and economic performance of U.S. agriculture.

Land IQ specializes in providing solutions to challenging agricultural and environmental problems throughout the world. Their areas of expertise include soil science, water quality and demand evaluation and management, agricultural systems, salinity and nutrient management, ecosystem restoration, statistics, remote sensing, geospatial analysis, land stabilization and regulatory policy. Today, Lorrie Boyer visits with their CEO, Joel Kimmelshue.

The Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America is a not-for-profit, 501c (3) organization established to pursue national strategies to create a less-hazardous work environment and establish an industry-wide culture of safety for American agriculture. Founded in 2007, our mission is to proactively address ongoing and emerging occupational safety and health issues affecting everyone engaged in all facets of U.S. agriculture.ASHCA is a coalition of farms, ranches, producer associations, and other related agricultural people, organizations, and businesses; joining together with safety associations, Federal & State agencies, educational institutions, and safety professionals, all seeking to improve the health and safety of all agricultural workers.

AgGateway is a global, non-profit organization whose members develop standards and other resources so that companies can rapidly access information.