The Millennial Ag Podcast

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The Millennial Ag Podcast is the brainchild of Katharine Lotspeich, a Utah dairy farmer, and Valene Lickley, a 5th generation beef rancher from southern Idaho. Both passionate agriculturists from very different backgrounds, we realized our diverse perspectives could play a role in helping to widen agriculture conversations.

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Kara Smith joins Millennial Ag this week to talk marketing, working in the ag industry as a producer and a consultant, and what it's like to be a millennial in ag. Tune in to learn about her unique business model and how telling her story and being vulnerable can make a difference in the industry. (photo credit to For the West and Wild Photography). E-mail your questions and comments to

Episode 003 discussed what the industry did to move beyond the Beef Backlash. This week we share how we have been advocates for agriculture in our communities and provide ideas on how to advocate for agriculture beyond social media story telling. E-mail your questions and comments to

Governor Polis served the Colorado Department of Agriculture with Impossible Burger which caused an uproar in the beef industry. Listen to this weeks episode to see how the industry went beyond the beef backlash.

On Part 2 of Agriculture Civil War, we focus on the division we see within individual industries. We dive into the divisions we personally have experienced and witnessed between the big and small operations; and the organic, natural and conventional markets.

Welcome to the first episode and part 1 on the discussion of Agriculture's Civil War. We focus on the division we see upon individual sectors within the agriculture industry, specifically beef and dairy industries.

A short introduction to Valene Lickley, the beef rancher!

Meet Katharine Lotspeich, the dairy girl and blogger for Millennial Ag.

Welcome to Millennial Ag Podcast, where agriculture is always on tap and no topic is off limits. Join co-hosts Valene Lickley and Katharine Lotspeich as they challenge each other’s viewpoints, confront long-held disagreements and divisions, and celebrate agriculture’s roots while embracing our industry’s future promises.