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About Tim Hammerich

Host of the "Future of Agriculture" Podcast, which explores the people, companies, and ideas shaping the future of agriculture and agribusiness. If you are curious about innovations in agtech, rural entrepreneurship, agricultural sustainability, and food security, this is the show for you!


Farming media needs to challenge the industry more, says journalist

“In a lot of ways, agriculture’s desire to be united is the thing that divides it the most,”says Sarah Mock,…

Farm Farming Today

Drones for spraying, seeding, and pollinating

Drones have become a sort of symbol for modern agricultural technology whether over-hyped or legitimate. Michael Ott, CEO of Rantizo,…


How one company is changing farming with small robots

Sam Watson Jones is a fourth-generation farmer and the co-founder of Small Robot Company, an agri-tech startup firm that specializes…


5 trends for the future of farming

Last year was such a good year for the show and was rife with amazing guests bearing their trade secrets…


How cattle ranching can help save bird habitats

 “The birds are the treasure – and the measure,” says Russ Conser of Blue Nest Beef, a regenerative agriculture and…


Fish meat without the fish – is it the future?

Mike Selden is the Co-Founder and CEO of Finless Foods, a startup that aims for a more sustainable future through…


‘Synthetic biology’ – how could it be used in farming?

Dr. John Cumbers is the founder of SynBioBeta, a network for innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, and biological engineers. Their focus is…


Meet the scientist and farmer collaborating on soil fertility

Join us for the first instalment of a two-part interview with Dr. Dave Franzen, a Soil Scientist at North Dakota…


FOA 167: Farming in space with Dr Ray Wheeler of NASA

As NASA’s Plant Physiologist, Dr. Ray Wheeler runs space farming experiments with the goal to allow humanity to grow safe…