The Right Idea Podcast

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Join the President of No Better Friend Corp., Kevin Nicholson, on the Right Idea Podcast where we’ll tell the stories of real people and the ways in which their lives have been positively impacted by conservative ideas and polices. The Right Idea Podcast takes a deep dive into the human stories behind our group’s five pillars: promoting policies that drive economic growth; strengthening education for all Americans; promoting market forces in health care; creating a culture that embraces and protects innocent life; and the promotion of a strong national defense to stop wars before they start.
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The Right Idea Podcast – Episode 47 – Jeff Montsma

Mon, 08/15/2022 - 05:50

Welcome to Season 5 of ‘The Right Idea Podcast.’  The theme for this season is Agriculture in Wisconsin. Wisconsin is home to nearly 65,000 farms and leads the nation in total cheese production, goat milk production, cranberry production, and MORE!  This is why it is so important for policymakers to remain in close touch with the agriculture industry in order to create sensible and sustainable agriculture policies.

In the third episode of Season 5, we feature an interview with Jeff Montsma of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. We discuss his family’s ties to agriculture, the impact of co-ops in the dairy industry, labeling in the dairy industry, what the government can do better to address the challenges that our farmers are facing, and more!

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO of No Better Friend Corp.
Speakers: Jeff Montsma of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
Producers: Darryl Carlson, Executive Director & Courtney Mullen, Communications Director

The Right Idea Podcast – Episode 46 – Simply Crazy Farms

Thu, 07/28/2022 - 22:15

Welcome to Season 5 of ‘The Right Idea Podcast.’  The theme for this season is Agriculture in Wisconsin. Wisconsin is home to nearly 65,000 farms and leads the nation in total cheese production, goat milk production, cranberry production, and MORE!  This is why it is so important for policymakers to remain in close touch with the agriculture industry in order to create sensible and sustainable agriculture policies.

In the second episode of Season 5, we feature an interview with Rachel Schroeder of Simply Crazy Farms in Watertown, Wisconsin. Rachel is a 4th generation dairy farmer and currently operates the farm alongside her father, James McManama.  In today’s episode, Rachel dives into how the name ‘Simply Crazy Farms’ came to be, how to keep young people in farming, and she dives into the differences between organic and non-organic farms, defines GMO, and discusses everything behind what goes into food labeling! 

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO of No Better Friend Corp.
Speakers: Rachel Schroeder of Simply Crazy Farms in Watertown, Wisconsin
Producers: Darryl Carlson, Executive Director & Courtney Mullen, Communications Director