Johnson Family Farm History!!

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Millennial Farmer

8 oy oldin

More Johnson Family Farm History!! For you LISTENING pleasure! Zach's dad Nathan joins us on the podcast to go OFF The Husk and talk farm history, growing up in the 70's, farm struggles and The Covid. We had some good laughs!
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Zach Johnson, the “Millennial Farmer” is a 5th-generation farmer who’s spent his life growing, working, and learning on his family’s farm. His wit and dry sense of humor appeal to children and adults alike. A product of the millennial generation, his appreciation of new technology blends with his old-fashioned work ethic, and he offers a unique ability to deliver his message in a way that resonates with lifelong farmers as well as those with no knowledge of agriculture.
With growing consumer awareness about where their food comes from, Zach has identified the need for an independent voice from the front lines of agriculture. Zach actively promotes agriculture by sharing his day-to-day experiences in the agriculture world while providing farmer-to-farmer education to help facilitate a collaborative conversation between farmers and the public.
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the real daniel rodelo
the real daniel rodelo 5 kun oldin
no picture what happened
gregory lee
gregory lee 26 kun oldin
Jim is a kool name, I use Jim for my name also
Christopher Kauffman
Christopher Kauffman Oy oldin
I'm an Iowegean by birth but now an Idahoan by grace of God. Growing up we used to take summer vacation at Leach Lake and then later Lake Ten Mile (Northern MN). Love the Midwest but don't miss the winters. Most my family lives in SW Iowa, corn, beans and wind generators.
Billy Rieker
Billy Rieker Oy oldin
hi from delaware
Peter Bartczak
Peter Bartczak Oy oldin
Please find a way to add video to the podcast
Mike Brown
Mike Brown Oy oldin
This was awesome. Thanks for sharing this.
kenneth connors
kenneth connors Oy oldin
fun to watch and to hear how you guys got here
Dani Groot
Dani Groot Oy oldin
I'm training to become a teacher and those "jerk" kids can be the most fun to work with since you can respond a little "rougher" to those students, do it the right way and those students will even feel more welcome in class and give better participation
David Leblanc
David Leblanc 2 oy oldin
Hugh Stephenson
Hugh Stephenson 2 oy oldin
I'd never heard of a Challenger tractor before I saw one here!! I e hard Deere's, Fendt, Case and the rest but the only yellow ones I knew were New Holland
Jerryn Howser
Jerryn Howser 2 oy oldin
Can you do a video on how to get off the husk on our phones us not so smart farmers don't know
Anna Fraley
Anna Fraley 2 oy oldin
Did not know about the motorcycle drag racing deal, we use to like going to the AHDRA races, Of course we both had Harley’s back then in the second half of the 1990s....
joann ford
joann ford 2 oy oldin
I'm really enjoying this podcast and the interest of knowing about your farming family. Mother we don't see her in any of the video's why not? But it is nice to see your dad on video in the back ground and now in the History of your farm and also the podcast. Dirt track racing should be awesome as I have 2 boys that do 4x4 trucks in the mud up on a mountain call Walker Valley Mountain trails and big mud holes. Sometimes with slip and slides around hills. Happy times.
gerald harbin
gerald harbin 2 oy oldin
Got a question Zack why don’t y’all turn over the soil with bottom plows just wondering
Mark Leadbeater
Mark Leadbeater 2 oy oldin
We want more JIM in the videos, he seems to be a good friend of the family more than just an employee and we all love to see him on the farm.
Lillie Pitts
Lillie Pitts 2 oy oldin
Facebook. Facebook. Facebook vending
Lillie Pitts
Lillie Pitts 2 oy oldin
dave catton
dave catton 2 oy oldin
bloody hell ! its like listening to our lot here in the UK bought a car to get home ! been there done that !! got our lot listening ! price of cattle an corn not changed since 73 woe woe all is woe LOL LOL LOL
Colton & Diane Collier
Colton & Diane Collier 2 oy oldin
Love the Pod cast. You should set up a camera and record them and post them unedited. I watch them a lot more than just listening.
Gary Kenny
Gary Kenny 2 oy oldin
Terry Sheaffer
Terry Sheaffer 2 oy oldin
Jay Hess
Jay Hess 2 oy oldin
Big a was the first three wheel sprayers and Hague was in on the ground floor on hi clearance sprayers then ag chem killed em with the gators. Don’t forget Deere has been in it forever
Mike Maxwell
Mike Maxwell 2 oy oldin
You have no video
Dylan Nonegiven
Dylan Nonegiven 2 oy oldin
Vertis J Johnson 1931-1960 BIRTH 24 DECEMBER 1931 DEATH 6 DECEMBER 1960
Manon Van Leijen
Manon Van Leijen 2 oy oldin
Dutch lady living in Hungary listening on november 3. Covid got way worse and only god knows if it will be over soon
Mark Green
Mark Green 2 oy oldin
Love hearing your family history and your committment to promoting ag
Bert Rutledge
Bert Rutledge 2 oy oldin
I enjoyed listening to this podcast. Thanks for sharing.
phil kerr
phil kerr 2 oy oldin
Zack and Becky, I am not a farmer but have worked for many in the area . I also worked for Firestone and B.F.Goodrich mounting and repair of ORT and AG tires. I enjoy your shows and family. My question is do you have problems with raccoons digging holes in the corn bags? We have a large problem with them digging holes in them.
Jeff Collette
Jeff Collette 2 oy oldin
This off the husk broadcast would be nice if I could see you
Jeff Collette
Jeff Collette 2 oy oldin
There's just only me listening to listen Jeffrey from North Dakota Grafton North Dakota that is
Brandon Walcher
Brandon Walcher 3 oy oldin
Hi Zack, I’m just now watching this podcast. What years were your dad on the corn growers association? My grandfather was the president of the Ohio corn growers association in the late 90s. I’m not sure if other states ever meet together but they could have met before.
Brent Leckner
Brent Leckner 4 oy oldin
S. Ashcraft
S. Ashcraft 5 oy oldin
I am listening to your podcasts when I do chores. Off the hook. Good stuff.
JayJayGee 5 oy oldin
Love hearing the memories and the family history. Reminds me of times when my grandpa, uncles and cousins would tell their farming stories. Grandpa and most of the uncles are gone now, but the cousins are thankfully still with us. Anyway, these conversations are priceless. Thanks for recording this and sharing it with us.
Thomas Boyce
Thomas Boyce 6 oy oldin
Was there video that went along with this podcast? Would love to see the video if you had a video of it 😁.
Jennifer Moore
Jennifer Moore 6 oy oldin
Hi my name is Eli Moore I like your videos and your tractors are so cool my dad have a thing called the day and I'm going to get your quadtrac tractor on the day of yay what is coming up in August and I've seen a lot of the videos that you got to Midwest Machinery and Midwest Machinery to us in Indiana is Reynolds Farm Equipment and we love Reynolds Farm Equipment but if you want to in August you could come 2 Reynolds Farm Equipment I'm like August 6th or something like that and you could see they had a quadtrac tractor but it was a compact tractor and they had your tractor there you're quadtrac there and I'm like that's the morning of Farmer's tractor and my dad's like well let's get a picture of you up there so we got a picture of me up on the tractor and I was just smiling ear-to-ear and I would really like to have a conversation with you
Jennifer Moore
Jennifer Moore 6 oy oldin
I would like to see a video of show me your big tractors and Tristan video of removing green because I like it I watch videos of farmers doing nothing but moving around grain and I just watch the video before this video and you were listening to an author house podcast and I looked up and pretended I was in your tractor and I said well water if I could put a fold down TV screen but it's just a thought because I really like I really thought that it would be cool cuz you could just be on your tractor with your auto steering your auto drive on and you can just fold in mirror from your phone and you can watch TV in your tractor
Jennifer Moore
Jennifer Moore 6 oy oldin
I love your videos I'm a huge fan I love farming I have my own the display of your farm in my living room right now and I would like
Bob Monday
Bob Monday 6 oy oldin
Interviewing other older farmers in your area also would be interesting as far as history and thoughts on the farming conditions for them.
Nicole Linde
Nicole Linde 6 oy oldin
Cool vid Zach
Melvin Vega
Melvin Vega 7 oy oldin
This is my favorite podcast, I have listened to every episode. I hope y’all have plans to continue this. Great content on your channel and podcast. Keep up the great work thank you guys!
Richard Bloomfield
Richard Bloomfield 7 oy oldin
I put the video on twitter
Richard Bloomfield
Richard Bloomfield 7 oy oldin
Zach i helped u get to 500,000
Shawn James
Shawn James 8 oy oldin
If there's some heavy pipe laying going on, you can bet Randy is nearby.
waterskiingfool 8 oy oldin
I didn't know millennial farmer had a kid old enough to graduate
Aciz983 7 oy oldin
@Millennial Farmer You and your wife and your own kids are an great example of what I call Good People. Hats of to you all!
Millennial Farmer
Millennial Farmer 8 oy oldin
She's our niece! She has lived with us for about 5 years now.
rafiqa h
rafiqa h 8 oy oldin
It looks like a nice day
Greg Young
Greg Young 8 oy oldin
Great stuff!
Scott Searcy
Scott Searcy 8 oy oldin
Listening at 9am, at work, to all the beers opening.. maybe I should listen at 9pm next time.
Josh Shaw
Josh Shaw 8 oy oldin
Great video! Hey man, check out this country song (references farms) thought it might be something you could use in a future video.. Anyhow if you do wanna use it, its free if you put my Soundcloud link in your description..
Nathan Becke
Nathan Becke 8 oy oldin
is the truck washing video still on youtube
xPr1m3 8 oy oldin
Can we hear the 2013 PRI story? I assume there's more than shrimp cocktail and race car parts?! Randy knows....
Millennial Farmer
Millennial Farmer 8 oy oldin
🤣🤣 maybe some day lol
Ron Chappel
Ron Chappel 8 oy oldin
Zach may i make a suggestion? These farm history pieces with your dad are good.Would it be possible to do one on the last 10-15 years? I get the impression there have been some big changes over the years! I think most would find it interesting. Possible things to include: How the farmed area has grown. How and when tech has changed things.The different machinery you've used. Any particularly good or bad years. Maybe even describe how a son (or daughter) takes over from their father - if its not too personal.
Millennial Farmer
Millennial Farmer 8 oy oldin
We will do something like that some time! Farm transitions are tricky, no doubt.
Mystic_Connor632 8 oy oldin
This video is 5320 seconds long and now my thumb hurts
7ViewerLogic 8 oy oldin
Pete's not "Pete"? Good to know.
7ViewerLogic 8 oy oldin
That Jenner line was hilarious!
Thomas Kruse
Thomas Kruse 8 oy oldin
Nice podcast, but way too much commercials 😅
sarmce family
sarmce family 8 oy oldin
Really 15 add i guys he really wants to get paid for this video
Desconocido Desconocido
Desconocido Desconocido 8 oy oldin
in spanish !!!!!
The Hoff
The Hoff 8 oy oldin
So who are you selling your product to?
Jamie Shields
Jamie Shields 8 oy oldin
Enjoy family history n Off Husk podcast. I don’t mind product advertising as long it’s disclosed, WD 40 new products like chain spray, I brought WD 40 chain lube to try spray to see if makes difference. Another product advertising is farm machinery n my question when will ever going to see piece farm machinery/equipment in action if we were small farmers, yes we have small demonstration days but not all Tractor companies do demonstration days. In the long term if wanted buy equipment at least I seen benefits n problems on UZpost before able buy second hand purchase on farm machinery/equipment.
Karl M.
Karl M. 8 oy oldin
I could listen to your dad tell stories all day long.That was very enjoyable.
mike a
mike a 8 oy oldin
Poor Zack. Becky -100 cool points for comparing you to the K Skank family.
Gumby Meyer
Gumby Meyer 8 oy oldin
Oh Wow Zach !!! Tell Dad, AKA "Nate" 😂😂 I grew up near Madison, SD, 'n we went to Thunder Valley drags in late 60's. Then I enlisted in the Navy, '70. Stationed in Pearl Harbor on submarines. Raced MX for Team Green (Kawasaki) 'n we drag raced the Kaw 750 triple !! My niece is married to Jason Pohlman, n they farm 'n run a large hog operation, Jackson, Mn.
Millennial Farmer
Millennial Farmer 8 oy oldin
I'll tell him! Ever get to the dirt track in Madison? 10 years ago we raced there almost every week. Nice track!
T Brule.
T Brule. 8 oy oldin
Hey Zac, I farm 3 hours north of you and my first cousin's son is 12 years old he is a city boy who plays farm simulator i think that is what it's called. But he was dying to ride with me while i was seeding wheat and i run all john deere equipment. He started to explain to me how he got excited about farming. He told me he watched this guy by Alexandria mn. Who went by the name of millennial farmer. Boy did we have a conversation after that. Lol
Mr. Clean
Mr. Clean 8 oy oldin
I agree with Zac kick them in the nuts and say good luck
David McKinzie
David McKinzie 8 oy oldin
That was by far the most interesting conversation I have ever listen to, thanks for letting us listen in. I have been a subscriber for a while , I am from the San Diego are. Enjoy your dad talking about the cars in the 60 70s which I had some those cars also. Thanks again for the pod cast
CourtnRob 8 oy oldin
would love to see video of the podcasts. I know..... I'm weird
Dale86 8 oy oldin
I love listening to your podcast while mowing my yard, the 3.5 hours it takes to mow usually let's me listen to two full episodes. So far this episode and the one with Chet Larson are my favorites.
Dale86 8 oy oldin
@Millennial Farmer Man, that is surprising. I have listened to that episode twice.
Millennial Farmer
Millennial Farmer 8 oy oldin
Dale86 I happy to hear you enjoyed Chets episode. We actually got quite a few bad reviews in that one.
Larry 8 oy oldin
Becky - "On the google!". That sounds like Larry the cable guy stuff.
cweinzatl 8 oy oldin
i cant wait for the videos of the podcasts!! Vortex Nation Podcasts also video records their podcasts and its a great way to connect and communicate. I foresee many great things in the future of your family, farm and AG!
braderrick 8 oy oldin
I love how Ag and Bag turn into egg and beg with you guys lol. Use some WD-40 on those door hinges too, they can sponsor the podcast.
Lone Pine
Lone Pine 8 oy oldin
Zach.Tell us about the rest of your family...brothers, sisters ?
Philbert 8 oy oldin
I love Zach’s dad
snickrologen 8 oy oldin
Very entertaining!😁 A little recap about the 1870 in Sweden in the link below and the reason why a lot of people left.
Frank McDonald
Frank McDonald 8 oy oldin
I'm Australian and not a farmer and I love the information and content that you put out!
Erik Twite
Erik Twite 8 oy oldin
This is great. Can't wait for the podcasts to be on the Off The Husk channel.
Zeus Macafee
Zeus Macafee 8 oy oldin
Zach there’re plenty pg😏😂
Millennial Farmer
Millennial Farmer 8 oy oldin
Zeus Macafee this one was more PG than others.
Hayden Rohn
Hayden Rohn 8 oy oldin
I thought the best part about the pod cast is the topic about the Seniors and you said "kick em in the nuts and say good luck" I showed my family and we laughed for hours.
Ron Chappel
Ron Chappel 8 oy oldin
Right? Seriously hilarious
Cougracer67 8 oy oldin
Question for Nate: What implement dealer at Jackson were you involved with? I grew up southeast of Sherburn in the '50's and early'60's and Dad bought a lot of equipment from Nafziger's in Alpha. Oliver Green! My son worked at Ag Chem in the '90's until they were bought out by Agco. He worked in the office and I guess they brought in their own people. Your former (sorta) neighbor. Allan Kittleson
Brandon Neisen
Brandon Neisen 8 oy oldin
Love this!
Judd Moore
Judd Moore 8 oy oldin
Who are these jack bags that give a thumbs down??!??
Mark Mortensen
Mark Mortensen 8 oy oldin
That was allot of fun‼️ I'm still laughing about the firecrackers🤣🤣🤣‼️
Master Pipe Layer
Master Pipe Layer 8 oy oldin
Mark Mortensen me too😂
Dan Taylor
Dan Taylor 8 oy oldin
I grew up on a hog and beef farm north of Adrian Mn. and went to the vocational school in Jackson from 73-76. In the fall of 73 I worked for Lyle Fischer on his farm south of Jackson.
Jason Klabunde
Jason Klabunde 8 oy oldin
Great stories!! Thanks for sharing. Now I know where Zach gets his sense of humor. Nathan had some hilarious stories.
Benjamin Hain
Benjamin Hain 8 oy oldin
This is the first “Off the Husk” podcast I’ve listened too. I doubt the rest can compare. :-). Good work, thanks for sharing, Nate!
Les 8 oy oldin
Awesome that you share this, very interesting. Love to listen to your dad
Trick Shotbros12389
Trick Shotbros12389 8 oy oldin
We have a family farm 20 miles east of Estherville
A&R Farms
A&R Farms 8 oy oldin
Dude I loved the podcast!!! Will be tuning in
Alex Schulenberg
Alex Schulenberg 8 oy oldin
You should put a video of you just planting a field over the audio. Just a suggestion. Love the videos and watch them right when they come out!
Brandon Miller
Brandon Miller 8 oy oldin
How did you go wrong...there is red and silver in your blood...but when I see red/black I go "what is that"
Equalizer_50 8 oy oldin
Great podcast really enjoyed it 👍
Doug Robertson
Doug Robertson 8 oy oldin
wish there was video
Slim Jim
Slim Jim 8 oy oldin
Okay but still, twenty ads? Ill let it slide I'm a farmer too haha it's rough.
Trent St. Romain
Trent St. Romain 8 oy oldin
I'm so glad you guys did this because the other I was looking at older videos and saw the family history part 1 and was wondering when a part 2 was going to happen. Thanks for this.
Tommy Becker
Tommy Becker 8 oy oldin
The challenger is what have drawn me to the channel now im addicted
brad davis
brad davis 8 oy oldin
damn nate is an interesting dude!
brad davis
brad davis 8 oy oldin
brilliant name for the podcast
atom669 8 oy oldin
I'm Finnish paramedic and I know absolutely nothing about farming.. Somehow i still enjoy listening to this podcast, and watching this channel, even though my knowledge about farming is what this channel provides. Thank you for, keeping me entertained, and educated, all of you people associated with this channel!
BattChief 503
BattChief 503 8 oy oldin
Great podcast/video. I know your dad isn't in front of the camera much but he does have some badass stories/history. And yes Jim needs a camera. Just make a 2nd channel for the "uncensored" mn farmer/Jim
Ben Pattinson
Ben Pattinson 8 oy oldin
Def going to make time to listen to that podcast. I like your dad Zach, he seems like a really sound bloke. Double sound.
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