Rank #1: Laura Daniels | FarmHer S01 E33
This week on Shining Bright, we'll be talking to a FarmHer from the dairy world. Meet Laura Daniels, FarmHer, agvocate and President and founding member of the Dairy Girl Network. We’ll learn how shines her light on women in the milking parlor and beyond.
Jul 11 2018
Rank #2: All Things Fair | S01 E36
The FarmHerd talks about our favorite summer festivities, fairs! Amy Tlach calls in from the barn as she gives an update on her girls getting ready for the fair and the FarmHer gals share their summer fair memories. Marji gives an insight on her steer show experience, Lexi talks about her refinishing project that was almost a nightmare, and Carly shares her favorite part of county fairs.
Aug 01 2018
Rank #3: Glenda Gehl | S02 E38
This week on Shining Bright we’re talking CONFIDENCE! We’re talking to Glenda Gehl, an executive with Land O’ Lakes who found her confidence at a young age despite some bumps in the road, then we’ll converse with Amy Eaton about Women Lead Change and what they are doing to increase women in leadership roles on Shining Bright by FarmHer, Saturday at noon and Sunday at two pm Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Oct 02 2019
Rank #4: Women who build great things | S02 E01
Hi this is Marji Guyler-Alaniz. This week on Shining Bright, it's all about women who build great things! We'll talk to 4 different women around the country with an unbeatable FarmHer entrepreneurial spirit - from farmhouse design inspired deliveries to coffee roasting on the farm and even a business selling Grubs as chicken treats on Shining Bright, Thursday at 8pm Eastern and Saturday at noon Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Jan 16 2019
Rank #5: Rebeckah Adcock USDA | S01 E55
This week on Shining Bright, we’ll be talking resources. I’ll talk with Rebeckah Adcock, a senior advisor to secretary Perdue. We’ll be talk about programs and resources available to women looking to get into farming and about the opportunities available to women within USDA on Shining Bright, Thursday at 8pm Eastern and Saturday at noon Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Dec 12 2018
Rank #6: The Hard Decisions | S02 E26
Hi this is Marji Guyler-Alaniz. This week on Shining Bright, we’re digging in to the hard decisions. We’ll look at some of the decisions made behind the scenes with FarmHer and then we’ll hear from women, starting with Erin Cumings in Iowa about personal and business decision making and what factors she considers before taking a leap, then how FarmHer Amber Stephens in Virginia made a decision that changed her life for the better, Saturday at noon and Sunday at 1pm Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Jul 03 2019
Rank #7: Emily Roush| FarmHer S01 E22
Emily Roush is a FarmHer from Kansas who won the Haney Scholarship last year and received not only $1000 to go towards her business but won a ticket to the 'I am FarmHer event'. She is a self-described one-woman show, from swine midwife to accountant and feed slinger to social media manager, hear Emily’s lessons in entrepreneurship on Shining Bright. Hosted by Marji Guyler-Alaniz and guest co-host Carly Cummings.
Apr 25 2018
Rank #8: Women and finances! | S02 E40
This week on Shining Bright we’re digging into women and finances! We’re talking to financial expert and author Joey Beech who has navigated a career in the financial industry and recently wrote A Girls Guide to Personal Finance - don’t miss her inpsiring story on Shining Bright by FarmHer, Saturday at noon and Sunday at two pm Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Oct 16 2019
Rank #9: Future FarmHers | S02 E23
This week on Shining Bright, we’re talking to a few very driven young FarmHers. We’ll start with the infectious personality and musical power of Sara Simmons, an Iowa girl, gone Nashville, then we’re talking to a few different future FarmHers in the unique urban school FFA program right here in Des Moines, Iowa, on Shining Bright by FarmHer Saturday at noon and Sunday at 1pm Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Jun 12 2019
Rank #10: Cristen Clark | FarmHer S01 E08
Meet Cristen Clark, a FarmHer who farms with her parents and sister, raises pigs with her husband and kids and spreads her love of baking through her blog, 'Food and Swine'. Tune in to learn about Cristen's purpose for sharing her farm, her family and her award-winning cinnamon roll recipe.
In this episode, Marji talks to Cristen about funny stories that have happened through her involvement with FarmHer, her life and a food blogger, and her involvement in the pork industry.
Jan 22 2018
Rank #11: Marcoot Dairy | FarmHer S01 E31
On this episode, you'll hear from a few FarmHers who not only found their way back to the farm but have transformed it. Host Marji and co-host Lexi meet Amy and Beth Marcoot and Audie Wall, the sister-friend trio behind the GREAT Gouda at Illinois’ Marcoot Jersey Creamery.
Jun 27 2018
Rank #12: Entrepreneurial Women #1 | S02 E41
This week on Shining Bright it’s all about Entrepreneurs. I’m talking to two women who have built solid, sustainable and successful business in industries that have been traditionally male. From Megan McKay of PeaceTree Brewing to Christy Jones of R Jones collision, an autobody shop - here these inspiring women on Shining Bright by FarmHer, Saturday at noon and Sunday at two pm Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Oct 23 2019
Rank #13: Li Zao | FarmHer S01 E10
This 'Shining Bright' episode features a FarmHer who helps ag-focused businesses navigate the path to doing trade with China. Li Zao works with negotiating trade while juggling motherhood and travels around the world with her international business. Listen to Li's advice for other women who might be looking to take an idea from passion to product.
In this episode, Marji asks Li about traveling around the world on a regular basis while juggling life. This FarmHer has an interesting and awesome twist to her life in agriculture!
Jan 31 2018
Rank #14: Creating a Brand | S02 E18
This week on Shining Bright, we’re talking BRANDING. We’ll start with the creative sister-powered brand, the Simple Goodness sisters, talking about how they branded themselves from the garden, up then we’re talking to branding expert and digital strategist, Jodi Oleen about the different ways to think about a brand and what we can focus on for growth, Thursday at 8pm Eastern and Saturday at noon Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
May 15 2019
Rank #15: Women in Agribusiness | S02 E32
This week on Shining Bright, we’re talking women in ag business. First off we’ll visit with Jessie Atchison of Tillable where she works to connect landowners - many of which are women - with farmers and then we’ll talk to Dani Dvorjak, a plant breeder with Syngenta who is putting her best foot forward not only as a women in this industry but for all FarmHers out there, Saturday at noon and Sunday at 2pm Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Aug 15 2019
Rank #16: Pollinators and role they play | S02 E03
This week on Shining Bright I’ll be talking to Keri Carstens, an expert on pollinators. We’ll talk about the status of pollinators in our country, how we got here, what role modern agriculture plays and what the future holds, on Shining Bright by FarmHer, Thursday at 8pm Eastern and Saturday at noon Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Jan 30 2019
Rank #17: Jan Jones | S01 E35
Jan Jones didn't think she wanted to be involved in agriculture until she found herself missing the farm. Jan talks to Marji and Lexi about peanuts, from the variety to exactly what she was doing during the interview. This episode is just flat nuts!
Jul 29 2018
Rank #18: Jennie Smith | FarmHer S01 E09
Jennie Smith is the owner of Butcher Crick Farms, where she raises heirloom tomatoes and sells them to customers in her community. In addition to the farm, she also manages a high-powered career in agriculture, traveling the world and spreading positive energy wherever she goes. She's funny, dynamic, and a FarmHer you'll want to listen to.
In this episode, Marji talks to Jennie about balancing her life, which includes farming and working full-time in agribusiness.
Jan 24 2018
Rank #19: Finding Your Own Path | S02 E08
This week on Shining Bright we’re talking to a few SUPER inspiring young women who are finding their own path in life. From setting out on a path across the country as an aspiring musician to learning how to ride again in the face of an accident, you can’t miss this Shining Bright by FarmHer, Thursday at 8pm Eastern and Saturday at noon Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Mar 06 2019
Rank #20: Listen Up Girl Bosses! | S02 E30
This week on Shining Bright, we’re calling all of the girl bosses. This one is for the entrepreneurs, the dreamers, the side hustlers. We are talking about resources specifically for women and why you, YES, YOU should reach out to those around you, Saturday at noon and Sunday at 2pm Eastern on Rural Radio 147 and the Sirius XM app.
Jul 31 2019