Welcome to episode 129 of The Spokesman Speaks podcast. This episode will be especially useful to beginning farmers and farmers who are looking to diversify their operations with niche crops or livestock. It features a conversation with the head of FSA farm loans in Iowa (Brian Gossling) and an Iowa farmer (Ashley Wenke) who has experience growing a bit of everything, including produce, eggs, chicken, honey, beef and pork.

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