Field Work podcast returns for Season Two

Co-hosts Mitchell Hora and Zach Johnson are back March 11 to talk farming

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 26, 2020 – Field Work will return next month with a second season dedicated to new discussions about agriculture, sustainability and the experiences of those on farming’s front lines.

Season Two launches March 11 with weekly episodes dropping on Wednesdays. In this season of Field Work, co-hosts Mitchell Hora and Zach Johnson will continue their conversations about cover crops, conservation tillage, and water management, while expanding into dairy farm sustainability, integrating livestock into a row crop operation, bioreactors, hemp farming and more. The trailer for Season Two is available here.

Hora, an Iowa farmer and soil health consultant, and Johnson, a fifth-generation farmer from west central Minnesota – also recognized as YouTube’s “Millennial Farmer” – will welcome in a number of guests from the agriculture industry to this season of Field Work and also bring in the voices of listeners who have submitted questions and comments since the wrap of the podcast’s debut season.

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Produced by American Public Media’s The Water Main, Field Work was launched in the spring of 2019 to promote the voices and lived experiences of agriculture producers. With listeners in all 50 states and more than 350,000 downloads and YouTube views, the show’s first season produced 15 episodes that dove into precision ag, the power of farm data, cover crops and more. Catch up on all of Field Work’s Season One episodes here.

Perfect for listening in the car, in the tractor or at home, Field Work episodes can be found on all podcast platforms, and episodes are also available for listening on Field Work’s YouTube channel. Learn more about the show at and follow along for updates at @fieldworktalk.


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