AgChat: An Agriculture Podcast

AgChat is an educational podcast brought to you by the Association of Women in Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Come chat all things college, cows, and women in ag with us!

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Monday Apr 18, 2022

Agriculture advocacy on college campuses can be tricky. So, on this week's episode, Olivia Spaight '23, Olivia McDonald '24, Andrea Edquist '22 (UW-Platteville), Emma Buss '23 (UW-Platteville), and Barbara Dittrich '24 (UW-River Falls) all share the successes and challenges of communicating with peer consumers.    UW-River Falls CFB Ag Day on Campus (4/19/22):    UW-Madison Collegiate Farm Bureau + Ag Day (4/28/22):   UW-Platteville Collegiate Farm Bureau: 

Saturday Apr 09, 2022

Happy AWA Day! On this episode, Alexis Kwak '23, Mae Buttles '24, Sabrina Servais '22 (and a little bit Olivia Spaight '23) discuss the AWA mission and organization history. Lots of love is shared between this week's hosts, and gratitude is at the forefront of their feelings toward the organization. 

Wednesday Mar 30, 2022

One thing is for certain- Livestock kids are grateful. In this episode, Sara Johnson '23, Jacee Johnson '24, Olivia McDonald '24, and Kat Eugster '24 talk all things showing, coming off of great news for 4-H at the end of February. 

Monday Mar 14, 2022

Railyards, Truckers and Shipping- Oh My!  In this episode of AgChat, Alexis Kwak '23 and Mae Buttles '24 dive into the ins-and-outs of supply chain from the perspective of young women in the industry. 

Monday Feb 28, 2022

It sure doesn't sound like AWA girls. This week, several of our friends from Alpha Gamme Rho take over AgChat to talk all things Mission 2050- most notably, how we will continue to feed a growing population. The hosts for this episode are Nathan Daniels, Hayden Hartwig, Gaelan Combs, Marcus Schroepfer, Tyler Schroepfer, and Nathan Poches.

Monday Feb 14, 2022

On this episode, AWA members Jaden Henneman '23, Mackenzie Trinko '23 and Olivia Spaight '23 discuss all things side hustles- from walking dogs and snapping pictures, to managing your schedule and processing invoices. We promise it's not lame- and comes with lots of fun extras below:   Hereford in a Cowboy hat: Kenzie's site: Liv's site:    

Tuesday Feb 08, 2022

Welcome to AgChat Podcast! This is the first time we're meeting you here! In this episode, we examine the last few years as college students during COVID-19, how it's impacted us as women in agriculture and our future outlook beyond the pandemic.  Our hosts for this episode are Olivia Spaight '23, Alexis Kwak, '23 and Mae Buttles '24. 


Driven Women. Passionate Conversations. Real Talk.

Ag Chat is presented by the Association of Women in Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

Ag Chat facilitates conversations on hot topics in agriculture, presented from the perspective of up-and-coming industry professionals and university students.

The purpose of AWA is to help members prepare for a career in agriculture and agricultural related fields; to aid women in agriculture in achieving their goals, to improve communication among women in agriculture and for the general betterment of agriculture.

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