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Lambing and Livestreaming with TaraFarms

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In this episode, Judith interviews Tara, who runs the popular YouTube channel "TaraFarms" that documents her life on a sheep and cereal cropping farm in rural Australia. They discuss Tara's work-life balance, the challenges of farming and content creation, and her mission to educate viewers about the realities of modern agriculture.

Podcast Episode Summary

  • Tara's approach to work-life balance: splitting her week between farm work and content creation/editing
  • The physical demands of farm work, especially during lambing season with 7,000 pregnant ewes
  • Managing pastures and rotating sheep between 63 different mobs (groups) of paddocks
  • Addressing criticism from vegans/animal rights activists by showing ethical treatment of animals
  • Challenges of creating engaging long-form content when audience attention spans are dwindling
  • Opportunities and challenges of being a female content creator in the farming niche on YouTube
  • Balancing authenticity and prudence in depicting the realities of farm life
  • Impacts of climate change, natural disasters, and changing wool/meat markets on farming operations

What We Learn from the Guest

Tara provides an authentic glimpse into the hard work, problem-solving, and ethical considerations involved in running a modern sheep farm. She aims to educate viewers about sustainable farming practices, animal welfare standards, and the role of agriculture in food production and environmental management.
Resources and Links

Connect with Tara:

Outro

Connect with Judith Bowtell on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/judith.bowtell
To learn more about how we can work together:
https://www.albanylane.com.au/
Come say hi on:
https://www.facebook.com/AlbanyLane/
Let’s be Instagram friends:
https://www.instagram.com/judithbowtell/
Let’s stay connected on:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/judith-bowtell-4977a04/
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Capitole

1. Lambing and Livestreaming with TaraFarms (00:00:00)

2. Tara's journey into creating YouTube content, initially from a bet (00:03:07)

3. Work-life balance, editing her own videos, importance of authenticity (00:06:17)

4. Physical demands of farm work, lessons from her father (00:10:44)

5. Tara's start on YouTube, different content approaches, challenges (00:13:01)

6. Discussing critics' views on animal farming, environmentalism (00:18:12)

7. Wool industry decline, business impacts of natural disasters (00:22:44)

8. Challenges and opportunities with YouTube, gender biases (00:31:00)

9. Tara's future plans, importance of transparency in food production (00:35:38)

27 episoade

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Manage episode 418024097 series 3541113
Content provided by Judith Bowtell | Career Development for Achieving Work-Life Balance. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Judith Bowtell | Career Development for Achieving Work-Life Balance or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://ro.player.fm/legal.

Send us your questions.

In this episode, Judith interviews Tara, who runs the popular YouTube channel "TaraFarms" that documents her life on a sheep and cereal cropping farm in rural Australia. They discuss Tara's work-life balance, the challenges of farming and content creation, and her mission to educate viewers about the realities of modern agriculture.

Podcast Episode Summary

  • Tara's approach to work-life balance: splitting her week between farm work and content creation/editing
  • The physical demands of farm work, especially during lambing season with 7,000 pregnant ewes
  • Managing pastures and rotating sheep between 63 different mobs (groups) of paddocks
  • Addressing criticism from vegans/animal rights activists by showing ethical treatment of animals
  • Challenges of creating engaging long-form content when audience attention spans are dwindling
  • Opportunities and challenges of being a female content creator in the farming niche on YouTube
  • Balancing authenticity and prudence in depicting the realities of farm life
  • Impacts of climate change, natural disasters, and changing wool/meat markets on farming operations

What We Learn from the Guest

Tara provides an authentic glimpse into the hard work, problem-solving, and ethical considerations involved in running a modern sheep farm. She aims to educate viewers about sustainable farming practices, animal welfare standards, and the role of agriculture in food production and environmental management.
Resources and Links

Connect with Tara:

Outro

Connect with Judith Bowtell on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/judith.bowtell
To learn more about how we can work together:
https://www.albanylane.com.au/
Come say hi on:
https://www.facebook.com/AlbanyLane/
Let’s be Instagram friends:
https://www.instagram.com/judithbowtell/
Let’s stay connected on:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/judith-bowtell-4977a04/
Don't forget to rate, review, or drop your questions on:

Apple podcast

Spotify

  continue reading

Capitole

1. Lambing and Livestreaming with TaraFarms (00:00:00)

2. Tara's journey into creating YouTube content, initially from a bet (00:03:07)

3. Work-life balance, editing her own videos, importance of authenticity (00:06:17)

4. Physical demands of farm work, lessons from her father (00:10:44)

5. Tara's start on YouTube, different content approaches, challenges (00:13:01)

6. Discussing critics' views on animal farming, environmentalism (00:18:12)

7. Wool industry decline, business impacts of natural disasters (00:22:44)

8. Challenges and opportunities with YouTube, gender biases (00:31:00)

9. Tara's future plans, importance of transparency in food production (00:35:38)

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