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YouTube has changed how Zach Johnson approaches farming but he sees value in connections he's built

Zach Johnson — better known as The Millennial Farmer — talked to AgweekTV's Emily Beal during the Crary Full Pod Event.

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Zach Johnson — better known as Minnesota Millennial Farmer — talked to AgweekTV's Emily Beal during the Crary Full Pod Event.

This is their full conversation, and they discuss why Johnson started his popular YouTube channel, how he explains his on-farm decisions so the public can understand, what he's gotten out of the YouTube celebrity experience, reaching new generations interested in agriculture, the public's desire to know the origins of their food and how his YouTube status has changed how he lives and farms.

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“In our industry there aren’t a lot of young people in it. I like the fact that there are a lot of young people in agriculture here,” he said of the Mitchell area.