Episode 32: Felicia Bell


by Rodney WilsonJune 22, 2022

In this episode, fourth-generation Mississippi farmer Felicia Bell talks about traditional agriculture, family business, farmers helping farmers and more. 

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Felicia explains what she means by “traditional agriculture” and why she prefers this phrase to describe popular agricultural methods instead of saying “sustainable agriculture” or “regenerative agriculture.” Hear about Felicia’s self-sufficient homestead upbringing on what she now calls RD & S Farm and how the farm has changed since her grandparents were teaching her their farming ways. 

Listen until the end for Felicia’s advice for maintaining healthy pasture for grazing animals and to learn the most inexpensive way to keep deer out of your garden!