OFI 260: The German Warrior Method Of Hog Farming | FFA SAE Edition | Katie Krehbiel | Inman High School FFA





You are probably wondering about the title of this episode.  Well, I have a lot of German heritage, and it is something that I am very interested in exploring.  Now, I ask all of my FFA guests what the mascot of their school is.  I always want to give a shout out to the school that my guest is from and their FFA Advisor.

When I asked Katie what her mascot was, she told me it was a Teuton.  I hear lots of things repeatedly when I ask this question: eagles, warriors, spartans, bears….you get the point.  But, I had never heard of a Teuton.  I promptly asked Katie what a Teuton was, and she told me that it was “some sort of German warrior.”

What!?  How did I not know of this?  Could these warriors from the 2nd Century be my ancestors?  I love what I get to learn creating this podcast, but this might have taken the cake.

So, the interview started off great and just got better.  Katie is raising a lot of pigs!  She has three sows and is farrowing twice per year.  For you non-pig folks, that is 30-40 pigs per farrowing on average.  She sells everything she can to 4H and FFA customers, and what does not go to them goes to her family and customers who want a butcher pig.

I hope you enjoy getting to know Katie Krehbiel.


HIGH SCHOOL: Inman High School; Inman, Kansas

MASCOT: Teutons

FFA ADVISOR: Daniel Knapp


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Katie’s FFA Advisors’ Email Addresses: dknapp@usd448.com

Inman High School’s Telephone Number: (620) 585-6441


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