Meet Your Hosts


Natalie Kovarik and Tara Vander Dussen are the dynamic co-hosts of top ranked podcast Discover Ag, as well as the captivating DISCOVER AG TV SERIES. With a combined decade-long dedication to advocating for agriculture across various social media platforms, they have cultivated a devoted community of over 270k individuals. Their presence extends far beyond the digital realm though, as they have graced stages both nationally and internationally, empowering their communities to reconnect with agriculture and the hands that feed us.

"Expect to be wildly entertained and informed, as you tune in each week and discover what's new in the world of food"


Meet Natalie + Tara

trailblazing a new converstation around food

western tastemaker and visual storyteller

- Cattle Rancher

From the heart of the Nebraska sandhills, Natalie is a 4th generation cattle rancher turned social entrepreneur who weaves western & urban living to feature agriculture in a unique & alluring fashion.

She is the dynamic co-host of the popular podcast Discover Ag & has carved out a niche for herself beyond the digital landscape as a sought-after, vibrant speaker.

Alongside her husband Luke, Natalie owns and operates Kovarik Cattle Co, a cattle ranch located in the heart of the Nebraska Sandhills.

Through thoughtful conversations, Natalie is pioneering a fresh take on agriculture & turning food and farming from “distant and boring” to “engaging and entertaining.”

A fast talker
with a quick wit

Hailing from the beautiful state of New Mexico, Tara, a fifth generation dairy farmer, has built her career as an environmental scientist out of a love for the land and her roots in agriculture.

Tara's influence extends far beyond the borders of her home state. She has been invited to speak at prestigious national and global conferences, showcasing her knowledge and insights on agriculture sustainability.

Tara is also the co-host of the popular podcast and TV series Discover Ag where she melds food and pop culture to create captivating conversations that dive into the intricacies of our food system in a fun, light-hearted way.

A fast talker with a quick wit, Tara engages audiences with her vibrant energy and captivating storytelling. 


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