25 Best Rural Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Rural Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Rural Matters
Rural Matters is a biweekly, 30-minute podcast about rural education, business, and health. The podcast's mission is to increase awareness, inform discussion, and expand the dialogue on the most important issues facing rural stakeholders every day. Guests on the podcast include rural education decision-makers, rural business owners and entrepreneurs, and rural health care representatives.
Play⋅ 46⋅ 2.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 43 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
2. RNZ: Rural News
Wellington, New Zealand
Comprehensive twice-daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Play⋅ 267.5K⋅ 93.4K⋅ 33.5K ⋅8 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 6 min Get Email Contact
3. Rural Health Leadership Radio
Tampa, Florida, US
Rural Health Leadership Radio is a weekly podcast featuring leaders working in rural health: leaders of hospitals, clinics, networks, companies and communities. Our mission is to provide a voice for rural health.
Play⋅ 401 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 32 min ⋅ Jul 2016 Get Email Contact
4. Irish Farmers Journal Weekly Podcast
Discussion of agricultural news and rural affairs from Ireland's leading farming and agri-business newspaper, the Irish Farmers' Journal. Every wednesday listen to this podcast.
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Play⋅ 156.5K⋅ 47.1K ⋅5 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 33 min Get Email Contact
5. Country Breakfast
Albury, New South Wales, Australia
ABC Radio's Country Breakfast is an entertaining look at rural and regional issues around Australia. Edwina is the daily editor for news and features content in Rural, managing a team of national reporters as well as sourcing stories from rural reporters around the country.
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Play⋅ 4.4K⋅ 36.6K ⋅2 episodes / month Get Email Contact
6. Tasmanian Country Hour
Tony Briscoe brings you rural news and events from Tasmania and a the nation. It also includes a weekday newsletter delivering the top eight Rural news headlines of the day. And, a friday delivery of the best reads, intriguing news stories, and a taste of the best farming photos and videos.
Play⋅ 256.2K⋅ 47.9K ⋅3 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 10 min Get Email Contact
7. The Rural Woman Podcast
The Rural Woman Podcast is a collection of stories from women in farming, ranching, homesteading, agriculture, and more. Each of these women is doing life in their own unique way and sharing their stories. Tune in each episode to be inspired by these amazing Rural Women. Hosted by Katelyn Duban.
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Play⋅ 3.3K⋅ 1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact
8. The Country
The Country podcast contains the latest news and interviews on rural issues in New Zealand. Tune in to listen to this podcast.
Play 20 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 14 min Get Email Contact
9. The Rural Towns Project Podcast
In the Rural Towns Project Podcast, Dax Jacobson combines his day job as a business professor with his love for the rural American West he grew up in. He talks to the people who are actually trying to make a living in - and to the researchers, artists, and others inspired by - the rural towns of the American West. He hopes to help himself and others understand the past, appreciate the present, and positively impact the future of rural towns and the American West.
Play 8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact
10. BBC Countryfile Magazine
Bristol, England, UK
Explore the British countryside and delve into the big rural issues with the team at BBC Countryfile Magazine. Follow us on walks into beautiful places and meet fascinating people.
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Play⋅ 98.8K⋅ 74.5K⋅ 180 ⋅2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
11. Along Those Lines
Arlington, Virginia, US
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association's podcast is focused on the important stories from across co-op country about the issues that matter most to rural America and the energy industry.
Play⋅ 11.8K⋅ 10.1K⋅ 1.4K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 24 min ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact
12. Rural Revival
From farming and agriculture to amazing restaurants, vintage markets, and even tech start-ups, people are thinking outside the box, taking risks, and bringing life back to the hometowns and small communities we love. Our hope is this will be a place where you can be inspired to do the same. So jump in, hear the stories of people who are doing life in rural America and loving it, and start dreaming. And then let us know what you're up to so we can share your story, too!
Play⋅ 4.4K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
13. Ducks on the Pond
A podcast for rural women... by rural women. Hosted by Kirsten Diprose and Jackie Elliott, they seek expert advice and the stories of other rural women on issues such as succession planning, motherhood, starting a business...running for politics and much more!
Play 5 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact
Tivoli, New York, US
Learning to live and love life in the Hudson Valley. Have you fantasized about living in the country? Curious what the transition is like? Or are you a local and want to see a different side of the folks who've invaded your land? Tune into Cidiot, a bi-weekly award-winning podcast hosted by Mat Zucker. Great for learning about upstate New York, the Hudson Valley, Catskill Mountains, Berkshires, and rural and country life in general.
Play⋅ 378⋅ 202 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact
15. Rural Business
Alamo, Nevada, US
Rural businesses are the lifeblood of their communities. They provide essential goods and services, as well as jobs for local residents. They give rural communities their identities. Rural businesses are also an essential part of the world's economy. This is a platform dedicated to rural businesses, providing content for all those involved in the essential work of building rural economies.
Play⋅ 6.1K⋅ 826 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 36 min ⋅ Jan 2016 Get Email Contact
16. This Rural Mission
This Rural Mission is a podcast that discusses pertinent topics related to rural community health and social issues around the state of Michigan. Each episode highlights rural providers, medical students, and community members who are making a difference in the lives of rural residents.
Play⋅ 644⋅ 123 ⋅ Nov 2017 Get Email Contact
17. Rural Spark
Welcome to Rural Spark, this podcast explores and celebrates rural innovation! Join Helen Murphy, rural newspaper editor and entrepreneur, as she invites guests to share fresh thinking, success stories and lessons learned in rural innovation.
Play⋅ 218⋅ 398 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact
18. Rural Emergency Medicine Podcast
Rural Emergency Medicine Podcast is a podcast made specifically with the rural emergency provider in mind. This monthly podcast focuses on the nuances and difficulties of practicing emergency medicine in a rural environment.
Play⋅ 452 ⋅ Aug 2017 Get Email Contact
19. Now That's Rural
Now That's Rural - Kansas Profile's is a weekly radio feature hosted by Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development. Each is approximately 4-minutes in length.
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20. National Rural Health Resource Center's Podcasts
Duluth, Minnesota, US
The National Rural Health Resource Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining and improving health care in rural communities. As the nation's leading technical assistance and knowledge center in rural health, The Center focuses on five core areas: -Transition to Value and Population Health -Collaboration and Partnership -Performance Improvement -Health Information Technology -Workforce
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 2.5K ⋅4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 27 min ⋅ Sep 2016 Get Email Contact
21. Beating Around The Bush
Join Fleur Anderson, Wade Dabinett and their guests as they discuss the week in Agriculture and rural and regional news. It is Australia's leading community for people wanting to grow great businesses in rural and remote Australia.
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|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Irish Farmers Journal||farmersjournal.ie||187|
|Australian Broadcasting Corporation||abc.net.au||110|
|Australian Broadcasting Corporation||abc.net.au||64|
|Kirsten Diprose and Jackie Elliott||ruralwomensday.com.au||49|
Rural Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|The Rural Business Show||2|
|U.S. Department Of Agriculture (USDA)||2|
|Zanda McDonald Award||2|
|Rural Federal Funding||1|
|Health And Safety||1|
Rural Podcasts By Country
|Country||No. of Podcasts|
|Australian Rural Podcasts||14|
|UK Rural Podcasts||13|