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  Agriculture Today
Agriculture Today on the Red River Farm Network
Agriculture Today for Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - Wed, 04 May 2016 13:07:25
Agriculture Today for Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Agriculture Today for Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - Tue, 03 May 2016 13:07:25
Agriculture Today for Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Agriculture Today for Monday, May 02, 2016 - Mon, 02 May 2016 13:07:25
Agriculture Today for Monday, May 02, 2016

Agriculture Today for Friday, April 29, 2016 - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:07:25
Agriculture Today for Friday, April 29, 2016

Agriculture Today for Thursday, April 28, 2016 - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:07:25
Agriculture Today for Thursday, April 28, 2016

RNZ: Rural News
Comprehensive twice daily coverage of rural events and people, including farming, horticulture, forestry, aquaculture, trade, research and rural politics.
Midday Rural News for 4 May 2016 - Wed, 04 May 2016 12:34:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

Morning Rural News for 4 May 2016 - Wed, 04 May 2016 06:26:00
News from the rural and farming sector.

Midday Rural News for 3 May 2016 - Tue, 03 May 2016 12:35:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

Morning Rural News for 3 May 2016 - Tue, 03 May 2016 06:25:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

Midday Rural News for 2 May 2016 - Mon, 02 May 2016 12:34:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

  Country Morning
This is Country Morning from the Red River Farm Network
Country Morning for Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - Wed, 04 May 2016 07:10:45
Country Morning for Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Country Morning for Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - Tue, 03 May 2016 07:10:45
Country Morning for Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Country Morning for Monday, May 02, 2016 - Mon, 02 May 2016 07:10:45
Country Morning for Monday, May 02, 2016

Country Morning for Friday, April 29, 2016 - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:10:45
Country Morning for Friday, April 29, 2016

Country Morning for Thursday, April 28, 2016 - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:10:45
Country Morning for Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Off-Farm Income Podcast
The nation's only resource for information on starting and running agricultural service businesses.
OFI 134: FFA Feeding The World Through Aquaponics | FFA SAE Edition | Luke Alpers | Stafford High School FFA - Wed, 04 May 2016 06:30:00
OFI 133: Using Craigslist To Market Your Business - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:20:47
OFI 132: Goats - 50% Of The Food Groups | FFA SAE Edition | Rebekah Cain | Mission Valley High School FFA - Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:29:59
OFI 131: At The End Of The Day Do You Have A Sense Of Accomplishment? - Fri, 22 Apr 2016 06:30:00
OFI 130: Get Your Pig Business Going! | FFA SAE Edition | Nicole Thomas | Fort Pierce/Westwood High School FFA - Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:30:00
  Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land Podcast
Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. Listen to Call of the Land for the latest developments in agricultural technologies, research, production methods, and marketing trends, along with government programs and policies.
Call of the Land: May 04, 2016 - Wed, 04 May 2016 06:00:00
Canola Market Update: Neil Blue discusses the market and what producers should consider when pricing canola. How Long Can Seedlings Be Stored?: Svetlana Zeran discusses the ideal temperature for storing seedlings and how long seedlings can be stored. Katie Meredith discusses Korea's Imported Goods Fair and how Alberta companies can participate.

Call of the Land: May 03, 2016 - Tue, 03 May 2016 06:00:00
Cautions about Selling Surface Leases: The Farmers' Advocate Office has received reports of one or more enterprises offering to buy surface leases from landowners. Storing Seedlings: Svetlana Zeran discusses how to store seedlings to prevent damage before planting. Summer Farm Employment Program: Mary Ann Nelson has details of the program. Details on trade missions to China and Taiwan.

Call of the Land: May 02, 2016 - Mon, 02 May 2016 06:00:00
Details on the program and application deadline. Tree Planting Tips: Toso Bozic outlines steps involved in having healthy trees. Weekly Livestock Market Summary: The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing.

Call of the Land: Apr 29, 2016 - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:00:00
Root Rot in Field Pea: Syama Chatterton takes a look at which crops are susceptible to root rot. Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Summary: The latest market news with Errol Anderson of ProMarket Communications. When to Put Cattle out on Pasture: Grant Lastiwka discusses his recommendations for putting cattle on pasture.

Call of the Land: Apr 28, 2016 - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:00:00
Grasshopper Forecast: Scott Meers says weather conditions are such that there could be grasshopper issues earlier than normal. Grant Lastiwka says putting cattle out on pasture too early can affect grasshopper populations. Root Rot in Field Pea: Syama Chatterton discusses risk factors for root rot.

  Southeast AgNET
A multi-media enterprise dedicated to "deep southeast" agriculture...
Musical Vegetables - Tue, 03 May 2016 21:30:43

Many people know that playing a musical instrument has so many benefits and can bring joy to you and everyone around you. Cathy Isom fills us in on how we can make beautiful music with food. Download Audio From: Modern Farmer Magazine Need a New Hobby? We Recommend Playing Musical Vegetables By Dan Nosowitz, Modern […]

The post Musical Vegetables appeared first on Southeast AgNET.



  Market Analysis
Hear market analysts talk about factors that moved doday's markets
Market Analysis for Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - Tue, 03 May 2016 14:39:54
Market Analysis for Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Market Analysis for Monday, May 02, 2016 - Mon, 02 May 2016 14:39:54
Market Analysis for Monday, May 02, 2016

Market Analysis for Friday, April 29, 2016 - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:39:54
Market Analysis for Friday, April 29, 2016

Market Analysis for Thursday, April 28, 2016 - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:39:54
Market Analysis for Thursday, April 28, 2016

Market Analysis for Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:39:54
Market Analysis for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Farm And Ranch Country (Bill Graff)
Discuss agriculture with emphasis on farm policy, ag programs, commercial production, farm bill & economics of food
124 – Trump and Sanders save democracy ? - Sun, 01 May 2016 01:08:57
2016 will go down as the election year the parties lost control. Both the democratic and republican establishments have taken big hits and have had a lot of exposure in how “the process” really works. Dan Carlin on his Common Sense podcast calls Donald Trump a “Historical Arsonist” an d…

Does Farm Size Matter? part 2 - Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:21:21
I just continue the discussion on farm size from part 1. My first morning’s periscope created lots of comments and discussion so I did a follow up the next day. People are real sensitive when it comes to farm size. Big guys think you are trying to make them look…

Does Farm Size Matter? part 1 - Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:25:12
I do a periscope #BreakfastWithBill every morning at 7:30 am central time on the periscope app. You can either listen there or on twitter. This is part 1 of a 2 part series I did a couple mornings back to back on farm size. I discuss size of farms. I…

123 – Strong Dollar, Cheap Oil & Farm Economy - Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:51:27
I started out doing a podcast on how Africa is running out of US dollars and how that is bad for commodity prices, agricultural food exports, and those countries themselves.  Getting tied up with the “#breakfastwithbill”  in the mornings has me behind on podcasts.  In the time since I first…

122 – ISIS versus ISIL and why does it matter - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 16:10:08
Chuck Hagel, who is a former Senator and Cabinet member of the Obama administration is now speaking out about his time running the Defense Department.  So why does Obama call it ISIL when many others call it ISIS ????? It revolves around Israel, Palestine, and Muslim history. So what does…

Alabama Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Alabama Agriculture.
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 29, 2016 - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 29, 2016

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 22, 2016 - Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 22, 2016

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 15, 2016 - Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 15, 2016

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 08, 2016 - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 08, 2016

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 01, 2016 - Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 01, 2016

Florida Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Florida Agriculture.
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 29, 2016 - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 29, 2016

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 22, 2016 - Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 22, 2016

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 15, 2016 - Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 15, 2016

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 08, 2016 - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 08, 2016

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 01, 2016 - Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 01, 2016

Georgia Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Georgia Agriculture.
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 29, 2016 - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 29, 2016

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 22, 2016 - Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 22, 2016

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 15, 2016 - Fri, 15 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 15, 2016

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 08, 2016 - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 08, 2016

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 01, 2016 - Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 01, 2016

  Agriculture Today
Agriculture Today
Agricultural Weather - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00
Mary Knapp surveys the Kansas weather scene.

Agricultural News - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00
Eric Atkinson looks at the latest agricultural news stories.

Wheat Varieties and Water Efficiency - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00
Romulo Lollato tells how water translates into yield improvements, and how recent rains might affect yield potential.

Grain Market Report - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00
Dan O'Brien comments South American corn and soybean troubles and implications for the markets, and gives an update on biofuels profitability.

Agricultural News - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00
Eric Atkinson looks at the latest agricultural news stories.

ZimmCast
Weekly interviews with agribusiness industry leaders about what's new with a focus on agricultural marketing.
ZimmCast - 511 Growing Global Solutions - Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 511 Growing Global Solutions

ZimmCast - 510 New NAMA President - Wed, 20 Apr 2016 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 510 New NAMA President

ZimmCast - 509 Ethanol Trade Mission - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 509 Ethanol Trade Mission

ZimmCast - 508 Feed A Bee - Tue, 29 Mar 2016 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 508 Feed A Bee

ZimmCast - 507 New CEO of NCBA - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 507 New CEO of NCBA

SwineCast
SwineCast 0914, ATM - Judicious Use Of Animal Antibiotics In The U.S. And Elsewhere, Part 2 of 3 - Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:01:55
SwineCast 0914 Show Notes:


SwineCast 0913, ATM - Changes In Antimicrobial Use Via FDA Guidance And Industry Impact, Part 1 of 3 - Sun, 17 Apr 2016 13:30:00

SwineCast 0913 Show Notes:

  • As the industry anticipates implementation of FDA Guidance 209 and 213 on January 1, 2017, not all the answers are yet available.  What we know today and how production operations will be affected is discussed on The Morrison Group's At The Meeting.  Special guest Dr. Ron Prestage of Prestage Farms joins the conversation.


SwineCast 0912, PCV Vaccine Function And Effectiveness On Variants - Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:19:05
SwineCast 0912 Show Notes:
  • A new variant of Porcine Circovirus is surfacing in some operations.  I asked University of Minnesota's Dr. Mike Murtaugh about the bug and how effective our current vaccines are in dealing with new entrant, PCV2d.


SwineCast 0911, New National Pork Producers Council President Lists Hot Topics For 2016 - Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:41:00
SwineCast 0911 Show Notes:
  • New National Pork Producers Council President, John Weber of Dysart, Iowa notes his top concerns for the coming year with members of the ag media at the recent National Pork Industry Forum.


SwineCast 0910, Atlantic Live Hosts "Resistance: The Antibiotics Challenge, an Atlantic Forum" - Fri, 01 Apr 2016 14:31:45
SwineCast 0910 Show Notes:


Agriculture Proud
Based in Montana, Ryan Goodman brings us the stories of farmers, ranchers and perspectives of many who are involved in growing our food. Mixed in is a love for running the trails, good beef and life in Big Sky Country! Follow along at AgricultureProud.com.
AgProud Episode 007 - World Wildlife Fund On Sustainable Ranching - Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00
In Episode 007, Ryan talks with Jesse Tufte and Nancy Labbe of the World Wildlife Fund's Sustainable Ranching Initiative. WWF has been working with ranchers to help them measure and identify how sustainability is part of their businesses to conserve our environment. We learn more about what sustainability means in ranching and how WWF plans to expand their work. Learn more in the show notes at AgricultureProud.com/podcast.

AgProud Episode 006 - Veterinarian on Bovine Respiratory Disease - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00
On Episode 006 of the Agriculture Proud podcast, Ryan talks with Dr. Jim Little of Bayer Animal Health, a technical services veterinarian from Lexington Kentucky. Dr. Little shares his insight on Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) and discusses prevention and treatment of the disease, which has a $1 billion impact annually in the cattle business. Find the full show notes and more information at AgricultureProud.com/podcast.

AgProud Episode 005 - Sarah Bohnenkamp Leadership Coach - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00
On Episode 5 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, Ryan is joined by Sarah Bohnenkamp, a leadership coach working with millennials, based out of Colorado. Sarah shares a few leadership lessons we can all utilize, even on farms and ranchers. Plus, she gives some great advice if you struggle talking about controversial topics with friends and relatives. You can find Sarah at sarahjos.com or on social media as @millcoach. Catch more of the show notes at AgricultureProud.com/podcast.

AgProud Episode 004 - Montana Ranchers on Supporting Youth and Being Involved - Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00
On Episode 4 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, Ryan is joined by Butch and Doreen Gillespie, ranchers in northern Montana who raise club cattle and continually work with youth programs. Learn more about their global awareness and experience of agriculture, leadership in the ranching community, and challenges they face ranching in a very arid Montana climate. Catch more of the show notes at AgricultureProud.com/podcast.

AgProud Episode 003 - Antibiotics and Veterinary Feed Directives - Mon, 22 Feb 2016 00:00:00
On Episode 3 of the Agriculture Proud podcast, Ryan is joined by Dr. Bruce Hoffman of Elanco Animal Health to discuss Veterinary Feed Directives and changes that are coming to antibiotic use in livestock at the end of 2016. To learn more about VFDs and antibiotics use in livestock, find the show notes at AgricultureProud.com/podcast

Blog - Farm Marketing Solutions
The Growing Farms Podcast is your weekly behind the scenes look at family farms from across the United States. The GFP follows my start in agriculture as I seek advice from farmers from all over the land. I share my expertise in farm marketing, small farm business, and farming as a career while operating a farm myself. The best way to learn how to farm is through other farmers. The guiding principle of the GFP is the documenting and free sharing of information. Whether you have been farming for years, you are a Homegrown Greenhorn, or you are starting to consider a career in agriculture, there is something we can all do to grow our farms.
GFP089: How to Raise Pigs on Pasture - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 10:00:00

Raising pigs has to be one of the most fun things that I do on farm. I truly enjoy almost every part of it. I mean, don't get me wrong, they could smell a little better every once in a while but who can turn their noses up at their floppy ears, curly tails, and curiously happy demeanor?

I get my pigs for the season in less than a week. I'm raising 20 pigs this year for various different markets. It's a step up for me. A far cry from big production, but big enough to feed some serious people. I plan to market and sell through:

  • Whole and Half Hog
  • Pig Roast
  • Retail at Famers' Market and Farm Store
  • Restaurants for Beer and Spirits Dinners

You can see how I raised pigs last year with this YouTube Playlist:

 

Resources from this farm podcast:

Farm Quote of the episode:

"Never wrestle with a pig. You'll both get dirty but the pig will love it..."

 



GFP088: My Background - Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:00:00

No matter what you've done before you got into farming, it applies. It all applies!!! Granted some of us are going to get into farming full time and run our own farms and others are going to be happy with a backyard garden. The important thing here is that we're all willing to get our hands dirty.

I take a small amount of pride in that I've worked hard over the years to make my life interesting. It sounds a little egotistical perhaps, but I'm alright with that, because it's been fun.

In past years I've biked across the country, worked with Howard Stern, put on plays, worked as a food photographer, web designer and programmer, and so many other odd things. Through it all I have finally learned one important lesson.

That lesson: enjoy the process! Nothing is going to go according to plan and it is certainly not going to happen as quickly as you want it to. And that's OK. If you learn to love the day to day tomorrow will eventually come. Find something you love to do, pursue it, and enjoy "getting there".

That was a major hurdle for me to overcome. I still get stressed. I still get down sometimes. But the majority of my time is spent appreciating what I have and wondering how I can make it even better. If I work to make it better, it usually happens, and guess what? It's even better!!! It all sounds so silly to put into words, and a few years I might have even made fun of the guy I've become. But on the other side of my freak out, I feel good, and I'm ready to get my season really moving.



GFP087: Urban CSA and Apothecary - Wed, 17 Feb 2016 10:52:04

I have been in love with the idea of more farms appearing in urban settings. That is how we bring food to the masses and help wrangle that ugly beast called food security. Clever uses of otherwise untapped resources.

On today's farm podcast episode we visit one of those urban farms to see how it all fits together.

Items covered or mentioned on today's farm podcast:

Farm Quote of the episode:

"Don't worry. If plan A fails there are 25 more letters in the alphabet." - Anonymous

Thanks for taking the time to listen in, and let me know what you think. You can leave a comment below, send me an e-mail, reach me on Facebook , or leave a 5 star rating in iTunes if you liked the show.



GFP086: It's My Birthday - Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:35:00

I'm a day older than I was yesterday, but today I got to use a whole new number. I've made it to 31 and I'm pretty happy about it.

In this podcast episode I talk about what my plans are for the farm this year and why they are that way. Then I go over what's happening on Farm Marketing Solutions and content for the year and I ask you for help.

Ya see, I cannot do this without you. Talking into the abyss of the internet means nothing if there is no one to listen and interact. That's where you come in. I share some of my thoughts for how I think the podcast should go this year but I would much rather do something that you guys and gals are going to want to hear rather than just guessing and hoping to get it right.

That's where the comments section of this post comes into play. Get on there and let me know what you think I should be doing this year for Farm Marketing Solutions. I'm trying to keep it simple so that I can do a little more than I've done in the past, but I don't want it to lose any value to you.

And now, a fun YouTube video:

 

Thanks for taking the time to listen in, and let me know what you think. You can leave a comment below, send me an e-mail, reach me on Facebook , or leave a 5 star rating in iTunes if you liked the show.



Farm Update January and Audio Test - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:58:46

I wouldn't say that 2016 has come in with a big! More like a pop, and a sizzle, a little shuffling, and then a nap. Scott and I have been working on getting the website back to 100% with only some luck. It is taking some time to undo several years of technical blunders in order to save everything and move on.

The site did not get hacked, it is not unsafe. What happened is that we were getting mired in technical updates, code fixes, and general nerdy stuff. What we really want to do is produce content to share with you.

With that in mind we have made the move to SquareSpace. In oder to get everything changed over and still maintain some online presence there are inevitable blips. Getting the podcast feed to update is one of those blips.

Let's see if this works! If it does and you come to the new site let us know what you think. We know about the broken links, fixing that. More curious what you think about the design and direction.



Chicken Thistle Farm CoopCast
Sharing our small farm stories and skills along our farming, gardening and homesteading journey.Visit the farm for an informative and sometimes irreverent tour through our garden, livestock pastures, chicken coop and greenhouse as we live - pasture to plate. Farming topics free range around pastured heritage pigs, broiler chickens and pastured eggs, heritage breed turkeys, an heirloom vegetable CSA and garden, high tunnel / hoop house / green houses, organic and traditional gardening, farm infrastructure, tractors, sustainable energy, permaculture, food preservation and even fence mending.
0162 Bees in Maryland, Bacon Genetic Engineering and Batman v Superman - Thu, 31 Mar 2016 23:04:37
The fine legslative geniuses in MD keep the bees safe - http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/35978-maryland-to-become-first-state-to-ban-bee-killing-pesticides-for-consumer-useSoon your bacon will be genetically engineered - http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/scientists-breed-pigs-resistant-to-a-devastating-infection-using-crispr/And we review the piece of movie garbage known as Batman vs Superman

0161 Spring updates, beehives and a conversation about raw milk - Thu, 17 Mar 2016 23:14:24
Want to get people fired up and yelling for no reason - mention raw milk...  which we did here and this episode dissects the fun that follows.But before we got to that conversation we talked about spring planting plans and the beehives!

0160 Hoophouse construction, winter bees and garden planning - Thu, 18 Feb 2016 22:35:32
This episode is mostly listener questions that we answer about our hoop house, construction methods, and gardening inside the hoop house.  We also touch on garden planning and winter beekeeping.Hoop house hoop bender - http://www.lostcreek.net/Hoophouse book - http://www.amazon.com/Winter-Harvest-Handbook-Deep-Organic-Greenhouses/dp/1603580816/ 

0159 Farm meeting recap (plans for the 2016 farming season) - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:40:45
This entire episode is dedicated to the 2016 Farm Meeting where we discuss the vegetable gardens, seeds, chickens, pigs, ducks and all things farm related.  After deciding we were going to cut back on the farm in 2016 this meeting helped us put it all into perspective in terms of what we are and are not going to be doing.CHeck us out on social media to join in the conversation - facebook.com/chickenthistlefarm, @chickenthistle on Twitter...Or - follow Farmer Andy @farmerandyman on Twitter and Instagram!

0158 Vegetable seed order, country of origin of meat and Star Wars - Thu, 07 Jan 2016 22:55:43
From the farm this week we share a few updates (but it's a slow season for a slower year).  We also discuss our seed order, country of origin labeling of meats (WHO), beekeeping and review Star WarsLinks that matter include : We ordered from Burpee Seed - no special link or promocode...  but if you DO order from them - tell them you heard about them on our show - we put our name in the link to maybe get some attention from their web people!!! (at this time looks like new visits get 20% off!)http://www.burpee.com/?cid=coopcastForbes (Teeve Torbs) link about the change in country of origin labeling of imported meatshttp://www.forbes.com/sites/nancyhuehnergarth/2015/12/21/quashing-consumers-right-to-know-congress-repeals-country-of-origin-labeling-for-beef-and-pork/Local Harvest:http://localharvest.orgKelli's StichFix signup link - do it - she appreciates it!https://www.stitchfix.com/referral/4959509

Growing with Canola
The Alberta Canola Producers Commission (ACPC), founded in 1989, represents all canola growers in Alberta. The mandate of the Commission, reflected in its mission statement, is to increase the long term profitability of Alberta canola growers through research, promotional activities, consumer and producer education programs, and policy development.
Murray Hartman discusses science-o-rama - Wed, 23 Mar 2016 00:00:00
Murray Hartman discusses the upcoming science-O-rama event taking place April 6 in Edmonton.For complete details visit http://albertacanola.comThanks to Alberta Agriculture & Forestry for sharing this Call of the Land Interview

Dan Orchard discusses canola swath timing - Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:15:04
Canola Council of Canada agronomist Dan Orchard discusses when to swath canola.

AFSC Coverage Update - Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:41:50
Daniel Graham from the Alberta Financial Services Corporation(AFSC) provides a quick update on insurance coverage

Planning for harvest with highly variable fields - Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:59:06
Alberta Oilseed Specialist Murray Hartman and Canola Council Agronomy Specialist Warren Ward discuss the upcoming harvest season and the decisions that growers face in highly variable fields.

On the lookout for lygus bugs with Keith Gabert - Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:51:37
Canola Council of Canada agronomy specialist Keith Gabert talks about looking for lygus bug damage in your canola.Knowing your economic threshold is important when counting lygus in your sweep net.For more information of lygus bugs visit these sites:http://www.canolacouncil.org/canola-encyclopedia/insects/lygus-bug/http://www.canolawatch.org/tag/lygus/

  CropLine Podcast
Cropline is a weekly, Ontario-wide, toll-free, phone service where grain and oilseed producers ask for information on crop management tips, herbicide recommendations and pest alerts. This service is provided by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).
CropLine Episode #676 - Wed, 18 nov 2015 14:30:00
CropLine Episode #676

CropLine Episode #674 - Thu, 29 october 2015 09:05:00
CropLine Episode #674

CropLine Episode #675 - thu, 29 oct 2015 08:30:00
CropLine Episode #675

CropLine Episode #673 - Thu, 01 oct 2015 14:20:00
CropLine Episode #673

Blogriculture | A blog about agriculture in the West from capitalpress.com
Views and commentary on agriculture, farming, ranching, agribusiness and agriculture media in the Western states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California from the staff of the Capital Press and capitalpress.com.
Organic administrator faces backlash. Ag Minute for Oct. 30, 2015 - Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:00:02
Many organic groups that once praised USDA deputy administrator Miles McEvoy are now fighting his policies in federal court. Click here for full story.

New Christmas tree checkoff prepares for fee collection. Ag minute for Oct. 29, 2015 - Thu, 29 Oct 2015 08:00:01
Assessments will be collected on Christmas trees for the first time after the 2015 harvest to fund a checkoff program to promote the crop. Click here for full story.

Stink bug may meet its match in tiny wasp. Ag Minute Oct. 28, 2015 - Wed, 28 Oct 2015 08:00:05
The spread of a non-stinging Asian wasp has U.S. scientists hopeful that it could control the crop-destroying brown marmorated stink bug. Click here for full story.

Grant will help researchers identify insects causing zebra chip. Ag Minute Oct 27. 2015 - Tue, 27 Oct 2015 08:00:03
Washington State University researcher Bill Snyder has received a $2.7 million grant to research which psyllids may be causing zebra chip. Click here for full story.

Industry responds to ‘Toxic Taters’ campaign. Ag Minute for Oct. 26th - Mon, 26 Oct 2015 17:08:00
A group calling itself Toxic Taters, funded by pesticide opponents, is casting potatoes in a negative light. Click here for full story.

Off The Cob
Regular reports on issues important to corn growers and the consuming public.
Field Notes with Texas Farmer, Jay Beckhusen - Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:00
Field Notes with Texas Farmer, Jay Beckhusen

Field Notes with Jennie Schmidt from Maryland - Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:00
Field Notes with Jennie Schmidt from Maryland

Field Notes Catches up with April Hemmes, Farmer from Northern Iowa - Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:00
Field Notes Catches up with April Hemmes, Farmer from Northern Iowa

Field Notes Catches up with Chad Kleinschmidt, Illinois Farmer - Fri, 22 May 2015 12:00:00
Field Notes Catches up with Chad Kleinschmidt, Illinois Farmer

Field Notes Caught up with Iowa Farmer, April Hemmes - Fri, 08 May 2015 12:00:00
Field Notes Caught up with Iowa Farmer, April Hemmes

agfanatics
Grain market talk
AgFanatics#28 - Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:08:46

Joe and Karl talk with AgriVisor’s Senior Market Analyst Dale Durchholz about how markets have fared in the early part of 2015.  The AgFanatics give their thoughts on the current acres debate and give some predictions on where they see grain prices headed in the next marketing year. 



AgFanatics #27 - Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:38:10

Cory, Karl, and Joe sit down for some market-talk. The February crop report is coming up; could it feature some excitement?  The AgFanatics discuss recent influence from outside markets and touch on the 2015 acres debate. 



AgFanatics #26 - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:42:48

The AgFanatics are back!  Cory, Joe and Karl return after a holiday break to recap recent events in the grain trade.  Here what the guys have to say about our most recent USDA Crop Production and WASDE update.  Should the farmer hold out for better prices or make a jump on making sales now?



AgFanatics #25 - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:45:38

Cory’s back in the studio and joins Joe and Karl to talk markets on this week’s AgFanatics.  The guys talk about an exciting first half of December and recap what’s been going on in active outside markets. 



AgFantics #24 - Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:15:07

Joe and Karl welcome Angie Maguire from Citizens Elevator to the podcast.  The AgFanatics recap the December 10th WASDE update and give their outlook for prices into the end of the year. 



Minneapolis Grain Exchange Monthly Commentary
Expert analyst commentary on the monthly USDA Crop Report
Monthly Commentary 11-8-13 - Fri, 8 Nov 2013 9:00:00
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Monthly Commentary 9-30-13 - Mon, 30 Sep 2013 9:00:00
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Monthly Commentary 9-12-13 - Fri, 13 Sep 2013 9:00:00
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Monthly Commentary 9-6-13 - Fri, 6 Sep 2013 9:00:00
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Monthly Commentary 8-21-13 - Wed, 21 Aug 2013 9:00:00
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Checkoff Chat
Weekly interviews with the Missouri Beef Industry Council
Checkoff-Chat-1-16-13 - Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:12:00
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Checkoff-Chat-1-9-13 - Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:12:00
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Checkoff-Chat-1-2-13 - Wed, 02 Jan 2013 17:12:00
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Checkoff-Chat-12-26-12 - Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:12:00
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Checkoff-Chat-12-19-12 - Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:12:00
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DairyCast
DairyCast 0467 - Aflatoxin Issues and Answers for 2012 Corn - Mon, 15 Oct 2012 11:57:30
DairyCast 0467 Show Notes:
  • Kansas State's Dr. Joel DeRouchey discusses the aflatoxin issue and options for livestock producers in the months ahead as we feed out the 2012 crop. 


DairyCast 0466 - Best Management Practices Using Antimicrobials In Dairy Herds - Fri, 05 Oct 2012 10:28:16
DairyCast 0466 Show Notes:
  • Following another good presentation in the 2012 World Dairy Expo Seminar series, I spoke with Dr. Geof Smith, Associate Professor at North Carolina State's School of Vet Medicine about his presentation on 'Avoiding Drug Residues in the Dairy Industry'.


DairyCast 0465 - Nutrition Challenges/Opportunities In 2013 - Wed, 03 Oct 2012 08:45:39
DairyCast 0465 Show Notes:
  • Purina Animal Nutritionist Martha Baker reminds us high grain prices beget high milk prices and producers need to watch marginal milk production in addition to their bottom line.  


DairyCast 0464 - Where Did The North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge Originate? - Wed, 03 Oct 2012 07:30:15
DairyCast 0464 Show Notes:
  • The North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge has introduced young people to our industry and opened the eyes of a few more 'experienced' hands in management and production issues.  At World Dairy Expo, NAIDC took time to review its beginnings.  A future DairyCast episode will look at where they're going.


DairyCast 0463 - Dealing With High Temps and High Feed Costs - Tue, 31 Jul 2012 10:48:08
DairyCast 0463 Show Notes:
  • Dog days of summer and no long-term drought relief in sight.  This is a good time to talk with Don Tyler of Tyler and Associates about getting up and getting going.


PoultryCast
PoultryCast 0304, How Can I Win With Science When The Debate Is Based On Emotion? - Mon, 11 Jun 2012 12:18:32
PoultryCast 0304 Show Notes:
  • From the recent Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholder's Summit, author and science advocate Shawn Otto outlines the challenges in talking science to an uninformed public.  He also includes 'how to's' on arguing successfully for science. 
  • Link to 2012 Animal Ag Alliance Summit videos


PoultryCast 0303, Specialty Egg Marketing Responds To Consumer Interests - Thu, 24 May 2012 07:10:25
PoultryCast 0303 Show Notes:
  • From the DSM Nutritional Products Technical Symposium at the Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference, Ms. Brandy Gamoning, Marketing Coordinator with Hidden Villa Ranch shares consumer perspective on specialty egg segments and where the market is headed. 


PoultryCast 0302, The Welfare And Production Impact Of Various Housing Systems - Thu, 24 May 2012 07:06:24
PoultryCast 0302 Show Notes:
  • At the recent Multi-State Poultry Feeding and Nutrition Conference, Dr. Tony Pescatore, University of Kentucky extension specialist, presented on the "Impact of Housing on Poultry Well-being, Egg Quality and Safety." We discussed his presentation outside the meeting hall. His warning... Watch the opportunities for bias in research on 'best housing alternatives'.


PoultryCast 0301, National Grocers Association Weighs In On Retailer-Producer Relationship - Mon, 14 May 2012 12:40:39
PoultryCast 0301 Show Notes:
  • In the case of consumer concerns and food safety issues, "We can't wait a day or two.  We've got to respond in minutes!"  National Grocers Association VP of Public Affairs offers this insight in today's social media world as he shares with the recent Stakeholders Summit of the Animal Agriculture Alliance meeting in Alexandria, VA. 


PoultryCast 0300, Tracking The Elusive Farm Bill Negotiations - Mon, 14 May 2012 12:34:56
PoultryCast 0300 Show Notes:
  • This breakdown of the current status of livestock provisions in the Farm Bill discussion is specially pertinent. Anne Hazlett, chief counsel to the Senate Ag Committee, and Pete Thomson, senior professional staffer with the House Ag Committee, provide the highlights.  The Animal Ag Alliance Stakeholder Summit in Arlington, VA marked the organization's 25th year of raising awareness of the value of animal agriculture to legislators and media.


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