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Farm And Ranch Country (Bill Graff)
Discuss agriculture with emphasis on farm policy, ag programs, commercial production, farm bill & economics of food
095 – 2014 Farm Bill additions and other topics - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:18:09
Update on the Farm Bill I have some additional thoughts on the farm bill I share. Other topics California Drought Trade talks with Japan Micro Breweries and distillers grains GMOs in Hawaii Bundy Cattle stand off Keystone Pipeline

FARM Bill presentation to Realtors Land Institute -094 - Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:33:01
(click play button to hear the presentation) 2014 FARRM ACT I was asked to do a Farm Bill presentation to the Illinois Chapter of the Realtors Land Institute.  The audience was realtors and farm managers.  To book me to speak … Continue reading

093 – Ukraine, Global warming, World gone Mad? - Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:16:51
(for farm podcast click play) Update on Ukraine, but before that I look at Flight 370 Global Warming MF Global End with an update on the Farm Bill, or should I say FARRM Bill. Just a good old fashion discussion … Continue reading

Ukraine = Czechoslovakia? How does this affect the Commodity Markets? - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:47:41
(click play for farm podcast) So is Ukraine turning into Czechoslovakia 1938???  No in 1938 Chamberlain (British Prime Minister) at least got a piece of paper saying this was it and he would have “peace in our time”. We (USA) … Continue reading

What about the next Farm Bill?-091 - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 14:36:53
OK, While I am waiting on a preliminary set of FARRM Bill rules to comment on, I will dissect what I think went right and wrong with this last farm bill. Who did what right, who over played their hand.  … Continue reading

  CLosing Markets
Closing Markets on the Red River Farm Network
CLosing Markets for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:13:48
CLosing Markets for Tuesday, April 22, 2014

CLosing Markets for Monday, April 21, 2014 - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:13:48
CLosing Markets for Monday, April 21, 2014

CLosing Markets for Monday, April 21, 2014 - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:13:48
CLosing Markets for Monday, April 21, 2014

CLosing Markets for Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:13:48
CLosing Markets for Thursday, April 17, 2014

CLosing Markets for Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:13:48
CLosing Markets for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

RFD Podcasts
RFD Radio Network, a member benefit of the Illinois Farm Bureau
Closing Market Report (Tue April 22 2014) - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:02:11
Hosts Alan Jarand and Rita Frazer provide a review of the day\'s commodity market training.

RFD Today (Tue April 22 2014) - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:02:20
Hosts Alan Jarand and Rita Frazer talk about what is happening around the state of Illinois, from politics to agriculture policy. The program features a variety of high-profile guests and expert commentators. If it happens in Illinois, you will hear about it on this hour-long talk show.

RFD Illinois (Tue April 22 2014) - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 05:31:13
Hosts Alan Jarand and Rita Frazer bring you the current news and information pertinent to rural Illinois. Each morning they cover the basics of agriculture, news and markets during this half-hour program.

RFD Illinois (Fri April 18 2014) - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:31:13
Hosts Alan Jarand and Rita Frazer bring you the current news and information pertinent to rural Illinois. Each morning they cover the basics of agriculture, news and markets during this half-hour program.

Closing Market Report (Thu April 17 2014) - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:02:11
Hosts Alan Jarand and Rita Frazer provide a review of the day\'s commodity market training.

  Agriculture Today
Agriculture Today on the Red River Farm Network
Agriculture Today for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:05:06
Agriculture Today for Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Agriculture Today for Monday, April 21, 2014 - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:05:06
Agriculture Today for Monday, April 21, 2014

Agriculture Today for Friday, April 18, 2014 - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:05:06
Agriculture Today for Friday, April 18, 2014

Agriculture Today for Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:05:06
Agriculture Today for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Agriculture Today for Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:05:06
Agriculture Today for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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 22 April 2014 - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:35:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

Morning Rural News for 22 April 2014 - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:22:00
News from the rural and farming sector.

Midday Rural News for 17 April 2014 - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:35:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

Morning Rural News for 17 April 2014 - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:22:00
News from the rural and farming sector.

Midday Rural News for 16 April 2014 - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:34:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

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.
Board directs railroads to deliver fertilizer - AgMinute for April 22, 2014 - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:15:58
The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has directed railroads to outline their plans to deliver fertilizer so farmers can use it to plant their crops. More work is needed to keep rail traffic flowing smoothly, says transportation consultant Terry Whiteside. Click here for the full story

NAWG supports GMO labeling proposal - AgMinute for April 21, 2014 - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:30:04
The National Association of Wheat Growers supports the proposed Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act. If passed, the legislation would help provide clarity to the GMO issue, says Will Stafford, director of government affairs for trade, transportation and commodity markets. Click here for the full story

Dairy margin insurance offers flexibility - AgMinute for April 18, 2014 - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:16:42
The new dairy margin protection program in the farm bill provides a better safety net and more flexibility to producers, offering them another risk-management tool. With an expected short sign-up period, producers are being encouraged to start running the scenarios of coverage and what might work best for their operations. Click here for the full story

ISDA enacts temporary ring rot rules - AgMinute for April 17, 2014 - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:22:18
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has implemented temporary rules governing bacterial ring rot in potatoes. Click here for the full story

Cash for clean water - AgMinute for April 16, 2014 - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:34:15
A proposal that has been tabled for this year would allow farmers and ranchers to be paid to help other entities such as cities meet federally mandated water quality standards. Bill supporters plan to bring it back next year. Click here for the full story

  Country Morning
This is Country Morning from the Red River Farm Network
Country Morning for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:13:24
Country Morning for Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Country Morning for Monday, April 21, 2014 - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:13:24
Country Morning for Monday, April 21, 2014

Country Morning for Friday, April 18, 2014 - Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:13:24
Country Morning for Friday, April 18, 2014

Country Morning for Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:13:24
Country Morning for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Country Morning for Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:13:24
Country Morning for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

  Agriculture and Food : Call of the Land Podcast
Call of the Land is a week-day agricultural radio program produced by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. 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: Apr 22, 2014 - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:00:00
Details on the scholarship and how to apply. Marketing Faba Beans: Sean Border discusses the market for faba beans. The Spring Price Endorsement for Canola: Neil Blue has details on how the Spring Price Endorsement works and how farmers can use it.

Call of the Land: Apr 17, 2014 - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:00:00
Canola Meal in Grow Finish Pig Diets: Miranda Smit discusses research into using canola meal and what it means for hog producers. Details on two projects that received CAAP funding. Norm Gueutal with AFSC has details on this program and upcoming program deadlines.

Call of the Land: Apr 16, 2014 - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:00:00
2014 Pulse Acreage Expected to Increase: Chuck Penner expects acreage to increase for all pulse crops--peas, lentils, chickpeas and beans. Ryan Dykstra has details on this program and how it benefits both producers and consumers. Canola Meal in Grow Finish Pig Diets: Miranda Smit discusses why research into grow finish pig diets is changing.

Growing with Canola
ACPC’s radio program Growing with Canola can be heard every Tuesday during the noon hour on radio stations across Alberta.
Canola Storage in the Spring & Summer - Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:00:00
Angela Brackenreed says the rules are different when the weather gets warmer

Clubroot: Reducing your risk - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 04:00:00
Dan Orchard discusses how growers can manage clubroot depending on their risk

Last minute variety decisions - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 04:00:00
Warren Ward discusses the Canola Performance Trials

CCGA Cash Advance Program - Tue, 01 Apr 2014 04:00:00
Janet Morgan discusses how growers can utilize the cash advance program

Using Clubroot Resistant Canola Varieties - Tue, 25 Mar 2014 04:00:00
Gregory Sekulic discusses where, when and how to use clubroot resistant varieties

Off The Cob
Regular reports on issues important to corn growers and the consuming public.
Field Notes Catches Up with Ind. Farmer Brian Scott - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:50:00
Field Notes Catches Up with Ind. Farmer Brian Scott

Field Notes Catches Up with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott - Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:38:00
Field Notes Catches Up with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott

Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 1 Mark Oestman) - Fri, 4 Apr 2014 14:45:00
Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 1 Mark Oestman)

Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 3 Adam Bell) - Fri, 4 Apr 2014 14:45:00
Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 3 Adam Bell)

Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 2 April Hemmes) - Fri, 4 Apr 2014 14:45:00
Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 2 April Hemmes)

Hoosier Ag Today: Markets, News and Weather
The official podcast of Indiana Agriculture
- Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:54:33
There are no announcements at this time.

- Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:28:31
Happy Easter from HAT. Good Friday the markets are closed but all programs will be updated and available as usual.

- Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:32:20
There are no announcements at this time.

- Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:15:58
HAT News Alert: In Depth-001 and News Minute-003 will be produced as usual by 6 PM Friday for air on Monday. However updated files from Farm Bureau in San Antonio will be uploaded Sunday and those will be the preferred programs for air Monday.

- Thu, 02 Jan 2014 11:39:58
There are no announcements at this time.

  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 #594 - Thu, 17 apr 2014 14:45:00
CropLine Episode #594

CropLine Episode #591 - Tue, 15 apr 2014 14:70:00
CropLine Episode #591

CropLine Episode #593 - Thu, 10 apr 2014 20:44:00
CropLine Episode #593

CropLine Episode #592 - Fri, 4 apr 2014 20:44:00
CropLine Episode #592

CropLine Episode #590 - Tue, 18 mar 2014 20:44:00
CropLine Episode #590

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.
0108 Cleaning a chicken coop, cooking Easter ham, declining farmers - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:49:50
With a bit of warm spring weather we have been able to get to some overdue chores.  The joy of the springtime Coop clean out is completed and the compost is on the garden.  We have more hydrant troubles and talk a bit about the YNN TV crew that was here to learn about how we produce eggs.In this weeks "We eat good" segment, we talk about the joys of cooking an Easter Ham...  kinda.  Rather how to simply prepare a ham and the unloved ham steak.Out of the kitchen and back on the front porch we discuss an NBC news article about the declining number of farmers and the long term risk to the country.  So - read the article - be concerned and buy lots of food from your local farmer!http://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/shortage-farmers-creates-dangerous-situation-u-s-n78251

0107 Spring arrives on the farm, vegetable garden seed choices, a Mark Cuban quote - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:59:25
This weeks updates are finally more than just worrying about the weather.  We got a springtime break and took to the outdoors!  The asparagus patch got a cleanout of last years fronds. The chicken coop got a bit of a cleaning too. There was fence mending and happy pigs as well.Then in the Veggie Patch we discuss the seeds we have started for this years vegetable garden and why we liked them.  We also talk a bit about some challenges with a soil block recipe change this year - a bit unexpected.Then we have some Close Encounters with Free Ranging Farmers on the Front Porch as we discuss a recent quote from the Shark Tanks's Mark Cuban...  and how it's about YOUR farm too! http://www.businessinsider.com/mark-cuban-nfl-tv-2014-3

0106 Spring comes to the farm, starting seeds, thinking about the vegetable garden - Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:31:12
As Spring comes to the farm (with another snow storm too) we took a walk around the propery at the end of March to try and come to grips with what this late Spring means to our garden plans.  We discuss the winters impact on our plans and the things we typically got done that are not on the to-do list.We also talk vegatable gardens - specifically what we have been doing with regards to seed starting and preparing the greenhouse.  Speaking of the greenhouse, we talk about the issues the cold weather has spawned and some solutions we are considering.

0105 Pregnant pigs, wormings pigs, buying a half pig - Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:38:26
This weeks updates include more cold weather and some updates about the animals around the farm. The pigs and chickens are doing well but all of us are done with this cold weather. We also talk a bit about the business of farming and what we still need to do on that said with regards to customer emails and notifications.In the Coopcast Community we have a breif tutorial on searching old coopcast episodes so you can find things you might have missed or are interested in.Brent had a question about worming pigs and we answer it and point to Coopcast 091There was a listener who asked about deer fencing and food plots to keep the deer out of his garden.Rebecca had a question about turkey feed and turkey poultsGail blew in with a question about finding half a pig to purchase and what goes into that decision

0104 Vulcan Blizzard and the Farm, prepping for weather, frozen water pipe - Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:23:05
This episode was recorded live during the Vulcan Blizzard event!THe updates of course revlove around the blizzard and how we prepared for it. We also talk about the coldest day ever recorded in March and the frozen pipe it casued.  Farmer Kelli talks about these events and her CSA decision.In the CoopCast Community we talk about some iTunes reviews, listener emails and some general questions we received.

Farm & Family Radio - MSU Extension Service
Farm and Family features interviews with Extension Service experts and other agricultural officials about timely topics related to Mississippi agriculture. Shows are available in MP3 formats. You may also hear the shows on many radio stations in Mississippi.Archived shows may be found at http://msucares.com/news/radio/farmandfamily.
Snake Activity: Encounters in Spring & Summer - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:01:36
Jessica Tegt

Spring Green-up in Your Lawn - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:01:09
Wayne Wells

Reducing Allergy & Asthma Triggers - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:00:39
Bobbie Shaffett

Managing Mud on Cattle Operations - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:00:01
Jane Parish

Pine Bark Beetles - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:59:27
John Kushla

ZimmCast
Weekly interviews with agribusiness industry leaders about what's new with a focus on agricultural marketing.
ZimmCast - 435 Ten Years of ZimmComm - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 435 Ten Years of ZimmComm

ZimmCast - 434 Agri-Pulse Celebrates 10 Yrs. - Mon, 31 Mar 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 434 Agri-Pulse Celebrates 10 Yrs.

ZimmCast - 433 The Continuing Saga of Pancake Ray - Mon, 24 Mar 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 433 The Continuing Saga of Pancake Ray

ZimmCast - 432 Social Media Farmer of the Year Award - Mon, 17 Mar 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 432 Social Media Farmer of the Year Award

ZimmCast - 431 New Holland Smart Stories - Tue, 11 Mar 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 431 New Holland Smart Stories

Farm Marketing Solutions
Agricultural & Farm Marketing Solutions for Family Farmers
Diversifying your marketing and alpaca farming - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:00:35
It is good business practice to get the most out of any effort you put into your business. That definitely applies to farming. Diversity is the name of the game on small farms these days, but that doesn’t necessarily have to mean a diversity of farming operations. Barbara Ronchetti of Island Alpaca Company on Martha’s

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How to find farm land - Tue, 01 Apr 2014 05:00:44
Wouldn’t it be nice if the perfect piece of land just fell into our respective laps? I know I would love it. Since that kind of miracle doesn’t happen every day we must resort to more conventional land-locating techniques. In today’s farm podcast I highlight my strategy for finding land. Since my farm is currently

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Behind the Scenes of Farm Marketing Solutions - Tue, 18 Mar 2014 05:00:33
It’s not secret that farming is hard work. What if you want to be a farmer and an online entrepreneur? That’s a whole new level. In this episode of the Growing Farms Podcast I share what my schedule is and how I produce the content that I do. In addition to giving you a look

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What to do before you start planting - Tue, 04 Mar 2014 05:00:41
“Anybody can grow stuff. It is selling that is the skill.” I love that quote from my guest on the Growing Farms Podcast today. George does a great job at cutting to the chase. If you want to make a living farming you have to sell what the customers want and you have to stay

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Starting a farm podcast with The Beginning Farmer - Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:00:49
Podcasting is becoming hugely popular as a method of entertainment and education. Marketing professionals and non-marketing professionals around the world are getting into podcasting as another way to reach their audience. A very in-depth article from Social Media Examiner outlines how and why podcasting is a “must” for marketing professionals and business owners. I could

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Alabama Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Alabama Agriculture.
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 11, 2014 - Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 11, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 04, 2014 - Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending April 04, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending March 28, 2014 - Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending March 28, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending March 21, 2014 - Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending March 21, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending March 14, 2014 - Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending March 14, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Georgia Agriculture.
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 11, 2014 - Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 11, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 04, 2014 - Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending April 04, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending March 28, 2014 - Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending March 28, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending March 21, 2014 - Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending March 21, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending March 14, 2014 - Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending March 14, 2014

Florida Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Florida Agriculture.
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 11, 2014 - Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 11, 2014

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 04, 2014 - Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending April 04, 2014

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending March 28, 2014 - Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending March 28, 2014

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending March 21, 2014 - Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending March 21, 2014

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending March 14, 2014 - Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending March 14, 2014

SwineCast
SwineCast 0818, Reaching Out To Millennials Focus Of Animal Ag Alliance 2014 Stakeholder Summit - Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:20:53
SwineCast 0818 Show Notes:


SwineCast 0817, Manitoba Town Hall Discussion On PEDv - Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:31:47
SwineCast 0817 Show Notes:
  • Good information widely shared thanks to Bruce Cochrane and Farmscape.ca.  The Manitoba Pork Council pulled together several sources and experts to update producers on PEDv, where it's at and what's happening on the front lines.


SwineCast 0816, Pork Summit - The Place To Be For Chefs - Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:09:14
SwineCast 0816 Show Notes:
  • Pork Summit is the grand prize which awaits the winners of the various 'Taste of Excellence' events we enjoy throughout the midwest. Ceci Snyder, Vice President of Domestic Marketing for the National Pork Board shares what Pork Summit is about and why it connects the dots on center plate preparations.


SwineCast 0815, NPPC Presser Shares Critical Details On Trans-Pacific Partnership Discussion - Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:20:28
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SwineCast 0814, Big Data Discussion - Do You Own Your Production Data And What's It Worth? - Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:46:08
SwineCast 0814 Show Notes:


FCC Edge
Hosted by Kevin Stewart, FCC Edge is a bi-monthly agriculture podcast from Farm Credit Canada. From discussions on business and technology, to inspiration and farm safety, FCC Edge has features and interviews that are relevant to Canadian agriculture. Get the most out of your farming operation. Get the FCC Edge.
Episode 16 - Thu, 3 Apr 2014 20:09:00
Episode 16

FCC Edge: Best of Mind Matters - Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:09:00
FCC Edge: Best of Mind Matters

FCC Edge: Best of Your Health - Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:39:00
FCC Edge: Best of Your Health

Episode 15 - Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:39:00
Episode 15

Episode 14 - Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:39:00
Episode 14

Protect The Harvest
The Protect The Harvest podcasts bring you stories from the front line of the battle between animal rights activists and America's farmers, ranchers, hunters and gun owners.
This Week In Insanity Ep. 25 - PETA Attempts to Indoctrinate Elementary School Students: Parents Outraged - Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:34:00

Parents in Woodland Hills, CA are considering taking PETA to court over an attempt to indoctrinate elementary stundents using a grotesque comic book.

As a parent, would you be upset if PETA handed your child a comic book disguised by a cartoon cover and was forced to see graphic images?

 

 



This Week In Insanity Ep. 24 - Joe Namath Answers Question About PETA: "Who?" - Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:53:00

Joe Namath and his fur coat worn during the opening coin toss of the Superbowl caught the attention of millions, including PETA. During an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, when asked about his response to PETA's comments, Namath replied "Who?" 

PETA's attempt gain media attention and demoize the American fur industry - That's Insane!



This Week In Insanity Ep. 23 - Disturbing Priorities of the Animal Rights Movement - Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:39:14

A 25-year-old, Italian woman, Caterina Simonsen recently came under attack from animal rights extremists for a facebook picture she posted giving thanks to the advancements made in the pharmaceutical research industry that have allowed her to stay alive. She wrote, "I am 25 thanks to genuine research that includes experiments on animals. Without research, I would have been dead at nine. You have gifted me future."

She received over 30 death threats and 500 insults from animal rights activists - That's Insane!



Young Female Hunter Mauled by Bear; PETA Roots for Bear? - Tue, 17 Dec 2013 22:20:33

Being attacked by a bear is no joke and PETA’s response revealed their true colors showing no sympathy in regards to the young woman who nearly lost her life - That’s Insane!



This Week In Insanity Ep. 21 - U.S. Secretary of Ag, Tom Vilsack Sides with HSUS Against King Amendment - Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:04:46

The King Amendment in the U.S. House passed version of the Farm Bill is generating a lot of talk around the nation and U.S. Secreatary of Agricluture, Tom Vilsack, recent comments on the King Amendment only adds to further suspicion that he often takes marching orders from HSUS, America's largest animal rights organization - That's Insane!



agfanatics
Grain market talk
AgFanatics Episode # 48 - Market Talk - Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:14:17

Cory and Nick discussed current market trends and why soybeans have rallied over 75 cents in the past month.  Also, find out what Thanksgiving ingredient has appreciated in value the most since 2001.

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AgFanatics Episode # 47 - Update from Mid-Co’s Chad Richey - Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:38:54

The AgFanatics welcomed Mid-Co’s Branch office Manager, Chad Richey, to the show today to discuss what he’s seeing out in Iowa and his thoughts on last Friday’s USDA report.  Chad shared some great insights and also had one of the better answers to our routine question we ask each guest.  Listen in to find out what it was!

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AgFanatics Episode #46 - November Crop report - Fri, 08 Nov 2013 19:16:32

Cory and Nick return after an extended absence, to bring a fresh perspective on the markets and give their thoughts on the recently released USDA November Crop Production report.  Enjoy!

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Episode # 45 - USDA September Report breakdown - Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:44:58

The AgFanatics once again give their take on today’s USDA Supply & Demand report.  Let Cory and Nick provide you with all the post report market information you need!

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Episode #44 USDA report predictions - Wed, 11 Sep 2013 18:57:59

The guys are back in the studio and ready to work!  Listen in as they catch up and talk about current markets and the highly anticipated USDA report that comes out tomorrow.  They even go as far as making predictions for tomorrows report.  

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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
Monthly Commentary 11-8-13

Monthly Commentary 9-30-13 - Mon, 30 Sep 2013 9:00:00
Monthly Commentary 9-30-13

Monthly Commentary 9-12-13 - Fri, 13 Sep 2013 9:00:00
Monthly Commentary 9-12-13

Monthly Commentary 9-6-13 - Fri, 6 Sep 2013 9:00:00
Monthly Commentary 9-6-13

Monthly Commentary 8-21-13 - Wed, 21 Aug 2013 9:00:00
Monthly Commentary 8-21-13

Checkoff Chat
Weekly interviews with the Missouri Beef Industry Council
Checkoff-Chat-1-16-13 - Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:12:00
Checkoff-Chat-1-16-13

Checkoff-Chat-1-9-13 - Wed, 09 Jan 2013 17:12:00
Checkoff-Chat-1-9-13

Checkoff-Chat-1-2-13 - Wed, 02 Jan 2013 17:12:00
Checkoff-Chat-1-2-13

Checkoff-Chat-12-26-12 - Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:12:00
Checkoff-Chat-12-26-12

Checkoff-Chat-12-19-12 - Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:12:00
Checkoff-Chat-12-19-12

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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