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Agriculture Today on the Red River Farm Network
Agriculture Today for Friday, September 19, 2014 - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:05:11
Agriculture Today for Friday, September 19, 2014

Agriculture Today for Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:05:11
Agriculture Today for Thursday, September 18, 2014

Agriculture Today for Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:05:11
Agriculture Today for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Agriculture Today for Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:05:11
Agriculture Today for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Agriculture Today for Monday, September 15, 2014 - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:05:11
Agriculture Today for Monday, September 15, 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 19 September 2014 - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:34:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

Morning Rural News for 19 September 2014 - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:23:00
News from the rural and farming sector.

Midday Rural News for 18 September 2014 - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:34:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

Morning Rural News for 18 September 2014 - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:22:00
News from the rural and farming sector.

Midday Rural News for 17 September 2014 - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:34:00
News from the rural and farming sectors.

RFD Podcasts
RFD Radio Network, a member benefit of the Illinois Farm Bureau
RFD Today (Fri September 19 2014) - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:02:22
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 (Fri September 19 2014) - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:31:14
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 September 18 2014) - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:02:10
Hosts Alan Jarand and Rita Frazer provide a review of the day\'s commodity market training.

RFD Today (Thu September 18 2014) - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:02:21
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 (Thu September 18 2014) - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:31:11
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.

  Country Morning
This is Country Morning from the Red River Farm Network
Country Morning for Friday, September 19, 2014 - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:22:27
Country Morning for Friday, September 19, 2014

Country Morning for Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:22:27
Country Morning for Thursday, September 18, 2014

Country Morning for Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:22:27
Country Morning for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Country Morning for Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:22:27
Country Morning for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Country Morning for Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:22:27
Country Morning for Tuesday, September 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: Sep 19, 2014 - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:00:00
Linda Hunt cautions not all sainfoin is created equal. Alberta Canola Producers Commission Call: ACPC is looking for directors in five regions. Weekly Grains and Oilseeds Market Report: Errol Anderons of ProMarket Communications gives us the weekly report.

Call of the Land: Sep 18, 2014 - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:00:00
Agriculture Minister Olson discusses his priorities going forward. Alberta Goat Breeders Convention: Merna Gisler has highlights of the September 27 and 28 event in Camrose. New Variety of Sainfoin Holds Promise: Linda Hunt, forage specialist, highlights some of the traits of AC Mountainview.

Call of the Land: Sep 17, 2014 - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:00:00
Cow-Calfenomics: Rick Dehod discusses focus of this risk management series developed for Alberta's beef producers. Equine Welfare Training Program: Funding from a federal government program is going to the development of an industry-wide equine welfare training program. Export Data for Peas and Lentils: Chuck Penner takes a look at the numbers for pulse crops and how that sets up the current crop year. Herb Lock has the highlights from the latest report.

Call of the Land: Sep 16, 2014 - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:00:00
Jeff Jackson discusses why wheat producers should participate in the program. Details on three announcements totally over $10 million. Proper Grain Storage Techniques: Mark Cutts discusses key factors to keep in mind to maintain the quality of stored grain -- temperature and moisture.

Call of the Land: Sep 15, 2014 - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:00:00
The Alberta Barley Commission is calling for nominations to fill three open spots on its board of directors. How Cold and How Much Snow Last Week?: Details on last week's weather conditions. Twenty-seven organizations and companies from across the country have signed a letter of intent to support the formation of Soy Canada. Weekly Livestock Market Summary: The latest livestock market news with Herb Lock of FarmSense Marketing.

  Southeast AgNET
A multi-media enterprise dedicated to "deep southeast" agriculture...
Citrus Tree Acreage Survey Released - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:50:33
This afternoon, USDA released their annual Florida citrus tree acreage survey. The numbers from the survey were discussed during the Citrus Crop Advisory Committee meeting and Duke Chadwell, who serves on that committee, explains what the numbers showed. Download Audio For a look at all of the number click here.

  Market Analysis
Hear market analysts talk about factors that moved doday's markets
Market Analysis for Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:07:08
Market Analysis for Thursday, September 18, 2014

Market Analysis for Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:07:08
Market Analysis for Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Market Analysis for Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:07:08
Market Analysis for Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Market Analysis for Monday, September 15, 2014 - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:07:08
Market Analysis for Monday, September 15, 2014

Market Analysis for Friday, September 12, 2014 - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:07:08
Market Analysis for Friday, September 12, 2014

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.
0122 Fall plantings in the greenhouse, cheese making, business ideas - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 23:23:48
This week our farm updates are simple as the season is slowing down to just the basics.  We talk about the plantings in the gardens in the greenhouse since frost is now in our area.  We are hoping to extend the season and keep harvesting vegetables and herbs for several more months.  There's also updates about pigs in pasture as well.In the Ruminations discussion this week we talk about businesses and how so many let opportunity slip through their fingers.  We share the details of a cheese making class we took at a local winery and the missed opportunities that were everywhere.  There's lessons to be learned in bad expereinces and this one was rife with them.  Although - making your own cheese is cool!We also talk about a business that asked us for input and HOPED we might mention them - FlexTrailers.  It's a cool concept on modular trailers.  It's a much better approach to a business than the first one (they asked us clearly for feedback and hoped we would mention them).  There are still some lessons to be learned here as well.The final business we talk about is Adams Holsters - the makers of the BEST leather holsters you have ever seen - Adams Holsters - and one of the best gifts we have ever received from a coopcast listener!

0121 Farm updates, tractor project, listener reviews - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:55:37
Back from a break we talk aboutthe pigs in the pasture and how well they are growing, the late blight that got the tomatoes, the success we had with straw based potatoes and a whole lot more.We also go over the 500th iTunes review and answer some listener feedback on topics ranging from keeping stock tanks fresh to predators to game cameras.

0120 Happy pigs on pasture, canning and freezing garden fresh food, Farm U : Containment - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:24:42
This weeks updates start with the pigs scheduled for butcher, their pasture and their rapid weight gains after worming.  We moved the chicken netting fencing for the layers and have been busy in the vegetable gardens and kitchen.  Farmer Kelli has been canning and freezing all sorts of fresh veggies as well as baked, roasted, blanched and parboiled treats!The vegetable garden is producing and we are expecting be offer an end of summer share full of goodness - including a pasture raised chicken.The Farm U is part of a series we are starting called How We Do It - where we take things that have had lots of questions from listeners and do our best to show with pictures and explanations how we do things around the farm.This weeks episode is all about "Containment" - our fencing setup and why we made the decisions we did.To follow along with the images we are discussing - visit our flicker page and the album How We Do It : ContainmentGood ole Flickr link - https://www.flickr.com/photos/chickenthistlefarm/We are off for 2 weeks over Labor Day - so enjoy your celebrations and be safe.

0119 Weaning pig meningitis, bountiful vegetable garden, the perfect BLT - Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:15:24
After taking a week off for a trip to Empire Farm Days, we return with an update from the farm show.  We also share the story of a sick pig on the farm who contracted weaning swine meningitis and what we did to get Mr Green Beans back to health.We tour the Veggie Patch to talk about all the harvested and put up foods Kelli has been making / freezing / canning as she's enjoying a greate vegetable garden season this year.  The homestead is certainly going to be prepared for the polar vortex this winter!There's also a bit of fun discussions around the farm this week too!

0118 The future of farming pigs, garden fresh vegetable recipes and sleepy farmers - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:14:38
This episode won't go down as one of the most exciting or passionate - but we do talk about the status of things mid-summer around the farm.  We continue to prep the pasture for the piglet weaning, the layers are laying and the vegetable garden and green house is producing LOTS of fresh produce this time of year.In the We Eat Good segment Farmer Kelli talks about some of her favorite recipes for the fresh veggies that are piled on the counters this time of year.  They are all paper printed recipes so no links - but pay attention and she tells you where to find them or what to Google.You might find some things here:http://www.chickenthistlefarm.com/blog/tag/recipeor herehttp://www.chickenthistlefarm.com/blog/category/recipes

  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 #629 - Wed, 17 sep 2014 20:44:00
CropLine Episode #629

CropLine Episode #628 - Fri, 12 sep 2014 09:43:00
CropLine Episode #628

CropLine Episode #627 - Wed, 10 sep 2014 08:30:00
CropLine Episode #627

CropLine Episode #626 - Fri, 5 sep 2014 14:70:00
CropLine Episode #626

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.
Idaho farm groups fund road safety PSA - AgMinute for September 17, 2014 - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:16:01
Last year was one of the deadliest in recent memory in Idaho for fatal crashes involving automobiles and farm equipment and two farm bureau groups have teamed up with the Idaho State Police on a public service announcement that urges people to be cautious and patient around farm vehicles. Click here for the full story

Proposed Galloway dam studies continue - AgMinute for September 16, 2014 - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:01:51
The Idaho Water Resources Board considers a proposed 750,000 acre-foot dam and reservoir on the Weiser River to be one of its top priorities. The board recently took a significant step forward in its efforts to study whether the project is feasible. Click here for the full story

USDA boosts corn, soybean harvest to new records - AgMinute for September 15, 2014 - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:56:10
Record corn yields will be set in 18 states, the USDA said, and 10 states including Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska, the top three producers, have the highest number of ears per corn stalk ever. Click here for the full story

Idaho Potato Commission targets Hispanic consumers - AgMinute for September 12, 2014 - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:50:13
The Idaho Potato Commission is encouraged by survey results showing strong national recognition for its brand and loyalty by female Hispanic consumers. Click here for the full story

FSA urges quick action on grazing claims - AgMinute for September 11, 2014 - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:31:07
Compensation payments for grazing losses will be reduced, so the Farm Service Agency is urging livestock producers to file claims by the end of September. Click here for the full story

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.
MS Turfgrass Association Conference & Trade Show - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:02:42
Jay McCurdy

Mobile Device Applications, MSU Extension - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:02:12
Kelli Alexander

Bully Box Fundraiser, MSU Food Science Club - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:01:42
Yan Campbell

Mississippi State Fair - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:01:12
Dean Jousan

Controlling Kudzu - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:52
John Kushla

Growing with Canola
ACPC’s radio program Growing with Canola can be heard every Tuesday during the noon hour on radio stations across Alberta.
Harvest Time - the week after frost - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:00:00
Dan Orchard talks about the week after early frost

Fall disease scouting in canola - Tue, 09 Sep 2014 04:00:00
Clint Jurke discusses scouting your fields in the fall

Calculating Combine Loss App - Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00
Tom Wolf discusses an easy to use app to calculate harvest losses

Canola Swath Timing - Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:00:00
Warren Ward discusses the importance of seed colour change

Swath vs Direct Combining Canola - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:00:00
Greg Sekulic discusses ways to get more crop in the bin

Farm And Ranch Country (Bill Graff)
Discuss agriculture with emphasis on farm policy, ag programs, commercial production, farm bill & economics of food
102-Young Farmers - Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:50:43
FFA – New Century Farmer The last two summers I have made a presentation to the FFA – New Century Farmer conference.  I really enjoy doing this. In this podcast I go over the questions I always get asked when … Continue reading

101-Where’s the Farmer? - Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:07:09
Panel on Food – No farmers or ranchers on it New Farm Service Agency Administrator – of course he is not a farmer either First the new FSA/USDA Administrator is a Lawyer with a bachelor degree in History. This is … Continue reading

100 – Agricultural Podcast - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:22:43
This is episode 100 of Farm and Ranch Country podcast. Thank you to lots of people for helping me make this happen.  Especially to Judi. I look back at a few favorite episodes and look forward to what the future … Continue reading

99-Waning Political Influence Of the Agricultural Vote - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:08:08
Thanks for listening to my farm podcast. I discuss and look at the declining influence of the true agricultural vote.  Demographics are giving us less and less agricultural voters.  These voters are also trending more and more conservative in their … Continue reading

098- Current Events In Agriculture - Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:57:27
(click play for farm podcast) Farming Current Events This podcast is about what is currently going on in the world and how it is affecting agriculture. It touches on the Middle East, Ukraine, South China Sea, immigration, and how the … Continue reading

Florida Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Florida Agriculture.
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending September 12, 2014 - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending September 12, 2014

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending September 05, 2014 - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending September 05, 2014

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending August 29, 2014 - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending August 29, 2014

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending August 22, 2014 - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending August 22, 2014

Florida Ag in Review for the week ending August 15, 2014 - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Florida Ag in Review for the week ending August 15, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Alabama Agriculture.
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending September 12, 2014 - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending September 12, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending September 05, 2014 - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending September 05, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending August 29, 2014 - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending August 29, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending August 22, 2014 - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending August 22, 2014

Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending August 15, 2014 - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Alabama Ag in Review for the week ending August 15, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review
A weekly podcast series for Georgia Agriculture.
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Sep 12, 2014 - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Sep 12, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Sep 05, 2014 - Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Sep 05, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Aug 29, 2014 - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Aug 29, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Aug 22, 2014 - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Aug 22, 2014

Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Aug 15, 2014 - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00
Georgia Ag in Review for the week ending Aug 15, 2014

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.
FCC Edge: Best of Decision-Making - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:00:00
FCC Edge: Best of Decision-Making

Episode 18 - Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:00:00
Episode 18

FCC Edge: Best of Being a Leader - Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:00:00
FCC Edge: Best of Being a Leader

Episode 17 - Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:00:00
Episode 17

Episode 16 - Thu, 3 Apr 2014 20:09:00
Episode 16

ZimmCast
Weekly interviews with agribusiness industry leaders about what's new with a focus on agricultural marketing.
ZimmCast - 450 IFAJ Wrapup - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 450 IFAJ Wrapup

ZimmCast - 449 Photos From Hawaii - Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 449 Photos From Hawaii

ZimmCast - 448 Traveling with Alltech - Fri, 08 Aug 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 448 Traveling with Alltech

ZimmCast - 447 Tecomate Pinnacle Alliance - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 447 Tecomate Pinnacle Alliance

ZimmCast - 446 Animal Health IPOs - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:00:00
ZimmCast - 446 Animal Health IPOs

Farm Marketing Solutions
Agricultural & Farm Marketing Solutions for Family Farmers
GFP056: Hiring Farm Workers - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 05:00:37
The hiring of farm workers can be a really tricky process. How do you know you’re going to hire the right person? What’s the process like if you’ve never done it before? That’s what we’re talking about (and more) in today’s podcast episode. I have had several changes with staff on farm lately. People moving

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GFP055: Getting over the summer hump with good farm management - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:00:03
It will never cease to amaze me the amount of things that farmers will take on in a season. There are many factors that play into how that happens, but at the end of the day it is how you deal with it that defines you. One of the biggest factors that plays into crushing

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Being part of the food fight - Wed, 13 Aug 2014 05:00:16
Every farmers’ journey through life will be as uniquely theirs as their farm will be. Today’s podcast episode shares a great story of how a vegetable farm was started in Missouri not just by one woman, but by a community of people working to support that one woman. I found out very early on that

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Introducing New Farm Products - Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:00:01
“The riches are in the niches.” Or so I’ve been told. The problem is often that there is a lot of consumer educating involved with introducing a niche product onto the market. What do you do when no one knows how to use what you have to offer, but you know it’s going to be

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Using Video for your Farm Marketing - Tue, 08 Jul 2014 05:00:32
The most common misconception about video marketing is that it is hard. That doesn’t have to be true at all. I recorded, edited, and published my latest farm video right from my cell phone. Quite honestly, that blows my mind, and I’m a geek. Let’s take a look at the three biggest fears that people

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agfanatics
Grain market talk
AgFanatics #13 - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:31:24

The AgFanatics get together to talk falling grain prices andtheir influence on a hot livestock market.  Cory, Joe, and Karl alsodiscuss the late-summer crop conditions and give an update on early harvestprogress.  Just a week ahead of the next round of USDA crop reports, theguys toss back and forth their short-run market expectations.  



AgFanatics #12 - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:03:43

On the twelfth installment of the AgFanatics podcast, Cory,Joe and Karl discuss results from recent crop tours.  Crops will be ofrecord proportions, so the question is, how will we use such big stocks? The guys also talk basis and address the current strength in nearby grainfutures.  



AgFanatics #11 - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:56:44

The trio is back together on this week’s installment of theAgFanatics Podcast.  Joe and Cory are in the studio and MaxYield’s KarlSetzer joins them by phone from Iowa.  The guys talk crop conditions andrecap the numbers from the August reports.    



AgFanatics #10 - Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:45:58

Cory’s out, so Joe and Karl are joined by Angie Maguire ofCitizens in Charlotte, Michigan.    Listen to an AgFanaticspodcast that covers the gamut – everything from crop conditions, wheat stocks,southern harvest progress, and basis.  And, hear the panelists preview ournext round of USDA crop reports.  



AgFanatics #9 - Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:55:29

Joe is in the studio with a remote Cory Winstead and KarlSetzer talking crop conditions and production potential.  Karl outlinesbasis expectations for the rest of the summer and the AgFanatics preview theS&D/Crop production updates.  Overall sentiment is bearish.  Willthe important August crop reports say anything that might change that?



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. 29 - Pamela Anderson Refuses to Support ALS Research Because of Animal Testing - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:51:35

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has helped raise funds and awareness for ALS research. Many celebrities have used their status to help the cause, but one celeb - Pamela Anderson - has refused. Instead, she uses her platform to protest ALS research because of animal testing.

Using a public forum to support animal rights at the expense of human welfare - Now That's Insane!



This Week In Insanity Ep. 28 - PETA Stages Farm Video - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:35:59

PETA recently released a video on its website supposedly documenting abuse of dairy cows on a North Carolina farm. But many aspects of the video appear to be staged. This would seem to go right along with PETA's typical messaging strategy of lying in hopes that public outrage will outweigh common sense. Faking animal abuse just to give farmers a bad name - Now That's Insane!



This Week In Insanity Ep. 27 - HSUS Needs Body Armor? - Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:09:21

HSUS volunteers have been spotted at search and seizures of dogfighting rings, after arrests have already been made, wearing bulletproof vests and sporting badges that say "Humane Society Rescue Team". They are posing as law enforcement in order to legitimize their efforts. But how do they afford this unnecessary body armor? Playing dress up at the cost of donor money -- That's Insane!



This Week In Insanity Ep. 26 - PETA's Classless "Got Autism?" Campaign - Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:32:23

Recently, PETA made the rounds on the internet for a 2008 print ad that re-surfaced on their website that uses the phrase "Got Autism?" (a twist on the popular "Got Milk" ads). They attempted to link Autism with dairy consumption, citing questionable sources for this claim. For PETA, this is business as usual, but for us in the real world -- That's Insane!



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?

 

 



Off The Cob
Regular reports on issues important to corn growers and the consuming public.
Field Notes Finds Corn Crop in Maryland Plentiful, Behind Schedule - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:32:00
Field Notes Finds Corn Crop in Maryland Plentiful, Behind Schedule

Corn Board Candidate Paul Taylor Brings Innovative, Strategic Approach to Discussions - Tue, 2 Jul 2014 9:42:00
Corn Board Candidate Paul Taylor Brings Innovative, Strategic Approach to Discussions

Corn Board Candidate Dean Taylor Builds Consensus to Build a Better Future - Tue, 1 Jul 2014 12:00:00
Corn Board Candidate Dean Taylor Builds Consensus to Build a Better Future

Field Notes Checks in with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott - Fri, 27 Jun 2014 8:15:00
Field Notes Checks in with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott

Field Notes Checks in with Iowa Farmer April Hemmes - Fri, 27 Jun 2014 8:15:00
Field Notes Checks in with Iowa Farmer April Hemmes

SwineCast
SwineCast 0833, Are You Listening To What PED Is Saying? - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:04:01
SwineCast 0833 Show Notes:
  • The advent of PEDV in U.S. herds has some producers on their heels while others are using the calamity as an opportunity to 'up their game'.  Dr. Dale Polson of Boehringer Ingelheim notes PED illuminated weakness in our surveillance systems and suggests a new world-view of data streams and potential health issues.
  • Link to Dr. Polson's video presentation at World Pork Expo.


SwineCast 0832, Management Tips For PRDC And Maintaining Productivity - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:18:26

SwineCast 0832 Show Notes:



SwineCast 0831, SwineCast Videos Available Via Youtube - Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:38:12
SwineCast 0831 Show Notes:


SwineCast 0830, Rabobank Sees Positive Swine Industry Outlook - Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:03:43
SwineCast 0830 Show Notes:
  • Rabobank's recently released 3rd Quarter Outlook for the swine industry notes the impact of PEDv but also sees exports continuing the upward trend.  Will Sawyer is Rabobank's VP of U.S. animal protein research.
  • Overview of Rabobank report


SwineCast 0829, At The Meeting - PEDv Update From The Morrison Group - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:05:39
SwineCast 0829 Show Notes:
  • Bob Morrison and The Morrison Group dig deep for the latest Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus findings including: 1) National PEDv Incidence Report; 2) Impact on Production and 3) Time to Stability.
  • Link to the Allen D. Leman Conference agenda


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.

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

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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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