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Pro Farmer Washington Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer separates the news from the noise in Washington, distilling the week's news in agriculture down to the developments that will impact your farm and your community. Wiesemeyer, along with host and Farm Journal News Director John Herath, hits the highlights of the week before turning to interview the key ag leaders and lobbyists in D.C.
 
The landscape of agriculture continues to change. From policy challenges to the headwinds of production agriculture today, it’s powerful women in agriculture leading some of the charges to create change that matters to not only farmers and ranchers, but also hits the heart of rural America. Join U.S. Farm Report Host Tyne Morgan as she highlights some of the women making a difference in agriculture. Not only will she highlight the grit it takes to make the changes happen, but also help paint ...
 
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Rich Posson of the Critical Point podcast is our guest markets analyst and he talks about using the futures markets as a producer during this upside potential but to always have a Plan B. Plus we have Jack Scoville of Price Futures Group and Cary Artac of Artac Advisory with his week charts update. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informatio…
 
The House Agriculture Committee is often touted as a sanctum of bipartisanship. It was anything but as the first markup of the 117th Congress was held, examining a majority-drafted coronavirus aid bill. One Republican sponsored amendment, also backed by Democrat Cindy Axne of Iowa, made it through committee. That addition, that would have extended …
 
After 23 years with the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association, Jean Payne has announced her retirement. She joins the podcast to reflect on some of the ‘wins’ for the industry she was able to be part of, and she discusses some of the challenges still facing the ag retail industry into the horizon. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy info…
 
Ethanol has been a major factor in farm markets for many years now, but how will a new administration and global demand impact production, and in turn, commodity prices? We take a look at what farmers and consumers can expect this year and in the future as the nation focuses on meeting environmental goals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy in…
 
"There will be a frog-swallowing day in this market." So intones Rock Brock of Brock & Associates on this afternoon's AgriTalk, plus many other observations. We also get price action from Joe Vaclavik of Standard Grain and Davis Michaelsen shares highlights from his conversation with Josh Linville of StoneX about fertilizer prices. See omnystudio.c…
 
The Biden Administration this week put forward an immigration reform package that would give a path to citizenship for immigrants already in the United States. That plan would give priority to ag workers, but would not expand the H2A visa plan for those ag workers. Paul Bleiberg of the National Milk Producers Federation joins Pro Farmer's Jim Wiese…
 
The vast majority of row crop acres have some level of crop insurance. Are you using the product to best fit your needs? What changes are their in the marketplace for 2021? We visit with a farmer and veteran of the crop insurance world for an update and strategy on getting the coverage you need. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
ARA’s Richard Gupton joins the podcast to talk about how the Biden administration’s priorities are likely to develop in the coming year. He shares how ag retailers can get engaged and what regulatory and political policies to pay the most attention to. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
Our coverage of Top Producers Summit 2021 continues with a conversation with Joe Vaclavik of Standard Grain. Then we meet Bill Came and Kelsey Ducheneaux, two finalists for this year's Top Producer Award. Finally, we talk with Eric Henry and Scott Henry of LongView Farms, the winners of this year's Top Producer Award. See omnystudio.com/listener fo…
 
Is there a “best” time for cows to have a calf? There are a lot of variables to consider of course, but should cow calf producers pause and rethink some of the reason they do what they do? That was the focus of some cattle producers who came together to discuss the pros and cons of calving periods. What are the key questions you should be asking to…
 
Ag groups are gearing up for a new fight over the so-called 'Death Tax." Tax proposals put forth by President Joe Biden's transition team call for a dramatic reduction in the exemption on taxes on estates and could end a step up in basis for heirs. Farm CPA Paul Neiffer of CliftonLarsonAllen joins Jim Wiesemeyer and John Herath on this week's DC Si…
 
Tom Vilsick fittingly sought a return to the helm of USDA appearing at a confirmation hearing on Groundhog Day. The hearings for Vilsack and nominee Michael Regan for EPA also saw the return of some terms familiar to agriculture, including Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) and Waters of the U.S.(WOTUS). In this week's DC Signal to Noise Podcast, Pr…
 
Brody Little is a seedsman and a farmer who lives and works just south of Peoria. He works with many farmers to assist with seed selection, herbicide strategies, pest control and much more. I travel to Manito, IL to understand how 2020 will impact decisions in 2021 and what he sees producers considering this year in light of higher grain prices. Se…
 
USDA put a freeze on Coronavirus Food Aid Program (CFAP) payments as the new administration reviews all rules put in place by a lame duck Trump Administration. Could that review bring changes to the CFAP payments? Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) said this week she is going to push to make sure priorities she includ…
 
Greg Peterson, also known as Machinery Pete, is a regular guest on Farming the Countryside and we certainly have a strong market to discuss. How much of the price increase is being driven by the commodity markets versus the tightening of inventories due to a Covid related slow down in equipment production? We look at the trends and strategies for b…
 
The Trump and Obama administrations had very different relationships with agriculture and rural America. Will the Biden Administration learn any lessons from those two predecessors? Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer and Farm Journal's John Herath look at the relationship between ag and the incoming administration in this week's DC Signal to Noise Podcast…
 
Justin Ogle is the Vice President of record harvest. His goal is to help farms record the data surrounding farmers crop seasons AND by doing so, helping them make decisions that will produce a record harvest. Listen to what he believes are some of the best practices to both. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
With 30+ years of his experience in the industry, Mitch Eviston says he and the leadership team at Meristem saw an opportunity for a new way to supply crop inputs, specifically yield enhancement crop additives. As he explains in this podcast, “we create linkages and partnerships that put the end user directly in contact with the manufacturer, elimi…
 
USDA announced the release of $2.3 billion in leftover funds from the first and second rounds of the Coronavirus Food Aid Program (CFAP) on Friday, most of it to benefit contract hog and poultry producers. On this week's DC Signal to Noise Podcast, Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer and John Herath of Farm Journal go through details of the latest CFAP ann…
 
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