18 episodes

Agweek brings you timely agriculture news from field to fork in digital, print and television. Fresh every week, join Jenny Schlecht from the Agweek editorial team and Al Winmill from the sales and marketing team for a deeper dive into farm and ranch stories along with a guest interview with personalities from the world of agriculture. If you’re involved in farming, ranching or agribusiness, the Agweek Podcast is the show for you.

Agweek Podcast Jenny Schlecht and Al Winmill

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Agweek brings you timely agriculture news from field to fork in digital, print and television. Fresh every week, join Jenny Schlecht from the Agweek editorial team and Al Winmill from the sales and marketing team for a deeper dive into farm and ranch stories along with a guest interview with personalities from the world of agriculture. If you’re involved in farming, ranching or agribusiness, the Agweek Podcast is the show for you.

    Agweek Podcast Episode 19: FM Diversion Impact, Caves and Soil Health, CRP Payments feat Doug Wenzel from Ag Concepts

    Agweek Podcast Episode 19: FM Diversion Impact, Caves and Soil Health, CRP Payments feat Doug Wenzel from Ag Concepts

    This week's topics include the impact the Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN area Red River Diversion project has on farmers, the connection between caves and soil health and CRP payments. We'll also discuss upcoming stories in Agweek Magazine and on AgweekTV. This week's guest is Doug Wenzel from Ag Concepts.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Agweek Podcast Episode 18: Cropland Rental Rates, Dairy Farm Closures, Precision Ag Stories, feat Stephanie Sinner from ND Soybean Council and Jean Henning from ND Corn Utilization Council

    Agweek Podcast Episode 18: Cropland Rental Rates, Dairy Farm Closures, Precision Ag Stories, feat Stephanie Sinner from ND Soybean Council and Jean Henning from ND Corn Utilization Council

    Jenny Schlecht and Al Winmill are both a little under the weather this week, so the first half of this episode was recorded off site instead of at the Superior Grain Equipment Podcast Studio in Fargo. Luckily, Stephanie Sinner and Jean Henning were in the studio last week to record this week's guest interview with a healthy Al Winmill. Stories covered include cropland rental rates holding steady, an Agweek contributor's dairy farm closing and a bunch of updates from the Precision Ag Summit.

    • 56 min
    Agweek Podcast Episode 17: Irish Travelers Scam, Hemp Policy Struggles, Weather Related Open Cows feat Andy Swenson from NDSU

    Agweek Podcast Episode 17: Irish Travelers Scam, Hemp Policy Struggles, Weather Related Open Cows feat Andy Swenson from NDSU

    Jenny Schlect and Al Winmill discuss the following stories: an Irish Travelers scam involving taking advantage of older, rural residents looking for home or farm improvement help, the hemp industry's issues in the upper Midwest, an alarming number of open cows after 2019's strange weather conditions and a look into what's coming up in Agweek and on AgweekTV. This week's guest is NDSU's Andy Swenson who talks about the upcoming Northwest Farm Managers Association meeting in Fargo, ND.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Agweek Podcast Episode 16: Natural Gas Expansion, South Dakota Township Secession, Bismarck Sale Barn, feat Delore Zimmerman from Praxis Strategy Group

    Agweek Podcast Episode 16: Natural Gas Expansion, South Dakota Township Secession, Bismarck Sale Barn, feat Delore Zimmerman from Praxis Strategy Group

    We made it to Episode 16! This week's episode features more on the stories we teased last week, including the expansion of natural gas availability to more rural homes, South Dakota townships trying to leave their counties over new livestock regulations and a new livestock sale barn opening up in Bismarck, ND. This week's guest is Delore Zimmerman, PhD., from Praxis Strategy Group who is helping to put on the upcoming Precision Ag Summit in Jamestown, ND next week.

    • 54 min
    Agweek Podcast Episode 15: Improved Markets Outlook, Jon Knutson's 2019 in Review, Natural Gas Availability to Rural Communities feat Verna Kragnes from Northern Plains Sustainable Ag Society

    Agweek Podcast Episode 15: Improved Markets Outlook, Jon Knutson's 2019 in Review, Natural Gas Availability to Rural Communities feat Verna Kragnes from Northern Plains Sustainable Ag Society

    We'll have a look at improved grain and livestock markets (thanks to Michelle Rook's recent AgweekTV panels) and Jonathan Knutson's annual Year in Review for 2019. We'll also preview a few stories coming soon in Agweek/AgweekTV including increasing natural gas availability to smaller communities and how some smaller townships in South Dakota are considering leaving their counties over new livestock regulations. Our guest this week is Verna Kragnes, executive director of the NPSAS.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Agweek Podcast Episode 14: Palmer Amaranth Policies, Japan Trade Deal, US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Silo Tragedies, feat Tamra Heins from Agweek's Advertising Team

    Agweek Podcast Episode 14: Palmer Amaranth Policies, Japan Trade Deal, US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Silo Tragedies, feat Tamra Heins from Agweek's Advertising Team

    Another week, another episode of the Agweek Podcast! The 14th episode brings us discussion on Palmer Amaranth and it's impact on states setting regulations on the noxious weed in fields and seed, lots of trade talk in North America and Asia and an unfortunate grain silo deaths. This week's guest is Tamra (Tami) Heins from Agweek's advertising team and the North Dakota Pork Council who shares her story living and working in agriculture in ND.

    • 45 min

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