Agweek brings you timely agriculture news in print, online, on television and through conversation. Join Agweek reporter Noah Fish for a deeper dive into farm and ranch stories, with guest interviews shedding light on personalities from the world of agriculture.
Agweek Market Wrap: Hot markets cool off with export news, forecasts and profit taking
The markets — and the wheat markets in particular — started off on fire this week, said Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network. But as he and Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management discussed on this week's Agweek Market Wrap, sponsored by Gateway Building Systems, most of the gains were lost by the end of the week.
Agweek Podcast: Predicting the climate
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Jim Roemer, registered commodity trading adviser who also has 38 years of experience as a meteorologist. He runs the meteorology and commodity analysis company, Best Weather, Inc. He's also the co-founder of Climate Predict, a long-range global weather forecast tool, and one of the first meteorologists to become a National Futures Association registered Commodity Trading Advisor.
Agweek Market Wrap: Wild weather and WASDE give direction to markets
Even as the central and eastern parts of the Corn Belt finally are making some planting progress, the western Corn Belt and northern Plains remain mired in wet, cold weather that has kept tractors at a near-standstill, especially in North Dakota and Minnesota, Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network and Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management discussed on the Agweek Market Wrap.
Agweek Podcast: Compassion fatigue in agriculture
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Emily Krekelberg, University of Minnesota Extension farm health and safety educator. Krekelberg talks about new resources Extension has created to help farmers deal with compassion fatigue and other forms of job stress as the avian influenza outbreak has led to depopulation of more than 2 million commercially raised birds in 20 Minnesota counties. She also talks about podcasting in the agricultural realm.
Agweek Market Wrap: As planting delays continue, corn and wheat are likely to struggle to gain acres
Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network and Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management discuss what late planting in the northern Plains and Corn Belt could mean for corn, wheat and soybean markets, as well as what the Fed is doing on inflation, what inflation means for markets, how world events are impacting the markets and what to watch for in the coming week.
Agweek Podcast: Growing pains of Minnesota's hemp industry
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Ted Galaty, who owns and operates Willow's Keep Farm in Zumbrota, Minnesota, where he's been growing hemp since 2018. Galaty talks about educating the public about cannabis, the future of industrial hemp and the conundrums of hemp regulations.
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