Fastline Fast Track features agriculture industry newsmakers discussing hot-button issues and the latest in farming equipment and trends that affect farmers from coast to coast, as reported by our Fastline, Big Ag and Pink Tractor publications.The podcast also features "The Legends Stage," a segment presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop, featuring up-and-coming and legendary country music artists.
Ep. 102: John Deere tractor-planter and sprayer innovations, weed control, new USDA pandemic aid, cash basis talk, the music of Emily Miller
John Deere's Ryan Jardon, Kevin Juhl and Joel Basinger discuss a new integrated tractor and planter solution, new Hagie sprayers and John Deere See and Spray Select technology. We talk weed control and a new palmer amaranth study. Also, the USDA has retooled some of its COVID-19 aid programs. Jesse Allen discusses cash basis in this week’s Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz talks slow-starting engines in “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of rising country music star Emily Miller.
Ep. 101: Trouble on the border, mental health on the farm, the music of Victoria Rose
On this episode, Texas farmer Scott Frazier testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on problems facing farmers and ranchers along the border; the United Soybean board reveals results of a consumer confidence survey and the World Dairy Expo will stay in Madison, Wisconsin. The episode also features a panel discussion on mental health on the farm, as well as the music of rising country star Victoria Rose.
Ep. 100: Examining fertilizer prices; neighbor problems; the music of Adam Warner
On this episode, we discuss fertilizer price trends with David Widmar of Agricultural Economic Insights. We also discuss what to do when your neighbor’s negligence leads to damage on your property with Washburn University Law Professor Roger McEowen. Jesse Allen breaks down a wild week in the markets following key USDA reports and Ray Bohacz presents “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of Adam Warner.
Ep. 99: Conversation with Tom Vilsack, talking soybeans in Market Talk, the music of Dennis Ledbetter
On this episode, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talks coronavirus aid, carbon sequestration, trade and other important ag issues during a virtual meeting with the National Association of Farm Broadcasters. Jesse Allen talks the potential for a soybean shortage in this week’s Market Talk report and Ray Bohacz talks compaction in this week’s “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of Dennis Ledbetter.
Ep. 98: Agronomists talk spring planting, Tai confirmed, China buys more corn, the music of Cameron DuBois
On this episode, DEKALB and Asgrow agronomists Andrew Penney and Harmon Wilts offer up spring planting and growing tips for corn and soybeans. Also, Katherine Tai is confirmed as U.S. Trade Representative and China buys more U.S. corn. Jesse Allen has a Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz talks repair manuals in “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of singer/songwriter Cameron DuBois.
Ep. 97: Agricultural Safety Summit, Corn Warriors crowning, Plant 2021 with Asgrow, the music of Ken Wilber
Jess McCluer, chairman of the Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America discusses the upcoming virtual Agricultural Safety Summit and Clint Chaffer, Brand Manager with Asgrow talks preparing soybean growers for Plant 2021. We provide coverage of the “Corn Warriors” Season 4 crowning ceremony and preview the new TV series “The Podfather.” Jesse Allen has a Market Talk Update and Ray Bohacz has another installment of “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features singer/songwriter Ken Wil
New and informative ag interviews
Great podcast with interesting interviews from a variety of people in the agriculture industry. If you like country music and hearing about rising artists from the heart of Nashville, Tennessee...the Legends Stage segment is awesome!