105 episodes

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.

Fastline Fast Track Brent Adams

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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. 105: World Ag Expo update; the music of John PayCheck

    Ep. 105: World Ag Expo update; the music of John PayCheck

    On this episode, Jennifer Fawkes, marketing manager for the International Agri-Center and the World Ag Expo, provides an update on the 2021 virtual World Ag Expo. Jesse Allen recaps the week in the markets in his Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz talks tires in “Bushels and Cents.” The Episode also features the music of singer/songwriter John PayCheck.
    Time stamps
    Jennifer Fawkes, World Ag Expo: 1:12
    World Ag Expo advertisement: 8:09
    Jesse Allen, Market Talk: 8:38
    Chandler Equipment advertisement: 14:44
    Ray Bohacz, “Bushels and Cents”: 15:14
    John PayCheck: 16:33 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep. 104: Opioid crisis on the farm, dairy labeling, rural broadband push, the music of Alison Elena

    Ep. 104: Opioid crisis on the farm, dairy labeling, rural broadband push, the music of Alison Elena

    Ray Atkinson of the American Farm Bureau Federation and Illinois Farmer Connie Gyorr discuss the opioid crisis on the farm. Chris Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation talks about the new DAIRY PRIDE Act, and Farm Bureau’s Emily Buckman discusses the American Connection Project for rural broadband. Emily Solis with the Animal Agriculture Alliance provides details about the Animal Agriculture Alliance Summit. The episode also features the music of former American Idol contestant, Alison Elena.
    Time stamps
    Ray Atkinson (American Farm Bureau Federation) and Connie Gyorr (Marissa’s Purpose): 1:28
    Chandler Equipment advertisement: 18:33
    Chris Galen, National Milk Producers Federation: 19:03
    Emily Buckman, American Farm Bureau Federation: 22:06
    Emily Solis, Animal Agriculture Alliance: 23:52
    World Ag Expo advertisement: 24:57
    Jesse Allen, Market Talk: 25:26
    Ray Bohacz, “Bushels and Cents”: 31:59
    Alison Elena: 33:24

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Ep. 103: Talking fuel efficiency with CLAAS, pork rebound, sunflower strength, the music of Dave Wilbert, Dawn Anita tribute

    Ep. 103: Talking fuel efficiency with CLAAS, pork rebound, sunflower strength, the music of Dave Wilbert, Dawn Anita tribute

    On this episode, we hear about a rebound in the pork market after a tumultuous 2020. We also hear why now might be a good time to consider planting sunflowers. Potato growers raise concerns about Mexico’s USMCA obligations, EPA head says no imminent changes coming to waterway rules and the USDA’s National Agricultural Classification survey is coming. Daryl Theis from CLAAS talks about the fuel efficiency of the manufacturer’s equipment and a sweepstakes that aims to put money back into the pocket of one lucky producer. Jesse Allen discusses a bullish week in the grain markets and Ray Bohacz talks battery acid in this week’s “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of traditional country music singer/songwriter Dave Wilbert, as well as a tribute to traditional country star Dawn Anita.
    Time stamps
    Dawn Anita dedication: 1:28
    Pork outlook with Dr. Scott Brown, University of Missouri: 2:48
    USMCA troubles with Mark Szymanski, National Potato Council: 4:48
    Sunflower market potential with Karl Esping, National Sunflower Association: 5:57
    Waterway rules and USDA survey: 8:30
    Chandler Equipment advertisement: 10:16
    Daryl Theis, CLAAS: 10:47
    World Ag Expo advertisement: 16:16
    Jesse Allen, Market Talk: 16:45
    Ray Bohacz, “Bushels and Cents”: 22:59
    Dave Wilbert: 24:19
    Dawn Anita tribute/outro: 1:13:43

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Ep. 102: John Deere tractor-planter and sprayer innovations, weed control, new USDA pandemic aid, cash basis talk, the music of Emily Miller

    Ep. 102: John Deere tractor-planter and sprayer innovations, weed control, new USDA pandemic aid, cash basis talk, the music of Emily Miller

    On this episode, John Deere representatives 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.
    Time stamps
    Ryan Jardon and Kevin Juhl, John Deere: 1:17
    Joel Basinger, John Deere: 13:30
    Chandler Equipment advertisement: 28:33
    Weed control with Dean Grossnickle (Syngenta) and Dr. Bill Johnson (Purdue University): 29:03
    Palmer amaranth study with Anthony Brusa, University of Minnesota: 32:08
    USDA news: 35:34
    World Ag Expo advertisement: 37:37
    Jesse Allen, Market Talk: 38:05
    Ray Bohacz, “Bushels and Cents”: 43:10
    Emily Miller: 44:37

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Ep. 101: Trouble on the border, mental health on the farm, the music of Victoria Rose

    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.
    Time stamps
    Scott Frazier: 1:23
    Mace Thornton, United Soybean Board: 3:08
    Katie Schmitt, World Dairy Expo: 5:11
    Chandler Equipment advertisement: 7:00
    Mental health on the farm with Pam Jahnke, Jeff Ditzenberger and John Shutske: 7:30
    Jesse Allen, Market Talk: 43:20
    Ray Bohacz, “Bushels and Cents”: 49:32
    Victoria Rose: 50:54

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Ep. 100: Examining fertilizer prices; neighbor problems; the music of Adam Warner

    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.

    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

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15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Leamanator ,

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!

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