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Learn about and discuss the cutting edge of the ag industry and explore new perspectives on farming’s old adages. Field Posts is a weekly podcast by DTN/The Progressive Farmer that dives deeper into the most important trends in technology, policy, management, and business to explore the ag industry’s cutting edge.

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Learn about and discuss the cutting edge of the ag industry and explore new perspectives on farming’s old adages. Field Posts is a weekly podcast by DTN/The Progressive Farmer that dives deeper into the most important trends in technology, policy, management, and business to explore the ag industry’s cutting edge.

    E195: The Promising 2024 Winter Wheat Tour

    E195: The Promising 2024 Winter Wheat Tour

    American wheat watchers descended on Kansas from May 14th to May 16th this year to participate in the Wheat Quality Council’s 2024 crop tour. The three day scouting trip took dozens on an arc across the state, from Manhattan, Colby, Wichita, and countless road-side stops in between. In the end, analysts recorded a predicted yield in the state that, though a bit short of spectacular, will likely be much better than the crop fared in 2023. Luckily for us, DTN Crops Editor Jason Jenkins was...

    • 21 min
    E194: Taking Care of Rural America’s Mental Health

    E194: Taking Care of Rural America’s Mental Health

    Rural and farm communities have made big strides in recent years in discussing mental health issues and solutions. And not a moment too soon — between challenging commodity markets, extreme weather conditions, a global pandemic, and intensifying social and cultural situation, the amount of stress, pressure, and challenge that farmers and rural residents face continues to climb.Today, Content Manager Anthony Greder joins us this week to discuss the work DTN Progressive Farmer is doing to highl...

    • 28 min
    E193: May WASDE Brings Optimism

    E193: May WASDE Brings Optimism

    The May WASDE dropped Friday May 10th, bringing with it a bullish mood for corn and wheat markets that was strong enough to even offset some pessimism in the soybean arena. With US planting conditions taking a turn for the wet and disagreeable weather rearing its head in Latin America, the USDA’s initial outlook for a record crop seems to be fading already. DTN’s Lead Markets Analyst Todd Hultman joins us today to dig into the USDA’s latest numbers for both old and new crop grain stocks,...

    • 38 min
    E192: The Coin Flip of the April Cattle Markets

    E192: The Coin Flip of the April Cattle Markets

    Reports earlier this month that dairy cattle have become infected with the strain of High-Path Avian Influenza, or HPAI, that has been affecting wild and domestic bird populations for more than two years rocked cattle markets and brought an air of pessimism to a beef sector that seemed to defy doubt. But with a recent report from USDA offering more hope that supplies are still limited and demand remains strong, it seems just as likely now that the unstoppable bullishness might well be back.&n...

    • 25 min
    E191: Farmer Entrepreneurs Find New Revenue Opportunities

    E191: Farmer Entrepreneurs Find New Revenue Opportunities

    Finding space on a farm for a family member to return can be a tough challenge. More and more, returnees are looking to build adjacent businesses to earn their keep, exploring everything from direct to market meats to u-pick operations. Growing these enterprises can be a great way to build confidence and develop the skills that will help them take over the farm, and in many cases, they can also be highly lucrative. Today, we’re joined by DTN Farm Business Editor Katie Dehlinger to hear a...

    • 37 min
    E190: Planting on the Horizon with the April WASDE

    E190: Planting on the Horizon with the April WASDE

    The April WASDE dropped Thursday April 11th, keeping the momentum of data releases going as USDA looks to the season ahead. Overall, many questions remain, though updates on planting intentions and the March 28th grain stocks report suggest that anemic prices might be here to stay a little while longer. DTN’s Lead Markets Analyst Todd Hultman joins us today to dig into the USDA’s three latest reports, and help us connect the dots to understand better where farmers’ heads may be as they p...

    • 34 min

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