A monthly podcast featuring two experienced commodity brokers, talking agricultural related topics with each other or our featured guests. Sit back and enjoy! Music credit to: Eric Sheffield
Backyard Crop Look With Ian Kessler
Who says you can't do a little backyard marketing? Ben is joined with Ian Kessler this week on Market Talk. Ian is a Sales Agronomist with Sound Agriculture. Ben and Ian talk about what we are seeing in the fields now, in early crop development, and what we need to see moving forward for an improved crop look.
Let's Talk Drought
Greg speaks with Mark Brusberg. Mark serves as the Chief Meteorologist of USDA’s agricultural weather and assessments group, a component of the World Agricultural Outlook Board. Mark helped shed light on his role as Chief Meteorologist within the USDA and spoke about his work with other government agencies to bring us weather maps, such as the drought monitor that we look at every day.
Rate Hikes! Rate Yikes?
Fed sentiment after the 5/3 FOMC meeting will likely determine market direction in May.
Market Talk Introduces Ben?
Greg introduces Ben on to Market Talk. Ben is a young broker with Allendale and talks about what it's like diving into the commodity world after graduating from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Why All the Fuss About Crop Insurance?
Market Talk, Mike Lung talks with Lee Waters, VP of Crop Insurance at Farm Credit Illinois on this weeks podcast. We get the lowdown on new plant dates, the 2018 farm bill, and livestock revenue insurance.
Mental and Political Fatigue
The next two weeks promises lots of volatility but maybe not a lot of clarity.
These guys discuss ag markets along with different subjects that reflect my daily business. I appreciate the info each week.
The insight and entertaining information that these guys provide makes it real easy to listen to. I enjoy the content each week. Helps to have some down to earth guys talk about the ag markets in a non bias opinon. Keep up the great work.