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Agweek Podcast

Jun 4, 2021

In this week's episode, we get the latest from Mikkel Pates on a cattle producer who is dealing with Palmer Amaranth that was in his cattle feed.  

We also talk with North Dakota grower Jason Schatzke to compare the planting seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

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May 28, 2021

In this week's episode of the Agweek Podcast, Mikkel Pates explains the details behind buckwheat now being eligible for crop insurance in more counties in the region. 

Mike Spieker visits with the marketing manager of Väderstad Inc., who recently announced the acquisition of AGCO-Amity JV LLC, as well as a North Dakota...

May 21, 2021

This week on the Agweek Podcast, presented by Superior Grain Equipment, visits with Oliver County NDSU Extension agent Rick Schmidt to get an update on drought conditions in central North Dakota. We also check in with Mikkel Pates who tells us how parts are getting hard to find for some growers.

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May 14, 2021

In this week's episode, we take a look at how a CBD company is trying to help with high THC hemp, visit with NDSU Climatologist Adnan Akyüz to his latest update and projections on the drought in North Dakota, and catch up with Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative agriculturalist Cody Wahlstrom to recap the co-op's...

May 8, 2021

In this week's episode, we look at how one-time COVID relief funds many major ag projects in the region, we visit with a North Dakota corn grower to get an update on planting, and catch up with a Minnesota sugarbeet grower to recap their planting season. 

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