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Agweek Podcast

Aug 18, 2022

Agweek reporter Noah Fish talks to Mikkel Pates about his legendary career in journalism. Pates has long been one of the top agriculture reporters in the country, working for what are now Forum Communications newspapers since 1979. Pates currently writes about a wide range of farming and agribusiness for Agweek. In this...

Aug 12, 2022

Weather will continue to be the market focus, at least until the end of August, as ideal conditions will be needed for the soybean crop to reach its potential, Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management told Don Wick of Red River Farm Network on the Agweek Market Wrap.

Aug 11, 2022

Agweek reporter Noah Fish talks with Paul Sobocinski, a livestock farmer who raises pigs for Niman Ranch, and cattle for direct and market sale. Sobocinski was one of the authors to a recent report called “Solving the Local Meat Processing Bottleneck." He shares recommendations to help solve the backlog issue,...

Aug 5, 2022

The first week of August started out low for the markets but rebounded by Friday, Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management and Carah Hart of Red River Farm Network discussed on this week's Agweek Market Wrap. They talked changing weather forecasts, Ukraine grain shipments, U.S. export sales, yield potentials and...

Aug 4, 2022

Live from the July 25 congressional farm bill listening session held at Far-Gaze Farm in Northfield. Members of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management subcommittee have been holding sessions across the country, and this Minnesota stop included U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minn.