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Crop Insurance Cuts, What's the Deal? - Art Barnaby

Recently the crop insurance program has become the target of federal budget cuts. In this podcast University of Nebraska's Market Journal interviews Kansas State Ag Economics Professor, Art Barnaby, who explores possible cuts that could be made to the crop insurance program, which could even include eliminating the Harvest Price option. This comes after a 3 billion dollar cut in October which capped insurer's rates of return.

6 min2015 DEC 2
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Crop Insurance Cuts, What's the Deal? - Art Barnaby

Farmland Leases, What Could Go Wrong - Eddie Davis

Having a farmland lease agreement based on a handshake may be an easy way to avoid paperwork, but not having a written agreement can be a sure way of opening a can of worms. This can be especially true for family members who inherit property or during times of weak commodity prices. In this podcast Eddie Davis who is a farm manager for Brown Land and Farm Management in Rayville, LA discusses the importance of having a written lease and what could go wrong with just a handshake.

18 min2015 NOV 20
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Farmland Leases, What Could Go Wrong - Eddie Davis

Don't Cut Corners on Input Costs - Michael Gunderson

Budgeting for next year is going to be tight for many farmers due to low commodity prices and high cash rents. Some economists have even suggested cutting upwards to $100 dollar per acre. In this podcast Purdue University Ag Economics Professor Michael Gunderson suggests budgeting based on output costs instead of cutting input costs strait out.

5 min2015 NOV 19
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Don't Cut Corners on Input Costs - Michael Gunderson

Boom-Bust Cycles, Learning from Past Ag Markets - Allen Fetherstone

Boom bust cycles had an impact on agriculture markets in both the 1980s and 70s. Current economic indications may point to another bust ahead. In this podcast University of Nebraska's Market Journal interviews Kansas State Ag Economics head, Allen Featherstone, who discusses how financial lessons from the past may help producers get through tough times head.

5 min2015 NOV 18
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Boom-Bust Cycles, Learning from Past Ag Markets - Allen Fetherstone

Cash Rents - A Landlord's Perspective

This episode of Talking Crops comes from "Landlords and the cash rent issue" by Harwood D. Schaffer & Daryll E. Ray who are Economists at the University of Tennessee.

4 min2015 NOV 10
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Cash Rents - A Landlord's Perspective

Talking Crops: Cutting Budgets by $100 an Acre - Gary Schnitkey

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12 min2015 OCT 20
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Talking Crops: Cutting Budgets by $100 an Acre - Gary Schnitkey

Talking Crops: Growing Rice in the Midwest - Michael Schläppi

When you think about growing rice, Arkansas or California may come to mind. For Marquette University Associate Professor Michael Schläppi, his mind is set on growing rice in Wisconsin. In this podcast Schläppi discusses his current experiments, growing methods, and varieties he has used to bring the crop to the Midwest.

13 min2015 SEP 17
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Talking Crops: Growing Rice in the Midwest - Michael Schläppi

Talking Crops Podcast: Managing Sugarcane Aphids with Transform – Drew Ellis

There are still a few weeks left before grain sorghum is harvested and for some farmers sugarcane aphids may be posing a threat to yields. In this podcast Drew Ellis, Dow AgroSciences Market Development Specialist, explains proper thresholds, making effective applications, harvest aid decisions, and more.

11 min2015 AUG 27
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Talking Crops Podcast: Managing Sugarcane Aphids with Transform – Drew Ellis

Talking Crops Podcast: China's Role in the Global Cotton Market - O.A. Cleveland

The rise of the middle class in China has caused the cost of labor to increase. As a response, Chinese cotton production leaders have explored new options in order keep the cost down. Meanwhile, global markets are having to adjust to the devaluation of the China’s currency. In this Podcast cotton market analyst and Mississippi State University Professor Emeritus O.A. Cleveland explains how recent cultural and economic changes have shaped China’s current role in the global cotton market.

27 min2015 AUG 20
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Talking Crops Podcast: China's Role in the Global Cotton Market - O.A. Cleveland

Talking Crops Podcast: Hand Pulling Palmer Pigweed - Guy Collins

Managing Palmer pigweed in cotton can be tough, especially if they escaped residual herbicides. If the weeds get too big, you’ll need to result to hand pulling because of their hardy resistance. In this Podcast, Cotton Extension Associate Professor for North Carolina State University Dr. Guy Collins explains how to hand weed properly and the problems that can ensue if you don’t.

11 min2015 AUG 1
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Talking Crops Podcast: Hand Pulling Palmer Pigweed - Guy Collins

Latest Episodes

Crop Insurance Cuts, What's the Deal? - Art Barnaby

Recently the crop insurance program has become the target of federal budget cuts. In this podcast University of Nebraska's Market Journal interviews Kansas State Ag Economics Professor, Art Barnaby, who explores possible cuts that could be made to the crop insurance program, which could even include eliminating the Harvest Price option. This comes after a 3 billion dollar cut in October which capped insurer's rates of return.

6 min2015 DEC 2
Comments
Crop Insurance Cuts, What's the Deal? - Art Barnaby

Farmland Leases, What Could Go Wrong - Eddie Davis

Having a farmland lease agreement based on a handshake may be an easy way to avoid paperwork, but not having a written agreement can be a sure way of opening a can of worms. This can be especially true for family members who inherit property or during times of weak commodity prices. In this podcast Eddie Davis who is a farm manager for Brown Land and Farm Management in Rayville, LA discusses the importance of having a written lease and what could go wrong with just a handshake.

18 min2015 NOV 20
Comments
Farmland Leases, What Could Go Wrong - Eddie Davis

Don't Cut Corners on Input Costs - Michael Gunderson

Budgeting for next year is going to be tight for many farmers due to low commodity prices and high cash rents. Some economists have even suggested cutting upwards to $100 dollar per acre. In this podcast Purdue University Ag Economics Professor Michael Gunderson suggests budgeting based on output costs instead of cutting input costs strait out.

5 min2015 NOV 19
Comments
Don't Cut Corners on Input Costs - Michael Gunderson

Boom-Bust Cycles, Learning from Past Ag Markets - Allen Fetherstone

Boom bust cycles had an impact on agriculture markets in both the 1980s and 70s. Current economic indications may point to another bust ahead. In this podcast University of Nebraska's Market Journal interviews Kansas State Ag Economics head, Allen Featherstone, who discusses how financial lessons from the past may help producers get through tough times head.

5 min2015 NOV 18
Comments
Boom-Bust Cycles, Learning from Past Ag Markets - Allen Fetherstone

Cash Rents - A Landlord's Perspective

This episode of Talking Crops comes from "Landlords and the cash rent issue" by Harwood D. Schaffer & Daryll E. Ray who are Economists at the University of Tennessee.

4 min2015 NOV 10
Comments
Cash Rents - A Landlord's Perspective

Talking Crops: Cutting Budgets by $100 an Acre - Gary Schnitkey

Talking Crops: Cutting Budgets by $100 an Acre - Gary Schnitkey by AgFax

12 min2015 OCT 20
Comments
Talking Crops: Cutting Budgets by $100 an Acre - Gary Schnitkey

Talking Crops: Growing Rice in the Midwest - Michael Schläppi

When you think about growing rice, Arkansas or California may come to mind. For Marquette University Associate Professor Michael Schläppi, his mind is set on growing rice in Wisconsin. In this podcast Schläppi discusses his current experiments, growing methods, and varieties he has used to bring the crop to the Midwest.

13 min2015 SEP 17
Comments
Talking Crops: Growing Rice in the Midwest - Michael Schläppi

Talking Crops Podcast: Managing Sugarcane Aphids with Transform – Drew Ellis

There are still a few weeks left before grain sorghum is harvested and for some farmers sugarcane aphids may be posing a threat to yields. In this podcast Drew Ellis, Dow AgroSciences Market Development Specialist, explains proper thresholds, making effective applications, harvest aid decisions, and more.

11 min2015 AUG 27
Comments
Talking Crops Podcast: Managing Sugarcane Aphids with Transform – Drew Ellis

Talking Crops Podcast: China's Role in the Global Cotton Market - O.A. Cleveland

The rise of the middle class in China has caused the cost of labor to increase. As a response, Chinese cotton production leaders have explored new options in order keep the cost down. Meanwhile, global markets are having to adjust to the devaluation of the China’s currency. In this Podcast cotton market analyst and Mississippi State University Professor Emeritus O.A. Cleveland explains how recent cultural and economic changes have shaped China’s current role in the global cotton market.

27 min2015 AUG 20
Comments
Talking Crops Podcast: China's Role in the Global Cotton Market - O.A. Cleveland

Talking Crops Podcast: Hand Pulling Palmer Pigweed - Guy Collins

Managing Palmer pigweed in cotton can be tough, especially if they escaped residual herbicides. If the weeds get too big, you’ll need to result to hand pulling because of their hardy resistance. In this Podcast, Cotton Extension Associate Professor for North Carolina State University Dr. Guy Collins explains how to hand weed properly and the problems that can ensue if you don’t.

11 min2015 AUG 1
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Talking Crops Podcast: Hand Pulling Palmer Pigweed - Guy Collins
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