Agriculture Today Podcast 05/16/2017

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– Senate confirms Lighthizer as new U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
– Understanding trade and NAFTA with former AFBF President Bob Stallman
– Price projections from USDA for corn and wheat
– Understanding trade and NAFTA with Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)
– Cotton industry continues to look for paths back into Title I of the Farm Bill
– Importance of improving and maintaining the waterway system

Agriculture Today Podcast 05/12/2017

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– Upcoming cattle feeders college event
– Dealing with wheat streak mosaic and damage from curl mites
– Brazil still unsure about future of U.S. ethanol imports
– Cattle industry reacts to White House news of reopening Chinese markets to U.S. beef
– Field tests determining the viability of drought-tolerant corn

Agriculture Today Podcast 05/10/2017

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– Managing the threat of wildfires with fire
– Dr. David Widmar (Purdue) updates the latest Purdue/CME Group Ag Barometer
– Recapping USDA’s May WASDE report
– Extreme volatility has moved into the cattle markets
– Knowing the residual lifespan of chemicals important in crop rotations
– Part II of a preview of the American Seed Trade Association’s upcoming annual meeting

Agriculture Today Podcast 05/09/2017

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– Strong momentum for U.S. beef and pork exports to South Korea
– Preview of the upcoming American Seed Trade Association Annual Meeting (AgNewsWire)
– Farm Bureau urges support for the Regulatory Accountability Act
– Setting the stage for getting cotton back into the Farm Bill (Rep. Mike Conaway)
– Importance of all commodity groups to work together in next farm bill debate