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Fastline Fast Track

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Fastline Fast Track features agriculture industry newsmakers discussing hot-button issues and the latest in farming equipment and trends that affect farmers from coast to coast, as reported by our Fastline, Big Ag and Pink Tractor publications.The podcast also features "The Legends Stage," a segment presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop, featuring up-and-coming and legendary country music artists.

Fastline Fast Track features agriculture industry newsmakers discussing hot-button issues and the latest in farming equipment and trends that affect farmers from coast to coast, as reported by our Fastline, Big Ag and Pink Tractor publications.The podcast also features "The Legends Stage," a segment presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop, featuring up-and-coming and legendary country music artists.

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United States

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Fastline Fast Track features agriculture industry newsmakers discussing hot-button issues and the latest in farming equipment and trends that affect farmers from coast to coast, as reported by our Fastline, Big Ag and Pink Tractor publications.The podcast also features "The Legends Stage," a segment presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop, featuring up-and-coming and legendary country music artists.

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@Fastline

Language:

English

Contact:

(502) 222-8337


Episodes

Ep. 90: John Deere updates Operations Center, Livestock market outlook, Land O’ Lakes’ Beth Ford, 2020 country music review

1/22/2021
On this episode, Jenni Badding with John Deere talks about key updates to the manufacturer’s Operations Center platform. We continue coverage of the American Farm Bureau Federation virtual convention, as Oklahoma State University Ag Economist Derrell Peel gives his outlook for the livestock markets in 2021 and Land O’ Lakes President and CEO Beth Ford talks about hot-button industry issues. Jesse Allen has a Market Talk Update and Ray Bohacz talks Mass Air Flow sensors in this week’s...

Duration:01:32:21

Ep. 89: Farm Bureau Convention kickoff, Stabenow’s ag committee return, pasture management, the music of Noah Garner

1/15/2021
On this episode, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall addresses Farm Bureau members at the group’s virtual annual convention; Farm Bureau names Harvust the winner of the Ag Innovation Challenge; Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow prepares to reprise her role as chair of the Senate Ag Committee; Corteva’s Jeff Clark shares pasture management tips; Jesse Allen presents the weekly Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz has another installment of “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also...

Duration:01:20:59

Ep. 88: Sonny Perdue reflects on USDA tenure, Market Talk With Jesse Allen, the music of Sean Harrison

1/8/2021
On this episode, outgoing U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue reflects on his time at the helm of the agency. We introduce a weekly Market Talk recap with veteran farm broadcaster Jesse Allen and Ray Bohacz presents another installment of “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of Americana singer/songwriter Sean Harrison. Time stamps Sonny Perdue, USDA: 1:17 Chandler Equipment advertisement: 25:39 Market Talk with Jesse Allen: 26:09 Ray Bohacz,...

Duration:01:25:30

Ep. 87: AFBF President Zippy Duvall, ag economist David Widmar, Farmers Edge CEO Wade Barnes, the music of Whey Jennings

1/1/2021
On this Second Anniversary episode, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall talks about the organization’s focus for 2021 and the upcoming national convention. David Widmar of Agricultural Economic Insights discusses his outlook for the ag economy in the new year and Farmers Edge CEO Wade Barnes makes his predictions for the agriculture industry in 2021. Ray Bohacz presents another installment of Bushels and Cents, and the episode features the music of singer/songwriter Whey...

Duration:01:44:08

Ep. 86: Christmas With Fastline Fast Track

12/24/2020
This episode features music artists American Blonde, Rich Price, Dani-Elle Kleha, Johnny & The Mongrels, Paige King Johnson, Taylon Hope, Scott Southworth, Annemarie Picerno, J.D. Shelburne, JP Pennington and Exile and John Berry share favorite Christmas memories and their original music. Time stamps Chandler Equipment advertisement: 0:00 American Blonde: 1:34 Rich Price: 9:26 Dani-Elle Kleha: 15:45 Johnny & The Mongrels: 25:55 Paige King Johnson: 40:59 Taylon Hope: 51:26 Scott...

Duration:02:11:34

Ep. 85: National Farm Machinery Show details, NCGA outlook, the music of Annemarie Picerno

12/18/2020
On this episode, hear from Kentucky Venues President and National Farm Machinery Show President David Beck about the show’s new 2021 dates; National Corn Growers Association First Vice President Chris Edgington talks about some of the organization’s key priorities for 2021 and Ray Bohacz presents another installment of “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of Annemarie Picerno. Time stamps David Beck, Kentucky Venues/National Farm Machinery Show: 1:10 Chandler...

Duration:00:58:21

Ep. 84: Closing wheels and bin monitors with Farm Shop Mfg., soil microbiomes with Heliae, talking taxes with All States Ag Parts, the music of Margie Singleton

12/11/2020
On this episode, Iowa farmer and Farm Shop Mfg. founder Tony Wendler talks about the closing wheels and grain bin monitors he has developed, Julia Engler with Heliae Agriculture tells us how a soil microbiome program started by Arizona State University has become a commercial success, Terry Burkart with All States Ag Parts talks sales tax and Ray Bohacz presents another installment of “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of country music legend Margie Singleton.

Duration:01:18:56

Ep. 83: Farm Rescue, The Farm Must Go On Preview Part 2, Keeping kids safe on the farm, the music of Rye Davis

12/4/2020
On this episode, Dan Erdmann, project manager with Farm Rescue and North Dakota farmer Larry Leier discuss the mission of the nonprofit organization and we preview the Dec. 9 benefit concert, presented by John Deere, featuring Dustin Lynch, Maddie and Tae, Mickey Guyton, Tyler Farr and Travis Denning. Scott Heiberger with the National Farm Medicine Center talks about keeping kids safe on the farm during a period of virtual learning and Ray Bohacz presents another installment of “Bushels and...

Duration:01:29:13

Ep. 82: How the election might affect ag, combine cleanup, irrigation talk, Kolt Barber, the music of American Blonde

11/27/2020
On this episode, Jay Truitt with Policy Solutions and Michael Torrey, a consultant with Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, discuss how the recent election outcomes might affect agriculture. Terry Burkart with All States Ag Parts shares combine cleanup tips and Albert Maurin with Lindsay Corporation talks about the latest developments in irrigation. Ray Bohacz presents “Bushels and Cents,” singer/songwriter and ag consultant Kolt Barber drops by to talk about his latest projects and we feature...

Duration:01:38:03

Ep. 81: Ag innovation with Case IH and John Deere dealer AHW, talking turkey, the music of Jon Mullins

11/20/2020
On this episode, presented by D&S Tires Inc., Kurt Coffey, Head of Global Marketing Communications for Case IH and Justin Blanchette, Precision Ag Business Manager for John Deere dealership AHW LLC talk about how innovation and technology are driving agriculture. We talk turkey with the American Farm Bureau Federation and the USDA and hear a special message from Hall of Fame farm broadcaster Orion Samuelson. Ray Bohacz has another installment of “Bushels and Cents,” and we feature the music...

Duration:01:33:43

Ep. 80: Salute To Veterans: Farmer Veteran Coalition, J.T. Cooper, Jenny Leigh Miller

11/13/2020
On this episode, Farmer Veteran Coalition Founder and Chief Agricultural Officer Michael O’Gorman discusses the work of the nation’s largest nonprofit that connects veterans and active-duty military members to careers in agriculture. Nashville singer/songwriter and Warrior Rounds founder J.T. Cooper discusses that organization’s work and his involvement in the Blackhawk Down incident. Also, country music recording artist Jenny Leigh Miller talks about her time as an Army intelligence...

Duration:02:02:03

Ep. 79: The election and ag, H-2A changes, John Deere and Farm Rescue team up, the Hot Rod Farmer, the music of Ashlie Amber

11/6/2020
On this episode we discuss some of the changes to Congressional ag committees as a result of the election. Also, the U.S. Department of Labor has changed how farm labor rate increases are determined. John Deere’s Nate Clark and Farm Rescue Founder Bill Gross stop by to talk about their partnership and a benefit concert slated for Dec. 9, featuring Dustin Lynch, Maddie and Tae, Mickey Guyton, Tyler Farr and Travis Denning. We profile content sharing partner, “The Hot Rod Farmer,” Ray Bohacz...

Duration:01:28:42

Ep. 78: Ag renaissance at Illinois Valley CC, U.S. harvest update, China buying more, United We Ag profile, country artists Bobby Marquez and Brecken Miles

10/30/2020
On this episode, Willard Mott and Kathryn Seebruck of Illinois Valley Community College talk about the momentum of the revived ag program, which just opened a new facility. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey provides a weather outlook and harvest report for corn, soybeans, cotton and peanuts, as well a winter wheat planting update. American Farm Bureau Federation Chief Economist John Newton talks about China’s recent U.S. commodity purchases, which include the first-ever U.S. rice buy. Ray...

Duration:01:23:31

Ep. 77: Tractor winterization tips, CLAAS expands hay and forage tools, bovine facial recognition, building dairies in Minecraft, stand for the flag with Dustin Collins, the music of Mira Goto

10/23/2020
All States Ag Parts' Terry Burkart talks tractor winterization and CLAAS' John Schofield discusses the new ORBIS headers and DISCO mowers. Dairy Management Inc. uses video games, including Minecraft, to reach Gen-Zers and Kansas State University researchers develop a smartphone app for bovine facial recognition to store herd information in the cloud. Ray Bohacz has another installment of “Bushels and Cents” and Dustin Collins releases “Stand For The Flag.” The episode also features the music...

Duration:01:20:45

Ep. 76: AgMonitor, Clint Boyer, FFA and DeKalb team up, Colorado Farm Show scholarships, WASDE reaction, the music of Paige King Johnson

10/16/2020
On this episode, Olivier Jerphagnon, founder and CEO of AgMonitor (Formerly PowWow), talks about new funding and the business of helping California growers manage their water usage. Keith Maxey with the Colorado Farm Show talks about the show’s scholarship program, which will continue despite the cancelation of the 2021 show. We hear about NASCAR star Clint Boyer teaming up with DeKalb and FFA for a scholarship contest. Shelby Myers with the American Farm Bureau Federation provides reaction...

Duration:01:11:23

Ep. 75: The hunt for ag equipment techs, bison talk, FFA Time Changes scholarship, the music of Scott Southworth

10/9/2020
On this episode, Henry Wycoff and Kevin Ash of AHW LLC discuss what makes a good ag machinery service technician, Dave Carter of the National Bison Association discusses developments in the bison ranching industry, Nashville recording artist Stephanie Nash talks about the release of her “Time Changes” single and gives an update on her FFA scholarship contest, Ray Bohacz has another installment of “Bushels and Cents” and we feature the music of Academy of Western Artists Award-winning...

Duration:01:41:56

Ep. 74: Farm Bureau examines the cattle market, USDA grain stocks, the music of Ray Scott

10/2/2020
On this episode, Scott Bennett, Director of Congressional Relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation, talks about the work of the Cattle Market Working Group. Joe Vaclavik, President and Founder of Standard Grain in Nashville, Tennessee, recaps the USDA Grain Stocks and Small Grains reports, Ray Bohacz presents another episode of “Bushels and Cents,” and we hear the music of traditional country music star Ray Scott.

Duration:01:28:59

Ep. 73: CFAP2, remembering W.S. Holland, talking hemp with Dr. Tony Brannon, the music of The Render Sisters

9/25/2020
Details on the second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments, Congress extends Commodity Credit Corporation funding, Orion Samuelson calling it a career, remembering Evan Slack and W.S. “Fluke” Holland, talking Hemp with Murray State University’s Dr. Tony Brannon and Ray Bohacz presents “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of Pam Tillis proteges, The Render Sisters.

Duration:00:59:26

Ep. 72: John Deere, AHW tackle tech shortage, Growmark plans essay contest, the music of Alecia Nugent

9/18/2020
On this episode, Grant Suhre of John Deere and Morgan Hester with AHW LLC discuss what John Deere is doing to recruit, train and retail maintenance technicians for John Deere dealerships. Karen Jones with Growmark talks about the agricultural cooperative’s 2021 essay contest for some Midwest FFA students, Ray Bohacz presents another installment of “Bushels and Cents,” and we feature the music of bluegrass and traditional country music artist Alecia Nugent. Time stamps Grant Suhre, John...

Duration:01:20:00

Ep. 71 Farm Science Review preview, Case IH goes virtual, fall harvest safety tips, the music of Johnny and the Mongrels

9/11/2020
Nick Zachrich with The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences previews Farm Science Review 2020, which will be held virtually Sept. 22-24. Case IH Corporate Events Manager Rebecca Ivey talks about the manufacturer preparing content for virtual fall farm shows, and Cheryl Skjolaas with the University of Wisconsin Center for Agricultural Safety and Health offers fall harvest safety tips. Ray Bohacz presents another installment of “Bushels and Cents” and...

Duration:01:25:57