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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.

Twitter:

@Fastline

Language:

English

Contact:

(502) 222-8337


Episodes

Ep. 105: World Ag Expo update; the music of John PayCheck

5/6/2021
On this episode, Jennifer Fawkes, marketing manager for the International Agri-Center and the World Ag Expo, provides an update on the 2021 virtual World Ag Expo. Jesse Allen recaps the week in the markets in his Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz talks tires in “Bushels and Cents.” The Episode also features the music of singer/songwriter John PayCheck. Time stamps Jennifer Fawkes, World Ag Expo: 1:12 World Ag Expo advertisement: 8:09 Jesse Allen, Market Talk: 8:38 Chandler Equipment...

Duration:01:18:00

Ep. 104: Opioid crisis on the farm, dairy labeling, rural broadband push, the music of Alison Elena

4/30/2021
Ray Atkinson of the American Farm Bureau Federation and Illinois Farmer Connie Gyorr discuss the opioid crisis on the farm. Chris Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation talks about the new DAIRY PRIDE Act, and Farm Bureau’s Emily Buckman discusses the American Connection Project for rural broadband. Emily Solis with the Animal Agriculture Alliance provides details about the Animal Agriculture Alliance Summit. The episode also features the music of former American Idol contestant,...

Duration:01:25:51

Ep. 103: Talking fuel efficiency with CLAAS, pork rebound, sunflower strength, the music of Dave Wilbert, Dawn Anita tribute

4/22/2021
On this episode, we hear about a rebound in the pork market after a tumultuous 2020. We also hear why now might be a good time to consider planting sunflowers. Potato growers raise concerns about Mexico’s USMCA obligations, EPA head says no imminent changes coming to waterway rules and the USDA’s National Agricultural Classification survey is coming. Daryl Theis from CLAAS talks about the fuel efficiency of the manufacturer’s equipment and a sweepstakes that aims to put money back into the...

Duration:01:17:38

Ep. 102: John Deere tractor-planter and sprayer innovations, weed control, new USDA pandemic aid, cash basis talk, the music of Emily Miller

4/15/2021
On this episode, John Deere representatives Ryan Jardon, Kevin Juhl and Joel Basinger discuss a new integrated tractor and planter solution, new Hagie sprayers and John Deere See and Spray Select technology. We talk weed control and a new palmer amaranth study. Also, the USDA has retooled some of its COVID-19 aid programs. Jesse Allen discusses cash basis in this week’s Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz talks slow-starting engines in “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music...

Duration:01:36:27

Ep. 101: Trouble on the border, mental health on the farm, the music of Victoria Rose

4/8/2021
On this episode, Texas farmer Scott Frazier testifies before the House Judiciary Committee on problems facing farmers and ranchers along the border; the United Soybean board reveals results of a consumer confidence survey and the World Dairy Expo will stay in Madison, Wisconsin. The episode also features a panel discussion on mental health on the farm, as well as the music of rising country star Victoria Rose. Time stamps Scott Frazier: 1:23 Mace Thornton, United Soybean Board:...

Duration:01:38:41

Ep. 100: Examining fertilizer prices; neighbor problems; the music of Adam Warner

4/1/2021
On this episode, we discuss fertilizer price trends with David Widmar of Agricultural Economic Insights. We also discuss what to do when your neighbor’s negligence leads to damage on your property with Washburn University Law Professor Roger McEowen. Jesse Allen breaks down a wild week in the markets following key USDA reports and Ray Bohacz presents “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of Adam Warner.

Duration:01:23:07

Ep. 99: Conversation with Tom Vilsack, talking soybeans in Market Talk, the music of Dennis Ledbetter

3/25/2021
On this episode, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talks coronavirus aid, carbon sequestration, trade and other important ag issues during a virtual meeting with the National Association of Farm Broadcasters. Jesse Allen talks the potential for a soybean shortage in this week’s Market Talk report and Ray Bohacz talks compaction in this week’s “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of Dennis Ledbetter. Time stamps Tom Vilsack, USDA: 1:18 Chandler Equipment...

Duration:01:34:36

Ep. 98: Agronomists talk spring planting, Tai confirmed, China buys more corn, the music of Cameron DuBois

3/18/2021
On this episode, DEKALB and Asgrow agronomists Andrew Penney and Harmon Wilts offer up spring planting and growing tips for corn and soybeans. Also, Katherine Tai is confirmed as U.S. Trade Representative and China buys more U.S. corn. Jesse Allen has a Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz talks repair manuals in “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of singer/songwriter Cameron DuBois. Time stamps Andrew Penney, DEKALB/Asgrow: 1:23 Harmon Wilts, DEKALB/Asgrow:...

Duration:01:44:41

Ep. 97: Agricultural Safety Summit, Corn Warriors crowning, Plant 2021 with Asgrow, the music of Ken Wilber

3/12/2021
On this Episode, Jess McCluer, chairman of the Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America discusses the upcoming virtual Agricultural Safety Summit and Clint Chaffer, Brand Manager with Asgrow shares how the company is preparing soybean growers for Plant 2021. We provide coverage of the “Corn Warriors” Season 4 crowning ceremony and preview the new TV series “The Podfather.” Jesse Allen has a Market Talk Update and Ray Bohacz has another installment of “Bushels and Cents.” The episode...

Duration:01:40:19

Ep. 96: Case IH lubricants, weed control, UPL innovation, watching the dairy market, the music of Dawn Anita

3/5/2021
On this episode, pork producer delegates convene for the National Pork Industry Forum, watching dairy production for signs of trouble and weed control with North Dakota State’s Dr. Joe Ikley. Learn about new lubricants from Case IH and hear about ag innovation from UPL’s Craig Brekkas and in-furrow protection from Lynn Justesen. Jesse Allen has a Market Talk Update and Ray Bohacz has another installment of “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of traditional country music...

Duration:01:29:24

Ep. 95: Vilsack sworn in, ethanol gets boost, long-term ag economy prospects, the music of Kirstie Kraus

2/25/2021
On this episode, Tom Vilsack is sworn in to reprise his role as U.S. ag secretary, Sen. Chuck Grassley says much work remains for ethanol after EPA sides with 10th Circuit and former USTR Chief Ag Negotiator Gregg Doud talks about the future of U.S. ag exports. CME Group’s Erik Norland and Blu Putnam discuss the biggest market influencers of 2021 and Troy Hadrick of the Certified Agriculture Dealerships provides an update on the Ag Pack program. Jesse Allen has a Market Talk update and Ray...

Duration:01:11:28

Ep. 94: NCBA’s Don Schiefelbein, FFA Week, Vilsack vote, Chrissy Wosniak, the music of Richard Lynch

2/19/2021
On this episode, Don Schiefelbein discusses some of the key issues facing cattle producers in 2021, we hear about FFA Week from Kristy Meyer of the National FFA Organization, we provide details about Tom Vilsack’s upcoming U.S. Ag Secretary confirmation vote and ag consultant and North American Ag Spotlight host Chrissy Wozniak discusses how ag manufacturers can market their business through the pandemic to come out stronger on the other side. Jesse Allen has a Market Talk update and Ray...

Duration:01:55:37

Ep. 93: Hay equipment with John Deere, planter prep tips, Vilsack’s priorities, the music of Steve Markwardt

2/12/2021
On this episode, Chris Borgman with John Deere talks about the manufacturer’s new hay equipment; Terry Burkart with All States Ag Parts has planter preparation tips and U.S. Ag Secretary nominee Tom Vilsack talks about his key priorities for the USDA. Jesse Allen has a Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz presents “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of Fort Worth traditional country and Western swing star Steve Markwardt. Time stamps Chris Borgman, John Deere:...

Duration:01:08:15

Ep. 92: World Ag Expo preview, Vilsack nomination hearing, talking soil health with Nutrien, the music of Kevin Jaggers

2/5/2021
On This episode, the nomination hearing for U.S. Ag Secretary nominee Tom Vilsack begins. Also, we preview the virtual World Ag Expo with Jennifer Fawkes. We talk soil health with Doug Sibbitt and Cristie Preston of Nutrien Ag Solutions. Jesse Allen has a Market Talk update and Ray Bohacz presents another installment of “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of rising Nashville star Kevin Jaggers. Time stamps Tom Vilsack, USDA nominee: 1:17 Chandler Equipment...

Duration:01:14:10

Ep. 91: USDA suspends some loan repayments, foreclosures, Hemp final ruling, expanding the global pork market, soil health, grain bin safety, country music review Part 2

1/29/2021
On this episode, hear how the USDA is temporarily suspending some loan repayments and foreclosures in response to the pandemic. The department also made a final ruling on some hemp regulations this week. Hear how pork is being marketed abroad and learn how to add more life back into nutrient-starved fields. We talk grain bin safety, have a Market Talk update with Jesse Allen, and Ray Bohacz presents another installment of "Bushels and Cents." The episode also features the second part of a...

Duration:01:26:31

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