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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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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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English

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(502) 222-8337


Episodes

Ep. 38: American Farm Bureau Federation 2020 Convention with President Donald Trump, The Music of Clare Dunn

1/24/2020
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The episode includes excerpts from President Donald Trump's address to the 101st American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in Austin, Texas. It also includes analysis from Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Paap. Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller and American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Scott VanderWal also join host Brent Adams. Featured is the music of country star Clare Dunn, live from Hank Snow's Rainbow Ranch in Madison, Tennessee, presented by the Ernest Tubb...

Duration:01:08:16

Ep. 37: American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall, Dillon Carmichael

1/17/2020
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On this episode, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall gives his outlook for the ag industry in 2020 and previews the organization's national convention and trade show, held Jan. 17-22 in Austin, Texas. The program also visits the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Farm Show and talks with show director Fred Cline, Nate Perry of Huntington University and Beacon Credit Union Ag Group Chief Lending Officer Todd Beehler about things farmers should consider when seeking ag financing. We also...

Duration:01:03:03

Ep. 36: John Deere, Case IH, dealing with soil compaction, National Bison Association, the music of Jimmy Bowen

1/10/2020
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Farm equipment manufacturers John Deere and Case IH talk about new products and we discuss soil impaction. We also talk with Dick Gehring of the National Bison Association, and hear the music of bluegrass star Jimmy Bowen, live from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville.

Duration:00:43:39

Ep. 35: Ag economist David Widmar, Tom Vilsack talks dairy exports, the music of Cagney Frizzell

1/3/2020
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The first-anniversary edition of Fastline Fast Track features agriculture economist David Widmar of Agricultural Economic Insights taking a look back at the year that was in 2019 and discussing the state of the ag economy heading into 2020. We also hear from U.S. Dairy Export Council President and CEO and former U.S. Ag Secretary, Tom Vilsack about the council's efforts to promote U.S. dairy abroad. The episode also features music from rising honky-tonk star Cagney Frizzell, the nephew of...

Duration:00:58:03

Ep. 34: Nebraska Power Farming Show Pt. 2 featuring hemp talk, Timpte, the music of Rusty Williams

12/27/2019
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Episode 34 from the Nebraska Power Farming Show features representatives of the Nebraska Hemp Industries Association, Timpte, SiDump'r, L&D Ag Service, A1 Mist Sprayers and Norwood Sales Inc. it also features the music of Rusty Williams from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:00:51:50

Ep. 33: Nebraska Power Farming Show; Music of J Edwards

12/20/2019
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Episode 33 is the first in a two-part series featuring conversations with exhibitors at the Nebraska Power Farming Show, held Dec. 10-12, 2019, at the Lancaster Events Center in Lincoln. Included are interviews with representatives of Heartland Ag Systems, Butler Ag Equipment, HydraBed, Bill's Volume Sales and Service and Purdue University. Also featured is the music of J Edwards from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:00:41:39

Ep. 32: National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Corteva, Nutrien Ag Solutions, the music of Stephanie Nash

12/13/2019
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Episode 32 features a discussion on hot-button trade issues with Ethan Lane, Vice President of Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. It also features a discussion on land and pasture management with Corteva, crop inputs with Nutrien Ag Solutions and feature the music of Stephanie Nash from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville.

Duration:00:39:37

Ep. 31: John Deere and DataConnect, rural broadband, CHS Lubricants/Cenex, Firestone Ag and the music of Tim Bolo

12/6/2019
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On Episode 31 of the podcast we talk with Jennifer Badding with John Deere about the manufacturer's participation in DataConnect cloud-to-cloud machine data sharing service. We also speak with USDA Rural Development Administrator Chad Rupe about the USDA's ReConnect Pilot Program, Erin Wroge about new products and cold weather tips from CHS Lubricants/Cenex and Matt Frank with Firestone Ag about new tire innovations for the farm, as well as tips to prepare farm equipment tires for winter....

Duration:00:47:30

Ep 30: Mahindra, Farm Bureau's Veronica Nigh, Versatile, Jeff Coffey, Scott Southworth, Music of Kolt Barber

11/29/2019
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On this episode we talk with Ryan Pearcy of Mahindra USA about the company's push to gain market share in the United States. We also talk with American Farm Bureau Federation Economist Veronica Nigh about pressing trade issues heading into 2020, and we talk new products with Adam Reid from equipment manufacturer Versatile. We also feature Christmas music from country artist Scott Southworth and former Chicago band member Jeff Coffey, and traditional country music from Kolt Barber from the...

Duration:01:00:23

Ep. 29: NAFB Convention: Sonny Perdue, Ted McKinney, Mahindra's Viren Popli, Orion Samuelson, music of Bobby Tomberlin

11/22/2019
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Episode 29 features interviews conducted at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting convention in Kansas City Nov. 13-15, 2019. Included are interviews with U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, USDA Undersecretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney, Mahindra North America President and CEO Viren Popli, Hall of Fame ag broadcaster Orion Samuelson and the music of acclaimed country music singer/songwriter Bobby Tomberlin from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville,...

Duration:00:59:50

Ep. 28: U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue talks Mexico; UGA's Anna Schyett, All States Ag Parts, Music of Cody Ikerd

11/15/2019
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On Episode 28 of Fastline Fast Track we hear from U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue about his trade mission to Mexico and his thoughts on USMCA, MFP payments and the USDA budget. We hear from Anna Schyett, the dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Georgia about mental health on the farm, we talk preparing tractors for winter or for sale with Terry Burkart of All States Ag Parts, and we hear the music of Cody Ikerd, from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:00:53:55

Ep. 27: Kinze Manufacturing, the value of university extension programs, music of James Dupre

11/8/2019
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On Episode 27 of Fastline Fast Track, presented by Kinze Manufacturing, we talk with Brad Niensteadt of Kinze about the company's new planter technologies. We also talk about the value of university extension programs with representatives of the University of Georgia, the University of Florida, Clemson University and North Carolina State University. The episode also features an interview with, and the music of, James Dupre, from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee. James...

Duration:00:55:55

Ep. 26: Planning for 2020 with Case IH, Southeastern Ag Schools, music of Erin Enderlin

11/1/2019
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On Episode 26 of Fastline Fast Track, Bill Weber and Leo Bose of Case IH talk about things producers should consider when planning for 2020. We also talk with representatives from the University of Georgia, the University of Florida, Clemson University, Auburn University and Fort Valley State University about their programs and things prospective students should consider when choosing an ag education. We also present an interview with, and the music of, Erin Enderlin, live from the Ernest...

Duration:01:05:55

Ep. 25: Sunbelt Ag Expo 2, music of Scott Southworth from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop

10/25/2019
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Episode 25 of Fastline Fast Track features more interviews from Sunbelt Ag Expo 2019, held Oct. 15-17 in Moultrie, Georgia. Featured are Adam Verner from Elite Ag, Greg Spooner from Specialty Sales, Michael Sosebee from Chandler Manufacturing Co., Scott Black with Cadman Power Equipment and Billy Black with High Tech Equipment Sales. The episode also features an interview with Woody Woodell of Anna, Ohio-based Fertilizer Dealer Supply, and revisits the music of honky-tonk hero Scott...

Duration:00:32:51

Ep. 24: Sunbelt Ag Expo, Sonny Perdue, fall weather conditions, Farm Science Review, music of Erik Stucky

10/21/2019
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Episode 24 of Fastline Fast Track includes early interviews from Sunbelt Ag Expo 2019, held Oct. 15-17 in Moultrie, Georgia. On the program are U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue; Rodney Walker with Alabama Gooseneck Sales; Zeke Hembree with ABI Irrigation and Steve Crouch with Newton Crouch Inc. The episode also features interviews with Terry Burkart with All-States Ag Parts and Ben Johnson with Farmers Edge. Episode 24 also includes interviews with Alex Johnson, Beck's Hybrids; Don Frisbie,...

Duration:00:50:09

Ep. 23: Sunbelt Ag Expo preview, Farm Science Review cont'd, Mary Kutter

10/10/2019
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In Episode 23 of the podcast, we talk with Chip Blalock, executive director of the Sunbelt Ag Expo, Moultrie, Georgia, about the 2019 show, which will be held Oct. 15-17. We also talk Nashville recording artist Kolt Barber, get an update on the Wheelman autosteer product from AgJunction and we revisit Farm Science Review 2019 with representatives of Copperhead Ag, PWR EZ, FuelPro Fuel Trailers and Seed Genetics Direct. We also present the music of Mary Kutter, live from the Ernest Tubb...

Duration:01:03:55

Ep. 22: Farm Science Review: Accord Financial, Rowland Truck and Equipment, Integrated Ag Services, Homan Inc., J.D. Shelburne and Dustin Collins

10/3/2019
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On Episode 22, we continue our interviews from Farm Science Review 2019, held Sept. 17-19 in London, Ohio. At the show, put on by The Ohio State University, we talk with representatives from Accord Financial, Rowland Truck and Equipment, Integrated Ag Services and Homan Inc. We also flash back to performances from J.D. Shelburne and Dustin Collins, recorded in early 2019 at the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:00:30:02

Ep. 21: Farm Science Review, John Deere 6M, waterway management, Lucas Hoge

9/25/2019
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Episode 21 of Fastline Fast Track features interviews from Farm Science Review, presented by The Ohio State University, Sept. 17-19, in London, Ohio. Included are representatives of John Deere, DragoTec, Bestway Ag, Martin-Till, Bane-Welker Equipment and Hurricane Ditcher. The episode also features interviews with show manager Nick Zachrich, World Ag Expo marketing manager Jennifer Fawkes and Ohio ag mechanics teacher Brad White. The episode also features the music of Lucas Hoge, live from...

Duration:01:15:44

Ep. 20: Farm Science Review, Farm Progress Show, Brandon Maddox

9/13/2019
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On Episode 20 of Fastline Fast Track we preview the Farm Science Review show in Ohio with show manager Nick Zachrich. We also feature All-States Ag Parts and have interviews with representatives of Big Iron auctions, CLAAS, Nutrien Ag Solutions and Demco from Farm Progress Show 2019. We also talk with Jeremy Holm, a star of the movie "Silo," and we talk with country music stars Kolt Barber and Brandon Maddox, who performs from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:02:05:11

Ep. 19: Farm Progress Show 2019: Case IH talks harvest, Kim Schmidt talks equipment trends, Sonny Perdue talks trade, music of Hawkshaw Hawkins Jr.

8/30/2019
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In Episode 19, Case IH's Ryan Blasiak talks about harvest season, Kim Schmidt, executive editor of Farm Equipment Magazine talks equipment trends, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue talks trade and other topics, and we hear the music of Hawkshaw Hawkins Jr., live from the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:00:46:23