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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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@Fastline

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English

Contact:

(502) 222-8337


Episodes

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

Ep. 18: Farm Progress Show Preview with Kinze, Case IH

8/22/2019
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Episode 18 of Fastline Fast Track is a special Farm Progress Show preview edition, spotlighting the annual Farm Progress Show, which will be held Tuesday, Aug. 27-Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Decatur, Illinois. Featured on the show is Matt Jungmann, National Events Manger for the Farm Progress Show, Justin Render with Kinze Manufacturing, Leo Bose with Case IH, and rising country music star Kolt Barber, who launches his new "Out on the Farm With Kolt" segment. It also features music from John...

Duration:00:50:35

Ep. 17: John Deere tech training, Precision Planting, John Schneider

8/15/2019
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In Episode 17 of Fastline Fast Track, Grant Suhre of John Deere talks about the company's launch of a U.S. Department of Labor-approved program that will establish training partnerships aimed at curbing a shortage of equipment technicians. We also visit Precision Planting's Precision Technology Institute Farm in Pontiac, Illinois, and we bring you the music of "Dukes of Hazzard," Smallville" and "The Haves and The Have Nots" actor and country music singer John Schneider, presented by the...

Duration:01:09:07

Ep. 16: New Holland, Farmers Edge, Conservis and music from Josh Gallagher

8/1/2019
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Episode 16 of the AAEA Ag Communicators Network 2019 Podcast of the Year features interviews from Ag Media Summit 2019 in Minneapolis. Hear from New Holland, Farmers Edge and Conservis. We also bring you the music of Josh Gallagher, who competed for Team Adam on Season 11 of NBC's "The Voice."

Duration:00:36:11

Ep. 15: Farm Bureau's R.J. Karney talks broadband, Farm collectibles with Joe Poe, The Bennett Hall Band

7/18/2019
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On Episode 15 of Fastline Fast Track, R.J. Karney, the Director of Congressional Relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation, talks about Farm Bureau's efforts to persuade Congress to allocate resources for rural broadband initiatives. Also, Indiana-based picker Joe Poe talks about the red-hot farm collectibles market and we feature music from The Bennett Hall Band, from the legendary Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:00:49:45

Ep. 14: Hemp with Mitch McConnell and Sonny Perdue, Puck at 40, Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers

7/4/2019
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On Episode 14 of Fastline Fast Track we talk about the growing hemp industry with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. We talk with Ben and Jeremy Puck about Puck Enterprises at 40, and we bring you the music of Gary Brewer and the Kentucky Ramblers, presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:01:12:07

Ep. 13: A visit to Kubota, ag economy insights, National Dairy Month, the music of Payton Taylor

6/20/2019
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In Episode 13 of Fastline Fast Track we talk with David Coffin, Martin Carrier and Todd Stucke of Kubota Tractor Corporation about the company's entry into high-horsepower tractors and the benefits of the new Kubota Ranch in Texas. We talk with ag economist David Widmar about the ag economy heading into the second half of 2019, and tell you about Isaac Nelson, a student at the University of Minnesota and a rising star in the dairy industry. Then we take you to the legendary Ernest Tubb...

Duration:01:43:42

Ep. 12: United Soybean Board "Tech Toolshed," helping women in ag cope with stress, Iron Solutions and Fastline present the Iron Average, and the music of Scott Southworth

6/6/2019
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Episode 12 of Fastline Fast Track features an interview with Tom Oswald, United Soybean Board director and farmer from Cleghorn, Iowa, talking about the United Soybean Board's "Tech Toolshed." We also talk with Doris Mold, president of Minnesota-based Sunrise Agricultural Associates about cultivating resiliency for Women in Agriculture. We highlight a new partnership between Iron Solutions and Fastline Media Group and we feature the music of Academy of Western Artists 2019 "Best Pure Country...

Duration:00:51:32