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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. 48: COVID-19 and Agriculture: The demand for wheat, milk dumping, H-2A changes, the music of Justin Dukes

4/3/2020
This episode features U.S. Wheat Associates Vice President of Communications Steve Mercer talking about international wheat prices and demand in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a conversation with Midwest Farm Report’s Pam Jahnke about milk dumping by Wisconsin dairies, and Jahnke’s conversation with Wisconsin Ag Secretary Randy Romanski. It also features American Farm Bureau Federation Congressional Relations Director Allison Crittenden talking about important updates to the H-2A...

Duration:00:53:03

Ep. 47: COVID-19 affecting farm labor, ag economist David Widmar, the music of Bobby Tomberlin

3/27/2020
Episode 47 features American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall, Arizona farmer John Boelts and South Carolina farmer Chalmers Carr discussing the need for temporary farm workers to be cleared to enter America from Mexico under the H-2A visa program despite a Coronavirus-related State Department halt of visa applications in Mexico. The episode also features ag economist David Widmar discussing COVID-19's short- and long-term impact on the ag economy, as well as the music of Bobby...

Duration:00:57:35

Ep. 46: How the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting agriculture; the music of Kalsey Kulyk

3/20/2020
This episode features coverage of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from an agricultural prospective, with interviews with American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall, Chief Economist Dr. John Newton and Director of Congressional Relations R.J. Karney. It also features U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue and 3i Farm Show Director Eddie Estes. Also included is the music of Kalsey Kulyk, from Hank Snow's Rainbow Ranch in Madison, Tennessee, presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop,...

Duration:01:04:11

Ep. 45: More from Commodity Classic, National Farm Machinery Show, the music of Cody Wickline

3/13/2020
This episode includes interviews conducted at Commodity Classic 2020 and the National Farm Machinery Show. Included are interviews with Kris Kinnaird, Farmers Edge; Zach Johnson, Millennial Farmer; Maddy Buxton, YouTube; Deborah Cole, Kansas State University; Ted Gregg, Bush Hog; Wade Simon, Lock Jawz. It also features the music of former Voice contestant Cody Wickline from Hank Snow's Rainbow Ranch in Madison, Tennessee, presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop.

Duration:00:58:13

Ep. 44 Commodity Classic 2020, Sonny Perdue, David Hula, the music of Richard Lynch

3/6/2020
This episode features interviews conducted at Commodity Classic 2020, Feb. 27-29, in San Antonio, Texas. It includes U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue, National Corn Yield Champion, Corn Warriors Season 3 winner and world record holder David Hula and Michael Musselman with Low Mu Tech. It also features Deutz Fahr's Andrew Winkels and Needham Ag's Phil Needham from the National Farm Machinery Show. The episode also features the music of Richard Lynch, live from Hank Snow's Rainbow Ranch in...

Duration:00:51:23

Ep. 43: National Farm Machinery Show 2020 Part 3, the music of Teea Goans

2/28/2020
This episode features interviews conducted at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, with representatives from John Deere dealer AHW LLC, Discount Hose, S. Houle, Horsch, Schaeffer Lubricants and AgSafe. It also features the music of Teea Goans, live from Hank Snow's Rainbow Ranch in Madison, Tennessee, presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop, Nashville, Tennessee.

Duration:00:58:31

Ep. 42: National Farm Machinery Show 2020 Part 2, the music of Darin and Brooke Aldridge

2/21/2020
On this episode, we travel to the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. We talk to John Deere about a new planter, S.I. Distributing about a new soy-based powder lubricant, Landoll about a new vertical tillage tool, Bestway Ag about a new sprayer, Cenex about their line of lubricants and Martin-Till about a new closing wheel. We roll out our new "Straight From The Farmer's Mouth" segment in which we hear farmers talk about what they like about the Fastline print catalog, and...

Duration:01:02:15

Ep. 41: National Farm Machinery Show 2020 Part 1, New Holland, Case IH, Power EQ, the music of Lockeland

2/14/2020
On this episode, representatives of New Holland and Case IH talk new product rollouts at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. We also learn about Power EQ farm equipment inventory management and evaluation software. The episode also features the music of Lockeland, live from Hank Snow's Rainbow Ranch in Madison, Tennessee, presented by the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in Nashville.

Duration:00:44:09

Ep. 40: National Farm Machinery Show, World Ag Expo previews, 'Silo' update, the music of Karen Waldrup

2/7/2020
On this episode we visit with David Beck, President and CEO of Kentucky Venues, to preview the National Farm Machinery Show and the Championship Tractor Pull, which will be held Feb. 12-15, at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. We also speak Jennifer Fawkes, marketing manager of the World Ag Expo, which will be held Feb. 12-14, at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California. We also talk with Sam Goldberg, producer of the film "Silo," and hear from emerging country star...

Duration:01:09:26

Ep. 39: Sonny Perdue from Rome, mental health on the farm, the music of Paul Bogart

1/31/2020
Episode 39 is the second part in a two-part series from the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention and Trade Show in Austin, Texas. It features U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue talking about his trade mission to the EU, President Trump talking USMCA, Behavioral Health Consultant Adrienne DeSutter discussing mental health on the farm, USDA NASS' Joe Parsons explaining ag data collection, AGI's Jeff Watson discussing AGI SureTrack, Devin Cain talking about the Belmont County, Ohio, Farm...

Duration:01:08:13

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

1/24/2020
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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