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Hosted by Bob Bosold and Scott Schultz.

Hosted by Bob Bosold and Scott Schultz.
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United States

Description:

Hosted by Bob Bosold and Scott Schultz.

Language:

English

Contact:

(715) 832-1530


Episodes

2019-5-17

5/17/2019
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We congratulate those of Norwegian heritage as they celebrate Syttende Mai. Bob talks with organizers of a bicycle ride that honors farm safety, and we talk about tractor safety and crops with Countryside Co-op's Brent Wink and Eau Claire County UW-Extension agriculture agent Mark Hagedorn.

Duration:00:59:21

2019-5-16

5/16/2019
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Our southern Wisconsin team talks about farmers markets while we dodge more raindrops in the Eau Claire area. Chippewa County University of Wisconsin-Extension agriculture agent Jerry Clark also talks about recent awards earned by area agents, and Scott brings us a soybean update with UW-Madison soybean specialist Shawn Conley.

Duration:00:59:05

2019-5-15

5/15/2019
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Neal Kemmett of Ace Ethanol talks about the ethanol industry, including what trade challenges the industry is facing. We also serve our daily fare of news and market reports.

Duration:00:56:33

2019-5-14

5/14/2019
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Today's show highlights community supported agriculture projects, and we visit with The Country Today's Heidi Clausen. We also look at the week's planting- and crop-progress reports.

Duration:00:54:28

2019-5-13

5/13/2019
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Our Madison crew talks with Wisconsin's new Alice in Dairyland, along with the outgoing Alice in Dairyland. Scott talks with Scott Heiberger of the Marshfield-based National Farm Medicine Center about a farm-safety story project the NFMC is working on, and Bob talks with UW-Madison forage specialist Dan Undersander about controlling weeds in alfalfa stands.

Duration:01:00:27

2019-5-19

5/10/2019
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We talk today about a new job fair planned at this year's Farm Technology Days. Discussions also include U.S. trade matters, and Countryside Cooperative agronomist Brent Wink is in to provide his weekly crop update.

Duration:00:55:43

2019-5-9

5/9/2019
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We talk today about food labeling and visit with Chippewa County agriculture agent Jerry Clark. And, of course, we talk about the rain and the wet field conditions it's creating for farmers.

Duration:00:57:33

2019-5-8

5/8/2019
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Dairy economist Mark Stephenson from the University of Wisconsin-Madison talks about the final report being developed by the state's Dairy Task Force 2.0, and we provide our normal fare of news, markets and chuckles.

Duration:00:58:56

2019-5-7

5/7/2019
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Bob talks about financial planning during difficult times with Valley Crossing Law attorney Bridget Finke. Weather and trade issues also are big in today's show.

Duration:00:58:03

2019-5-6

5/6/2019
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Bob talks with an area cooperative manager about the recent merger vote between River Country Cooperative and Heartland Cooperative. University of Wisconsin-Madison forage specialist Dan Undersander also visits to talk about the potential for additional forage-seeding to improve alfalfa fields damaged by the winter's weather.

Duration:00:56:32

2019-5-3

5/3/2019
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We talk today with an expert in the cultures used in the dairy industry. Also, Brent Wink is in with the Countryside Cooperative crops update, and Eau Claire County University of Wisconsin-Extension agent Mark Hagedorn talks about alfalfa survival and an upcoming tractor-safety program.

Duration:00:58:17

2019-5-1

5/1/2019
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The new hemp industry is discussed on today's show, along with how wet field conditions affect this year's planting season.

Duration:00:58:39

2019-4-30

4/30/2019
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We hear a report about the dairy economy from Jim Mulhern of the National Milk Producers Federation, along with our normal fare of rural news and markets.

Duration:00:57:32

2019-4-29

4/29/2019
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Scott talks with Dallas Wuethrich of Greenwood, who recently received the Distinguished Wisconsin Agriculturist award at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Scott also interviewed Rachael Hart-Brinson, who's the new Eau Claire County University of Wisconsin-Extension 4-H program coordinator, and Bob gets an alfalfa update from UW-Madison forage specialist Dan Undersander.

Duration:00:55:09

2019-4-26

4/26/2019
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It's time for ticks in Wisconsin, and UW-Madison entomologist P.J. Leash fills us in on the status of those and other pests. We also get an update from Eau Claire County UW-Extension ag agent Mark Hagedorn and the Countryside Co-op crop update from Brent Wink.

Duration:00:56:55

2019-4-25

4/25/2019
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We talk today with John Logterman of Osseo, who with his wife Ingrid and his family have gone full-time into the honey-production business. We also have our usual mix of farm news and markets, along with a few laughs.

Duration:00:59:53

2019-4-24

4/24/2019
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We cover the news about the merger of two of the region's large farm-supply cooperatives, and talk about the swine fever outbreak. University of Wisconsin-Madison soybean specialist Shawn Conley also tells farmers to not be shy about getting soybeans into the soil as soon as possible.

Duration:00:55:36

2019-4-23

4/23/2019
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We wrap up our stories from the recent Midwest Horse Fair in Madison, along with our daily fare of farm news and markets.

Duration:00:53:36

2019-4-22

4/22/2019
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The work trade system's effects on a local red kidney bean company is discussed by Scott today, and Bob talks about alfalfa stands' plant-counts with University of Wisconsin-Madison crop specialist Dan Undersander.

Duration:00:57:16

2019-4-19

4/22/2019
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Bob visits with Countryside Cooperative's Brent Wink in this season's first Countryside Cooperative Crops Update. He also talks with University of Wisconsin-Extension Eau Claire County agriculture agent Mark Hagedorn, and Pam Janke visits the Palm Brewery.

Duration:00:55:25