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Hosted by Bob Bosold and Scott Schultz.

Hosted by Bob Bosold and Scott Schultz.
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Location:

United States

Description:

Hosted by Bob Bosold and Scott Schultz.

Language:

English

Contact:

(715) 832-1530


Episodes

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

2019-4-18

4/18/2019
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Pam Janke reports from Holland today at one of the world's largest flower-distribution centers. Chippewa County agriculture agent Jerry Clark visits and talks about the recently razed barn at an area fairground.

Duration:00:56:43

2019-4-17

4/17/2019
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Bob visits with the Dutch developer of a floating dairy farm in The Netherlands; Scott talks about soybeans with University of Wisconsin soybean specialist Shawn Conley.

Duration:00:57:09

2019-4-16

4/16/2019
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We have an unexpected guest today when Donny from Main Street Cafe calls in to tell us about the theft of a van that was loaded with the cafe's pies. On the agriculture front, we talk with a retired USDA forage researcher about South African producers feeding mesquite to dairy animals. Heidi Clausen, editor of The CountryToday newspaper, also helps update what's in the news.

Duration:00:56:22

2019-4-15

4/15/2019
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We visit with Medford School District vocational agriculture instructor about the district's new barns. Tax day 2019 also brings us Valley Crossing Law's updates about end-of-life decisions, our Pioneer crops program and our Nexgrow Alfalfa forage program.

Duration:00:57:29

2019-4-12

4/12/2019
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Topics during today's show include marketing organic grains and the Pepin County Farm Management Club's annual spring tour -- and, of course, much more.

Duration:00:56:27

2019-4-11

4/11/2019
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The weather outside is nasty, with a spring blizzard hitting our coverage area and causing nearly all of the region's schools to close for the day. We made it through, though, talking about the latest in Wisconsin's hemp production and about the Midwest Horse Fair -- along with the usual fare of markets and news.

Duration:00:59:08

2019-4-10

4/10/2019
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We talk with the executive director of the Midwest Horse Fair to hear about some of the exciting things going during this week's fair in Madison.

Duration:00:52:35

2019-4-9

4/9/2019
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Travelin' Bob has returned to the WAXX studio mic. Scott talks with Dunn County sheep producer Caleb Langworthy about difference between sheep-grazing management and the management of dairy and beef cattle grazing operations.

Duration:00:54:19

2019-4-8

4/9/2019
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Wisconsin ag secretary-designee Brad Pfaff talks about state farming issues, and we get another report from Travelin' Bob and his travelin' crew.

Duration:00:57:54

2019-4-5

4/5/2019
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Travelin' Bob and his travelin' crew send another dispatch from Europe, and Pam Janke discusses state budget issues with the Dairy Business Association's legislative liaison.

Duration:00:56:32

2019-4-4

4/4/2019
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We get another update from Travelin' Bob and his fellow travelers. Scott asks a medical educator whether she heard what she expected from participants in the National Farm Medicine Center's Mental Health First Aid for Rural Wisconsin program.

Duration:00:57:55

2019-4-3

4/3/2019
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Scott checks in with organizers of a rural Wisconsin election-day lunch, and Bob and his traveling crew send another report from Holland. Clark County dairy farmer Pam Selz-Pralle discusses her work with the Common Ground group, which involves engaging urban and suburan people in discussions about farm issues.

Duration:00:58:04

2019-4-2

4/3/2019
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Bob and his traveling crew send a report from Holland, and we talk with Mark Renz about controlling weeds that are becoming serious issues in the region's fields.

Duration:00:58:27

2019-4-2

4/2/2019
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Bob sends another dispatch from Holland, where he and his traveling friends are taking in all the views -- including those concerning farming. We also talk more about ways being explored to control weeds in this season's fields.

Duration:00:59:48

2019-4-1

4/1/2019
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Scott skipped over any of the April Fool's Day jokes he's been known to pull. Instead, Dr. Rodrigo Wehrli of the University of Wisconsin talks with Bob about the threat water hemp weeds are creating in Wisconsin. UW forage specialist Dr. Dan Undersander also provides us with tips about checking the forage stands, and Bob has his first report from his Holland farm tour.

Duration:00:58:24

2019-3-29

3/29/2019
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The upcoming Midwest Horse Fair in Madison is previewed. We also have a story about a Capstone project high school seniors are required to complete at Fall Creek High School, and Eau Claire County University of Wisconsin-Extension agent Mark Hagedorn talks about some coming events.

Duration:00:55:52

2019-3-28

3/28/2019
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Scott talks with Virginia Tech University ag economist Dave Kohl about dairy markets, and with University of Wisconsin soybean special Shawn Conley about early soybean planting. Bob and Scott also note hat they didn't win the previous night's Powerball lottery drawing.

Duration:00:59:09

2019-3-27

3/27/2019
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University of Wisconsin dairy economist Dr. Mark Stephenson discusses the Dairy Revenue Protection Program and its workings; Scott talks with Occupational Health and Safety Administration compliance assistance specialist Mary Bauer about OSHA's grain-bin safety awareness week.

Duration:00:56:35