John Block Reports on TTIP

Lizzy Schultz

This week in Washington, John Block is reporting on the European Trade Agreement with the United States (TTIP) that is still in the process of negotiation. Should the agreement succeed in passing through both ends of the government, it will be considered an incredible win for agriculture. Recent changes in European legislation, however, are making the success of the agreement …

Ag Group, Audio, Export, GMO, International, Podcast, Policy, Trade

Swine Health Series Focuses on Influenza

Lizzy Schultz

The latest At The Meeting (ATM) audio program with moderator Bob Morrison, DVM, PhD, provides listeners with a review and discussion of the influenza virus, an ever-evolving threat facing swine producers. The Swinecast series includes information on how the virus is identified, effective sampling and vaccination protocols used to protect against it, and also features disease, research and practical producers …

Ag Group, Agribusiness, Animal Health, Disease, Podcast, Pork, Swine, Vaccine

John Block Report – EPA Overreach

Kelly Marshall

John Block reports each week from Washington and this week he is tackling the topic we are all still talking about…the EPA’s overreach. Andy Johnson of Fort Bridger, WY is being sued by the EPA for $37,500 per day for a stock pond on his farm. Before building the pond Johnson obtained a state permit, which Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, …

Ag Group, EPA, Podcast, Water

Milking Parlor: Small Influencers and Big Consumers

John Davis

The dairy industry is trying to win over small groups of influencers… and large groups of consumers as well. In this edition of the Milking Parlor, we talk with Stacy Dohle from the Midwest Dairy Association and Dairy Management Incorporated to hear how they are trying to win over those influencers, such as nutritionists, to the value dairy products have …

Agribusiness, Audio, Dairy Board, Dairy Checkoff, Dairy Group, Milking Parlor, Podcast, The Milking Parlor

Forage Forum on Kernel Processing in Northeast

Cindy Zimmerman

Here is another in our series of Pioneer Hi-Bred Forage Forum podcasts about the importance of proper kernel processing in different areas of the country. This interview focuses on the New York and New England with Pioneer dairy specialist Kevin Putnam. Kevin talks about the major benefits to dairy producers of proper kernel processing, the recommended parameters for settings, testing …

Audio, corn, Forage, Forage Forum, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Podcast

Milking Parlor: Farm Bill Has Much for Dairy to Like

John Davis

The U.S. Senate has passed the The Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012, better known as the Farm Bill, getting through that chamber by a bipartisan vote of 64 to 35. That bipartisan support pleased Senate Agriculture Chair Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and the ranking member of the committee, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS). The vote also pleased the …

"farm bill", Audio, Government, Milking Parlor, Podcast, The Milking Parlor

Forage Forum on Kernel Processing in Midwest

Cindy Zimmerman

Pioneer Hi-Bred‘s Forage Forum has done a series of interviews about the importance of proper kernel processing in different areas of the country. Our first podcast focuses on the Midwest with Tim Hageman, Pioneer livestock specialist in northeast Iowa. Tim talks about the major benefits to dairy producers of proper kernel processing, the recommended parameters for settings, testing for quality. …

corn, Forage, Forage Forum, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Podcast

Forage Forum on Spring Alfalfa Challenges

Cindy Zimmerman

Planting delays seem to be consuming the thoughts and energy of most growers this spring. But with the alfalfa crop maturing, don’t be tempted to delay that important first crop cutting. Hear what Alan Patterson, dairy specialist with Pioneer Hi-Bred, says about spring alfalfa challenges in this edition of Pioneer’s Forage Forum. Listen to the podcast here: To see all …

Alfalfa, Audio, Forage, Forage Forum, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Podcast