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Farming the Countryside with Andrew McCrea

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Farming the Countryside with Andrew McCrea

Farming the Countryside with Andrew McCrea

Farm Journal

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A farmer-to-farmer conversation focusing on best practices to boost yields. We’ll find out what’s working – and what’s not – in fields across farm country.

Latest Episodes

FTC Episode 118: Tax Planning – What’s Ahead & What To Do Now

Paul Neiffer is a regular guest on our podcast toward the end of each calendar year. We discuss tax issues to close out 2020 and take a look at what may be on the horizon with a new administration in the White House for 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23 min6 d ago
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FTC Episode 118: Tax Planning – What’s Ahead & What To Do Now

FTC Episode 117: Cover Crops and Regenerative Agriculture – Increasing Yields and Soil Health

How can cover crops increase yields, control weeds and provide added feed for your livestock? Austin Schweizer farms in south central Kansas and his experimentation with regenerative farming methods, such as cover crop mixes, is already paying dividends on his farm. I stopped by to see what is working well for him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

20 min1 w ago
Comments
FTC Episode 117: Cover Crops and Regenerative Agriculture – Increasing Yields and Soil Health

FTC Episode 116: Health Insurance Options – What to Consider During Open Enrollment

For many families, having health insurance is a key factor in determining if a member of the family may take an off-farm job simply for the benefits. Do those benefits outweigh the potential cost of child care? What factors should you consider to matter what your stage of life? We talk about the options to consider during open enrollment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25 min2 w ago
Comments
FTC Episode 116: Health Insurance Options – What to Consider During Open Enrollment

FTC Episode 115: Keeping Cattle Healthy – What every Cow/Calf and Stocker Producer Should Know

Keeping cattle healthy can be a challenge anytime of the year, but especially in the fall. Dr. Dan Thomson, chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University and host of Doc Talk is my guest and we talk about ways to keep the herd healthy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29 min3 w ago
Comments
FTC Episode 115: Keeping Cattle Healthy – What every Cow/Calf and Stocker Producer Should Know

FTC Episode 114: Harvest Update – What We’ve Learned To Do For 2021

Cory Tilstra from Luverne, Minnesota is my guest. We went to the corn fields to take a look at his harvest and see what this crop advisor says are the keys to keep in mind for 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

15 minOCT 23
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FTC Episode 114: Harvest Update – What We’ve Learned To Do For 2021

FTC Episode 113: How Can an Independent Seed Company Survive & Thrive? Lessons for All in Agriculture

Scott Beck, President of Beck’s is my guest. He oversees the largest, family-owned seed company in the country. We talk about how he went from being the 12th employee at the business to now overseeing the operation with over 700 employees. How can independent seed companies survive and thrive in the world of large multinational firms? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

26 minOCT 16
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FTC Episode 113: How Can an Independent Seed Company Survive & Thrive? Lessons for All in Agriculture

FTC Episode 112: Crop Update: What Worked Well in 2020 / XTendiMax Soybean Approval

Dustin O’Hanlon with O’Hanlon Seed in Lexington, Nebraska is our guest. His company scouts thousands of acres each year plus he has become a “go to” man for information on growing great crops and much more. We get his perspective on what worked well this year and the best practices to incorporate for next season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22 minOCT 9
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FTC Episode 112: Crop Update: What Worked Well in 2020 / XTendiMax Soybean Approval

FTC Episode 111: The Present & Future of the Hemp Industry

Adrian Zelski with High Grade Hemp Seed and The Center Pivot Group is our guest. He has many years of experience in the hemp industry and we discuss the present state of the crop here in the U.S. and what he sees for the future. What are the challenges and potential opportunities for farmers? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27 minOCT 2
Comments
FTC Episode 111: The Present & Future of the Hemp Industry

FTC Episode 110: Pam Johnson on Farm Programs, Ethanol and the 2020 Election Outlook

Pam Johnson is part of the very popular “Free-for-all” every Friday on AgriTalk. Pam’s extensive ag background and many contacts in the industry provide her with a an always interesting perspective on many topics. We explore farm programs, ethanol and the 2020 election outlook and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28 minSEP 27
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FTC Episode 110: Pam Johnson on Farm Programs, Ethanol and the 2020 Election Outlook

FTC Episode 109: Farm Transitions – How Things Go Wrong…and Right!

Transitioning the family farm and business operations from one generation to another can have its challenges. Ron Rabou has personally experienced what can go wrong and right. Not only does he speak on the subject, but his new book “Make Your Own Way” shares his real-life story and the keys to making the best of the transition. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37 minSEP 19
Comments
FTC Episode 109: Farm Transitions – How Things Go Wrong…and Right!

Latest Episodes

FTC Episode 118: Tax Planning – What’s Ahead & What To Do Now

Paul Neiffer is a regular guest on our podcast toward the end of each calendar year. We discuss tax issues to close out 2020 and take a look at what may be on the horizon with a new administration in the White House for 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

23 min6 d ago
Comments
FTC Episode 118: Tax Planning – What’s Ahead & What To Do Now

FTC Episode 117: Cover Crops and Regenerative Agriculture – Increasing Yields and Soil Health

How can cover crops increase yields, control weeds and provide added feed for your livestock? Austin Schweizer farms in south central Kansas and his experimentation with regenerative farming methods, such as cover crop mixes, is already paying dividends on his farm. I stopped by to see what is working well for him. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

20 min1 w ago
Comments
FTC Episode 117: Cover Crops and Regenerative Agriculture – Increasing Yields and Soil Health

FTC Episode 116: Health Insurance Options – What to Consider During Open Enrollment

For many families, having health insurance is a key factor in determining if a member of the family may take an off-farm job simply for the benefits. Do those benefits outweigh the potential cost of child care? What factors should you consider to matter what your stage of life? We talk about the options to consider during open enrollment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

25 min2 w ago
Comments
FTC Episode 116: Health Insurance Options – What to Consider During Open Enrollment

FTC Episode 115: Keeping Cattle Healthy – What every Cow/Calf and Stocker Producer Should Know

Keeping cattle healthy can be a challenge anytime of the year, but especially in the fall. Dr. Dan Thomson, chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University and host of Doc Talk is my guest and we talk about ways to keep the herd healthy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29 min3 w ago
Comments
FTC Episode 115: Keeping Cattle Healthy – What every Cow/Calf and Stocker Producer Should Know

FTC Episode 114: Harvest Update – What We’ve Learned To Do For 2021

Cory Tilstra from Luverne, Minnesota is my guest. We went to the corn fields to take a look at his harvest and see what this crop advisor says are the keys to keep in mind for 2021. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

15 minOCT 23
Comments
FTC Episode 114: Harvest Update – What We’ve Learned To Do For 2021

FTC Episode 113: How Can an Independent Seed Company Survive & Thrive? Lessons for All in Agriculture

Scott Beck, President of Beck’s is my guest. He oversees the largest, family-owned seed company in the country. We talk about how he went from being the 12th employee at the business to now overseeing the operation with over 700 employees. How can independent seed companies survive and thrive in the world of large multinational firms? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

26 minOCT 16
Comments
FTC Episode 113: How Can an Independent Seed Company Survive & Thrive? Lessons for All in Agriculture

FTC Episode 112: Crop Update: What Worked Well in 2020 / XTendiMax Soybean Approval

Dustin O’Hanlon with O’Hanlon Seed in Lexington, Nebraska is our guest. His company scouts thousands of acres each year plus he has become a “go to” man for information on growing great crops and much more. We get his perspective on what worked well this year and the best practices to incorporate for next season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22 minOCT 9
Comments
FTC Episode 112: Crop Update: What Worked Well in 2020 / XTendiMax Soybean Approval

FTC Episode 111: The Present & Future of the Hemp Industry

Adrian Zelski with High Grade Hemp Seed and The Center Pivot Group is our guest. He has many years of experience in the hemp industry and we discuss the present state of the crop here in the U.S. and what he sees for the future. What are the challenges and potential opportunities for farmers? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

27 minOCT 2
Comments
FTC Episode 111: The Present & Future of the Hemp Industry

FTC Episode 110: Pam Johnson on Farm Programs, Ethanol and the 2020 Election Outlook

Pam Johnson is part of the very popular “Free-for-all” every Friday on AgriTalk. Pam’s extensive ag background and many contacts in the industry provide her with a an always interesting perspective on many topics. We explore farm programs, ethanol and the 2020 election outlook and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

28 minSEP 27
Comments
FTC Episode 110: Pam Johnson on Farm Programs, Ethanol and the 2020 Election Outlook

FTC Episode 109: Farm Transitions – How Things Go Wrong…and Right!

Transitioning the family farm and business operations from one generation to another can have its challenges. Ron Rabou has personally experienced what can go wrong and right. Not only does he speak on the subject, but his new book “Make Your Own Way” shares his real-life story and the keys to making the best of the transition. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37 minSEP 19
Comments
FTC Episode 109: Farm Transitions – How Things Go Wrong…and Right!
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