AgPod-1400-Sponsored.jpg
Agweek Podcast

Agweek brings you timely agriculture news from field to fork in digital, print and television. Join Agweek reporter Noah Fish, host of the Agweek Podcast, for a deeper dive into farm and ranch stories along with hearing from personalities in the world of agriculture. The Agweek Market Wrap delivers an in-depth analysis of the weekly market closes with Randy Martinson, expert on ag risk management.

Hosted By
NoahFish.jpg
Noah Fish
Jenny Schlecht
Jenny Schlecht
Al Winmill
Latest Episodes
Agweek Market Wrap: Quarterly report and labor disputes influence markets this week
Fri Jul 01 16:30:52 EDT 2022
Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network and Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management said that the Quarterly Stocks and Planted Acreage report along with a trucker protest in Argentina and ongoing West Coast port labor talks had an impact on markets this week. 

Agweek Podcast: Bob Worth, president of the MSGA
Thu Jun 30 16:13:38 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Bob Worth, who is returning to the role of president of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association after serving as president of the MSGA from 2005-2007. Worth talks about what's changed since his first term as president of the association, what are the pressing issues for soybean farmers in the state and other details about the longest running state soybean organization in the country.

Agweek Market Wrap: Liquidation, weather and stock market improvement make for a volatile week in the markets
Fri Jun 24 16:53:53 EDT 2022
Many markets ended up mixed to lower this week, Carah Hart of the Red River Farm Network said on this week's Agweek Market Wrap. Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management said a few factors, including massive fund liquidation, weather conditions and pressures from an improved stock market all played a part.

Agweek Podcast: Enhancing pollinator habitat
Fri Jun 24 11:11:34 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Deirdre Birmingham, owner and operator of the Cider Farm in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Birmingham talks about how she's  enhanced the pollintaor habitat on her certified organic orchard by  planting a 30-acre prairie, putting prairie strips around the orchard, adding milkweed seeds for monarchs, alternating the mowing in alleyways so every other row is flowering, enhancing beneficial insect populations, using certified organic products and leaving dandelions alone. 

Agweek Market Wrap: The heat is on! How the markets will react may be evident by next week
Fri Jun 17 18:27:08 EDT 2022
Heat moves in and likely will linger in some places, the Fed raises interest rates three quarters of a percent and the markets get a three day weekend. Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network and Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management discuss how the markets are handling all of that and what may be on the horizon in the June 30 acreage report on this week's Agweek Market Wrap, sponsored by Gateway Building Systems.

Agweek Podcast: Demand and difficulties to H-2A reform
Thu Jun 16 16:57:40 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Kristi Boswell, counsel in the legislative and public policy group at the firm Alston & Bird, and former senior advisor to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Boswell gives an overview of the H-2A program, the work she's done to help streamline it, and how H-2A reform has been a priority issue for decades. She also weighs in on the USDA's recent announcement about partnering with the United Farm Workers of America to develop a $65 million pilot program to support H-2A workforce and employers. 

Agweek Market Wrap: With June WASDE out of the way, now it becomes a weather market for the grains
Fri Jun 10 16:41:31 EDT 2022
The June WASDE was generally neutral wheat, negative corn and friendly to soybeans, Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management told Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network on the Agweek Market Wrap. With that out of the way and the USDA's acreage report still a few weeks out, all attention turns to the weather.

Agweek Podcast: Bryan Humphreys, CEO of the NPPC
Thu Jun 09 21:00:11 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish sits down with Bryan Humphreys, CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, at the World Pork Expo in Des Moines on June 8, 2022. Humphreys talks about his upbringing on an Iowa pork farm, the challenges that the pork industry faces today and the new brand the NPPC unveiled at the World Pork Expo.
Agweek Market Wrap: Another wild week in the markets sees wheat, corn and soybeans falter
Fri Jun 03 16:37:37 EDT 2022
Randy Koenen of the Red River Farm Network talks to Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management about the impact weather, planting progress and global issues have had in bringing down the wheat, corn and soybeans markets on this week's Agweek Market Wrap, sponsored by Gateway Building Systems.

Agweek Podcast: Minnesota-raised Wagyu beef
Thu Jun 02 17:58:46 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Don Savelkoul, vice president of range operations for Fellers Ranch. Fellers Ranch is a partnership between a third-generation family farmer, a 75 year-old family-owned butcher shop and several seasoned ranchers. Savelkoul talks about the vision the company has for top-quality Wagyu beef raised in south-central Minnesota.