EPISODE 161

Effective fly control improves cattle performance

April 9, 2024
Flies can be detrimental to cattle operations. The insects are not only a nuisance but spread diseases and reduce calf weaning weights. Learn how to implement an effective fly control strategy for your herd.

EPISODE 160

E15 availability update

April 2, 2024
Dan Mauer, a member of the CHS government affairs team in Washington, D.C., provides insights on CHS advocacy efforts supporting year-round 15 sales and potential benefits.

EPISODE 159

2024 spring weather and planting outlook

March 26, 2024
Joe Lardy, a research analyst with CHS, offers insights into how weather and market trends may impact 2024 crop planting decisions.

EPISODE 158

Protect your nitrogen investment

March 19, 2024
Ryan Hageman, an agronomy and fertilizer expert with CHS, offers insights on how nitrogen loss can occur and how nitrogen stabilizer products help keep more of the vital nutrient in the root zone so it’s available when crops need it the most.

EPISODE 157

Energy evolution

March 12, 2024
Ron Batey, director of refined fuels pricing and economics at CHS, gives his outlook on changes in future fuel and energy sources and potential impacts on agriculture.

EPISODE 156

Custom seed treatment offers targeted protection

March 5, 2024
Isaac Effertz, a seed improvement specialist with CHS, explains how custom seed treatment blends provide a targeted approach to regional crop insect and disease challenges.

EPISODE 155

Canal crisis: U.S. agriculture feels the pain

February 27, 2024
Justin Cauley, a transportation expert with CHS, explains why shipping disruptions at the Panama and Suez canals are impacting U.S. grain shipments and delivery of crop inputs.

EPISODE 154

Make grain bin safety a priority

February 20, 2024
Laramie Sandquist, a risk management expert with Nationwide, discusses the hazards of working with stored grain and describes work procedures that promote safety

EPISODE 153

Make your 2024 fertilizer plans

February 13, 2024
Zach Sturm, a fertilizer trading expert with CHS, provides a crop nutrient supply and demand outlook ahead of spring planting and why growers should take action now to secure their fertilizer needs now.

EPISODE 152

Will low-carbon fuels drive crop demand?

February 6, 2024
Courtney Hall, senior director of sustainability with CHS, provides an update on low-carbon fuel standards and what state programs could mean for farmers.