EPISODE 77

How to manage high farm diesel prices

June 7, 2022
Rising agriculture diesel costs are cutting into farmers’ profit margins. Jason Schwantz, CHS senior vice president of refined fuels, explains why diesel prices are on the rise and offers advice on how to minimize effects on the farm.

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EPISODE 76

Agriculture supply chain disruptions continue

May 24, 2022
Agriculture supply chain issues continue to cause disruptions for farmers, ranchers and retailers. Justin Cauley, senior director of transportation at CHS, explains how transportation industry labor shortages are playing a role and what to expect.

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EPISODE 75

Smart farm data management protects your business

May 10, 2022
Cybercriminals prey upon the ag industry and may use creative tactics to access your data. CHS chief information security officer, Sarah Engstrom, shares tips to safeguard your business.

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EPISODE 74

Prioritizing mental health on the farm

May 3, 2022
Joy Kirkpatrick, a farm succession specialist with the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of Extension, offers tips for managing mental health during the busy spring season.

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EPISODE 73

Successful weed control starts in the spring

April 26, 2022
An effective weed control strategy stops weeds before they can compete for resources. Corey Klaphake, CHS agronomy technical product specialist, offers these spring weed control tips.

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EPISODE 72

Analyzing the April WASDE report

April 19, 2022
Joe Lardy, market intelligence and insights analyst with CHS Global Research, provides analysis on the April WASDE report.

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EPISODE 71

USDA reports underscore marketing plan importance

April 12, 2022
Recent USDA reports show numbers of soybean acres substantially rising and corn acres diminishing. What could this mean for the markets and your plans for the upcoming growing season? Kent Beadle, director of producer brokerage for CHS Hedging, explains. 

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EPISODE 70

Keep farm safety top of mind this spring

April 5, 2022
Make sure you’re ready to (safely) roll this spring. Matt Surdick, CHS health and safety manager, provides farm safety tips for the 2022 growing season.

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EPISODE 69

World events affect U.S. river traffic, farm decisions

March 29, 2022
Ben Doane, CHS barge freight manager, discusses how global events are impacting barge traffic on the U.S. river system and how that logjam will affect input availability and grain marketing options.

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EPISODE 68

Is your equipment ready for planting season?

March 22, 2022
Kyle Parker, district manager for CHS lubricants describes the importance of well-maintained equipment for a successful planting season.

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