Jim Mintert, Purdue Ag Economist reports on the September Ag Barometer that gives us the sentiment in farm country. Todd Lowry, Illinois Ag Leadership Foundation, provides and update on the current class. Brenda Matherly, Illinois Farm Bureau provides an update on Farmland Assessment Notices. Climate Smart Agriculture Projects with Michael Woods from the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
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RFD Today December 2
53:00Kelly Estes, State Pest Survey Coordinator provides and update.Todd Lowry, Illinois Ag Leadership FoundationMitch Heisler, Agronomist and Product Manager with Wyffels.Michael Newlin, Propane Education and Research Council provides a propane outlook.
RFD Today December 1
53:01Matt Schmit Illinois Director Office of Broadband with details of the Accelerate Illinois Initiative. Breanne Beisiegel IAA Foundation Annual Meeting activities and how members can participate in the IAA Auctions. Josh St. Peters IBA BQA Workshops, beef policy, 2022 meetings including Illinois Beef Expo and NCBA Convention Houston. FFA Members from Wayne County visit with Jim Taylor about their participation in the Wayne County Farm Bureau Feed our Future Yield Contest.
RFD Today November 30
53:00Austin Omer, Illinois Farm Bureau, responds to potential habitat changes to the Endangered Species Act that could have an impact on Illinois farmers/landowners. Jim Taylor talks with Ken Koch, Dairy Service Aware Winner from the Illinois Milk Producers Association and shares information on Syngenta's Scholarship Program. Show wraps up with Weather from Dan Hix, Freese-Notis weather.
RFD Today November 29
53:00Casey Bolin, FCAE, provides an update from her district. Dr. Don Wuebbles, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences with the University of Illinois, discusses Climate. Marty Marr, newly elected President of Illinois Corn Growers Association. Markets with Agrivisor's Karl Setzer.
RFD Today November 26
53:002021 Illinois Milk Producers Dairy Sustainability award winners, Triple V Farms, from Clinton County talk about their farm. Mike Steenhook, Soy Transportation Coalition, talks infrastructure.State Treasurer Michael Frerichs. Pigskin Picks
RFD Today November 25
53:01Phil Bradshaw, author of Your Food My Adventure, visits with Rita about his involvement in agriculture organizations and beyond. Nic Anderson, Illinois Livestock Development Group, shares information on Turkey production in Illinois. Eastland FFA Members on winning the Dairy Judging Contest at the National FFA Convention.
RFD Today November 24
53:00Mark Gebhards, Illinois Farm Bureau, provides and update on issues. Brad Zwilling, FBFM provides commentary on his recent article on Feeder Cow numbers. Lynn Wiese, a farmer in Pike and Brown County talks about his use of Pivot Pio on his farm.
RFD Today, November 23
53:01Ivan Dozier State Conservationist NRCS talks about the first Thanksgiving and the strong connection with agriculture and Illinois. Infrastructure package and Build Back Better-what does it mean for conservation. Lauren Lurkins, Director of Environmental Policy Illinois Farm Bureau, provides an update on Dicamba and WOTUS and a preview of the Illinois Farm Bureau. Scott Wilson Growmark Energy Expert/Manager, Customer Risk Management as he talked about the tapping of the oil reserve and OPEC announcement this week. Weather with State Climatologist, Trent Ford.
RFD Today November 22
53:01Conversation with IDNR Director Colleen Callahan.Jeff Adkisson, Executive Director of Grain and Feed Association of Illinois. Markets with AgriVisor’s Karl Setzer
RFD Today November 19
53:00We hear from Ron Holevoet from Clinton County who was named the FB ACT member of the year and Sidney Stiers, a FFA Member who recently won the Creed Speaking contest at the National FFA Convention.