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08/22/2019
Episode 036: ARA DC
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07/24/2019
Episode 035: Nate Reznechek, GSI
Nate Reznechek of GSI shares how they’re putting pressure on manufacturers to step up their game, why having  a whole staff of mechanical and structural engineers on their team is a huge benefit, and he shares how he’s seeing retailers invest in GSI.
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07/17/2019
Episode 034: Richard Gupton, Ag Retailers Association
This special edition of the Ag Pro Podcast comes from the Ag Retailers Association’s DC Help Desk. ARA’s Richard Gupton talks about the Department of Transportation’s Spare Fuse Requirement after a retailer submitted a comment about the issue. We talk a bit about other outdated regulations and even
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07/12/2019
Episode 033 Andi Riem, New Leader Manufacturing
New Leader Manufacturing is celebrating 80 years in business, and to mark this important milestone, they decided to do a bit of a facelift to reflect the beliefs of their beginnings in Cedar Rapids. Andy Reem and I talk about options that have become standards on their spreaders, how retailers are i
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06/20/2019
Episode 032: Billy Moore, Ag Resource Management
With the historically wet planting, and now growing season, Ag Resource Management is giving their customers the time and resources they need to be as efficient as possible. Billy Moore, COO of Ag Resource Management and I talk about how customers should prepare before meeting with a financial offic
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05/22/2019
Episode 031: Tim McArdle, Mark Powell, Brandt Co
Rooted in Illinois, Brandt has a family-oriented culture that transcends into their role as an international business. Their company was founded on the backs of a brother-sister team who still play a part in the company, even in their 90s! This week on the Ag Pro Podcast, I’m talking with Tim McArdl
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05/01/2019
Episode 030: Tim Stoehr, Albaugh LLC
Albaugh LLC prides themselves in offering a sustainable portfolio of high quality, post-patent crop protection products. Tim Stoehr of Albaugh discusses where crop protection services could head in the future, how the tariff war between the U.S. and China is having an impact on supply and disruption
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04/25/2019
Episode 029: Scott Wohltman, LaCrosse Seed
Scott Wohltman wears many hats. He’s a CCA, cover crop chair for the American Seed Trade Association, and the cover crop lead for LaCrosse Seed in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. It’s fair to say he keeps pretty busy. Scott talks about how he’s giving direction to growers with acres enrolled in CRP, where the
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03/13/2019
Episode 028: Troy Walker, Mid-Kansas Co-Op
Troy Walker, @TroyDWWalker, shares what Mid-Kansas Co-Op is doing to help their growers implement ag tech despite the down farm economy, and what he's doing to help advance ag tech in their area. The AgPro Radio Podcast features insights and perspectives vital to AgPro readers and is hosted by Ashl
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03/06/2019
Episode 027: Ben Carlisle, GreenPoint Ag
Ben Carlisle is the Agriculture Technology Manager for GreenPoint Ag in Memphis, Tenn. He works with farmers in several states that grow a variety of crops. He shares how they use different tools to make farmers' jobs easier, including their mobile Encompass Learning Lab. The AgPro Radio Podcast fe
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02/20/2019
Episode 026: Mark Bauer, Great Bend Co-Op
Having guidance when you try anything new comes as a comfort. Mark Bauer, @BauerMarkA, of Great Bend Co-Op shares his passion for ag technology, and how he's working with growers to help them make their operations more sustainable. The AgPro Radio Podcast features insights and perspectives vital to
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02/14/2019
Episode 025: Molly Haub, Premier Crop Systems
Another week, another ag retail topic! Molly Haub, @molly_barnhart,  of Premier Crop Systems shows her growers how their technology can work for them by putting numbers along side their data so you can get the best ROI.
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02/06/2019
Episode 024: Cassie Misch, Encirca Crop Services
Cassie Misch, @CassieMisch, is dedicated to providing the best services to her customers, and that includes helping them with apps and technology. We talk about her process of integrating technology into agronomy. Have an idea for the podcast? Tweet her at @AshD926 or send an email to adavenport@fa
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01/23/2019
Episode 023: Brad Smith, Nutrien Ag Solutions
How does brick-and-mortar hold up to online retailers? Brad Smith of Nutrien Ag Solutions talks about the company's strong commitment to customer service in an age of online purchasing.
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01/16/2019
Episode 022: Conrad Smith, Smith Agri-Service Inc
Another episode inspired by a Tweet, this time, from Conrad Smith, @SmithAgConrad, of Smith Ag Services, Inc. We talk about marketing promotions, the chemical broker side of ag retail, and why China's announcement of allowing genetically modified soybeans from the U.S. is a big deal. The AgPro Radi
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01/09/2019
Episode 021: Jacob Reinecker, Frontier Ag Inc.
A tweet from Jacob Reinecker, @JSReinecker, sparked this week's conversation about what he does when he's approached by sales people offering products that over promise and under deliver. He also talks about the current fertilizer picture headed into the new year. The AgPro Radio Podcast features i
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12/11/2018
Episode 020: Sterling Clifton, CCA, Clifton Agronomics, Inc
Sterling Clifton is a CCA in northeastern Arkansas. Hear why he says dicamba is still top of mind headed into 2019, and what his New Year's resolution is for his business, Clifton Agronomics, Inc. You can find him on Twitter @sterlingclifton.
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12/04/2018
Episode 019: Cody Wahlstrom, CCA, MinnDak
Cody Wahlstrom, CCA, is an agriculturalist for MinnDak Farmers Cooperative in eastern North Dakota. He shares what he's doing this winter to prepare for the 2019 sugar beet season. Follow him on Twitter: @CodyWahlstrom.
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11/28/2018
Episode 018: Katie Hess, CCA, Liqui-Grow
Katie Hess is a CCA and seed and seed treatment manager for Liqui-Grow in eastern Wisconsin. She reflects on 2018 and her territory’s growing season in eastern Iowa and why she’s focusing on soybeans and soybean production in 2019. You can follow her on Twitter @K84IAST8.
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11/06/2018
Episode 017: Mike Mathson, Federation Co-Op
Mike Mathson, precision ag specialist with the Federation Co-Op in Wisconsin, shares how they're using thermal technology in their territory.
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10/30/2018
Episode 016: Adam Garretson, The Equity
You're on the go, and so should your precision ag technolgy. Adam Garretson, the Go Smart manager of The Equity Co-Op in Effingham, Ill. breaks down how they're using this tool to improve their business and make farmers more efficient.
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10/24/2018
Episode 015: Amy Winstead, Agri-AFC, LLC.
Amy Winstead is the chief technology officer with Agri-AFC, LLC in Decatur, Ala. Her background is in precision agriculture, and she helps manage the AccuField program. She speaks of the importance of this technology and how big data is coming into play in fields across her territory.
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10/09/2018
Episode 014: Andrew Lambert
Andrew Lambert is a crop advisor at Centra Sota Cooperative in Cokato, Minn. He talks about what his growers have seen this season and how going into 2019 they need to use on-farm technology to the fullest.
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10/09/2018
Episode 013: Dr. Damon Smith
Dr. Damon Smith, or @badgercropdoc, is an extension specialist and associate professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. We're talking about different agronomic issues farmers have faced this year, including a newer one: black tar spot.
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