EAST LANSING, Mich. — To continue to improve our educational availability, the Michigan State University Extension field crops team is now offering a podcast, “In the Weeds.” This new podcast will provide educational conversations with leading agriculture professionals around critical issues facing our farming industry. The Michigan Field Crops podcast channel also hosts the Virtual Breakfast recordings, which provide timely in-season information for farmers during the growing season.
In the Weeds is available on Spotify, ITunes and embedded on the MSU Extension Field Crops website. New podcasts will be posted every other week. To receive notification on podcast posts, please subscribe to our channel on either platform: Michigan Field Crops on iTunes or Michigan Field Crops Spotify.
Series 1 Episode 1: Marketing Though Mayhem
MSU Extension field crops educator Monica Jean sits down with Angie Setzer, vice president of Grain for Citizens LLC of Charlotte, Michigan, to pull back the curtains on marketing grain. Get in the weeds with us on marketing best practices and how to improve your buying and selling power.
Series 1 Episode 2: Is Farming Stressing You Out?!?!?
MSU Extension field crops educator Monica Jean sits down with Abe Pasch, dairy farmer and Isabella County Farm Bureau president, and Paul Gross, MSU Extension educator, to discuss the stresses of farming. Communicating better with fellow farmers and our non-agriculture neighbors are important for our rural communities’ connections.
Soon to be released topics include:
- Bt Resistance in Field Crops, Soybeans: Is Corn Still King?
- The Modern Day Cover Crop
Contact Monica Jean at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the In the Weeds podcast.
— Monica Jean, Michigan State University Extension
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