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CropVillage 0137, Commodity Classic - Keystone Center's Field to Market Program - Practical Sustainability

CropVillage 0137 Show Notes:

  • Keystone Center looks at sustainability in the race to feed the world in coming decades.  A consortium of groups works together to identify outcomes which allow producers to develop means to reaching the goal.  More information here.

CropVillage 0134, ACRE/SURE Update - Flex Lease

CropVillage 0134 Show Notes:

  • Art Barnaby reviews key elements and dates for ACRE/SURE programs
  • Shares, cash rent or flex lease.  All work in tandem with landowner communication, but some should be reconsidered in light of today's volatile ag markets

CropVillage 0133, Case Provides Additional Flexibility In New Planter

CropVillage 0133 Show Notes:

2009 NFMS: Pictures from the floor

CropVillage 0132, Biological controls for nematodes and what the future may hold

CropVillage 0132 Show Notes:

  • Dr Edward 'Pete' Masler of the Agricultural Research Service shares his work on developing biological controls for nematodes and what the future may hold

CropVillage 0131, Looking at low pH. How it happens and what should be done Plus USDA with positive 2009 producer outlook

CropVillage 0131 Show Notes:

  • USDA says producer outlook for 2009 is positive
  • What rural America needs from the stimulus package
  • Looking at low pH.  How it happens... what should be done

CropVillage 0128, Agronomy issues faced by European producers

CropVillage 0128 Show Notes:

  • Iowa State agronomist Palle Pederson in Europe.  Doug Cooper talks with Palle about issues faced by those producers

CropVillage 0125, Scouting some of the weed control issues and what may be laying wait for us in 2009

CropVillage 0125 Show Notes:

  • Iowa State's Mike Owens scouts some of the weed control issues he observed last year and what may be laying wait for us in 2009.

CropVillage 0117 for December 5 2008

CropVillage 0117 Show Notes:

  • POET's cellulosic ethanol program utilizing corn cobs underway amid continued development
  • Partnering with POET, Case-IH harvesting equipment development program outlined by Sam Acre
  • Ethanol development overview and outlook with Dan O'Brien

CropVillage 0115 for November 24 2008

CropVillage 0115 Show Notes:

  • Conversation on biotechnology and exports with the U.S. Soybean Export Council
  • Weed management in a 'normal' year
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