As many road-warriors know, podcasts have seen a resurgence in recent years. They are streamable and downloadable audio entertainment, easy for on-demand listening. Podcasts work well for commuters or farmers who spend lots of time in the cab. Like audiobooks, podcasts can accommodate long-form recordings and in-depth treatments of complex topics that are hard to address in other media.
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Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine speak with Jason Worthington about the value MFA places on research. As staff Agronomist in charge of the trials, Cameron talks at length about the replicated trials for seed and the product testing methods used across the MFA trade territory. Then Worthington and Horine battle in the first Trivia contest of the podcast. There can only be one winner in this inaugural battle.
MFA’s District Agronomist and resident bug expert Kevin Moore talks about Integrated Pest Management, insect control, and monitoring in Midwest row crops with M.F.A. hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine. They discuss the proper approach to manage late-season insects as well as economic thresholds to establish a for control.
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The next podcast episode is specifically about foliar fungicides, a timely subject for both corn and soybeans. Listen to hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine talk with their first return guest and your very own district agronomist/contributor to this newsletter, Shannon McClintock.
Landowners lease roughly 35% of Missouri crop, pasture, and woodland acreage to renters every year. Rented acreage has increased in recent years as more land has transitioned to the next generation, interest rates have incentivized land investments and interest in carbon markets and working land conservation has developed.
Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss the unique agricultural practices in the Missouri Delta & MidSouth with MFA District 10 Agronomist Jesse Surface. Follow the podcast for discussions of Agronomy and Livestock topics from the Midwest MFA trade territory. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io
Meet James Fischer, one of MFA’s Ag Experience interns from Appleton City, Mo. James will be a junior at the University of Missouri-Columbia in the fall, where he’s studying agriculture systems technology and plant sciences.
Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss pasture weed management with David Moore, MFA Range, and Pasture Specialist, and MFA Conservation Grazing Specialist Landry Jones. The team talk best-management practices to irradicate weeds and to get the most from your pastureland including intensive grazing.
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