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The LFN Field Talk podcast addresses a wide range of agriculture and rural lifestyle topics. Field Talk will take a deeper dive into the issues confronting farming and agriculture today.

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LFN Field Talk Podcast #46 Uzbekistan Soybeans

Dan Lemke 8/17/2022

For the first time, U.S. soybean meal has arrived in Uzbekistan. Minnesota soybean farmers played a key role in developing this initial entry into a market that has challenges and potential. Patrick O’Leary, a farmer from Benson and Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council director explores the background and potential of this historic shipment.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #45 American Coalition for Ethanol

Dan Lemke 8/10/2022

The U.S. Senate has passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which includes domestic energy incentives and other provisions aimed at reducing carbon emissions. The House is expected to take up the bill soon. The bill’s full impact is still unknown, but Brian Jennings, CEO of the American Coalition for Ethanol provides some insight on what it could mean for ethanol.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #44 Farmfest Midday Farm Review August 3 Walz and Jensen

Dan Lemke 8/3/2022

Following a lively candidate debate, Governor Tim Walz and GOP challenger Dr. Scott Jensen joined the Linder Farm Network Midday Farm Review to discuss their positions on a range of agricultural topics. Guest hosts include Rod Hebrink and John Monson of Compeer.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #43 Farmfest Midday Farm Review August 2

Dan Lemke 8/2/2022

Farm leaders gather each year at Farmfest to discuss and debate top agriculture issues. Minnesota farmers representing several state and national organizations joined Lynn Ketelsen and Dan Lemke for the Midday Farm Review from Farmfest to discuss their priorities.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #42 Farm Bill with Collin Peterson

Dan Lemke 7/26/2022

The farm bill has far reaching impact on farmers because of important titles like crop insurance, nutrition, conservation, marketing and much more. Former Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson had a hand in crafting numerous farm bills while serving on the House Ag Committee. Peterson joined Lynn Ketelsen to give his insights into factors that could affect the 2023 Farm Bill.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #41 Farmfest Forums

Dan Lemke 7/19/2022

Farmfest offers more than a chance to kick the tires on new equipment, check out new seed varieties or learn about new ag technology. Farmfest includes educational sessions and candidate forums. Farmfest forum coordinator Kent Thiesse joins this Field Talk podcast to explain the process of selecting topics and what to expect in 2022.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #40 The Future of Soybeans

Dan Lemke 7/12/2022

Minnesota boasts more than 7.5 million acres of soybeans. To keep demand strong and in an effort to identify new opportunities for soybeans, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council is hosting a Future of Soybeans Event. Find out what this event is all about in this episode of Field Talk.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #39, Medora

Lynn Ketelsen   7/12/2022

Slices of Americana exist in many corners of the United States. One gem that celebrates the country’s rugged natural beauty and the president who was shaped by it is Medora, North Dakota. Medora is the gateway to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Lynn Ketelsen was recently in Medora and learned more about the nation’s 26th president.

TransFARMation Podcasts:

Prompted by the many sources of stress currently impacting farmers and ranchers, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the Red River Farm Network and Linder Farm Network have joined forces to create the radio and podcast series called TransFARMation. The series is designed to increase awareness and reduce inhibitions about acknowledging farm stress, as well as highlight the resources available. Local farmers, ranchers and agricultural stakeholders are featured, sharing personal stories and offering a message of hope.

If you or someone you know is wrestling with a challenge that’s more powerful than yourself, a list of resources is available on this page. The TransFARMation podcast is available to download and listen on iTunesSpotify  on your favorite podcast app in the Google Play store, and on the Linder Farm Page HERE

TransFARMation Podcast