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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 #28 Jeremy Munson

Lynn Ketelsen | 5/16/2022

Primary election day for the vacant congressional seat in Minnesota’s First District is May 24 with winners advancing to the general election later this summer. State Representative Jeremy Munson of Lake Crystal is one of several Republican candidates seeking the office. He joined the Linder Farm Network’s Lynn Ketelsen.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #27 TruSoya

Dan Lemke | 5/10/2022

For more than 4 years, the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council has been working on a value-added project that involves the development of a new high oleic soybean called TruSoya. This effort also includes specialized processing and aquaculture nutrition. CEO Tom Slunecka joins this Field Talk podcast to detail the project.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #26 Kendall Qualls

Lynn Ketelsen | 5/4/2022

Minnesota’s gubernatorial race will be heating up in the coming months with numerous candidates seeking the state’s highest office. Recently Lynn Ketelsen talked with Kendall Qualls, one of the candidates running for governor.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #25 Northern Crops Institute

Dan Lemke | 4/27/2022

For more than 4 decades, the Northern Crops Institute (NCI) has worked to enhance market opportunities for crops grown in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana. NCI Director Mark Jirik joins us for this Field Talk podcast to talk about the organization’s role and the impacts of its work.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #24 with the Steffes Group

Jeff Stewart | 4/25/2022

Whether it’s land, farm equipment or other miscellaneous items, a lot goes into a successful auction. One of the Midwest’s leading auction teams is the Steffes Group. Linder Farm Network’s Jeff Stewart sat down with Ashley Huhn to learn more about the company and the auction business.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #23 with RIPE100

Dan Lemke | 4/20/2022

A farmer-led program called Rural Investment to Protect our Environment (RIPE) is taking a novel approach to carbon sequestration and other environmental practices that have public benefit. In this episode of the Linder Farm Network Field Talk podcast, we talk to a former USDA official and a Minnesota dairy farmer who are helping lead the way in the development of the RIPE100 program.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #22 with congressional candidate Brad Finstad

Lynn Ketelsen | 4/15/2022

Former Minnesota State representative and USDA Rural Development state director for Minnesota Brad Finstad is one of several Republican candidates for the First District Congressional seat left vacant at the passing of Con. Jim Hagedorn. Finstad outlines some of his stances on this Field Talk podcast with Lynn Ketelsen.

LFN Field Talk Podcast #21 USFRA Rochelle Krusemark

Dan Lemke | 4/13/2022

Agriculture is in a constant state of change as economic, political and social influences evolve. The U.S. Farmer and Ranchers in Action or USFRA, is a collaborative organization that contends farmers can be positive agents of change for shaping the future of agriculture and much more. USFRA board member and Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council director Rochelle Krusemark joins for this Field Talk podcast.

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