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  • Carbon Market Craz

    Published on April 2, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 7 Episode 3 : MSU Extension Educators Monica Jean and Corey Clark sit down with Dr. Matt Gammans, Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Environmental Economics at MSU, to discuss carbon markets and its impact on farming.

  • Magic 8 Ball Reading: Market Outlook and Trade

    Published on March 29, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 7 Episode 2 : MSU Extension Educator Monica Jean sits down with Dr. Aleks Schaefer, Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Food Policy at MSU, to discuss the 2020/21 marketing year and current trade issues.

  • All Things Hemp - Featuring Christie Apple

    Published on March 12, 2021
    "Cropscout" Christie Apple joins Aleks and Trey to discuss her in-field work with hemp in the Midwestern United States.

  • No Easy Answers in Bioethics: Supporting Michigan’s Agricultural Community

    Published on March 12, 2021
    MSU Extension farm stress management specialist Eric Karbowski joined the "No Easy Answers in Bioethics" podcast from the MSU Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences to talk about the work being done in Michigan to support the well-being of farmers, agribusiness professionals, and the broader statewide agricultural community.

  • Understanding College Student Food Security - Featuring Drs. Meg Bruening and Brenna Ellison

    Published on February 19, 2021
    This week, Aleks and Trey talk with Dr. Brenna Ellison from the University of Illinois and Dr. Meg Bruening from Arizona State about their work toward understanding and eliminating food insecurity on University campuses across the United States.

  • Politics and the Media featuring Dr. Kevin Munger

    Published on February 12, 2021
    Dr. Kevin Munger describes the new media landscape - from national news to social media - and its impact on politics and polarization.

  • COVID Financial Relief & Farm Bill: Go Sign Up!!

    Published on February 10, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 7 Episode 1: MSU Extension Educators Monica Jean, Jon LaPorte and Corey Clark sits down to discuss COVID financial relief programs farmers can apply for and Farm Bill updates.

  • Ag Policy in a New Administration

    Published on February 5, 2021
    Aleks and Trey interview Jonathan Coppess, assistant professor at the University of Illinois, who discusses his role on the Biden USDA transition team and the state of ag policy.

  • Use of UAVs on the Farm: Dust Collector or Management Tool

    Published on February 3, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 5: MSU Extension Field Crops Educators Monica Jean and Eric Anderson sits down with Bob Goodwin, MSU RS & GIS Senior Geospatial Analyst, to discuss if UAVs are worth the investment for farmers.

  • Leading through challenges and opportunities during a global pandemic

    Published on January 29, 2021
    College of Ag and Natural Resources Dean Hendrick discusses leadership and the challenges and opportunities of continuing research and outreach in a virtual realm.

  • The Art of Scouting

    Published on January 19, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 3: MSU Extension Field Crops Educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross, sits down with Chris DiFonzo, MSU Field Crops Entomologist, to explore what scouting is and how important it can be for a farming operation.

  • AC3 podcast episode 1

    Published on January 18, 2021
    AC3 Board members introduction of projects

  • Rotation That's Anything but Boring

    Published on January 7, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 3: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sit down with Tim Boring, Farmer by Stockbridge, MI, to discuss how to incorporate in innovative practices like relay cropping.

  • Demo Embed Podcast

    Published on December 21, 2020
    Testing if the embed code works for podcast

  • Innovative forage systems

    Published on December 21, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 2: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sits down with Erins Burns and Kim Cassida, Weed Scientist and Forage Specialist at MSU, to discuss how changing up your forage rotation can help with management issues like manure application oppertunities.

  • Don't treat manure like $h*t

    Published on December 10, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 6 Episode 1: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Paul Gross sits down with Glen Arnold, Manure Nutrient Management Systems Field Specialist with OSU, to discuss how to better utilize manure through improved application techniques.

  • Saving soil: a farmer's perspective on cover crops

    Published on November 26, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 5: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronczak sits down with Dan Ritter, Farmer in the thumb of Michigan, to discuss how cover crops work to save him money

  • MSU Dairy Virtual Coffee Break: Environmental considerations for winter

    Published on November 20, 2020
    Environmental educators Sarah Fronczak and Erica Rogers discuss what considerations farms need to be aware of as they enter the winter. They cover winter spreading, equipment, silage leach, among other important topics for this time of the year.

  • Flushing phosphorus down the drain: tile lines and disoloved phosphorus

    Published on November 12, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 4: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronczak sits down with Merrin McCrae, Researcher at the Univeristy of Waterloo, to discuss phosphorus transport and how that interacts with tile lines, cover crops and more!

  • Consumer opinion matters: markets and the pandemic

    Published on October 29, 2020
    In the Weeds Series 5 Episode 3: MSU Extension educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronczak sits down with Trey Malone, MSU Assistant Professor and Extension Economist, to discuss how consumer opinions impact Michigan markets.