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Agweek Podcast 4/16/21: H&S Manufacturing celebrates 50 years, Elston Beef to supply beef directly to consumers

Agweek Podcast

Release Date: 04/16/2021

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In this week's episode, we take a look at how a CBD company is trying to help with high THC hemp, visit with NDSU Climatologist Adnan Akyüz to his latest update and projections on the drought in North Dakota, and catch up with Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative agriculturalist Cody Wahlstrom to recap the co-op's sugarbeet planting season.  Connect with host Mike Spieker at or on Twitter

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In this week's episode, we visit a South Dakota family who is raising pigs "the old fashion" way, and head up to Mayville State University where they have just launched a brand new agribusiness degree program.    We also take a nationwide look at the sugarbeet planting progress.    Connect with the host Mike Spieker at or on Twitter . 

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Agweek Podcast 4/16/21: H&S Manufacturing celebrates 50 years, Elston Beef to supply beef directly to consumers show art Agweek Podcast 4/16/21: H&S Manufacturing celebrates 50 years, Elston Beef to supply beef directly to consumers

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In this week's episode of the Agweek Podcast, we check in with Mikkel Pates who went to Stephen, Minnesota to learn about a home-grown ag equipment company that has turned 50 years old. We will also hear from Emily Beal who visited a North Dakota cattle ranch that is taking its beef directly to consumers, and we caught up with Nick Revier of SESVanderHave for this week’s Sugarbeet Spotlight.  Connect with the host Mike Spieker at or on Twitter

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In this week's episode, we get the latest on drought conditions and projects from NDSU Extension Climatologist F. Adnan Akyüz, Ph.D. We also take a tour through the Red River Valley and talk sugarbeet planting with Joe Hastings, General Agronomist for American Crystal Sugar Company, Mike Metzger, Vice President of Agriculture & Research at Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, and Todd Geselius, Vice President of Agriculture at Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative.  Connect with the host Mike Spieker at or on Twitter @Beet_Reporter. 

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This week's episode covers reasons the price of fertilizer has skyrocketed over the last few months, U.S. Sugar's acquisition of Imperial Sugar in Savannah, Georgia, and how that might impact Red River Valley sugarbeet growers, and we learn about Mitch Rowe of Sure-Flex Hybrids in Jackson, Minnesota.  We also introduce a new podcast segment, the "Sugarbeet Spotlight" where we take a look around the latest news across the country in the sugarbeet industry.  Connect with the host, Mike Spieker at or on Twitter @Beet_Reporter. 

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In this week's episode of the Agweek Podcast, we check in with Mikkel Pates who went to Stephen, Minnesota to learn about a home-grown ag equipment company that has turned 50 years old.

We will also hear from Emily Beal who visited a North Dakota cattle ranch that is taking its beef directly to consumers, and we caught up with Nick Revier of SESVanderHave for this week’s Sugarbeet Spotlight. 

Connect with the host Mike Spieker at [email protected] or on Twitter @Beet_Reporter