During #CattleCon18 I visited with Farm Credit to learn what they are offering to cattle ranchers. I talked with Todd Moore (pictured), Farm Credit Mid-America, first and asked him what the message is for those attending. He says that with the volatility in cattle prices lender are talking to their customers and asking questions like, “Do they have a risk... Read More
Weekly Standard editor emeritus Bill Kristol joined me this morning:
Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton joined me this morning:
Precision agriculture is giving farmers more and more tools to use in their operations, but it continues to be complex. That’s one reason the company has offered the Develop with Deere Conference to allow farmers, dealers and developers...Show More Summary
Episode No. 293 of the Co-Main Event Podcast now is available for streaming and download.
PartnerRe Ltd and Farmers Edge™ have joined forces to couple real-time field data with customized insurance products to help farmers around the globe. This exclusive, four-year agreement between Farmers Edge and PartnerRe brings together...Show More Summary
The annual “State of the Ethanol Industry” address by Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) president and CEO Bob Dinneen is coming up this morning at 8:15 am central time live from the 23rd National Ethanol Conference in San Antonio, Texas. We have been doing a live video stream of this address since 2007, but it is much easier these days with... Read More
I’ve always told my wife that if all goes to hell, at least we’ll still have each other. After all, we met during college when neither of us had any money. We were happy just spending time together between classes in the Sunken Gardens at The College of William & Mary. Show More Summary
Whenever religious fundamentalists speak in tongues or pass out because they are overcome with the holy spirit, we wonder are they for real? Is it just peer pressure from other religious folks that makes them get into it or is JesusShow More Summary
Pianist Harold Mabern has been known for his sideman work. In the 1960s and '70s, he was on Hank Mobley's Dippin', Lee Morgan's The Gigolo, Jackie McLean's Consequence, Blue Mitchell's Bring It Home to Me, Gene Ammons's The Black Cat...
Here's part four of my reading (MP3) (part three, part two, part one) of The Man Who Sold the Moon, my award-winning novella first published in 2015's Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future, edited by Ed Finn and Kathryn Cramer. It's my Burning Man/maker/first days of a better nation story and was a kind of practice run for my 2017 novel Walkaway. MP3
Today we’ve got the latest details on what to expect in iOS 12 (and 13), the release date for Alto’s Odyssey, and loads of new HomePod details following launch weekend. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher,...Show More Summary
It’s not easy being sent home when your hopes are set on on snatching the crown- Thorgy Thor said “Ew, Jesus gross” while Milk cried over the spillage of being sent home. Today “Mother Has Arrived” Vivacious joins us to take a look at how high the emotions run when drag queens sashay away before getting a chance to show everything they have.
The Missouri Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Conference took place over the weekend. I was able to attend with my husband and had great intentions to not ‘work.’ But when I heard topics being discussed that are timely and others might learn from, I couldn’t help but pull out my recorder and gather some content. Missouri Farm Bureau’s Director... Read More
The Crystalyx BioBarrel was on display in the Alltech booth during hte 2018 Cattle Industry Convetion & NCBA Tade Show. This unique barrel allows for optimal mineral intact and is environmentally friendly. “Crystalyx products are unique because they are a low moisture block. Show More Summary
I was joined by Andrew C. McCarthy this morning, to provide a primer of the investigations underway right now:
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association recognized winners of the 2018 Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) awards at the recent Cattle Industry Convention in Phoenix. BQA Feedyard Award winner Peter Bakken of BLAC-X Farms, Inc. in Rock County,...Show More Summary
Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) is very proud of the work that the Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska has been doing for the future of sustainable agriculture by encouraging the involvement of young people in the industry. “Agriculture has become cool! I never thought I would see that,” said Fortenberry at the recent Water for Food... Read More
Bryan Caplan of George Mason University and the author of The Case Against Education talks about the book with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Caplan argues that very little learning takes place in formal education and that very little of the return to college comes from skills or knowledge that is acquired in the classroom. Show More Summary
How to Build Authority and Influence with Your Audience In today’s episode, I want to talk about building authority and influence. This topic came about from talking to a number of bloggers who’ve just completed our Start a Blog course. Show More Summary