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||Clean(Podcast) Episode 028: The Average Farmer No Longer Exists: Reasons and Implications||Anton chats with Dr. Alfons Weersink, professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph. The discussion focuses on the increasing heterogeneity of farms: why do farms look more different from one||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 027: What’s Ahead for the 2017/18 Pulse Markets?||Anton chats with Joe Janzen, assistant professor of economics at Montana State University, about what happened in the 2017 pulse markets and what’s ahead in the marketing year. Joe provides insights about several key market metrics that can||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 026: What the JD.com Deal Means for Montana Beef||Anton chats with Dr. Eric Belasco, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University, about the recently announced international agreement between the China-based JD.com and the Montana Stock||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 025: Overview of 2017/18 Grain Elevators Markets||Anton chats with Dr. Will Secor, an economist CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange unit. Dr. Secor received his PhD in applied economics from University of Minnesota and has focused on understanding dynamics within the food supply chain. He has recen||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 024: Agricultural Land Values in the northern U.S.||Anton chats with Kate Fuller, an assistant professor of economics and extension specialist at Montana State University, about what has recently been happening to agricultural land values. Kate also dives deeper into the topic by discussing agricul||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 023: Farm Finances in Distressed Wheat Markets||Kate chats with Anton Bekkerman, an associate professor of economics at Montana State University, about what happened in the 2017 wheat markets in the northern Great Plains and the impacts of those events on farm finances. Anton provides insights||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 022: The Changing Landscape of Rural Communities||Anton chats about the changing landscape of rural communities in Montana with Joel Schumacher, an associate extension specialist of economics at Montana State University. Joel has looked extensively into the issues affecting rural communities||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 021: Land Leasing in the West||Kate chats about land leasing issues with John Hewlett, a farm and ranch management extension specialist at the University of Wyoming and Shannon Neibergs, who directs the Western Risk Management Education Center. Both John and Shannon’s work on l||8/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 020: What the Trump Budget Revealed About Possible Changes in the 2018 Farm Bill||The AgEconMT crew is joined by Dr. Vincent Smith, a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University, co-director of the Center Initiative for Regulation and Applied Economic Analysis, the director an||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(Podcast) Episode 019: How Are Ag Credit, Land Values, and a Cooler of Montana Beef Related?||The AgEconMT crew is joined by Dr. Todd Kuethe, an clinical assistant professor of land economics in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics and the TIAA Center for Farm Land Research at the University of Illinois. Todd’s resea||5/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|