The Big Show

The Big Show

The top stories in Iowa farming, weather, and markets.

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September 29, 2022 28 min
Or CALS as they call it, during CALS week where the students have access to potential employers and leaders in the ag community on ISU's campus as NAFB intern Jennifer Holiday reports. PLUS Don Roose's expert market analysis AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know!
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If you haven't already done so, Mike Newland with the Iowa Propane Council joins Bob and Andy to encourage you to get in touch with your supplier and come up with a plan as he feels good about supplies but also reminds us demand is highly variable. PLUS Brian Hoops' expert market analysis AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know.
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From good Big Show Buddy Tim Meyer at The Steffes Group who joins Bob and Andy for his weekly land and equipment values update. PLUS Lydia Johnson reports from the state of CALS (College of Ag and Life Sciences) week at ISU AND Jamey Kohake's expert market analysis!
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September 16, 2022 25 min
With over 400 FFA students attending from three states and some driving over two hours for a day at the world class Dairy facilities at Northeast Iowa Community College's Calmar Campus where they get to see the Lely robotic milking system at work, participate in some judging competitions and see what all a career in the dairy industry has to offer. PLUS Spencer Chase provides his Word from Washington AND IBIC's Casey Ander...
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After yesterday's big jump in soybean prices, things are pulling back a bit ahead of Harvest and you have to hear Don Roose's expert market analysis as the market continues to digest yesterday's WASDE projections. PLUS Syngenta's Logan Romines provides an update on Tar Spot infections in the Midwest AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know.
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In the first estimates derived from in-the-field calculations, and you have to hear Jamey Kohake's real-time analysis of how this will change a producer and end-user's marketing plans for 2022-2022. PLUS good Big Show Buddy Zac Trower from Syngenta provides a growing season status update focues upon improving weed control for next year AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know.
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According to CEO Bruce Rastetter as he joins Bob and Andy to provide an update on the timeline for beginning construction and explain the essential benefits of the project to both ethanol plants and agricultural producers. PLUS Al Kluis' expert market analysis ahead of Monday's big WASDE report AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know.
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Born here. Brewed here is the effort from our friends at the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance and Exile brewing to make a Rye IPA available statewide in grocery stores. It's been a long collaboration lead by good Big Show Buddy Evan Brehm, Iowa Soybean Association conservation agronomist based at Linn Coop. PLUS Iowa Secretary of Ag Mike Naig drops by to support this Iowa-based brand AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know.
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With our friends at the Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers and Iowa Department of Ag it's always a pleasure to be able to recognize those families who go above and beyond to make their community a great place to live, and Iowa Secretary of Ag Mike Naig is on hand to make the official award presentation. PLUS Jamey Kohake's expert market analysis after a three day holiday break in trading AND the Three Big Things You N...
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Which kicks off on Tuesday after a long 4 years between shows in Boone, and Show Director Matt Jungman joins The Big Show to offer a preview of the nation's largest outdoor farm show. PLUS Jamey Kohake's expert market analysis as the market digests the Crop Tour yield predictions AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know.
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With our friends at Agri-Drain and Hands on Excavating as they install the latest batch partnership project from the Iowa Department of Agriculture, and you have to hear what Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has in mind for next year as it relates to expanding environmental stewardship efforts. PLUS crop tour continues to make headlines AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know.
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In a rare opportunity at the Iowa State Fair, and you have to hear the wide-ranging conversation including the effort to bring down fertilizer prices and ease supply concerns by bringing production back home, opening up new markets and just how valuable our high quality Iowa-made products are when it comes to meetings on trade with other countries. PLUS Jamey Kohake's expert market analysis AND the Three Big Things You Need to...
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Good question, so we asked it of ISU's outstanding Field Agronomist Meaghan Anderson and you have to hear her answer, plus a status update on the developing corn and soybean crops. PLUS Tim Meyer's weekly land and equipment values update AND Jamey Kohake's expert market analysis on a strong day in the marketplace.
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Our 165 Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winner is Joleen Reissen and sons Cory and Lee near Ida Grove, where participate in no till and cover crop farming practices and are heavily involved in the local and state-wide agricultural community. PLUS Brian Hoops' expert market analysis AND the Three Big Things You Need to Know!
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August 8, 2022 25 min
The second hour of The Big Show has plenty of information to hear about discussing the upcoming CASE IH tractor feature at the Iowa State Fair as well as the new DEKALB and Field of Dreams partnership!
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Take a listen to Jamie Horton discussing the partnership DEKALB has made with the Field of Dreams to be their official corn seed!
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August 8, 2022 28 min
As the Iowa State Fair approaches this week, we have lots of discussion of things to check out while there as well as interviews with Doug Hensley and Tim Meyer!
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August 5, 2022 7 min
Randy Timm made a visit to The Big Show to discuss the upcoming Beck's Hybrid Field Show on August 9th. The field show is all about the best ways to improve your farm and maximize your capabilities!
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August 5, 2022 22 min
The second hour of The Big Show features an interview with Randy Timm discussing the upcoming Beck's Hybrid Field Day, and interviews with Rebecca Vittatoe and Don Roose.
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August 5, 2022 33 min
The first hour today features a segment from Bob on his trip to Canada with Holiday Vacations, as well as interviews with Spencer Chase and Don Roose!
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