Weekend Ag Matters

Agriculture news from Iowa A half hour of fun, facts and gee whiz technology.

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So how is your Turkey Meter………over to the “I can’t eat another bit side” or still in the middle” like “If it is hot and has gravy, I’ll have another half pound”  It is the dreade...
November 24, 2018
This week Ken Root reveals some questionable Christmas Songs.  He also talks with a Christmas Tree Grower, Bob Moulds, from Fairbank, IA.  Bob has been in the business since the early 1980's and has...
November 30, 2018
Ken has two Patriotic Christmas songs.  Yes!  A little off the wall but sincere.  He talks of patriotism and unity at the Bush 41 Funeral (although he may have said 43rd)  Dustin Hoffman reports o...
December 7, 2018
This week we count up to the blessings of the season.   What better way than to listen to cowboy music.  Gene Autry and Roy Rogers to start and end. Featured interview with Colin Hurd, Founder and ...
December 14, 2018
Oh my!  This week Ken suggests we can live without Washington, D.C.   He compares the shutdown of government to and ice storm that just makes life a little more real.  Musical guest: of course...H...
December 21, 2018
This week is a solid show with an extended interview with Senator Pat Roberts, chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee.  Conducted by Spencer Chase from Agri-Pulse.  Roberts is the most experience...
December 28, 2018
Arlan Suderman, predictor of the future for INTL-FCStone, is our guest for this almost all business program.  He projects corn and soybean acreage for the coming year and touches on the need for meat...
January 7, 2019
Songs from the grain bin.  Ken finds songs by those who love to climb into big, hollow bins and sing!  He also talks with Dustin Hoffmann about the impact of USDA closures on farmers.  Ken and Anna...
January 11, 2019
This may be one of the best of Ken's Weekend Ag Matters Programs.  (seven stars out of five)  It is philosophical and balanced.  Critical yet humorous.   Really good piece on BASF helping Monarch...
January 18, 2019
This show highlights Ken's story of a very unfortunate couple who ventured out into a blizzard.  On the upside, Dustin Hoffmann attended the Iowa Pork Congress and Anna Hastert reports on Pioneer's E...
January 26, 2019

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