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Agweek Podcast

Agweek brings you timely agriculture news from field to fork in digital, print and television. Join Agweek reporter Noah Fish, host of the Agweek Podcast, for a deeper dive into farm and ranch stories along with hearing from personalities in the world of agriculture. The Agweek Market Wrap delivers an in-depth analysis of the weekly market closes with Randy Martinson, expert on ag risk management.

Hosted By
Jenny Schlecht
Jenny Schlecht
Al Winmill
Latest Episodes
Morning headlines: Trial begins for Fargo man charged with attempted murder in bar shooting
Mon May 23 08:51:40 EDT 2022
Today is Monday, May 23. Here are your top headlines from around the Fargo, North Dakota area. 

InForum Minute is a product of Forum Communications, brought to you by reporters from The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and WDAY TV. For more news from throughout the day, go to InForum.com.

Agweek Market Wrap: Hot markets cool off with export news, forecasts and profit taking
Fri May 20 17:54:25 EDT 2022
The markets — and the wheat markets in particular — started off on fire this week, said Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network. But as he and Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management discussed on this week's Agweek Market Wrap, sponsored by Gateway Building Systems, most of the gains were lost by the end of the week.

Agweek Podcast: Predicting the climate
Thu May 19 17:16:42 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Jim Roemer, registered commodity trading adviser who also has 38 years of experience as a meteorologist. He runs the meteorology and commodity analysis company, Best Weather, Inc. He's also the co-founder of Climate Predict, a long-range global weather forecast tool, and one of the first meteorologists to become a National Futures Association registered Commodity Trading Advisor.
Agweek Market Wrap: Wild weather and WASDE give direction to markets
Fri May 13 18:24:10 EDT 2022
Even as the central and eastern parts of the Corn Belt finally are making some planting progress, the western Corn Belt and northern Plains remain mired in wet, cold weather that has kept tractors at a near-standstill, especially in North Dakota and Minnesota, Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network and Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management discussed on the Agweek Market Wrap. 

Agweek Podcast: Compassion fatigue in agriculture
Thu May 12 18:53:44 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Emily Krekelberg, University of Minnesota Extension farm health and safety educator. Krekelberg talks about new resources Extension has created to help farmers deal with compassion fatigue and other forms of job stress as the avian influenza outbreak has led to depopulation of more than 2 million commercially raised birds in 20 Minnesota counties. She also talks about podcasting in the agricultural realm.
Agweek Market Wrap:
Fri May 06 14:25:44 EDT 2022
Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network and Randy Martinson of Martinson Ag Risk Management discuss what late planting in the northern Plains and Corn Belt could mean for corn, wheat and soybean markets, as well as what the Fed is doing on inflation, what inflation means for markets, how world events are impacting the markets and what to watch for in the coming week.

Agweek Podcast: Growing pains of Minnesota's hemp industry
Thu May 05 20:26:27 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Ted Galaty, who owns and operates Willow's Keep Farm in Zumbrota, Minnesota, where he's been growing hemp since 2018. Galaty talks about educating the public about cannabis, the future of industrial hemp and the conundrums of hemp regulations.

Agweek Podcast: Live from the 2022 FFA State Convention
Fri Apr 29 18:20:23 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish was at the 2022 FFA State Convention held April 24-26 on the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities campuses. On this episode we hear from Val Aarsvold, executive director at the Minnesota FFA Foundation, who talks about the role of the foundation and the new Minnesota FFA/4-H license plates,   and Stacy Fritz, advisor for Chatfield FFA, which third in the National Chapter Award Program and was the overall winner in the Models of Innovation category for its #BreaktheStigma Challenge.
Agweek Market Wrap: 'Choppy week' has some grains trading at or near record levels
Fri Apr 29 17:06:57 EDT 2022
There's not a lot of rationing happening in the grain market right now, with grains trading at some "pretty lofty levels" during a "choppy week," Don Wick of Red River Farm Network said. Wick joined Randy Martinson, of Martinson Ag Risk Management, on this week's Agweek Market Wrap, sponsored by Gateway Building Systems.

Agweek Podcast: Sharing Our Roots
Thu Apr 21 18:28:52 EDT 2022
Agweek reporter Noah Fish is joined by Rocky Casillas Aguirre, the new executive director of Sharing Our Roots, a nonprofit which owns a 100-acre parcel of land in Northfield that will be used this year by a diverse group of vegetable and livestock farmers.