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MFA Incorporated is a farm cooperative based in M…

Join hosts Adam, Cameron and Emily as they discuss Agricultural topics with MFA expert nutritionists, precision agronomists, veterinarians, and farmers about best practices and the latest products & services in production Agriculture. Find on Spotify, Apple iTunes, Google Podcast, AgriAmerica, Podcast Addict, YouTube and Soundcloud. MFA Incorporated is a farm cooperative based in Missouri and serves farmers in MO and surrounding states.

Latest Episode

Planting, variability, pests & climate trends -May24InsightsReport

MFA's agronomists review current crop conditions and discuss what's next in the growing season. Cameron leads the discussion over the variability from Kevin in the north, to Scott in the Central to Jesse in the Boothill & southeast. What's next? Listen now.

May 24 • 21m 21s

Episodes

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Planting, variability, pests & climate trends -May24InsightsReport

MFA's agronomists review current crop conditions and discuss what's next in the growing season. Cameron leads the discussion over the variability from Kevin in the north, to Scott in the Central to Jesse in the Boothill & southeast. What's next? Listen now.

May 24 • 21m 21s
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Regenerative grazing, cropping & incentives - MFAPodcast#67

Made for Agriculture Podcast co-host Emily Beck interviews two experts in regenerative agriculture from the University of Missouri. Kelly Wilson and Bethany Bedeker discuss 8 different programs that Missouri farmers and ranchers can participate in while earning some money for their farming practices. MFA livestock specialist Lane Groce discusses the benefits of rotational grazing to Missouri’s livestock and row crop farmers.

May 17 • 36m 18.9s
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From drought to water logged - May 10 InSeason Crop-Trak REPORT

The last two weeks have brought a lot of moisture to a dry MFA territory. Made for Agriculture podcast co-hosts Adam and Cameron talk replants, weed control, cover crops & crop reports from around the territory with MFA Agronomists Scott Wilburn, Shannon McClintock, Kevin Moore & Jesse Surface. #cropprotection #rowcrop

May 10 • 32m 38.1s
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April 26th InSeason Crop - Trak REPORT

Adam and Cameron discuss the early crop growing season in the MFA territory with Crop-Trak agronomists Shannon, Kevin, Jesse and Scott. They talk wheat, corn, soybeans, alfalfa and the pests who love them. Jesse talks a bit about cotton and rice in the Bootheel / Mid-south. The InSeason Crop-Trak report is a growing-season series within the Made For Agriculture podcast from MFA Incorporated, a farm supply and service cooperative serving farmers in Missouri and the surrounding states.

April 26 • 27m 53.3s
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In-Season Crop Report for April 12th - An early season starts dry with pressure to plant crops

The Made for Agriculture podcast co-hosts Adam and Cameron discuss the start of the row crop growing season with Crop-Trak agronomists around the MFA territory. The team discusses planting & planning for corn, soybean, wheat, and alfalfa in Missouri, Southern Iowa, Eastern Kansas, the Boothill and northern Arkansas. They also do a quick Stripe Rust update. This week's podcast outline is in the show notes here: https://www.todaysfarmermagazine.com/blog/2254-mfaapril12

April 12 • 28m 7.1s
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ALERT- Stripe Rust & Wheat - InSeason Insights

Made for Agriculture co-hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine double down on their Agronomy backgrounds with a timely roundtable on rust and wheat. This episode is the first of this growing season’s series that we call “In Season Insights,” named after the weekly newsletter that only Crop-Trak Complete customers get. Once corn and soybeans are in the ground, this podcast will be every other week, sometimes every week, depending on just what these Crop-Track agronomists are seeing in the row crop fields across the MFA and Ag Choice territory. Intro 50 seconds – Shannon talks about the wheat crop in Southeast Kansas. 1:40 – Stripe Rust is starting to show up already just south of the territory 2:45 – How Rust robs yield 3:30 – Weather conditions for rust is forecast over next weeks 5:20 – Scott Wilburn, central Missouri, talk about fungicides. 6:00 – systemics work well early, discussion on types of fungicides. 8:00 – How fast can Stripe Rust spread? 10:00 – Frost damage on advance wheat might be a concern. 10:30 – difference between Stripe Rust and other rusts? 12:00 – Frost damage a concern changes with growth stage of wheat. 14:00 – Rust in the north not an issue yet but very high near Stillwater, OK. Could be a problem if a high wind event occurs. The regular In-season podcast Insights series will start Friday April . Here is the video version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GDL_jeHrSA

April 8 • 18m 3.8s
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Private land conservation programs - MFAPodcast#62

Made for Agriculture Podcast co-host Emily Beck interviews two folks with experience with the Missouri Department of Conservation and conservation land management. MDC’s Private Lands Program District supervisor Jordon Beshears and MFA District Sales Manager Matt Hill. Introductions 3:00 min – Previous podcasts on NRCS. 3:55 min – History of Missouri Department of Conservation. 5 min – MDC the envy of other states. 6 min – MDC resources for private land owners from native forages to management plans. 7 min – MFA and conservation practices. 7:40 min – MDC and expertise they offer. 8:50 min – Ninety plus percent of land in Missouri is private. 10 min – Increasing production for both ag and wildlife habitat is important. 11 min – From Buffer zones to native grasses, small changes make large impacts. 12 min – Private lands make real impact. 13 min – Example of farmer who improved profit by enrolling field borders with CP33 program, planted warm-season grass . . . 17:08 min – using precision to conserve. 18:45 min – Nutri-Track helps reduce tillage, use fertilizer efficiently. 20:00 min – There is still a lot to learn about cover crops. 20:45 min – Field day description. 21:30 min – Jordan talks about his team’s field day. 23:00 min – How MDC works with FSA, NRCS are more. 24:00 min – Installing pollinator habitat, stream bank stabilization and other funded conservation practices. 29:00 min – prescribed burns and other activities work best when you know your goal. 36:00 min – Programs for deer encroachment. MRAP vs. DMAP. 38:00 min – Crop loss from wildlife & deer management. 39:00 min – Shoot more Doe & Share The Harvest. 42:00 min – The Grassland Summit is April 9 – 11th in Jefferson City – more info here: https://confedmo.org/grasslands/. 44:50 min – Contact MFA for conservation advice. 46:30 min – Recent Made for Agriculture Podcasts, Today’s Farmer Magazine issues.

April 5 • 47m 12.6s
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Dicamba court ruling & weeds - Made for Agriculture podcast #61

Made For Agriculture podcast hosts, Adam, Cameron and Emily team up to discuss the latest in Dicamba ruling news with MFA’s Central Staff Agronomist Scott Wilburn and MFA Director of Crop Protection and Seed Jordan Tomlinson. They talk about product availability and substitutions. The agronomy team discusses the best ways to control weeds in your row crop fields this year. Intro 1 min – Guest intros 2 min – Summary of Dicamba ruling. 3:30 min – Existing stock order by EPA. 4:30 min – What’s legal Dicamba use for 2024? 5:20 min – If you have Dicamba in stock…. 5:50 min – How much product in stock? 6:40 min – Max dates in pipeline ruling. 7:10 min – Have a plan B and plan C. 9 min – Dicamba use pre and post. 9:30 – Boothill uses diacamba for Palmer 10:40 – Waterhemp plague in the North. 11:25 – The Waterhemp challenge by Scott. 13:30 – The loss of an effective tool. 17:00 – Resistance growth. 18:50 – Other tools are targeted. 21:00 – Group 15’s are not bulletproof. 22:00 – Who was behind the lawsuit? 23:00 –The process EPA has to navigate for label approval is a challenge. 25:00 – Lawsuit was a procedural challenge. 27:00 – Future possible record keeping & processes we’re heading toward. 29:00 – We need to educate the public & policy makers about need for crop protection. 32:00 – Challenges center around preventing Waterhemp from germinating – using everything from CP, to cover crops, to tillage. 35:00 – Tillage and soil loss will increase when chemistry is taken away. 37:00 – How has this affected the Liberty & generic glufosinate market? 39:00 – The 2025 Seed production plans 42:00 – Product distribution challenges. 42:50 – What overlapping control means. 44:30 – A few best practices spelled out 45:30 – Don’t assume you killed the weeds that you’ve sprayed. 47:30 – AMS tricks 48:20 – Thanks Find the audio version of Made For Agriculture on Spotify, Google, iHeart Radio and Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/made-for-agriculture/id1087148300

March 29 • 48m 21.5s
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MFA Connect - A New Ag Business Tool - MFA episode #60

Made for Agriculture co-hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine interview MFA’s Jason Worthington and Matt Hill as they introduce MFA Connect. The new system MFA is launching helps customers do everything from manage their accounts, to search products and interact with key MFA personnel. March 18, 2024 is the official customer release of MFA Connect. Program key: 2 min – Intro of guests, Matt Hill & Jason Worthington 3 min – Ag needs more than a payment portal 6 min – The uniqueness of Agriculture allows and requires a personal touch 7 min – Network of trusted advisors 8 min – The flexibility of acting when you want
 9 min – MFA Connect in a nutshell 11 min – Communication tools included 13:50 min – Practical examples of MFA Connect usage includes communication & record keeping 15 min - request a quote for products or more info on services 17 min – searching for products 18 min – bids, advice & service available   20 min – one business day quotes 22 min – MFA Connect offers business efficiencies for MFA locations 23 min – Speed up service with timely communications 24 min – Record-keeping access, follow-up, time savings 26:30 min – Smooth reporting creates efficiencies 27 min – Other efficiencies for custom applicators like AgSync 29:45 min – The launch map: What’s next? 30 min – Updated launch date is March 18 31 min – Employees have been training on the MFA Connect since December. 33 min – Record keeping simplified. 34 min – App & Desktop logins make invoice review easy and improved tool. 35 min – Closing & thanks

 March 18, 2024 is the official customer launch of MFA Connect. Learn more at: https://mfa-inc.com/connect Contact the team with questions or ideas via email here: podcast@mfa-inc.com

March 15 • 35m 32.2s
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NRCS conservation programs with Emily - Episode 59

Made for Agriculture co-host Emily Beck interviews two folks from the National Resource Conservation Service on the latest programs and conservation practices available to farmers. District Conservationist Matthew Miller and Resource Conservationist Brittanie Deangelo tag-team the question-and-answer format where they talk about everything from loans to the Nine Steps of Conservation, to tips on how to navigate the application process most effectively. Listen to Emily, Matt, and Brittanie discuss EQUIP, CSP, RCCP and MDC programs. Intros of Guests 1:45 What is NRCS? 2:00 Programs available 3:30 The 9 Steps of Conservation 5:00 Examples large and small 8:00 Types of landowners served 9:00 The world of acronyms from EQUIP, CRP, CSP, cost shares 11:15 RCCP with MFA precision programs 12:00 EQUIP vs CSP- How they differ. 15:00 Geography matters 16:20 ACT NOW program 16:50 Native forages and pollinators 19:50 Forestry 20:25 MDC funding in some areas 20:40 Emily’s personal experience with funding on her farm 21:00 How long funding lasts and the process takes 24:00 More on contract length 25:00 Cut off Dates Thank you guests Offer suggestions to the host at podcast@mfa-inc.com.

March 1 • 48m 13.9s
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FSA programs & loans for farmers & FFA SAE's - MFAPodcast#58

Made for Agriculture podcast host Emily Beck interviews two experts on helping farmers access loans and programs available for agriculture. Beck interviews FSA county Director Debra Clevenger about programs that are available to new and existing farmers, then interviews USDA loan expert Caitlyn McFee. Learn more here: 1 min – Debra K. Clevenger Caldwell County Executive FSA Director 2 – Paperwork needed 3:50 – Available FSA programs 6 – New programs, application procedures, forms and plans 9:30 – Disaster payments – drought, flood 13 – Sign up for FSA Newsletters via email & text 15 – Types of CRP contracts 17 – Farmers.gov resources 20 – Interview #2 - USDA Farm Loan Officer Caitlyn McFee 21 – Operating loans, real estate loans for food and fiber 24 – Types of real estate loans 30 – Beginning Farmer programs 31 – Emily’s experience with FSA 33 – The process often takes 30 to 90 days 35:50 – Farm plans and other documents required 41 – Youth Ag loans for FFA & 4-H projects. 42:55 – Success story examples for FSA loans 44 – Credit counseling for ag and limitations on purchases

February 16 • 49m 27.4s
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Ag scholarships, grants & Today's Farmer redesign - MFAPodcast#57

Emily Beck interviews two guests for this episode of Made For Agriculture. First, she speaks with Pam Hiller, coordinator of two foundations that give out scholarships and community grants. Scholarship deadline is Feb. 15th, 2024. Then Emily interviews Today’s Farmer Magazine editor Allison Jenkins about the MFA member magazine redesign then talks about the latest articles. - - Intro - The scholarship deadline is Feb. 15, 2024 3:30 - Apply at, MFAfoundation.com
 6:30 - Foundation History 7:00 - Types of charitable giving
 8:00 - MFA Charitable Foundation 
 8:50 - Funded Projects
 10:00 - Smaller grant focus and projects
 12:00 - How to apply, mfa-inc.com/charity
 15:10 - Today’s Farmer magazine editor Allison Jenkins 15:45 - Magazine History 116 years old
 17:00 - Stories, features, mission & values.
 20:30 - New design, New features 22:00 - February Issue stories
 23:00 - How to Subscribe

February 2 • 24m 42.9s
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New Co-Host Talks Carbon Credits on MFAPodcast#56

The Made For Agriculture Podcast starts 2024 with an introduction of its newest co-host. Past guest and conservation expert, Emily Beck joins the MFA podcast hosting team with big plans. Emily also talks about the latest developments in Agricultural Carbon Credits with co-hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine. Learn more at mfa-inc.com.

January 19 • 20m 40.2s
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Get the most out of your adjuvants. Plus a Crop Protection outlook.

Hosts Cameron Horine and Adam Jones discuss crop protection and adjuvants with MFA's Sr. Director of Seed & Crop Protection Jordan Tomlinson, and Crop Protection Product Specialist Taylor Dennigmann. Jordan gives an industry outlook on product availability and price trends. Taylor specializes in adjuvants and micronutrients. She recently created a short explainer video that goes over the difference between types of adjuvants and just how to best use them. There is also a printed guide available for download on MFA's Crop Protection page. Check out the podcast at the links below, also now available on iHeart Radio. Note: the Apple Podcast link is free of interruption from outside ads. Issue 55 Adjuvants and a 2024 crop protection supply outlook. The Made for Agriculture podcast

November 6 • 30m 19.6s
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MFAPodcast#54 - InSeason InsightsAUDIO - Sept. 8, 2023

Adam and Cameron host the final in a series of an in-season crop update. Agronomists Jesse Surface, Shannon Mcclintock, Kevin Moore, and Scott Wilburn each contribute to an end-of-growing season discussion as row crop harvest looms from southern Iowa, eastern Kansas, Missouri, and northeast Arkansas. The Made for Agriculture audio podcast is also available on Apple, Spotify, and Google. Send feedback to podcast@mfa-inc.com.

September 8 • 27m 42.5s
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MFAPodcast#53 - Soil Pit

Posted - Sep 1, 2023 – Podcast co-host Adam Jones shows cornfield root growth using a soil pit. The pit was dug into the claypan soils of central Missouri. Adam goes over the challenges the roots go through and the benefits of cover crops and management of these highly erodable soils. Subscribe to the Made For Agriculture podcast here, or the video version on Youtube.

September 1 • 27m 57.8s
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MFAPodcast#52 - InSeasonInsightsv1AUDIO - Aug - 25 - 2023

The Made For Agriculture podcast was taken over by the agronomists for another episode. This time Cameron and Adam spoke with the Crop-Trak team about fields that have been under drought stress and are now enduring high humidity and heat across the territory. An audio-only version of Made For Agriculture is available on all major podcast systems. Email topic ideas to podcast@mfa-in.com.

August 25 • 19m 59.3s
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MFAPodcast#51 - In-Season Insights AUDIO - Aug - 14 - 2023 episode

In this Made for Agriculture, the MFA agronomy team talks about how crop conditions have changed for better and worst over the last two weeks across the MFA trade territory. You can also find them on YouTube and as audio podcasts on most podcast systems.

August 14 • 15m 25.3s
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MFAPodcast#50 - Agronomy Insights July 28th 2023

Made For Agriculture co-host Cameron Horine interviews MFA’s agronomy team in this week's InSeason InSights edition of the podcast. They cover MFA's territory including Missouri, Eastern Kansas, Northern Arkansas, and Southern Iowa growing season over the last two weeks. Recorded and posted Friday, July 28, 2023.

July 28 • 21m 44.5s
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MFAPodcast#49 - Agronomy Insights July14th 2023

Recorded July 14, 2023 – This is the second in the series of agronomy discussions inspired by the weekly In-Season Insights newsletter which currently goes out exclusively to Crop-Trak customers. Adam and Cameron discuss crop conditions with agronomists Scott Wilburn, Kevin Moore, Shannon McClintock, and Jesse Surface from throughout the MFA territory. THIS WEEK the Agronomists talk about recent rains, insect and new disease pressure, and solutions a few farmers are using to cope with this year's severe drought. Subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple, Google, Podcast Addict, Soundcloud, and now a video version on Facebook and Youtube.

July 14 • 25m 16.3s
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MFAPodcast#48 - SyngentaTECH

Podcast hosts Adam and Cameron interview Syngenta's Brian Norton and Brandon Nystrom about their GrowMore sites. They also discuss the latest on crop conditions in the trade territory, fungicide use, new herbicides, and product testing. Subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple, Google Podcast, Soundcloud, Podcast Addict, and now on also Facebook and YouTube.

July 10 • 57m 21.9s
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MFAPodcast#47 - Agronomy Insights June30th 2023

Adam Jones and Cameron Horine host a new series of timely episodes of agronomy discussions. Inspired by the weekly In-Season Insights newsletter that is offered exclusive to Crop-Track customers, the hosts join agronomists Scott Wilburn, Kevin Moore, Shannon McClintock and Jesse Surface to talk about this year's crop season. The guests are from throughout the MFA territory covering Missouri, southern Iowa, northern Arkansas and southeast Kansas during a year with widespread drought. This episode was recorded and posted on June 30th. The Agronomist talk about crop conditions, insects, new disease pressure and solutions farmers are using to cope in difficult growing season. Subscribe to this podcast on Spotify, Apple, Google, Podcast addict and now on also Facebook and Youtube.

June 30 • 32m 9.5s
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MFAPodcast#46 - Recruiting&EmployeeDevelopment

This year’s Job market in MFA territory is tight which makes keeping and recruiting great employees a struggle for most businesses. Made for Agriculture podcast co-host Adam Jones interviews a group of MFA managers and directors who each know a bit about the subject. Podcast guests include MFA Director of Human Resources Stephanie Shoemaker, District 5 manager Matt McMullin, MFA Trainer and Recruiter Scott Morfeld, East Central district sales manager Matt Hill, and West Central Missouri sales manager DJ Vollrath. They discuss MFA’s open positions, the MFA intern programs, ways to keep great employees, and training. Follow the podcast on Apple, Google Play, Spotify & Podcast Addict.

June 28 • 48m 59s
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MFAPodcast#45 - Rx

MFA podcast co-host Adam Jones interviews two experts at MFA in livestock feed and animal health. MFA staff veterinarian Tony Martin is also MFA’s manager of Animal Health and MFA’s Northeast Livestock Key Account Manager Brittany Kelsey. They discuss the new regulations with took effect on June 11, 2023. They also talk about how to increase animal health quality without antibiotics including low-stress cattle working methods and nutrition effects on animal health. See a related story in MFA’s member magazine: https://todaysfarmermagazine.com/mag/2121-prescription-rule-for-livestock-antibiotics-starts-soon.

June 12 • 34m 21.1s
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MFAPodcast#44 - Carbon, Cover crops & the NewConservationAgronomist

Adam and Cameron welcome MFA's new conservation agronomist, Emily Beck, talk about carbon credits and a bit about the challenges of cover crops. Find on Spotify, Apple, Google Podcasts & Podcast Addict.

April 11 • 42m 50.5s
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MFAPodcast#43 - WinterBeefSupplementation

Adam and Cameron speak with MFA livestock expert Brandon Sowers and Vitalix district sales manager Travis Taylor. The group of livestock experts talks about nutrition plans, hay testing, stockpiled pastures and just how the nutritional requirements differ between pregnant and nursing cattle. Tune in for more tips.

January 24 • 52m 57.6s
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MFAPodcast#42SeedTechTrends

Made For Agriculture Podcast co-host Adam Jones talks about seed trends and technology with two of MFA's seed experts. MorSoy Product manager Hadlee Swope and Seed Specialist Sam Piontek talk about new products, variety testing, and the challenges of the '22 growing season.

November 17 • 45m 8.1s
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MFAPodcast#41 - TarSpot

Made For Agriculture podcast co-hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine talk about a new-to-the-territory problem called Tar Spot with Sr. MFA northern trade territory staff agronomist Kevin Moore, and BASF's tech service rep for Missouri, Jared Roskamp. They discuss what problems this new foe from the north poses as well as some management practices.

October 13 • 38m 45.5s
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MFAPodcast#40 - RecapRoundtable

Made For Agriculture podcast co-hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine have a growing season roundtable with agronomists Scott Wilburn, Shannon McClintock, and Jessie Surface. They debate cover crops, pre-emergent weed control, soil tests, drought, and even talk about this challenging year's corn, soybean, cotton, and rice production.

September 27 • 55m 22.4s
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MFAPodcast#39 - AgWaterQuality

Made For Agriculture Podcast co-host Adam Jones goes solo for this episode with his discussion on Ag Water Quality with guest Kurt Boeckmann. Boeckmann is the Director of Environmental Programs from the Missouri Corn Growers Association. They talk about agriculture water quality, regulation, and how farmers can improve water quality by reducing runoff and soil loss.

September 13 • 54m 8.5s
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MFAPodcast#38 - Biologicals

Adam and Cameron recorded an episode with MFA's new research agronomist Garrett Imhoff.  They talk to Imhoff about some of his grad school research, the basics of biologicals, and the products currently being tested. Imhoff is taking over the intensive product testing that MFA completes using replicated research plots across the MFA territory.

August 22 • 42m 42.1s
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MFAPodcast#37 - HayProduction

Made For Agriculture podcast co-host Adam Jones talks hay production with a few of the MFA expert team. It is hay-cutting and baling season. If you plan to bale hay, you ought to give a listen to guests Sam Owen, Branden Sowers and Mitch Hilsabeck

June 14 • 58m 13.1s
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MFAPodcast#36SpringMud&N - Roundtable

Made For Agriculture podcast hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine talk spring planting strategies with agronomists Scott Wilburn, Austin Kliethermes and Charlie Ebbesmeyer. They discuss plans B, C & D for late corn planting, Nitrogen modeling, spring fertilization, soybean planting, seed treatments and wheat stands around the territory. Fixed intro from original upload.

May 10 • 53m 13.1s
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MFAPodcast#35 - Grain

Made For Agriculture podcast hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine talk grain marketing with MFA’s top grain marketers. MFA Manager of Grain Trading Tyler Francis and MFA Grain Merchandiser Tyler Mitchell talk strategies for marketing during volatile grain sessions.

April 5 • 52m 32.6s
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MFAPodcast#34 - ProAgricaFarmData - RyanHoffman

Made For Agriculture podcast hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine interview Proagrica’s Ryan Hoffman about farm data trends, its challenges, and making the most of each acre using precision tools. Proagrica hosts the MFA Agronomy platforms, Nutri-Track, Crop-Trak, and the MFA Agronomy Dashboard.

March 22 • 45m 23.3s
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MFAPodcast#33-Research

Made For Agriculture podcast host Cameron Horine reviews the results of the latest MFA agronomy research and replicated trials published in the March issue of Today's Farmer Magazine. Horine supervises the trials on seed, crop protection and plant food products at sites across the MFA trade territory. Learn more at todaysfarmer.com.

March 11 • 42m 11.4s
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MFAPodcast#32 - 4-R - Winners

Made For Agriculture podcast hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine interview this year's 4R Advocate winners Wyatt Harris and Shannon McClintock. Harris is a southeast Kansas farmer and McClintock is an Agronomist for MFA Incorporated. They covered how Harris started in farming, got starting NoTill farming, N Models, cover crops, and just what the Right Rate, Right Source, Right Place, and Right Timing mean to the future of agriculture.

February 22 • 50m 57s
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MFAPodcast#31Luce

Made For Agriculture podcast hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss everything soybean with Greg Luce, Research director of the Missouri Soybean Association. They cover upcoming events, research projects, yield trends, cover crops, and soil management. Luce has 30+ years of research experience and knows production Agriculture.

February 7 • 57m 16.5s
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MFAPodcast#30CropProtectionShortageSolutions

Made For Agriculture podcast hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss a few solutions to this year's crop protection supply challenge. Director of Agronomy Doug Spaunhorst and Jason Worthington, Director of Account Management talk about strategies for weed control this year for row crop farmers.

January 25 • 51m 3.9s
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MFAPodcast#29AgronomyRoundTable

Made For Agriculture hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss the ins and outs of the growing season as well as a few new challenges of custom application and farming from the retail service side of the business. MFA Agronomists Jesse Surface, Scott Wilburn, and Kevin Moore join the podcast and discuss the growing season in their districts.

January 11 • 44m 4.3s
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MFAPodcast#28CropInsurance

Made For Agriculture hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss the nuts and bolts of crop insurance with two MFA Crop Insurance agents. Davin Harms and Blake Thomas discuss lots of rules, acronyms and just how crop insurance works for farmers.

December 28 • 1h 17m 50.5s
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MFAPodcast#27FeedingBackyardLivestock

M.F.A. hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss raising beef and pork at home. They go over best practices with MFA Feed Specialist Teresa Carlson. Teresa has helped ranchers feed their livestock for over 38 years. They discuss a few rules, regs on marketing and handling meat as well as a few logistics included in feeding backyard livestock.

December 13 • 39m 24.7s
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MFAPodcast#26Grazing&SoilHealth

This M.F.A. episode reviews ways producers can increase their soil health with livestock and forage management. Hosts Adam and Cameron speak with two NRCS soil health experts, Drexel Atkisson and David Doctorian. They also discuss various cost-share programs available to producers.

December 1 • 1h 12m 18.8s
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MFA#25ToolsToSurvivingHighFeedCosts

This M.F.A. podcast gives beef producers ways to reduce feed costs in a high feed cost year. Topics include cover crop usage, hay testing and the nutritional requirements cattle need to thrive. Hosts Cameron and Adam speak with MFA Livestock specialist and beef producer Stephen Daume. Don't miss these tips, tricks, and ideas for feeding your beef herd effectively and efficiently.

November 16 • 54m 31s
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MFAPodcast CropProtectionSupply

This M.F.A. episode covers current crop protection supply issues and how they may affect agriculture in the next growing season. Jordan Tomlinson, manager of Crop Protection products for MFA Incorporated talks with hosts Cameron and Adam about how to best plan for the upcoming growing season. They also talk logistics and growing options. ©2021 MFA Incorporated, a Midwest farm supply & service cooperative.

November 2 • 43m 33.2s
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MFAPodcast#23recruiting

This M.F.A. podcast covers recruitment for agriculture careers both at MFA, Inc. & for on-farm jobs. Cameron and Adam speak with MFA Recruiter Scott Morfeld and MFA District sales manager DJ Vollrath about the challenges to recruiting in agriculture. They offer a few tips, tricks and ideas for filling that hard-to-fill on-farm positions. #AgScholarships #AgJobs

October 19 • 53m 28.5s
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MFAPodcast#22FallFertAgronomics

Davin, Thad, Cameron & Adam team up to talk about the agronomics of Fall fertility. This episode is a must for folks in row crop agriculture and grain production. Check out more episodes of Made For Agriculture.

October 5 • 1h 4m 36.8s
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MFAPodcast#21-PlantFoodLogistics

In this M.F.A. podcast, Adam and Cameron discuss fertilizer logistics with Chris DeMoss, MFA director of plant foods. Follow the podcast for discussions of Agronomy and Livestock topics unique to the Midwest MFA Incorporated trade territory.

September 21 • 1h 3m 28.1s
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MFAPodcast#20CoverCrops

In this M.F.A. podcast, Adam and Cameron talk cover crops with NRCS Assistant State Conservationist-Partnerships and Initiatives David Doctorian. Follow the podcast for discussions of Agronomy and Livestock topics unique to the Midwest MFA Incorporated trade territory.

September 7 • 57m 7.3s
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The MFAPodcast on ResearchPlots & TriviaBattle1

Hosts Adam and Cameron speak with MFA's Jason Worthington about the value MFA places on research. Cameron talks at length about the replicated trials for seed and the product testing methods used by his team across the MFA trade territory. Then Worthington and Horine battle in the first Trivia contest of the podcast. There can only be one winner in this inaugural battle. Show Notes Episode #19 The Values of Agronomy Trials – Agronomy 1 Min – Intros and Agronomy discussion 3 min – “We don’t do herbicide trials” 5 min – What MFA Agronomy tests 6:30 – Product testing prior to selling or using 7:30 – Multiple years of data 10 – Strip trial perils 13 – Area 51, Training Camp and What is plot replication 14 – How strip trials are flawed. 15 – The research replication process – testing and evaluation of fertilizer, fungicides, seed treatments, cultural practices, seed and product testing in your neck of the woods. 18 – How data is evaluated 25 – Confidence in the numbers 30 – Research in the future 32 – Biologicals 34 – How MFA shares data 36 – Fungicide by variety – 3rd year of data 42 – Trivia square off between Doogie vs. Mr. Worthington

August 24 • 52m 27.9s
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MFAPodcast18LateSeasonInsects1

MFA’s District Agronomist and resident bug expert Kevin Moore talks Integrated Pest Management, insect control, and monitoring in Midwest rowcrops with M.F.A. hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine. They discuss the proper approach to manage late-season insects as well as economic thresholds to establish a control.

August 10 • 50m 17.5s
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MFAPodcast#17FoliarFugicides

M.F.A. hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss the proper use of fungicides with MFA District Agronomist and Precision Ag expert Shannon McClintock.

July 26 • 49m 49s
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MFAPodcast#DELTA

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss the unique agricultural practices in the Missouri Delta & MidSouth with MFA District 10 Agronomist Jesse Surface. Follow the podcast for discussions of Agronomy and Livestock topics from the Midwest MFA trade territory. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

July 13 • 53m 7.7s
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MFAPodcast#Pasture&WeedsPT2

This is a continuation of a pasture & weed control discussion with a focus on forages and rotational grazing. Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss pasture weed management with David Moore, MFA Range, and Pasture Specialist, and MFA Conservation Grazing Specialist Landry Jones. Part 2 of 2.

July 1 • 41m 1.3s
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Pasture & Weed mangement Pt. 1

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss pasture weed management with David Moore, MFA Range, and Pasture Specialist, and MFA Conservation Grazing Specialist Landry Jones. Part 1 of 2.

June 15 • 48m 12.6s
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MFAPodcast#CarbonCredits

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss the basics of Carbon Credits with the new Conservation Programs manager, Clayton Light, with the Missouri Soybean Association and Missouri Corn Association. They discuss the new Carbon Pilot Program, a new carbon credit program for farmers in Missouri. MFA is a partner in this program. For more info visit MoCarbonPilot.com. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

June 1 • 55m 47.2s
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MFAPodcast#DougWeeds

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss weed control with new MFA Director of Agronomy, Doug Spaunhorst. The agronomists talk weed resistance prevention, rotation, cover crops, and the latest in ag techniques. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

May 20 • 46m 18s
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MFAPodcast#GrainMarketing1

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss Grain Marketing with MFA Director of Grain operations. They discuss everything from basic grain marketing terms and practices, to the unique effects of a pandemic on grain prices. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

May 4 • 52m 52s
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MFAwithMikeJohnOnHealthTrack

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss beef marketing with Mike John, manager of MFA Health Track. They go in-depth on modern record-keeping and industry trends with the cattle market. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

April 20 • 44m 20.1s
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MFAPodcast#8WeedControl

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss weed control with weed scientist, Dr. Jason Weirich of MFA Incorporated. They go in-depth on modern production ag techniques to control weeds from winter annuals to pre-emergents and discuss new technologies. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

April 6 • 35m 6s
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MFAPodcastMorSoyTommy

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss MorCorn with Tommy Lee, MorSoy product manager with MFA Seed Division. They go in-depth on how Morsoy is tested, evaluated, and brought to the market. Learn more about Tommy HERE: https://youtu.be/0nDLRieU5HU Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

March 23 • 50m 35.2s
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MFAPodcast-GrowingProfitableWheat

How do you growing profitable wheat in the MidWest? Made for Ag host Adam Jones talks with MFA Precision Agronomist Shannon McClintock about the best practices for profitable wheat in Missouri and Kansas. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

March 9 • 56m 6s
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Spring calving & animal health tips

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss spring calving for beef cattle and Animal Health topics with veterinarian Tony Martin and livestock expert David Yarnell. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

February 23 • 1h 2m 14.2s
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MorCorn production with Dr Boardman.

Hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss MorCorn with Dr. Dara Boardman, Morcorn product manager with MFA Seed Division. They go in-depth on how MorCorn is tested, evaluated, and brought to the market. Learn more about Dara, HERE: https://youtu.be/CJeUSBw38Yc Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

February 9 • 58m 39.3s
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Winter planter adjustment & maintenance

The Made for Ag hosts team up with MFA precision experts to discuss the best way to set up your row crop planter and maintenance tips over the winter break. Join hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine speak with precision experts Jared Harding and Matt Stock about printer adjustment and maintenance practices. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

January 26 • 53m 20.4s
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Winter Hay Feeding & stockpiling

Made for Ag hosts interview Travis Watson on livestock hay feeding and stockpiling practices. Watson is an MFA sales manager and livestock owner and talks about what he has learned from MFA customers he has worked with over the years working in precision management of crops and pasture. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

January 26 • 50m 43.3s
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NH3 and N management

MFA’s Natural Resources Conservation Specialist Adam Jones and Staff Agronomist Cameron Horine team up to host the podcast, “Made for Agriculture.” In this episode, they interview MFA District Agronomist Scott Wilburn and talk about timely Nitrogen. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

January 26 • 47m 52.8s
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The Latest Precision Ag Tech

New "Made for Agriculture" hosts Adam Jones and Cameron Horine discuss modern precision agronomy with Precision Ag Expert Thad Becker. They go over precision ag in an in-depth discussion about the latest practices used to deliver state of the art precision agronomy within its NutriTrack program. Theme music is "Glass Jaw" by Bob Hart of Artlist.io

January 14 • 56m 41.6s
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David Moore on Summer Weeds

Fewer weeds means more beef for livestock producers. Range and grassland agronomist David Moore talk about the best ways to control weeds in pastures.

July 14 • 6m 15.6s
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160622 JimWhiteMFA Flies

MFA Incorporated Director of Nutrition Jim White talks about how to control flies and increase the comfort of livestock. Learn more here: http://todaysfarmermagazine.com/mag/livestock/1157-fly-fighting

June 30 • 8m 35.2s
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