Episode 40 – 2018 Farm Bill Strategies

There were not a lot of changes to the commodity programs in the 2018 Farm Bill but the farm economy is certainly different than in 2014 making for some potentially different decision at the FSA office this year. Ben Brown, Assistant Professor with the OSU Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics Department, and Mary Griffith, OSU Extension Educator in Madison County, join us to talk about considerations for farmers when deciding in which program to enroll.

Episode 39 – Winter and Spring Weather Outlook

Our favorite climate expert, Dr. Aaron Wilson, joins us again to provide a forecast on winter and spring based on current weather patterns. We discuss the end of the growing season, what temperatures and precipitation look like for this winter and what we can expect going into next spring’s planting season.