Ep. 26: State of agriculture with Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, United Soybean Board, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, U.S. Meat Export Federation, the music of Hillbilly Wayne

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On this episode, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses the state of the ag industry and the United Soybean Board’s Mace Thornton and Belinda Burrier talk about growth opportunities for U.S. soybeans. We discuss the state of labor in agriculture and rural America with U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and we learn about first-quarter red meat exports statistics from the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Jesse Allen is discussing the USDA’s 2022-23 balance sheet in this week’s Market Talk report and Ray Bohacz is talking about Tier 4 diesel engines in “Bushels and Cents.” The episode also features the music of singer/songwriter Hillbilly Wayne.

Timestamps

Intro and news: 0:00

Goatlifeclothing.com advertisement: 5:54

Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture: 6:13

Concept AgriTek advertisement: 22:54

Mace Thornton and Belinda Burrier, United Soybean Board: 23:27

Marty Walsh, U.S. Department of Labor: 37:30

Dan Halstrom, U.S. Meat Export Federation: 48:16

Jesse Allen, Market Talk: 50:29

Ray Bohacz, “Bushels and Cents”: 56:05

Gateway Seed Co. advertisement: 57:35

Hillbilly Wayne: 58:07

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