Ep. 37: Farm Bureau Golden Plow Winner Sen. John Boozman, Jared Bernstein talks GDP and interest rate hike, mitigating tar spot in corn plants, the music of Steve Markwardt


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On this episode, American Farm Bureau Federation Golden Plow Award Winner Sen. John Boozman (R-Arkansas), discusses the state of the agriculture industry, rural broadband and the 2023 Farm Bill. White House Council of Economic Advisors Member Jared Bernstein returns to discuss the second-quarter GDP report and the latest Federal Reserve interest rate hike, and Golden Harvest agronomist Steve Wilkens discusses strategies for mitigating tar spot in corn plants. In this week’s “Meat Monitor” segment, U.S. Meat Export Federation CEO Dan Halstrom shares how continued labor strife at the Port of Oakland is once again slowing agricultural shipments. In our “Bushels and Cents” segments, Ray Bohacz talks about the importance of having “as built” schematics for any short-run farm equipment. The episode also features the music of singer/songwriter Steve Markwardt.


Intro and news: 0:00

Goatlifeclothing.com advertisement: 5:58

Sen. John Boozman: 6:18

Concept AgriTek advertisement: 21:04

Jared Bernstein, White House Council of Economic Advisors: 21:38

Steve Wilkins, Golden Harvest: 29:07

Dan Halstrom, U.S. Meat Export Federation: 32:45

Ray Bohacz, “Bushels and Cents”: 35:13

Steve Markwardt: 36:46

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