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Swine industry update, a trip north and testing seed performance

The Around Farm Progress podcast connects with editors from National Hog Farmer, Dakota Farmer and Southeast Farm Press

Willie Vogt

May 15, 2020

The fast-moving market challenges brought on by coronavirus require a check-in to help listeners keep up. In this week's edition of the Around Farm Progress podcast, it's a look at the challenges facing swine producers; some insight on cattle producers; and an innovative way one state is working to help assure a farmer's seed investment pays off.

Editors on tap this week include Ann Hess, National Hog Farmer; Lon Tonneson, Dakota Farmer; and John Hart, Southeast Farm Press. Listen to learn more about some key topics impacting agriculture in different parts of the country.

Ann also mentions the Global Industry Virtual Conference, May 27 and 28. This online event offers visitors critical management insight and information for a fast-changing swine industry. Make plans to attend.

Keeping up with coronavirus

On an added note, readers can catch all the Farm Progress coverage of COVID-19 by visiting the special coronavirus online channel. Farm Progress editors are covering this event from across the country providing both local and national insight into how it impacts all of agriculture. Just visit

The podcast Around Farm Progress goes live online by 3 p.m. Central time each Friday and will engage editors from around the country. There will also be special guests, and other information provided in this new show, so make an appointment to listen.  And you can now subscribe through Spotify, Google Play and the Apple podcast app. Just search "Around Farm Progress" and subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

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About the Author(s)

Willie Vogt

Executive Director, Content and User Engagement, Farm Progress

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