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The issues swirling around agriculture these days challenge even the most patient. Getting perspective on the hot topics of the day can sometimes help farmers make clearer decisions. In this episode of Around Farm Progress, Jacqui Fatka, Farm Progress policy editor, connect with Curt Covington, senior director of institutional credit and commodities at AgAmerica.
Covington has spoken to the Farm Futures Summit in the past, and his insights on a range of topics are well received. In this conversation he starts by offering his take on the push for right-to-repair legislation in agriculture. But that's just the start.
The list of topics covered in this short conversation show his depth of knowledge on key issues impacting agriculture from supply issues for farmers to labor issues crimping production. He also looks at input prices and the challenges there, then wraps up with a topic he feels should be getting more attention – interest rates.
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Willie Vogt has been covering agricultural technology for more than 40 years, with most of that time as editorial director for Farm Progress. He is passionate about helping farmers better understand how technology can help them succeed, when appropriately applied.
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