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Welcome to “Off the Cob” the original podcast series produced by the National Corn Growers Association. This series features interviews with grower-leaders on hot topics in agriculture and will expand media options for those wishing to further their knowledge of the industry.

 

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2014-10-01: Bowling Sees Exciting Opportunities as Well as Important Challenges for 2015

2014-09-29: Johnson Reflects on Leadership Experience, Urges Farmers to Take Action

2014-09-22: Fields Notes Gets On-the-Ground Perspective on Indiana Corn Crop

2014-09-19: Fields Notes Discusses Harvest, Market Conditions in Iowa

2014-08-29: Fields Notes Finds Corn Crop in Maryland Plentiful, Behind Schedule

2014-07-24: Fields Notes Farmers Report on Corn Crop Progress and Condition with April Hemmes

2014-07-24: Fields Notes Farmers Report on Corn Crop Progress and Condition with Jennie Schmidt

2014-07-24: Fields Notes Farmers Report on Corn Crop Progress and Condition with Adam Bell

2014-07-24: Fields Notes Farmers Report on Corn Crop Progress and Condition with Andy Jobman

2014-07-02: Corn Board Candidate Paul Taylor Brings Innovative, Strategic Approach to Discussions

2014-07-01: Corn Board Candidate Dean Taylor Builds Consensus to Build a Better Future

2014-06-30: Corn Board Candidate Skunes Works to Find Successful Solutions

2014-06-27: Field Notes with Jay Beckhusen, Texas

2014-06-27: Field Notes with Iowa Farmer April Hemmes

2014-06-27: Corn Board Candidate Rohwer Places Priority on Scientific Development, Political Involvement

2014-06-27: Field Notes with Brian Scott, Indiana

2014-06-26: Corn Board Candidate Reed Keeps Grassroots at the Forefront

2014-06-25: Corn Board Candidate Howell's Work for Fellow Farmers Motivated by Gratitude

2014-06-24: Corn Board Candidate Chrisp Does the Homework Necessary for Success

2014-06-23: Corn Board Candidate Bowman Offers Experience, Perspective

2014-06-06: Field Notes Checks in with Farmers in Kentucky, Maryland (Jennie Schmidt)

2014-06-06: Field Notes Checks in with Farmers in Kentucky, Maryland (Adam Bell)

2014-05-30: Field Notes Checks in with Iowa Farmer April Hemmes

2014-05-23: With Planting Complete, Field Notes Finds Out What Comes Next with Andy Jobman

2014-05-23: With Planting Complete, Field Notes Finds Out What Comes Next with Brian Scott

2014-05-22: Maize Genetics and Genomics Database Expert Talks SAM, New Projects

2014-05-16: Field Notes Talks Planting Emergence with Brian Scott

2014-05-16: Field Notes Talks Planting, Emergence with April Hemmes

2014-05-16: Field Notes Talks Planting, Emergence with Adam Bell

2014-05-16: Field Notes Talks Planting, Emergence with Jay Beckhusen

2014-04-25: Field Notes Discusses Planting in Kentucky with Adam Bell

2014-04-21: Field Notes Catches Up with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott

2014-04-11: Field Notes Catches Up with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott

2014-04-04: Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 1 Mark Oestman)

2014-04-04: Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 2 April Hemmes)

2014-04-04: Field Notes Meets Farmers in Colorado, Iowa and Kentucky (Part 3 Adam Bell)

2014-03-28: Field Notes Catches Up with Farmers in Indiana, Maryland (Part 2 Jennie Schmidt)

2014-03-28: Field Notes Catches Up with Farmers in Indiana, Maryland (Part 1 Brian Scott)

2014-03-21: Field Notes Catches Up with Farmers in Nebraska, Texas (Jay Beckhusen Pt.2)

2014-03-21: Field Notes Catches Up with Farmers in Nebraska, Texas (Andy Jobman Pt.1)

2013-12-19: Maize Genetics and Genomics Database Looks to Add Proteomics Data

2013-12-03: Off the Cob Catches Up on MAIZALL Mission with NCGA Chairwoman

2013-11-08: Field Notes Talks Harvest, Yield Contest with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott

2013-10-07: Field Notes Visits with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott during Harvest 2013

2013-10-02: New NCGA First Vice President Bowling Urges Action with an Eye toward the Future

2013-10-01: Barbre Enters 2014 with Respect for Past Work, Vision for the Future

2013-09-30: Johnson Shares Perspective Gained on Final Day of NCGA Presidency

2013-09-27: As Fiscal Year Closes, Niemeyer Offers Insight into Leadership, Future for Farmers

2013-09-24: Field Notes Visits with Maryland Farmer Schmidt on Harvest 2013

2013-09-13: Field Notes Looks Back on Texas Corn Crop of 2013

2013-09-06: Field Notes Gets the Scoop on Nebraska Corn Crop

2013-08-16: Field Notes Talks to Farmer in Maryland about What Harvest May Hold

2013-08-02: Field Notes Talks Crop Condition with Farmer in Texas (Jay Beckhusen)

2013-08-02: Field Notes Talks Crop Condition with Farmer in Nebraska (Andy Jobman)

2013-07-03: NCGA 2014 First Vice President Elect Bowling Talks Experience, Issues

2013-06-27: Corn Board Member Wesley Spurlock Seeks Second Term

2013-06-26: Holzfaster Running for Reelection to NCGA Corn Board

2013-06-25: Corn Board Candidate Taylor

2013-06-24: Corn Board Candidate Schmalshof is Ready to Go to Work

2013-06-20: Corn Board Candidate Ross Brings Energy, Experience to the Table

2013-06-19: Corn Board Candidate Howell Offers Commitment, Energy and Experience

2013-06-18: Corn Board Candidate Elliott Draws from Past Experience While Looking Toward the Future

2013-06-17: Corn Board Candidate Burleson Stresses Passion for Issues, Compassion for Others

2013-06-06: Phenotypes 101 with Dr. Jack Gardiner

2013-06-06: Field Notes Catches Up with Nebraska Farmer Andy Jobman

2013-06-05: Field Notes Catches Up with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott

2013-05-24: Field Notes Catches Up with Maryland Farmer Jennie Schmidt

2013-05-21: Field Notes Catches Up with Texas Farmer Jay Beckhusen

2013-05-17: Field Notes Catches Up with Missouri Farmer Rob Korff

2013-05-10: Field Notes Talks Snow Storms and Planting Progress with Andy Jobman

2013-05-07: Field Notes Catches Up with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott

2013-04-26: Field Notes Talks Cool Weather with Jay Beckhusen

2013-04-26: Field Notes Talks Cool Weather with Jennie Schmidt

2013-04-19: Field Notes Meets Nebraska Farmer Andy Jobman

2013-04-16: IRM Calculator App Takes Valuable Tool into the Fields

2013-04-05: Field Notes Launches 2013 Season, Meets Maryland Farmer Jennie Schmidt

2013-03-13: Maize Genetics and Genomics Database Reports Progress, Explains Science

2013-02-28: Commodity Classic Showcases Innovation, Encourages Action at 2013 Trade Sho

2013-02-27: Commodity Classic 2013 Heats Up in Kissimmee

2013-01-30: Team Helps Turn Science into Success for U.S. Corn Growers

2013-01-08: Growers Build on Trade Successes, Promote Proper Biotech Stewardship in the New Year

2013-01-07: NCGA President Calls on Farmers to Make 2013 a Year of Action

2013-01-03: Production and Stewardship Action Team Shines Spotlight on Sustainability, Water Issues

2013-01-03: Field Notes Reflects on 2012 with Brian Scott

2012-12-19: Action Team About More than "Grower Services"

2012-12-13: Field Notes caught up with Donna Jeschke, an Illinois farmer who lives and works an hour south of Chicago.

2012-12-11: Field Notes caught up with Don Rutledge, a Colorado farmer who also raises cattle and hogs.

2012-12-03: Today, Off the Cob spoke with National Corn Growers Association President Garry Niemeyer on his outlook for corn growers in the new year. Emphasizing the importance of cooperation and making changes on the horizon into opportunities for farmers, Niemeyer

2012-11-14: Off the Cob caught up with Maize Genetics and Genomics Database Curator Jack Gardiner.

2012-10-26: Sam Hancock, who farms in Kentucky.

2012-10-26: Donna Jeschke, who farms just south of Chicago, Illinois.

2012-10-26: Field Notes Finds Out What Farmers Do After Harvest

2012-10-26: Brian Scott, an Indiana farmer who recently completed his corn harvest.

2012-10-18: Off the Cob Looks at Issues in 2013 with New Corn Board Member Kevin Skunes

2012-10-12: Field Notes Catches Up with Indiana Farmer in the Combine, Brian Scott

2012-10-09: Field Notes Talks Technology, Sustainability with Missouri Farmer, Billy Thiel

2012-10-04: Field Notes Catches Up with Farmers in the Heartland Part 2 Don Rutledge

2012-10-04: Field Notes Catches Up with Farmers in the Heartland Part 1 Brian Scott

2012-10-02: The Off the Cob podcast series sat down with Schott to discuss the Corn Board’s accomplishments during his tenure, to reflect on what he learned through his experiences and to ask his advice for farmers considering volunteering for leadership roles.

2012-10-01: Off the Cob spoke with the new president to explore her views on what lies ahead for corn farmers in 2013, the challenges she expects the board to face, and some of the programs she is excited to see coming to fruition.

2012-09-28: On Off the Cob: Reflecting upon his time as president of the Corn Board, Niemeyer explained that 2012 was a challenging year.

2012-09-27: On Off the Cob: Elected by the Corn Board to serve as First Vice President in 2013 and ratified by the full Corn Congress to the role in July, Martin Barbre, a farmer from Carmi, Ill., has been extensively involved in NCGA leadership for years now.

2012-09-26: On Off the Cob: For Keith Alverson, a farmer from Chester, S.D., reelected to the board in July, the challenges facing American agriculture are multiple and, in the most prominent cases, issues which we have been dealing with for a significant amount of t

2012-09-25: Off the Cob takes time to look ahead with the National Corn Growers Association Corn Board members elected or reelected to their position. For Mike Geske, a farmer from Matthews, Mo., the breadth and depth of the issues NCGA addresses play a role in the o

2012-09-17: Off the Cob takes a moment to visit with the grower leaders departing and coming on to the Corn Board in fiscal year 2013. First, Corn Board member Clark Gerstacker, who will retire from Corn Board service this October, gives his thoughts on the accomplis

2012-09-14: Field Notes Catches Up in with Farmers in the Heartland, Part 3 Donna Jeschke

2012-09-14: Field Notes Catches Up in with Farmers in the Heartland, Part 1 Brian Scott

2012-08-31: Field Notes Catches Up in Indiana, Kentucky Part 1 Brian Scott

2012-08-31: Field Notes Catches Up in Indiana, Kentucky Part 2 Sam Hancock

2012-08-24: Field Notes Catches Up with Thiel, Finds Improved Outlook in Missouri

2012-08-20: Field Notes caught up with Jeschke, Talks Corn in Illinois

2012-08-17: Field Notes caught up with Brian Scott, an Indiana farmer and agvocate blogger. (Part 1 of Field Notes Catches Up in Indiana, Kentucky)

2012-08-17: Field Notes caught up with Sam Hancock, a Kentucky farmer also featured in the first season. (Part 2 of Field Notes Catches Up in Indiana, Kentucky)

2012-08-01: Off the Cob caught up with Maize Genomics Database Curator Jack Gardiner to find out how the MGD project has progressed over the past three months.

2012-08-01: Off the Cob caught up with Maize Genomics Database Curator Jack Gardiner to find out how the MGD project has progressed over the past three months.

2012-07-10: Off the Cob spoke with NCGA First Vice President-Elect Martin Barbre about his recent election to the post, the vice presidential ratification vote that will occur during Corn Congress, and his views on where NCGA must lead the industry to ensure a bright

2012-06-28: Corn Board Candidate Geske Brings Passion, Enthusiasm to Serving Fellow Farmers (Fifth in a series profiling candidates for the 2013 Corn Board.)

2012-06-27: Corn Board Candidate Skunes Listens to Farmers, Helps Educate Consumers (Fourth in a series profiling candidates for the 2013 Corn Board.)

2012-06-22: This week, Field Notes caught up with Donna Jeschke, who farms a short drive from Chicago.  An avid agvocate, Donna updates listeners on a recent group of Brazilian farmers who visited, reports on the crop condition and explains why a group touring h

2012-06-22: Field Notes also caught up with Don Rutledge, who farms in Colorado.  Facing dry, windy conditions, Don talks about the Colorado wildfires and how irrigation is saving his corn crop.

2012-06-22: Corn Board Candidate Don Elsbernd Sets Lofty Goals, Leveraging Strengths to Make Them Reality (Second in a series profiling candidates for the 2013 Corn Board.)

2012-06-20: Building Upon Success with an Eye Toward Tomorrow Important to Corn Board Candidate Alverson (First in a series profiling candidates for the 2013 Corn Board.)

2012-06-11: NCGA’s "Off the Cob" podcast series caught up with Monsanto End Use Product Manager Steve Petersen to discuss the opportunities that scientists hope to create for farmers as they explore innovative uses for corn stover.

2012-05-23: "Field Notes" meets with Billy Thiel, a farmer from Marshall, Mo., who was featured in last year’s Corn Farmers Coalition campaign.

2012-05-22: "Field Notes" meets with Donna Jeschke, whose  farm is typical of those in her area, but it's her involvement in state and national agricultural issues that make her quite an extraordinary farmer.

2012-05-21: "Off the Cob" podcast series spoke with Indiana Corn Marketing Council Secretary Gary Lamie, one of the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference's platinum sponsors. 

2012-05-18: "Field Notes" meets with Don Rutledge, a highly diversified farmer and rancher who works with his two sons outside of Yuma, Colo.  Rutledge introduces an interesting perspective to the series that includes the concerns specific to hog and cattle ranc

2012-05-17: "Field Notes" introduces Brian Scott, a young farmer who has recently returned to the family operation, already shares his story with the public through a variety of new and social media including his blog, The Farmers Life, and on Twitter.

2012-05-02: “Off the Cob” podcast series speaks to Maize Genomics Database Curator Dr. Jack Gardiner for an update on the project’s progress and insight into the tool’s functionality.

: Field Notes Talks Snow Storms and Planting Progress with Andy Jobman

: Farmer Assurance Provision Does Protect America's Family Farmers

: Field Notes Launches 2013 Season, Meets Missouri Farmer Rob Korff

: Field Notes Talks to Farmer in Indiana about What Harvest May Hold

: Field Notes Talks Harvest, Yield Contest with Indiana Farmer Brian Scott

: Field Notes Catches Up with Farmers in Indiana, Maryland (Part 2 Jennie Schmidt)