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Agriculture Now With Rick Shields

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  • Rick Shields brings you local Michigan agriculture reports that keep you up to date with the latest information on the markets, prices, how your food is grown and the importance Agriculture has within Michigan, the United States and beyond. Everyday on-air and right here online Rick Shields delves into the issues surrounding Agriculture in our community and educates you on the way business is done in agri-business via audio, video and written stories. This is Michigan "Agriculture Now" with Rick Shields.

Episode List

  • A Couple of Corn Insect Pests

    Thursday, June 16, 2011

    Bruce MacKellar with MSU looks at several insects who've had favorable conditions for egg lay.

  • It's Strawberry Time

    Monday, June 13, 2011

    Recent hot weather has allowed concord grape bloom to take place. According to Mark Longstroth, now the strawberries are coming on strong.

  • WKZO Farm Bureau Salute

    Thursday, June 09, 2011

    WKZO and you local Farm Bureau are always proud to salute another leader in area agriculture. This week we learn a little about today's FFA from Carrie George at Ross Beatty Jr.-Sr. High in Cassopolis.

  • Late Planted Corn Development

    Wednesday, June 08, 2011

    Corn likely will be on a sort of 'fast track' this season. Bruce MacKellar explains why and how it works.

  • Farmer Salute June 3

    Friday, June 03, 2011

    WKZO and your local Farm Bureau are proud to salute another leader in Southwest Michigan agri-business.

  • A Soybean Farmer Weighs In

    Monday, May 30, 2011

    We check in with Rick Stuck on results he's getting with Asgrow Genuity Roundup Ready 2 Yield.

  • Spotty Emergence

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011

    Field crop specialist has some thoughts on a problem some are seeing in area fields this spring.