January 17, 2022
Episode 17: Josh Linville, the Director of Fertilizer for StoneX, joins Jason Dannelly on Priming the Pump. Fertilizer prices have been on a rollercoaster as of lately and Josh joins us to talk about why that has been happening. We take a look at what's happening between Russia and the Ukraine and how that might be an issue with fertilizer. You can subscribe to his newsletter with StoneX here: https://subscribe.stonex.com/farmer-fertilizer-focus-plan
November 17, 2021
Episode 16: Agronomy on Ice! Jason Hanson of Rock and Roll Agronomy joins us to talk about the event and his business. Agronomy on Ice is one of the most unique trade shows and ag gatherings in the entire country. Coming up on February 1st and 2nd people from across the region will gather on the ice at Devil's Lake to talk agronomy, share their stories and have a little fun as well. Hanson and his business partner Kyle Okke also host "The Agronomists Happy Hour" podcast. See more at https://agronomyonice.com/
October 10, 2021
Episode 15: Josh Linville, the Director of Fertilizer for StoneX, joins Jason Dannelly on Priming the Pump. Fertilizer prices have been trending upward over the last year and Josh joins us to talk about why that has been happening. We take a look at some of the global issues with fertilizer and also talk about what your plan should be within your own operation. You can subscribe to his newsletter with StoneX here: https://subscribe.stonex.com/farmer-fertilizer-focus-plan
September 6, 2021
Doug Applegate of Praxidyn joins Jason Dannelly to talk about how Praxidyn came to be and more specifically about the Mixmate. Mixmate is a portable chemical blending system that streamlines the mixing process or completely automates chemical mixing with the bonus of automatic records. It sounds like advanced technology but Doug and Jason talk about how this product can be used by just about anyone.
July 11, 2021
Episode 13: Tom Wolf and Jason Deveau from the website Sprayers101.com join us to talk about their site and how they got their start. Tom has 31 years research experience in the spraying business. He obtained his BSA (1987) and M.Sc. (1991) in Plant Science at the University of Manitoba, and his Ph.D. (1996) in Agronomy from the Ohio State University. Tom focuses on practical advice that is research-based to improve the efficiency of producers. Jason is is the OMAFRA Application Technology Specialist. He studies and teaches methods to improve the safe, effective and efficient application of agricultural inputs.
June 8, 2021
Don Blaser of Ag Spray Equipment joins Jason Dannelly to talk about some of the most basic ways to troubleshoot your sprayer or liquid applicator and any problems that you might be having. From plugged strainers to pump issues, Don and Jason talk about a number of subjects in regards to keeping your sprayer running the way it was intended.
May 23, 2021
Matt Jungmann of Farm Progress Companies joins Jason Dannelly to talk about the upcoming Farm Progress Shows in Decatur, Ill. and Husker Harvest Days in Grand Island, Neb. Matt is the National Events Manager for these shows and he breaks down what you can expect to see at the shows this year. The Farm Progress Show is August 31st through September 2nd while Husker Harvest Days is September 14th through the 16th. Be sure to come out to both shows and see Ag Spray Equipment this year!
May 9, 2021
Episode 10: Kobee Stalder the Visitor Services Program Manager at Custer State Park in South Dakota joins us on the podcast to tell you about a place you should consider visiting this summer if you are planning a vacation. Encompassing 71,000 acres in the Black Hills, Custer State Park is home to abundant wildlife and adventure; camping, hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, or relaxing, as Kobee tells us on the podcast; there’s something here for everyone.
April 25, 2021
Rob Sharkey "Shark Farmer" joins Jason Dannelly this week on Priming the Pump from Ag Spray Equipment. Rob Sharkey, known in digital circles as The Shark Farmer, hosts a variety of programs revolving around the world of agriculture. He has several podcasts, a show on RFDTV, a radio show on SiriusXM Satellite radio and a new show starting on PBS. Rob stays busy but is always entertaining so we appreciate him joining us on the show.
April 9, 2021
Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners talks with Jason about what is going on in the grain markets in the US and gives us perspective of what is also happening worldwide. Jeff has over 17 years of experience as a grain merchandiser working directly with farmers on their marketing needs
March 26, 2021
In this episode of the podcast Nick Fleitz of Pentair-Hypro talks with us about sprayer cleanout, nozzle selection and some of the regulations around spray tip selection. Nick is an agronomist by trade and gives a lot of great information about spray tip selection and provides Jason with a "dummy's guide" to microns.
March 14, 2021
Episode 6: This episode features Casey FitzSimmons a former NFL tight end with the Detroit Lions who is now a cattle rancher in his home state of Montana. Casey played with the Lions from 2003 through 2009. After retiring from the NFL, Casey started a career as a cattle rancher just outside of Helena, Montana in Canyon Creek where he raises his herd and his family.
February 18, 2021
On this episode Andy Randle the CEO of Ace Pumps joins Jason Dannelly to talk about the new Ace Pro Series 5 pumps and several of the other new items that Ace has unveiled recently. The Ace Pro Series 5 recently won recognition in the World Ag Expo's Top 10 New Products competition.
February 11, 2021
Taylor Sikkink of Raven Industries joins the podcast to talk about two recent products that won AE50 Awards in the VSN Guidance system and Raven Hawkeye 2. Jason Dannelly and Taylor also discuss some of the new products that Raven is working on as well as a quick overview of the Raven CR7.
February 2, 2021
Patrick Molter is the President and Founder of Dura Products. Dura Products is an Indiana-based manufacturer of state-of-the-art ag chemical equipment including metering, pumping and dispensing systems. They manufacture all of their products in America’s heartland and sell them globally through an extensive network of distributors. Patrick joins host Jason Dannelly to talk about the Dura Pump, Dura Meter, Auto-Batch System, Direct Injection and some new products on the way.
January 8, 2021
Episode 2: Don Blaser Joins Jason Dannelly to Talk About the New Smart Transfer System from Ag Spray Equipment.
The STS system is an improvement on past designs on eductor/inductor chemical and fertilizer systems. It's innovative design allows for quick and easy use in your mix and fill systems. Ag Spray Equipment Product Manager Don Blaser joins Jason Dannelly.
December 11, 2020
Episode 1: In our first episode we work out all of the kinks to make sure we can pull off a podcast! We give a quick overview of what our podcast looks like in the future and interview Jeff Peterson of Heartland Farm Partners. Jeff has over 17 years of experience as a grain merchandiser working directly with farmers on their marketing needs.