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COVID-19 Impacts on Ethanol - University of Illinois Ag Economist Scott Irwin explains how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the ethanol market and its producers. Scott also offers some tips for farmers who are making decisions during these uncertain times. For more information, visit

Market Response to COVID-19 - Lee Schulz, Iowa State University Livestock Economist, explains how the beef and pork markets are responding to COVID-19. Lee also talks about the sectors within the industry that may be better equipped to handle market instability.

Al’s Forecast - We’re officially into April. Nebraska Extension Ag Climatologist Al Dutcher has our forecast for the week.

Social Media in Ag - Cattle rancher and social media entrepreneur, Natalie Kovarik explains how social media is playing a larger role in agriculture. She also has some advice for best practices when it comes to sharing your operation with the online world.

Innovative Youth Corn Challenge - Nebraska Extension Educator Brandy VanDeWalle talks about the 2020 Innovative Youth Corn Challenge Contest.

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Next Week's Show - Darin Newsom joins the show to provide an update on the markets. Plus, learn about a new cattle tracing program that could better help you track beef diseases.

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