This week we have the latest on the trade dispute between the U.S. and China, the details of USDA's aid package for farmers are expected next week, and folks from across the Upper Midwest gathered in Mitchell, South Dakota, for Dakotafest this past week.

In this week's podcast, Rusty Halvorson discusses the latest USDA crop estimates, fake meat,  and how the trade dispute with China is having an effect on the current trade deficit. He also reports on the North Dakota Banquet in a Field event.

In this week's podcast, we have the week's top agriculture news, plus Rusty talks with North Dakota senator, Heidi Heitkamp.