Welcome to a new episode of “WisBusiness: The Show,” a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues.

In this edition, Dane County Regional Airport Director Brad Livingston discusses how business and research travel help the airport’s traffic numbers, Tom Still’s commentary tackles venture capitalism and the WisBusiness.com Stock Report looks at economic optimism and state crops.

The show is produced by Tweedee Productions of Madison and sponsored by GrantThornton, Madison Gas & Electric, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. and UW-Milwaukee.