This Week in Agribusiness - November 25, 2017

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge take a look at turkeys, an FFA Star and an auctioneer who's getting a really early start

Note: Start the video and all parts will play through as the full show

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge open this week's show with a look at The Wittenburg turkey operation in Alexandria, Minn. The farm provided this year's White House Thanksgiving turkeys. Max and Steve talk markets with Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services.

Part 2

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge continue their market conversation with Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States. And Max Armstrong features another report from the Best of the Farm Progress Show with a look at Stoller.

Part 3

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge share the fourth, and final, installment of the FFA Stars - American Star of Agriscience, Chrysta Beck. Max features a look at the fire truck display at the 2017 Half Century of Progress Show.

Part 4

Max Armstrong talks with Brad Greenway from the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance about the movie Food Evolution, which aims to bring a science-based discussion on biotech crops. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max offers the story of a 1952 Case DC 3 owned by Rick Tomczyk, Farmdale, Ohio. Tomczyk has more detailed information about his tractor than most people because he has the original factory build card. Oh, and there's a chicken.

Part 5

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge talk with Farm Broadcaster Lynn Ketelson, Linder Farm Network, Owatonna, Minn. They discuss hot topics for farmers in that part of the country. And the Bayer Farm Challenge of the Week looks at how Brazil's crop and how it could impact U.S. producers.

Part 6

Steve Bridge profiles Logan View FFA in Hooper, Neb., a chapter that covers four school districts. Member Taylor Gregory talks about her livestock SAE project and how that has expanded as a member of the chapter. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson offers his insight on the rising role of Women in Agriculture, including all facets of the industry. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge share the story from Russell Nemetz who profiles Connor Cook, Huntley, Mont., an active auctioneer at 13. He works the public auction yard in Billings.

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