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MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-12-20-17

Max Armstrong talks about 'advocacy.' (audio)

Reporting today from Princeton, Indiana.

‘Agvocacy’ – are you familiar with the term? Many younger farmers are familiar with the term. Agvocacy is played out in social media. There’s a list out of top media agvocates, includes RFD-TV, Irish Farmers Journal and Chad Colby and Max Armstrong.

Those seed companies who have top yielding numbers in national corn yield contest get bragging rights. 542 Bpa is top yield this year. Virginia grower with Pioneer hybrid. Compares with nationwide average of 175.4 bpa.

This coming weekend in This Week in Agribusiness with come from Frankenmuth, Michigan. Hope you can join us.

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