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This Week in Agribusiness, February 18, 2017

Part 1

Orion Samuelson and Steve Bridge open this week's show with Max Armstrong at the National Farm Machinery Show. Max Armstrong talks to Kent Brown, Senior Product Manager, Kubota, about new equipment and technology available.  Ryan Kruze, Houghton, Iowa, tackles the Farm Challenge of the Week. And Farm Broadcaster Ron Hays, Radio Oklahoma Network, from Oklahoma City, OK, offers insight into key issues farmers in that part of the country are watching.

Part 2

Orion Samuelson and Steve Bridge talk markets with Dr. Michael Cordonnier, In Samuelson Sez, Orion shares of his thoughts on transportation infrastructure problems. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Max Armstrong talks to fellow presenters Leif Magnusson, Claas Global Sales America, and Jason Andringa, Vermeer Corporation, about infrastructure at the National Farm Machinery Show. Orion Samuelson and Steve Bridge look at the World Ag Expo, celebrating its 50th year.

Part 4

Orion Samuelson introduces the winners of the National Outstanding Young Farmers, Ben and Julie Anna Boyd, Sylvania Georgia. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max tells the story of a 1968 J.I. Case 930, owned by Brett Adams, Roseneath, Ontario.

Part 5

Orion Samuelson and Steve Bridge continue their market conversation with Dr. Michael Cordonnier,

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Big Valley FFA in Bieber California, chartered in 1959. FFA member Chase Dahle talks about the many activities the group is involved in, including fundraisers, movie nights, and bake sales. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Orion Samuelson and Steve Bridge wrap up this week’s show with a look at Freeway to Farms with Max Armstrong, a new series where Max Armstrong visits farms, and talks to people about how data is helping them meet their yield. Steve Pitstick, Maple Park, Illinois, tells Max about his early experience with data.

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