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This Week in Agribusiness, July 13, 2019

Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson hear the latest on trade, technology and agvocacy. Greg Soulje is on to suggest we might need … rain?

Part 1

Note: The video automatically plays through all show parts once you start.

Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson kick off the show chatting with Greg Soulje as they ponder where this year stands in ag weather history. Delaney Howell reports from Iowa talking with Dr Chad Hart at ISU who has high hopes for the 2019 crop. Rich Nelson of Allendale joins Max and Orion to talk about the latest USDA report and what’s coming in future reports.

Part 2

Rich Nelson of Allendale rejoins Max and Orion to talk about the trade with China and all the other trade challenges facing the markets right now. Chad Colby in the Colby Ag Tech segment visits Dacatur, Ill to find out what’s going on at this year’s Farm Progress Show with show manager Matt Jungmann.  Jennifer Fahy of Farm Aid gives Max the update on this year’s show, set for Sept 21 in Troy, Wisconsin.

Part 3

Max and Orion hear from Jamie Johansen reporting from the Ozarks where the terrible feral hog problem continues as state and federal officials discuss how they are fighting it. Chad Colby returns to review the latest technology in electronics from Kinze.

Part 4

Max and Orion introduce an interview from Patrick Haggerty with Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst on her new bill that would help establish broadband for rural areas. Roger Ward at WLDS radio in Jacksonville, Ill is on for the farm broadcaster segment. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje joins Max and Orion to look at the forecast for the week ahead.

Part 5

Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje returns to take a look at the long-range weather picture.

Part 6

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max introduces a 1957 Cockshutt Golden Arrow, a very, very rare tractor, owned by Craig Berry in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Orion Samuelson profiles Shelby FFA in Shelby, Ohio, which serves its community in a variety of ways. Member Owen Wallace tells us why he joined the club. In Samuelson Sez, Orion suggests ways you can support your local county fair.

Part 7

Max and Orion get a report from Lynn Ketelsen on a meeting between women food bloggers and farmers in the Twin Cities.

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