This Week in Agribusiness – July 21, 2018

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk lab-grown meat, China soybeans, drones and the real definition of ‘milk’

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

Part 1

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong open this week’s show with a report from Patrick Haggerty who looks at the regulation of “lab-cultured meat.” Orion and Max talk markets with Bryce Knorr, senior market analyst, Farm Futures.

Part 2

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong continue their market conversation with Bryce Knorr, senior market analyst, Farm Futures. Chad Colby offers a Colby AgTech, that looks at three tips for farmers getting ready for harvest. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather in the Western United States. And Delaney Howell shares insight the John Deere 4020, which was a significant turning point for the company.

Part 3

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong offers another report from Steve Bridge who was recently in China who looks at a major Chinese port in the Pearl River Delta and its relationship to major crush facilities in the region. Chad Colby reports on unmanned aerial vehicles and how that technology is evolving.

Part 4

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong open with a look at the 2018 Farm Progress Show with Matt Jungmann, events manager, Farm Progress. He shares highlights of the show including the tiling demonstration this year, the tillage demonstration, and the harvest demo. This is a first for Boone. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max Armstrong shares the story of a Farmall F-20 owned by the Samuelson Family – a machine that Orion Samuelson’s father bought new. It was restored by the IH Collectors Chapter 10 in Central Illinois.

Part 5

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk with Farm Broadcaster Von Ketelsen, KCIM Radio, Carroll, Iowa who shares what’s happening for farmers in that part of the country.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Wilton FFA in Wilton, Iowa, a 130-member group chartered in 1945. And Member Kyle Lund shares what he’s learned working on the chapter’s farm. In Samuelson Sez, Orion offers his insight on a U.S. Food and Drug Administration definition of milk which clarifies the concern of plant-based dairy imitators. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong close this week's show a farm visit to Crazy Acres Farm near Edgerton, Wis., as part of the Plan Smart, Grow Smart series for BASF.

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