Max Armstrong offers a look at the pork industry from the World Pork Expo, talking to many people involved in the industry. A hot topic is trade. In the Bayer Farm Challenge of the Week, the topic is Sudden Death Syndrome and a tool for preventing trouble. And Farm Broadcaster Rob Winters, WOWO Radio, Ft. Wayne, Ind., shares insight from farmers across the country.
Max Armstrong talks markets with Steve Meyer, EMI Analytics, about the glut of pork on the market. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson talks about the proposed USDA budget from President Trump, noting that he's not surprised by the reaction by those impacted. And Agricultural Metorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.
Max Armstrong continues his coverage from the World Pork Expo talking with Terry O'Neel, president, National Pork Board about the market factors at work. Max also shares a look at the varied equipment - beyond farm machines - you can find at the Half Century of Progress in a report from Kristin Decker. The big show is August 24-27 in Rantoul, Ill. Learn more at halfcenturyofprogress.com.
Max Armstrong shares another Freeways to Farms report with a look at what Illinois farmer Dennis Wentworth is doing with new technology. Ag Metorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. In Max's Tractor Shed, Max Shares the story of a 1938 Farmall F14 owned by the Syfert Family, Sigel, Ill.
Max Armstrong continues his market conversation with Steve Meyer, EMI Analytics, about pork demand. They talked at the 2017 World Pork Expo.
Max Armstrong profiles Canyon FFA, Canyon, Texas a 600-member chapter with the help of member Macey Thurman, who shares all the work the group does in its many competitions. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.
Max Armstrong wraps up this week's show with a visit to Lundell Plastics, Odebolt, Iowa. Max talks with founder Vance Lundell.