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This Week in Agribusiness, May 13, 2017

Max Armstrong discusses flooding, NAFTA and the Farm Mom of the Year.

Part 1

Max Armstrong opens this week's show a look some of the flooding impacting farmers in the Midwest. Jamie Johansen reports from the banks of the Missouri River, where she talks to John Ridder, Marthasville, Missouri, Luke Henneke, Mt. Sterling, Missouri, and Mike Nolting, Schaeperkoetter Store, about how the river flooding affected the area. Kevin Rabern, Sales Agronomist, Wheat Growers, tackles the Farm Challenge of the Week. Chad Colby talks about this week’s crop report with Matt Foes, Farmer/Agronomist.  

Part 2

Max Armstrong talks markets with John Zanker, J.C. Zanker & Company. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson explains his absence; and remembers a good friend to agriculture. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Patrick Haggerty talks with Bob Stallman, Former President, American Farm Bureau; Linda Dempsey, vice president, National Association of Manufacturers; and Melissa San Miguel, senior director, Grocery Manufacturers Assoc., about the process of rewriting the North American Free Trade Agreement. Lynn Ketelsen reports on the Oliver Kelley Farm, an ag museum in Minnesota that shows modern ag life. Max shares his Tweet of the Week, found via twitter @maxarmstrong.

Part 4

On Freeway to Farms with Max Armstrong, Max talks with Jay Fillman, Mazon, Illinois, about how he uses data to manage risk. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max takes a look at a 1931 John Deere D, owned by Ed Wesemann, Hampshire, Illinois.  

Part 5

Max Armstrong continues his market conversation with John Zanker, J.C. Zanker & Company.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Hawley FFA, Hawley, MN, this 50-member chapter was chartered in 1941. Member Solomon Carlson shares a few special notes about this active group. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Max Armstrong closes this week show with a look at the Farm Mom of the Year. Susan Brocksmith, Vincennes, Indiana, shares a few of her fantastic experiences with agriculture.

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