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This Week in Agribusiness, October 2, 2021

Drought conditions across the country, National Fire Prevention Week, farm financing and more featured this week.

Greg Soulje joins Mike Pearson in the studio to discuss the ongoing drought conditions across the country. Greg gives more detail on drought conditions in each region and how the winter weather could possibly contribute to those conditions.

Mike Pearson talks markets with Naomi Blohm, Total Farm Marketing, diving into the latest USDA market report. Naomi gives insight on soybean and corn market, input costs, biofuels and more.

Chad Colby’s Tech segment highlights farm safety. Taking the extra moment to check your equipment before getting out on the road. Educate your workers on equipment fire safety before harvest begins.

National Fire Prevention Week begins Oct. 3 and Mike is joined by volunteer rural fire fighters. Volunteer fire fighter, Duane Murley, KWMT Radio, gives a few tips for farmers during harvest season, fire risks in shops during the winter, as well as tips to take in the home.

Susan Littlefield, KRVN Radio, talks with Mike about the training for volunteer fire fighters and how volunteers manage the rural community.

Max Armstrong is joined by Bill York, Farmop Capital to talk more about farm financing, in particular the operating expenses.

Greg Soulje is in to share the weekly and long-range weather forecast.

Max's Tractor Shed spotlights a 1966 Farmall 656 owned by Andy Pasztor, Tillsonburg, Ontario.

Mark Stock shares what's coming up on the auction block for Big Iron Auctions.

Mike Pearson continues to salute the FFA programs across the country and this week is joined by Jordyn Wickard, Indiana FFA State Treasurer. Jordyn shares her duties as State Treasurer and what brought her into the path of FFA.

This week in Samuelson Sez, Orion talks about the Entrepreneurs competition by Farm Bureau. The future of agriculture relies on innovative solutions to support farmers and ranchers.

Max highlights the importance of the volunteer rural first responders.

This Week in Agribusiness features market news, ag technology, weather and farm management and equipment information and opinions. This leading ag news program airs weekly on RFD-TV, and can be found each week on FarmProgress.com.

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