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This Week in Agribusiness, October 3, 2020

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson talk about this week’s market rally, farm safety and more.

Part 1

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

Mike Pearson starts off with a look at the work on the Illinois River and how shipping is improving. Greg Soulje previews the weather report. Darin Newsom of Newsom Analysis joins Mike to talk about the surprising USDA stocks report, focusing on corn.

Part 2

Darin Newsom of Newsom Analysis rejoins Mike to dig in on the explosive wheat market and the soybean price surge. In the Colby Ag Tech segment Chad Colby is looking at camera technology with the new Hero 9 from GoPro. Patrick Haggarty discusses the SCOTUS nomination and its affect on the presidential race.

Part 3

Mike introduces a special report from Max Armstrong discussing farm safety with Jason Berkland of Nationwide.

Part 4

Max Armstrong interviews FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce to discuss CFAP 2. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje joins Max and Steve 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 is introducing a 1961 Ford 641 owned by Zack Smith of Kernersville, North Carolina. This tractors sports a wonderful patina. Mike Pearson profiles Diamond FFA in Diamond, Missouri, the home of George Washington Carver. Member Colby Jones touts his SAE horse project. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson is talking bugs, the good kind.

Part 7

 We’re back talking about safety and Max chats with Nick Dinges of the Dinges Fire Company to talk saving family farms when danger arrives, plus the challenges volunteer departments face in rural communities.

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