Featured this week: planting, drought, drone technology, cross-breeding sheep and more.

April 17, 2021

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson talk planting. Many growers begin planting and others are ready to plant but concerned with the cooler temps.

Chad Colby heads out west this week where the topic of conversation is the extreme drought. Many areas are in critical need with water supply cut 80-90%. Dryness extends to many other areas as well.

Clayton Pope, Clayton Pope Commodities joins Mike to discuss the corn prices, hog market, soybeans and more.

Chad Colby gives another update on the latest drone technology for producers.

Lee Klancher, Octane Press, joins Max to discuss his new book: John Deere Evolution. They detail the photography and the research for the new book.

Al Gustin visits Schauer Sheep Company in North Dakota. Chris and Kaden Schauer; share their sheep cross-breeding program.

Greg Soulje is in to share the weekly weather forecast.

Max's Tractor Shed spotlights the restoration of a 1948 Farmall H owned by Rod Tobias in Elwood, Indiana.

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

Mike Pearson continues to salute the FFA program and this week talks with Michigan FFA State Secretary, Sarah Albrecht. Sarah shares why she became involved in FFA and how it has helped to build her confidence.

Orion shares his thoughts and history on vaccinations in this week’s Samuelson Sez.

Mike shares the trailer to a new movie, Silo that focuses on the dangers of grain bins. Max shares about Earth Day.


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