This Week in Agribusiness, Aug. 8, 2020

Trade with China, 100 years of ASA, challenges and crop conditions, as well as land prices and sales are hot topics this week.

August 8, 2020

Part 1

Will China hold up their end of the Phase 1 trade deal? Max talked with Steve Censky, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, and Alan Kemper, Lafayette, Ind., about the agreement and the partnership with China. Bill Gordon, American Soybean Association president, talks about soybean trade and demand.

Mike Pearson is joined by Matt Bennett,, to talk about upcoming USDA numbers and reports, as well as market prices and sales.

Part 2

Matt Bennett is back, sharing more USDA report and market insight.

Chad Colby reviews the Ford F150.

Part 3

Max talks about the celebration for the 100th year of the American Soybean Association, held in Indiana, and is joined by association members.

Part 4

Max talks about some of the challenges farmers are facing this year, and with Randy Kron, Indiana Farm Bureau president, about how that state's crops look.

Chad Colby visited with Stephanie Smith, Midwest agronomist with Golden Harvest about crop conditions.

Greg Soulje is in with a look at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 5

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather outlook.

Part 6

There's a 1958 Farmall 560 Diesel in Max's Tractor Shed this week.

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

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Harris-Lake Park FFA, Lake Park, Iowa.

Orion Samuelson shares information from the Ag Economy Barometer, measuring different ag sentiments, in Samuelson Sez.

Part 7

Max talked with Mark Stock about farmland prices and sales.

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