This Week in Agribusiness, February 27, 2021

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson learn about the Texas deep freeze, new snowmobiles and mental health, plus markets and weather

February 27, 2021

Part 1

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

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson kick off the show with a chat with John Paul Dineen III from Waxahachie, TX to talk about the deep freeze in the Lone Star State. Dale Durchholz of Grain Cycles joins Mike to talk about the big demand and volatility in the grain markets, plus, how long can the rally last?

Part 2

Dale Durchholz of Grain Cycles rejoins Mike to talk more about the corn market and what the future might hold for prices with a big carryout. Also a look at livestock. In the Colby Ag Tech segment Chad is checking out the latest in snowmobiles.

Part 3

Max Armstrong talks with Adrienne DeSutter, a behavior health consultant, to talk about mental health on the farm.  

Part 4

Max and Mike hear from Brad Liggett with Nationwide Agribusiness, to talk grain bin safety and how rural fire departments can get rescue tubes and training. Nominate local fire departments at Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje has the weather 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 introduces a 1973 Allis Chalmers 180 Diesel with a sweet cold-weather cab, owned by Greg Hipple in Solon, Iowa. In the FFA Chapter Tribute segment Mike Pearson is talking to Kabe Boysen, Iowa FFA State Southeast Vice President.  Kabe is reporting from the national FFA officers meetings. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson says the Tom Vilsack confirmation made history this week and looks at what is keeping him awake at night.

Part 7

Mike introduces a clip of the Kinze Mach Till from the Farm Progress Virtual Experience.

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