This Week in Agribusiness, Sept. 17, 2022

Husker Harvest Days, HPAI concerns, a rail strike and a new cattle processing facility are featured topics this week.

September 17, 2022

Mike is at the desk, and kicked off the broadcast with a recap of ag happenings for the week, including Husker Harvest Days.

At HHD22, Max talked with Jason Luebbe, Husker Harvest Days, about the weather impact on yields this season. He also spoke with Curt Arens, editor of Nebraska Farmer, about drought impacts this season. Max also talked about the field demos at the show with Luebbe.

Joining Mike is Jim McCormick,, to talk markets, including: the WASDE surprises, export sales, South American acres, carryout, fertilizer supplies, and 2023 acreage thoughts.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby talks about farm safety during harvest, both in the field and on the road.

Colter Brown, Northern Ag Network, joins Mike to talk about the wheat harvest across the Plains, as well as drought in the area and water concerns around the Missouri River.

Mike also talks to Brian Ernest, lead economist, animal protein, CoBank, about HPAI concerns, as well as egg production and prices and turkey demand and prices.

Mike Steenhoek, Soy Transportation Coalition, talks to Mike about the rail strike concerns over the past week and looking forward.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week.

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather outlook.

There's a 1966 Farmall 1206 in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares what's coming across the block at Big Iron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Brayden Huffman, Ohio State FFA past vice president at large.

At Husker Harvest Days, Max talked to Chad Tentinger, Cattlemen's Heritage, about a new cattle processing facility going up in Council Bluffs.


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

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