Max Armstrong is at the desk this week and Mike Pearson is reporting from World Pork Expo where hog producers are feeling optimistic. Plus market talk and weather.

June 12, 2021

Part 1

Max Armstrong kick off the show a look at World Pork Expo with Mike Pearson reporting from Iowa. Brian Splitt of joins Max to talk about this week’s WASDE report and what the future might hold, also a look at exports, particularly with China.

Part 2

Brian Splitt of rejoins Max to talk about what to expect with the June 30th planting report. In the Colby Ag Tech segment Chad is checking in on the latest in tablets.

Part 3

Max introduces another report from Mike Pearson at World Pork Expo, this time discussing biosecurity and a new organization that came to be follow the PED outbreak, the Swine Health Information Center.

Part 4

Max then turns again to Chad Colby in the field on what he’s hearing from producers on this year’s crop. 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 1950 Oliver 66 and a 1950 Oliver 77 owned by Derek Jacobs in Lincoln, Illinois, tractors purchased new by grandfathers. In the FFA Chapter Tribute Max Armstrong chats with Chely Trejo, Georgia FFA State Retired Central VP. She tells Max what it was like to be a leader during COVID-19. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson is talking about the wonders of technology and the challenges ag companies, like JBS recently, face from hackers.

Part 7

Max introduces one more report from World Pork Expo with Mike Pearson talking about the new popularity of ground pork.

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