This Week in Agribusiness, Feb. 24, 2024

The USDA Ag Outlook Forum, the latest from Case IH, equipment value, Mahindra equipment tech, a Food Waste to Animal Feed conference, and Copperhead Ag product updates are featured this week.

February 24, 2024

46 Min View

The USDA annual Ag Outlook Forum was held recently, and Patrick Haggerty was there to get the insights from Tom Vilsack, about productivity and the biofuels industry.

Darin Newson, senior market analyst, Barchart, talks to Mike about Markets, including the downward corn cash price trend, basis issues, U.S. dollar strength compared to Brazil, wheat market outlook, old-crop soybean market strategy, live cattle support.

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

At the National Farm Machinery Show, Max dove in deep on the latest Case IH offerings, speaking with Morgan Dietrich, tractor lead, Case IH, about track technology, solutions for producers and more.

Max also talked to Mark Stock, Big Iron Auctions, about equipment maintenance, and the value of well taken care of, used equipment. They also talked about ag land purchases, and who is buying the land.

Mike talked to Viren Popli, president and CEO, Mahindra, about what’s new from Mahindra, including new technology, easier operations and when consumers can buy them.

Greg is back with an extended weather outlook.

Sarah Muirhead, managing director, Farm Progress, shares some updates on a virtual conference coming up, Food Waste to Animal Feed.

Get tips for taking great photos of your restored, and old, tractors in Max's Tractor Shed this week.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Isabella Hamner, Missouri State FFA vice president.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby talks about drone technology with Randy Aberle, Flying Ag, including spray drone economics and usage and user interface.

Copperhead Ag is celebrating 15 years in business this year. Mike talked to owner Kevin Berg about the changes he’s seen over the last 15 years.

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