Sustainability, ag education, crop protection, markets, and more featured this week.

March 23, 2024

46 Min View

Mike Pearson talks with Lauren Brey, Farmers For Sustainable Food about how the organization helps farmers get credit for their sustainability efforts happening on their operations. Lauren shares details about a few projects they currently have and how farmers can see if they are eligible for the available programs.

Don Close, Chief Research & Analytics Officer, Terrain Ag, joins Mike in the studio to discuss livestock and hog markets.

Mike is joined by Matt Oberlies, Farm Credit Mid-America to discuss markets.

Kurt Coffey, V.P., Case IH North America joins Max to discuss technology and benefits of the new combine.

Greg Soulje takes a look at this week’s weather forecast.

Reporter Al Rustin, joins Kathy Tokach, ANCW Educator of the Year, on the farm where she explains what got her involved in educating the younger generation about beef and the cattle industry.

Mike talks with Wisconsin Soybean Farmer, Tony Mellenthin about a meeting he moderated at South by Southwest. United Soybean Board was able to introduce sustainability into the entertainment world.

Kim Tutor, Technical Marketing Manager, BASF, talks with Max about how some products may provide more return for the farmers. Kim shares ways farmers can be proactive with crop protection from disease pressure.

Greg Soulje returns with a look at the extended weather outlook.

In the Farm Progress roundup segment, Mike chats with Holly Spangler, Executive Editor, Farm Progress about the recent announcement from University of Illinois on ag communications.

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max shows off the fuel gauge from a 1941 Farmall M owned by Joe Gill in Albany, MN.

Mark Stock shares the lineup from BigIron Auctions.

This week the FFA Tribute goes to Cassidy Jagers, Colorado State FFA Treasurer.

In the Colby Ag Tech segment, Chad talks with Dave Handsaker, Winterset, Iowa about an update on a government tax code section 180 that allows farmers to depreciate the minerals value in the fertilizer.

Jim Steinke, Chief Growth Officer, Ag Express Electronics shares with Mike how they simulate the equipment in the electronics to keep the farmers in the field and how farmers can be proactive with technology before planting.

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 FarmProgress.com.

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