This Week in Agribusiness, May 4, 2024

Conservation regulations for public land, the new Fendt Lodge, sustainability discussions and recognition at NAMA convention, rice in Texas and new uses for soy are highlighted this week.

May 4, 2024

46 Min View

Mike talked to Kaitlynn Glover, executive director, Public Lands Council, about new regulations and rules for public land management.

Darin Newsom, senior market analyst, Barchart, talks to Mike about markets, including: South American weather impacts, market movements, soybean basis, support for wheat in the market.

Mike went to the newly opened Fendt Lodge and talked to Eric Hansotia, chairman and CEO, AGCO. The new facility was built to share the Fendt story, and Hansotia shares what’s next for Fendt. He also talks about PTx.

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

Lanie Beetsma, Farm Progress, was at NAMA, and shares what she learned at the Farm Voice panel about sustainability, speaking to Rosie Thoni, global director of PR & content, AdFarm; Hannah Thompson-Weeman, president and CEO, Animal Agriculture Alliance; Karl Wyant, director of agronomy, Nutrien; Allison Flinn, executive director, Merck Animal Health.

Lanie also talked to Todd Frazier, VP, US Marketing, Corteva Agriscience, who won the Agribusiness Marketer of the Year award; and Brian Torrey, marketing communications manager, John Deere, Marketer of the Year winner.

In the Agronomy for your acres segment, Mike talks to Kyle Huvar, crop consultant, about the state of the rice crop in Texas, as well as sustainability, weed pressure.

Greg is back with an extended weather outlook.

Lanie Beetsma, regional sales manager, Farm Progress, joins Mike to talk about her home farm in Missouri, the NAMA convention, and Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days.

There’s an IH 1486 and JD 4020 in Max's Tractor Shed, hauled by a 2024 Peterbuilt this week.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Amara Jackson, National FFA president.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby talks about trends in technology, like available monitors from Precision Planting, John Deere series monitors, and universal displays including upcoming iPads.

Patrick Giberson, director, United Soybean Board, talks about soybean new uses, including a firefighting foam that includes soy, as well as a bar-chain oil with soy, available at Home Depot.

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