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This Week in Agribusiness – April 27, 2019

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams talk disaster, markets, association value and bringing in the next generation

April 27, 2019

Note: Start the video and all parts will play through as the full show

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams open this week’s show discussing efforts to get disaster support even as more keep happening. Max and Mike talk markets with Naomi Blohm, Stewart-Peterson.

Part 2

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams continue their market conversation with Naomi Blohm, Stewart-Peterson. In Colby Agtech, Chad Colby talks farm safety when operating big machines. Farm Broadcaster Dale Minyo, Ohio Ag Net, Columbus, Ohio, talks with Max and Mike about conditions in that part of the country.

Part 3

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams discuss the value of an agriculture association. Max talks with Kendal Frazier, chief executive officer, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, about the importance of farm groups for the industry. Orion Samuelson talks with Paul Rovey, a Glendale, Ariz., dairy producer about the challenges facing that industry.

Part 4

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams open with a report from Jamie Johansen who shares the story of a Missouri beef operation that’s bringing in the next generation. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 5

Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje offers his extended look at the weather including his four-week forecast.

Part 6

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max shares the story of a 1971 John Deere 4020 owned by Mark Stauffenberg, Manteno, Illinois, and it’s been on the farm since it was new. Mike Adams profiles Glencoe-Silver Lake FFA in Glencoe, Minn. Member Haley Kirchoff shares what she’s learned participating in the chapter. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson offers his semi-annual safety sermon that’s focused as much on city folks as the farmers who are doing the work.

Part 7

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams close this week’s show with the latest installment of the Plan Smart, Grow Smart series with a visit to Mt. Carroll, Ill., and the diverse operation run by Ellen and Justin Rahn.

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