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This Week in Agribusiness, June 22, 2019This Week in Agribusiness, June 22, 2019

This week we talk about a new biodefense plant, sprayer technology, disease control and more.

June 22, 2019

Part 1

Greg Soulje joins Max and Orion early with a weather prediction, hoping for some change.

The USDA took over the biodefense facility in Kansas.

Brian Basting, Advance Trading, is talking markets, from planting progress and wet conditions to yield outlooks.

Part 2

Brian Basting is back, sharing more market insight, from basis, ethanol and South America production.

Chad Colby talks about sprayer technology.

Max visits with AeroVironment about drone technology versus satellite imagery.

Part 3

Max and Orion dig deeper into the Fair Oaks Farms report that recently came out.

Look back at Chad Colby’s report from the CES tech show, where John Deere showed up to educate consumers.

Tom Cassidy, Ag Radio Network, joins Max and Orion to talk about Dairy Month.

Part 4

Max visits with Justin Rahn, Illinois farmer, and Chris Norberg, BASF, about disease control and fungicide use, particularly on tar spot.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather report and outlook.

Part 5

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather forecast.

Part 6

Heritage Iron magazine publisher Sherry Schaefer joins Max to talk about the Half Century of Progress Show, and a giveaway that will happen.

The FFA Tribute goes to Clear Lake FFA in Clear Lake, Wisconsin.

Orion lightens up this week in Samuelson Sez, talking about a farmer who threw a “prevent plant party.” He also talks about a Texas Longhorn that lives on an Alabama ranch.

Part 7

Max speaks with a K9 customs officer about using dogs on the job.

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