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This Week in Agribusiness, April 25, 2020

Meat packing and livestock markets are hot topics this week, along with how COVID-19 is impacting the ability to connect in ag.

Part 1

Max joins us to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on the meat packing industry, as well as market volatility.

Max also spoke with Randy Kron, Indiana Farm Bureau, about planting season, and the impact of COVID-19 on the local farming community.

Mike Pearson is at the desk, talking livestock markets with Naomi Blohm, Total Farm Marketing, as well as risk management.

Part 2

Naomi Blohm is back, sharing insight to grain and energy markets.

Chad Colby offers his opinion on the best headphones to use, especially while in the tractor cab.

Part 3

Jamie Johansen reports from Missouri on the Little River Drainage District, with W. Dustin Boatwright and Paul Combs.

Looking back at the Half Century of Progress Show, Max spoke with Carl Downs about the tractor pull.

Part 4

Max gets a report from Mark Reisinger, Pivot Bio, about how companies will track product performance this year, and the impact COVID-19 is having.

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

Part 5

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather forecast.

Part 6

There's a 1966 John Deere 4020 in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock gives an update on Big Iron Auctions online offerings.

The FFA Tribute goes to Larimore FFA in North Dakota.

In Samuelson Sez, Orion is retitling the coronavirus year as the year of gardening, as he sees it making a comeback across the globe.

Part 7

Joe Michaels, Great Plains Manufacturing, talks with Max about how that company is delivering on the promise to serve farmers during the challenges of COVID-19.

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