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This Week in Agribusiness, February 17, 2018

Max Armstrong visits the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky, with Chad Colby to see the latest products on display and visits the tractor pull to boot.

Part 1

Note: The video automatically plays through all show parts once you start.

Max Armstrong and Chad Colby start off reporting from the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville where they are looking at new technology, products and services. Back in the studio Max visits with Clayton Pope of Clayton Pope Commodities to take a temp of the market which is showing signs for optimism.

Part 2

Max Armstrong continues his conversation with Clayton Pope of Clayton Pope Commodities, turning to planting strategies for this year’s crop. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States. Max visits the Totemeier family again this week as a part of the BASF “Plan Smart, Grow Smart” series.

Part 3

Max Armstrong interviews Colin Woodall, Senior V.P. Government Affairs, NCBA to discuss the questions hanging over trade and the Trump administration.  Patrick Haggerty talks with a host of experts about the 2018 Farm Bill.

Part 4

Max Armstrong and Chad Colby are back at the National Farm Machinery Show where they hear from CaseIH on new tillage technology. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max introduces a 1953 Farmall Super M owned by John and Mary Powell of Hudson, Indiana.

Part 5

Max Armstrong chats with farm broadcaster Don Wick of the Red River Farm Network in Grand Forks, ND, about show season and the planting outlook.

Part 6

Max Armstrong profiles Thief River Falls FFA in Thief River Falls, Minn. Member Elaina Knott where she learned about the poultry industry. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson hopes for a solid farm bill that is delivered on time. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead and gives the 4-week forecast.

Part 7

Max Armstrong shows some of the highlight from this year’s tractor pull at the NFMS, a big highlight for many show-goers.

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