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This Week in Agribusiness, June 11, 2022

Mike joins us from the World Pork Expo as he gets updates on the markets, disease pressure, Farm Next program and more.

Mike Pearson joins us from the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa and is joined by Courtney Knupp, National Pork Board. Courtney shares what it’s like to be back in person for this expo and the opportunities for the pork market in the future.

Don Roose, U.S. Commodities, Inc., joins Mike at World Pork Expo to talk more about the markets. Hog markets have been a roller coaster, beef market, soybean market and more.

This week in Colby Ag Tech, Chad Colby spotlights drones and visits with Randy Aberle, Flyingag.com. Randy shares details about 4 different types of drones that are available to producers.

Mike is joined by Dr. Paul Sundberg, Swine Health Information Center, to discuss hog health and disease pressure. African swine fever is still a concern and Dr. Sundberg talks more about other diseases in the industry and the steps they take to monitor them.

Karsten Temme, CEO & Co-founder, Pivot Bio, joins Max Armstrong to talk more about Farm Next. Karsten shares the program will search for the next innovation that will help solve the problems we face today, problems that we will face tomorrow, and the goal of Farm Next.

Greg Soulje gives his weather forecast for week ahead and what to expect in the upcoming forecast.

Max’s Tractor Shed spotlights a 1936 Massey-Harris Orchard owned by Jerry Miller, Hunta, Ontario Canada.

Mark Stock shares this week’s report from BigIron Auctions.

This week the FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Baleigh Peterson, Minnesota State Sentinel.

Evan Eagen, Farmer Veteran Coalition talks with Max about the purpose behind the programs and how they help veterans return to agriculture.

Dan Halstrom, President & CEO, U.S. Meat Export Federation joins Mike to discuss more on the pork and beef export market.

This Week in Agribusiness features market news, ag technology, weather and farm management and equipment information and opinions. This leading ag news program airs weekly on RFD-TV, and can be found each week on FarmProgress.com.

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