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This Week in Agribusiness, March 14, 2020

Coronavirus impact on the cattle market, new tractors and trailers, on-farm tech use and high soybean yields are topics this week.

Part 1

Chad Colby was in Las Vegas for the ConExpo.

Harvest is happening in the Dakotas, and planting is starting in Illinois. Jacob Wade, McLean County, Ill., is planting soybeans early in hopes of higher yields.

Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services, joins the desk to talk about the markets this week, particularly the hard-hit cattle market.

Part 2

Dennis Smith is back, talking about the less-volatile hog market.

Chad Colby went to the construction equipment show in Las Vegas and shares a diesel-hauling trailer he found.

Max spoke with Jay Myers, United Soybean Board, about how he's using technology on his North Dakota farm.

Part 3

Mark Stock, Big Iron Auctions, shares what he's seeing in auctions this year.

Meet Doug and Marie Bichler, Outstanding Young Farmer winner from North Dakota.

Part 4

Max talked with Colin Pennington, Asgrow, at Commodity Classic, about the growers who had top-yielding soybeans.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week ahead.

Part 5

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather outlook.

Part 6

What's in Max's Tractor Shed? A Spirit of '76 Case IH 1570.

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Neosho FFA in Missouri.

Orion remembers when farms and rural areas didn't have electricity in Samuelson Sez. It makes him appreciate a $900 million investment in rural electric recently announced by the USDA.

Part 7

Chad Colby shares a new scraper version of the Case IH AFS Connect Steiger tractor he saw at ConExpo.

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