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This Week in Agribusiness, March. 26, 2022

National Ag Week, port issues, ag tires and crop protection products are featured topics this week.

Max was in Washington, D.C., for National Agriculture Week this week, and he spoke with several people about ag showing up in the capital, including Amy Bradford, chair, National Agriculture Day; Hubert Hamer, administrator, USDA-NASS; Matt Booms, Case IH, Travis Harrington, Claas of America; Darren Parker, AGCO Corp.; Viren Popli, Mahindra Ag, North America; Chad Passman, John Deere; Andrew Moore, National Agriculture Aviation Association; and Tony Orlando, Firestone Ag.

Garrett Toay, Ag Trader Talk, joins Max virtually to talk about crop marketing, pre-harvest marketing insight, the prospective plantings report impact, input concerns and positions, lack of a wheat acreage shift and CRP acre shift.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby shares insights from Jason Webster, Precistion Planting, about how to get those extra bushels and some out-of-the-box thinking.

Max talked to Dan Ronan, Transport Topics, about port issues that impact the ag supply chain.

How is the supply chain impacting the ag tire industry? Max got insight from Tony Orlando, Firestone Ag. They also talked about labor shortages and new tire tech.

Max shares some Tweets of the Week.

Max visits with Melanie Burk, Meristem Crop Performance, about what the company is all about and how they're an economical and sustainable business. She also shares some new products.

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

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather outlook.

There's a 1953 Farmall Super H in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares what's coming across the block at Big Iron Auctions.

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Emily Dahlke, Wisconsin State FFA treasurer.

Orion Samuelson talks energy and fertilizer prices, and the impact that has on U.S. farmers in Samuelson Sez.

Max talked to Chip Bowling, a Maryland farmer, on National Ag Day about sharing agriculture to non-ag people and consumers.

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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