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This Week in Agribusiness, October 23, 2021

Supply chain concerns, markets, Sunbelt Ag Expo recap, input pricing and more featured this week.

Mike Steenhoek, Soy Transportation Coalition, joins Mike Pearson to discuss the ongoing supply chain concerns. Steenhoek talks more on port facilities in the Gulf, congestion on the West Coast, container shortage and more. Labor is one of the biggest problems with our supply chain across the country which will cause more inflation on the shelfs for the consumers.

Mike Pearson talks markets with Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services, diving into the meat exports, markets and labor shortage.

Chad Colby’s Tech segment highlights innovations, specifically the hitch pin called the quick pin. This easy-to-use pin can help to move a tractor away from a possible fire on the farm.

Willie Vogt, Farm Progress, gives an update from the Sunbelt Ag Expo. He talks about new equipment, precision agriculture and more highlights from the show.

Matt Foes, Sheffield, Illinois, talks with Mike about input pricing and how it will affect the rotation of crops for the next growing season.

Greg Soulje is in to share the weekly and long-range weather forecast.

Max's Tractor Shed spotlights a 1952 Farmall M owned by Greg Walker in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Mark Stock shares what's coming up on the auction block for Big Iron Auctions.

Mike Pearson continues to salute the FFA programs across the country and this week is joined by Kourtney Otte, Indiana FFA State President. Kourtney shares what she is looking forward to the remainder of the year and what brought her into the FFA.

This week in Samuelson Sez, Orion shares comments from Doug LaMalfa, Congressman, California’s 1st District, about the forest fire challenges over the last few years.

Max Armstrong brings us an update on the dairy industry. Dr. Scott Bascom, Phibro Animal Health, talks with Max about a shift with farmers, from increasing production to more cattle health.

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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