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This Week in Agribusiness – Sept. 22, 2018

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge offer an update on Hurricane Florence and its impact, share new ag tech and offer a look at the challenge of rural broadband

Note: Start the video and all parts will play through as the full show

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge open this week’s show with a look at Florence and how it protected producers in the state. North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Linda Loveland reports on the impact of the storm. Max and Steve talk markets with Brian Basting, Advanced Trading, with a look at what he’s focusing on in the markets right now.

Part 2

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge continue their market conversation with Brian Basting, Advance Trading. Chad Colby, Colby AgTech, offered his take on National Farm Safety Week with a few tips for farmers and city drivers. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather in the Western United States. Patrick Haggerty offers some insight on the latest appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Part 3

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge open with a report from Max on the Thunder Creek trailer which is a fuel service system to keep equipment in the field. And there’s a report from Chad Colby on new tools for crop scouting including new crop scouting tools.

Part 4

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge open with a report from Patrick Haggerty who talks with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association about key issues this association is watching in Washington. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max Armstrong shares the story of a 1958 Ford 861 LP and a 1957 Sheller which will be at the Mecum 2018 Iowa Premier auction later this year.

Part 5

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge talk with Farm Broadcaster Ty Higgins, the Ohio Ag Network, Columbus, Ohio, including a look at Ohio Farm Science Review.

Part 6

Steve Bridge profiles Sublette FFA in Sublette, Kan., a brand new chapter founded in 2017. Chapter Member Laiten Greeson, shared how they started an FFA program. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead including the four-week outlook.

Part 7

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge close this week’s show with a report from Russell Nemetz about a tough issue for agriculture – increased access to high-speed internet access.

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