Farm Progress

Max Armstrong tells us about Ford's new marketing strategy, a bankruptcy filing by a pork producing company and crop planting progress.

May 23, 2023

Max Armstrong reminds us to buckle up! This weekend is the Click It Or Ticket campaign. This reminds us law enforcement will be on the roads this Memorial Day weekend.

Ford CEO Jim Farley told shareholders about the new marketing strategy for the company. The strategy will involve focusing on customer loyalty and building community.

A Minnesota pork producing company has filed bankruptcy after losing $6 million a month. Hylife USA Foods blame the losses on high grain prices, foreign currency exchange rates and inflation.

An update on crop progress from the USDA is out. It says 81 percent of corn is in the ground and 66 percent of the soybeans is planted; both are above the five year average.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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