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This Week in Agribusiness, April 1, 2023

Prospective Planting Report, markets, new Fendt tractors, and more featured this week.

April 1, 2023

46 Min View

Max Armstrong sits down with Jerry Gulke, Founder, Gulke Group to talk about the latest Planting Intentions Report that came out this week. Changes and weather occur but the report has improved over the last few years. Jerry analyzes not just the U.S. numbers but also the global numbers.

Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services joins Mike Pearson to discuss more on cattle markets. Dennis goes in more detail of the pause due to the banking crisis and what that created within the cattle markets. Feeder cattle demand and prices are on the rise. Dennis shares his opinions on the hog market.

Prospective Planting Report shows increase in corn and wheat, decrease in soybeans and cotton over last year. Quarterly Grain Stocks Report also highlighted.

This week in Colby Ag Tech, Chad Colby joins Kraig Schick, Morton, Illinois to spotlight the technology to grade and level land. Kraig shares how easy it is to equip the tractor and gives advice for a do-it-yourself project like he is currently doing.

This week in the Ag States of America, host Charlie Behrens profiles Colorado, where agriculture is crucial for the state. Elevation, geography and climate play an interesting role in the quality and uniqueness of the state’s crops.

Mike joined Nick Farfsing, Director, Marketing – Fendt North America to talk more about the new tractors that they showcased at Commodity Classic.

Greg Soulje joins Max and gives his weather forecast for the week ahead and what to expect in the upcoming forecast.

Max’s Tractor Shed spotlights a 1950 Farmall M owned by Leland Crane, Philadelphia, Missouri.

Mark Stock shares this week’s report from BigIron Auctions.

This week the FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Hunter Smigel, New York State FFA VP.

Max shares more of his visit with Jerry Gulke and what he has learned through his years as an advisor. Jerry feels that cash is king and to have an outlook that is valid and not just thinking what that outlook is.

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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