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This Week in Agribusiness, May 13, 2023

The farm bill, biofuels, mental health resources, ag in Montana and a tribute to moms are featured this week.

May 13, 2023

46 Min View

Patrick Haggerty talks with Glen “GT” Thompson, chairman, House Ag committee, about the farm bill and the work that’s being done on the new bill.

Joining Mike virtually, Geoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association, talks about biofuel legislation and the biofuel industry.

At the desk with Mike, Joe Camp, Comstock Investments, talks markets, including: crop progress, South American production, China’s commodity purchases, inflation, economic support, beef demand, possibility of recession.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby talks with Kyle Brumley, Pattern Ag, about soil health and using data and analytics from soil samples.

Charlie Berens shares fun ag facts about Montana in the latest installment of the Ag States of America feature.

Max talks to Laurie Fleck, CEO, Curious Plot, about rural mental health, as well as the need for resources in rural America. The Rural Minds organization is helping with that need.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week, and an extended weather outlook.

There’s a 1935 Centaur in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Jenna Kelsay, Indiana state southern region vice president.

This Week in Agribusiness pays tribute to the farm moms, and happy Mother’s Day!

This Week in Agribusiness features market news, ag technology, weather and farms, weekly on RFD-TV, and can be found each week on

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