Farm Progress

This Week in Agribusiness, Oct. 22, 2022

FFA convention, mental health, river level impacts and more are featured this week.

October 22, 2022

It's gathering time for FFA, as members head to the National FFA Convention.

Max talks to Lisa Homer, senior communications manager, FMC Group, about mental health and safety, as well as normalizing diagnoses and how FMC is working with organizations to break the stigma of mental health.

Walter Kunisch, senior VP, HTS Commodities, joins Mike to talk about markets, including the dollar value, South American production and exports, investments in commodities, basis pressure, river level impacts and more.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby shares a great entry-level drone to use on the farm.

Brian Winnekins, WRDS radio, Durand, Wis., talks with Max about what he's been sharing lately, including turkey prices and supplies, labor issues, cheese and dairy demand and more.

Max and Mike talk about low levels on the Mississippi River and the impact it's having on agriculture.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week.

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather outlook.

There are auger tractors in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares what's coming across the block at Big Iron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Lashawna Vogel, past Wisconsin FFA reporter.

Jana Malecek, Redwood Falls, Minn., joins the broadcast virtually to talk about her farm, the harvest season, and carrying on the farm after the loss of her husband early 2022.


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

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