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This Week in Agribusiness, Sept. 29, 2018

Max Armstrong is joined by Mike Adams for a big week of harvest news and talking about safety, health and the new iPhone.

Part 1

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Max Armstrong and Mike Adams are talking about harvest this week, with reports from Russell Nemetz on sugar beets and Chad Colby on corn. Jerry Gidel of Price Futures Group talks with Max and Mike about what’s happening as another big harvest rolls in amid trade challenges.

Part 2

Jerry Gidel of Price Futures Group rejoins Max and Mike and they turn their attention to dig deep on the trade war with Chinese. Chad Colby in the Colby Ag Tech segment takes a look at the new iPhone. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.  

Part 3

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams hear from Chad Colby again as he takes off with a report about aviation technology and agriculture. Max remembers listening to tractor radios and talks to a collector of antique tractor radios, Mike Hodupp of Marion, Indiana.

Part 4

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams are taking a look at novel safety programs. Max chats with some of the thinkers behind the project. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max introduces a 1957 John Deere 520 that is owned by Russ Carpenter of Ithaca, New York. This tractor has been on this farm for a long time and has a big date coming up.

Part 5

Max Armstrong talks with Mark Betner of Mystik Lubricants about automatic transmission fluids

Part 6

Mike Adams profiles Morris Area FFA in Morris, Minnesota. Morris area claims one of the largest dairy milking operations in the state. Member Sam Greiner tells us how her project helped her reach out to kids in their community. In Samuelson Says, Orion says we are “attacking our food again.” Orion takes a look at Consumer Reports recent article about eating beef. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Max and Mike talk about all the stressors on farmers right now and how they can seek help when things seem impossible to fix.

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