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This Week in Agribusiness, April 13, 2024

Ag labor challenges, markets, meat exports and more featured this week.

April 13, 2024

46 Min View

Patrick Haggerty talks with Representative Rick Crawford about the challenges of ag labor and the H-2A workforce program. Congressman Crawford shares the research and recommendations that the ag committee has provided to improve the H-2A program.

Cody Barilla, Grain & Oilseed Analyst - Terrain, joins Mike to discuss markets and the most recent WASDE report.  

Greg Soulje takes a look at this week’s weather forecast.

Mike is joined by Dan Halstrom, President & CEO, USMEF to talk more about meat exports.

Mike Newland, Director of Ag Business Development – PERC, joins Mike Pearson in the studio to discuss irrigation and how propane can help power those pivots and pumps. You can find out more at

Greg Soulje returns with a look at the extended weather outlook.

In the Farm Progress roundup segment, Mike chats with Don Tourte, Senior VP, Sales & Events, Farm Progress. Don shares the many areas Farm Progress covers and what the future holds.

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max shares the passing of Arley Berkbuegler, Perryville, Missouri and recounts the times that he was showcased on the show.

Mark Stock shares the lineup from BigIron Auctions.

This week the FFA Tribute goes to Carter Howell, Southern Region Vice President.

In the Colby Ag Tech segment, Chad talks about 2-way radios from Rapid Radio that can allow communication from any distances.

Mike shares a note from Orion Samuelson from his 90th birthday celebration.

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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