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This Week in Agribusiness, April 8, 2023

Custom harvester insights, crop protection, Kansas agriculture and a woman-owned cattle sale barn are highlighted this week.

April 8, 2023

46 Min View

Max Armstrong talked to Dave Meisner, U.S. Custom Harvesters president, in Washington, D.C., about the last season of custom harvesting. Paul Paplow, vice president of the organization, shared some concerns for the coming harvest season.

At Commodity Classic, Mike spoke with Tom Wood, president and general manager, Belchim Crop Protection, about combating resistant weeds this season. He also talks about Tough, one of their herbicide options.

Joining Mike at the desk, Jim McCormick,, talks markets, including: acreage insights, new-crop prices, grain stocks, corn exports, South American exports, wheat crop concerns, cattle demand, upcoming WASDE report and more.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby shares a new device mount for the cab of the truck or tractor. He also talks about the importance of updating devices.

Charlie Berens shares Kansas ag facts in the Ag States of America segment.

Greg Soulje joins Mike at the desk to talk about drought in the U.S.

Max talks to Paul Rea, senior vice president, ag solutions, BASF, about ag innovations, product timelines, grower needs and more.

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

There's a 1951 Farmall Super C in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Colton Roy, Missouri state FFA president.

Laurie Boyer talks with Robin Varelman, owner, Livestock Exchange, talks about owning a cattle sale barn as a woman owner.

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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