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This Week in Agribusiness, August 10, 2019

Farm Progress Show, USDA report market impact, mental health programs, elk farming and more are featured this week.

August 10, 2019

Part 1

Greg Soulje is in early with a precipitation forecast.

Chad Colby brings a preview of the Farm Progress Show, sharing the new permanent structures.

Naomi Bloom, Stewart Peterson Group, joins Max and Orion to talk USDA reports and the impact on markets.

Part 2

Naomi Bloom is back to share some advice on how to prepare and respond to market reports.

Chad Colby is back from the Farm Progress Show grounds, talking about technology and communication at the show.

Alan Watts, WKDZ Radio, joins Max and Orion via phone to talk about the crop conditions in Kentucky, as well as hemp production.

Part 3

Max talks about the new Kubota M8 tractor.

Russell Nemetz shares a mental health program for youth in Montana.

Max talks about the Half Century of Progress Show.

Part 4

Lynn Ketelsen, Linder Farm Network, reports from FarmFest in Minnesota, where there was a lot of farm policy and trade talk.

Al Gustin talks about elk farming in North Dakota.

Greg Soulje joins Max and Orion to talk about the weather.

Part 5

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather forecast.

Part 6

There’s a 1937 Farmall F-20 in Max’s Tractor Shed this week.

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Dansville FFA in Michigan.

In Samuelson Sez, Orion shares his thoughts on what makes a county fair work: the volunteers.

Part 7

Max talks more about volunteers, particularly those at the equipment demos at Farm Progress Show.

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