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This Week in Agribusiness, August 21, 2021

Crop updates in Missouri, markets and Dekalb’s “Winning has Roots” tour update plus more featured this week.

August 21, 2021

Chris Chinn, Director, Missouri Department of Agriculture, joins Max Armstrong for an update on crops and livestock. Crops are looking good across Missouri. Concerns for agriculture coming in the future include carbon trade, farm bill and more.

Bill Hayen, Ag Solutions Advisor, BASF highlights how crops are progressing in his area of Northwest Missouri.

Duwayne Bosse, Bolt Marketing, joins Mike Pearson to discuss markets starting with the corn market as harvest season approaches. Duwayne touches on Dakota drought and the wheat market. China export demand with soybean market and an update on the livestock market.

Chad Colby’s Tech segment highlights new equipment from Agco. Eric Hansotia, CEO, Agco, joins Chad to talk about the new Fendt equipment and farm shows coming up where they can talk with farmers.

Mike is joined by Author, Paul Wallen to discuss more about his book on the history of International Harvester from 1940-1980, “Successes and Industry Firsts”

Willie Vogt, Farm Progress reports on his travels with Dekalb’s “Winning has Roots” tour. Jeff Sarnett, Huxley, Iowa joins Willie to talk more about germplasm and the extensive testing of their corn breeding.

Greg Soulje is in to share the weekly weather forecast.

Max's Tractor Shed spotlights a 1941 John Deere G at the owned by Andy Kapp in Clarksdale, Missouri.

Mark Stock shares what's coming up on the auction block for Big Iron Auctions.

Mike Pearson continues to salute the FFA programs across the country and this week talks with Missouri FFA State Vice President, Chris Ebbesmeyer. Chris shares what prompted him to get involved with FFA and what he is most excited about the upcoming year.

This week in Samuelson Sez, Orion talks about the response and emails that he has received on his retirement.

Max gets an update on seed crop from Sonny Beck, CEO, Beck’s Hybrids.

Half Century of Progress is next week and Farm Progress Show will begin Aug. 31.

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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