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This Week in Agribusiness, Dec. 11, 2021

RVO standards, a new John Deere book, fertilizer availability and prices, and more are covered this week.

December 11, 2021

Geoff Cooper, Renewable Fuels Association, starts the broadcast with Mike to talk about RVO standards and proposed numbers for 2021 from the EPA, as well as small refinery exemptions.

Clayton Pope, Clayton Pope Commodities, joins Mike at the desk to talk about markets, including USDA numbers for corn exports, Chinese demand and buying, wheat prices and stocks, soybean stocks, soybean oil impact on the market.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby shares a variety of Christmas gift ideas.

Max talks with Lee Klancher, Octane Press, about his latest book, John Deere Evolution.

Mike attended the Iowa Farm Bureau annual meeting, where he spoke with Sam Funk, Iowa Farm Bureau, about fertilizer availability and prices.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week.

Greg Soulje shares an extended weather outlook.

There's a 1971 International 966 in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares what's coming across the block at Big Iron Auctions.

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Cortney Zimmerman, national FFA central region vice president.

In Samuelon Sez, Orion talks his experience with Senator Bob Dole, remembering him after his passing this week.

Mike talks more about the Iowa Farm Bureau annual meeting, where he spoke with Jacob Handsacker, Radcliffe, Iowa, farmer about how 2021 treated him on the farm and in his excavation business.


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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