Farm Progress

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson talk calving, the WASDE report, the 2023 Farm Bill and more.

February 11, 2023

46 Min View

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson kicks off the show with a report from Lorrie Boyer talked to ranchers as the season turn to calving. Next, Mike chats with Reba Mazak, past president, American National Cattlewomen about how they promote the industry. Mike talks markets with Dale Durcholz of Grain Cycles, with a focus on this week’s WASDE report.

Part 2

Dale Durcholz of Grain Cycles returns to continue discussing the WASDE report looking at Wheat and South America’s crop. In the Colby Ag Tech segment Chad Colby is talking with Mike Duis in Iroquois County, Illinois about how technology affected his 2022 harvest.

Part 3

Max introduces the Ag States of America, this time out, host Charlie Behrens profiles North Carolina, the sweet potato champ. Max also offers some of his expertise about the Tar Heel State.

Part 4

Max interviews Zippy Duvall, President, AFBF, about the upcoming Farm Bill. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 5

Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje returns to take a look at the long-range weather picture.

Part 6

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max introduces an Allis-Chalmers WD 45 with a Marbeet sugar beet harvester attached. In the FFA Chapter Tribute segment, Mike talks with Myah LaFave, New York State FFA President. She was encouraged by her mother to join FFA to break out of her child as youngster. She loves going to events to connect with other FFA members and spread the word on FFA.

Part 7

Max discusses safety around grain bin entrapments with Brad Liggett, president agribusiness, Nationwide who is promoting Grain Bin Safety Week.

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