Farm Progress

Highlights from National Farm Machinery Show, market updates, mental health concerns, and more featured this week.

February 18, 2023

46 Min View

This week Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson are on location at the National Farm Machinery show and talk with David Beck, President & CEO, Kentucky Venues. David shares the excitement this year and how well the show has bounced back post-Covid.

Marshall Coyle, Owingsville, Kentucky talks about the social aspects of the show and how farmers come to catch up on the latest technology.

Kurt Coffey, VP, Case IH-North America, joins Max to discuss the technology and equipment that they have brought to the show site for customers to see. Kurt shares the new products and technology that they now offer for customers and what will be coming in the future.

Mike talks markets with Todd Hultman, Lead Analyst, DTN.

This week in Colby Ag Tech, Chad Colby joins Mike at the National Farm Machinery Show to highlight new tractors and the technology available on them as well as new planters that are showcased at the show.

This week in the Ag States of America, host Charlie Behrens profiles Montana, where cattle leads the state’s agriculture.

Max talks with Lamont Bridgeforth, Tanner, Alabama about the stress and mental health issues of farming and those in agriculture. Lamont shares that most are too proud to ask for help and people are now becoming aware mental health signs with many different resources available for those in need.

Greg Soulje joins Max and gives his weather forecast for the week ahead and what to expect in the upcoming forecast.

Max’s Tractor Shed spotlights a 1963 Farmall 806 D owned by Larry Eipers, Morris, Illinois.

Mark Stock shares this week’s report from BigIron Auctions.

This week the FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Vivian Miller, Rochester FFA, Rochester, Indian.

Joe Miller, Product Marketing Manager, Case IH-North America, joins Max to talk about the heritage of Case IH and the celebration of Farmall 100.

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