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This Week in Agribusiness, February 5, 2022

Highlights from National Cattlemen’s Beef Association annual convention, cattle markets, agricultural transportation, and more.

February 5, 2022

Mike Pearson joins the broadcast from Houston, Texas at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association annual convention. Mike gives an update about the concerns he is hearing from producers to include drought, policy, and more. Don Schifelbein, President-elect, NCBA talks with Mike about concerns and frustrations moving forward with policy, specifically the cattle market and the rewriting of WOTUS.

Mike talks cattle market with Randy Blach, CEO, Cattlefax. Randy discusses the impact from Covid on the market and processing plants. He talks more about supply, demand, inflation and exports.

This week in Colby Ag Tech, Chad Colby spotlights automobile technology. Bill Walsh, Bill Walsh Automotive Group, shares the technology leading to autonomous vehicles.

Max Armstrong talks transportation issues with Dan Ronan, Transport Topics. Dan shares details about The Port of Oakland that have space specifically for agricultural exports and the importance to the agriculture transportation industry.

Todd Carlton, Agoro Carbon Alliance, joins Max to discuss the carbon industry and what the carbon market can do for their farm. Anastasia Pavlovic, Agoro Carbon Alliance, shares with Max the permanence of the carbon program.

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

Max’s Tractor Shed spotlights a 1920 Allis-Chalmers 6-12 that is showcased at the American Tractor Museum in Perryville, Missouri.

This week the FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Wyatt Halvorson, Minnesota State FFA Vice President.

Mike Pearson talks with Matt Helms, Newleaf Symbiotics, about terrasym. Matt brings us up to speed on terrasym and how it has been received by farmers. He shares what was learned in their latest testing and research.

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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