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This Week in Agribusiness, July 17, 2021

Policy changes, markets, Farm Progress Show updates and more featured this week.

July 17, 2021

Government edicts could change how some farmers handle business. Prop. 12 in California is set to take effect in January 2022. Michael Formica, National Pork Producers Council, joins Mike to talk changes in policy with the Prop 12.

Mike is joined by Jim McCormick,, to discuss markets. Jim dives into the corn, wheat and soybean market. Updates on hog and cattle market.

Chad Colby’s Tech segment highlights some of the autonomous equipment that is upcoming Farm Progress Show.

Max Armstrong checks in with Mike Adams, Adams on Agriculture, to find out how crops, weather and markets are looking in his area. Mike also talks about ethanol, state fairs and 4-H programs.

Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, joins Max to dig into the policy changes coming from the new Executive Order signed by President Biden on competition. The biggest impact on the industry will come from the investment in more packing capacity.  

Greg Soulje is in to share the weekly weather forecast.

Max's Tractor Shed spotlights a 1966 Minneapolis G1000, owned by Ned Byer, New Haven, Indiana.

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, Grant Norfleet. Grant shares what brought him to FFA. Grant grew up on a farm and his father taught within the agriculture building of his high school. Mike talks with Grant about his role and what is to come throughout the year.

Orion talks weather in this week’s Samuelson Sez. Weather impacts every crop, prices and production.

Max gets an update from Dena Morgan on the upcoming Farm Progress Show.

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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