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This Week in Agribusiness, July 22, 2023

Black Sea grain exports, data use on the farm, hay production in Arizona, dairy markets and agriculture in Kansas are featured this week.

July 22, 2023

46 Min View

The Ukraine war impacted commodity markets once again, and Mike talks to Mike Zuzolo, president, Global Commodity Analytics, about those impacts, the Black Sea grain export corridor and more.

In Tech at Work, Willie Vogt is in Utah talking to Chris Karren of Karren Farms about how they use data and the John Deere Operations Center in their potato farm business. Ken Nimer, Stotz Equipment, also weighs in on using data on the farm to make decisions.

Alyssa Badger, Highground Dairy, joins Mike at the desk to talk markets, including milk prices and demand, and other high input costs for dairy farmers, as well as production impacts. She also talks about supply challenges and more.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby is in Scotland and talks to Gordon McKie, course manager, St. Andrew’s, Scotland, about how technology has changed grounds management and maintenance.

Charlie Berens explores agriculture in Kansas in this week’s Ag States of America segment. Mike adds to the facts, talking about Kansas cattle production.

The drought has had an impact on hay production in Arizona. William Perry, hay producer in Tonopah, Arizona, talks about the impact cuts from the Colorado River basin, and how they make do with what they’ve got and the impact of dairy challenges.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week, and an extended weather outlook.

There’s a J.I.  Case C2 corn harvester in Max's Tractor Shed this week.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Sam Tummons, Missouri State FFA president.

Max looks ahead to the Half Century of Progress Show, and talks to Brian Neukomm, Illini FS-Growmark at the show site about the upcoming event, as well as crops at the show site.

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