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This Week in Agribusiness, June 22, 2024

Farm bill insights, consumer food and inflation survey, crop conditions in North Carolina and Nebraska, AutoPath and new parts for old tractors are highlighted this week.

June 22, 2024

46 Min View

Kicking off the broadcast, Patrick Haggerty, This Week in Agribusiness reporter, talks to Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) about the farm bill, including crop insurance and risk management, the possibility of seeing a bill this year, differences between House and Senate versions and more.

Dan Hussey, Zaner Ag Hedge, joins Mike at the desk to talk markets, including: weather impact on crops early in the season, South America news, marketing plans for Dec corn, soybean exports, Nov soybean marketing plans, wheat volatility, hog insights, consumer strength and economics.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week.

Mike talks to Joseph Balagtas, Purdue University economics professor, about the Consumer Food Insights Survey, as well as food inflation and their impacts.

Mike Davis, Southern Farm Network in North Carolina, talks to Mike about the growing conditions in the state, and the impact on the corn crop. He also talks about the peach crop

Greg is back with an extended weather outlook.

Curt Arens, editor, Nebraska Farmer, joins Mike to talk about his family farm operation, local crop conditions and more.

There's a 1963 John Deere 3010 in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Eric Wisely, Illinois State FFA vice president.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby talks to George Kakasuleff, Indiana farmer, about trying AutoPath on the farm to create field boundaries, and using it with the sprayer.

Max went to Steiner Tractor Parts in Michigan to talk to Craig Craven about part manufacturing and part availability, and new parts for old tractors.

This Week in Agribusiness features market news, ag technology, weather and farms, weekly on RFD-TV, and can be found each week on FarmProgress.com

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