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This Week in Agribusiness, June 24, 2023

Drought conditions, grain bin safety, drones, and more featured this week.

June 24, 2023

46 Min View

Drought conditions are concerns for many farmers and how long will it last. Pam Gill, Bardwell, Kentucky talks about what has been happening on her farm. Dry conditions but crops look good at the moment.

Sam Goldberg, Lead Producer, SILO has been and continues to be involved in grain bin safety. He shares tips for producers as they begin to enter the bins to move grain. A few of those tips are telling people your plans before going into grain bins, keeping grain in good condition, and harness up before entering a bin. Sam shares more about the background of the movie SILO and where you can go to watch it.

Tommy Grisafi, Advance Trading joins Mike in the studio to talk more about the markets. He details more about how the drought conditions are affecting corn markets. Tommy shares more on wheat, soybean, hog and cattle markets.

This week in Colby Ag Tech, Chad Colby talks about drones and the capabilities that they have to help scouting. Randy Aberle, Melvin, Illinois shares more on the new drone and features that are available.

This week in the Ag States of America, host Charlie Behrens profiles Alabama agriculture.  

Brady Spangenberg, Marketing, U.S. Ag Solutions – BASF, joins Max in this segment of Plan Smart, Grow Smart series. Brady answers a few questions from Max about how BASF partners with producers and the support that they give to those farmers throughout the growing season.

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 1953 Farmall Super H owned by Eric Middendorf, Spring Grove, Minnesota.

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

This week the FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Ella Underberg, New York State FFA President.

Max talks with Clayton Stufflebeam, Practical Farm Research Agronomist, Becks Hybrids about what is going on in his area, how the crops are and more about the upcoming ag show.

Orion Samuelson, Retired Television & Radio Host, shares a birthday message to Max.

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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