Farm Progress

Max Armstrong is filling in for Mike Pearson this week, taking a look at “lobbying season” for agribusiness.

March 16, 2024

46 Min View

Part 1

Max Armstrong kicks off the show with Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall. In the markets segment, Ben Laine, Senior Dairy Analyst with Terrain Ag joins Max to talk dairy markets.

Part 2

Ben Laine, Senior Dairy Analyst with Terrain Ag, rejoins Max to talk cheese and livestock markets. Following that, Greg Soulje is on for this week’s weather forecast. Max also lets you know you can drop a Happy 90th birthday card to Orion Samuelson if you like.

Orion Samuelson
1886 E. Fabyan Parkway
Batavia, IL 60501

Or e-mail: mailto:[email protected]

Part 3

Mike discusses farm finances with John Maman, director of sales and marketing at Nutrien Financial. Mike also talks with the Live to Farm series team to talk about the grain storage system they installed last fall.

Part 4

Max chats with Scott Kay, BASF, about how farmers were able to weather last year’s challenging conditions to still get a strong crop.

Part 5

Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje returns to take a look at the long-range weather picture. In the Farm Progress roundup segment, Max chats with Farm Progress National Events Director, Matt Jungmann about how things are starting to roll forward at the show sites for the Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days.

Part 6

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max shows off a 1957 Farmall 230 owned by Brad Frerichs who had a big project to bring this one back to life. In the FFA Chapter Tribute segment, Max talks with Emily Gossett, FFA National Western Region V.P. She says that getting to travel the country visiting with other people in agriculture is a surreal experience that she never thought would happen to her. In the Colby Ag Tech segment, Chad Colby reports on the latest in drone software technology.

Part 7

Max is back interviewing Dan Steiner of Steiner Tractor Parts telling the story of the early days of the company.

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