Farm Progress

Transportation issues, yield celebrations, using tech on the farm and handling changes in agriculture, as well as the state of Nebraska, are featured this week.

March 18, 2023

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At Commodity Classic, Max talked with Mike Steenhoek, Soy Transportation Coalition, about transportation, including the recent railroad incident impact, as well as supply chain issues, funding for projects and more.

Max also shared yield celebrations from seed companies and growers. He spoke with Jamie Horton, brand manager, Dekalb, about their yield contest highlights, as well as new product launches.

Joining Mike at the desk, Ted Seifried, chief market strategist, Zaner Ag Hedge, talks markets, including the impact of bank bailout impact on commodities, corn exports, USDA report and new-crop pricing, price seasonality, soybean fundamentals, new-crop bean pricing and feeder cattle markets.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby shares products he found at the ConExpo in Las Vegas.

Charlie Berens showcases Nebraska in the Ag State of America.

In Tech at Work, Willie Vogt talks with Matt Lafont, an Illinois farmer, about using John Deere Operations Center for agronomy needs to look closer at seeds, chemicals, soils and more on his farm. Isaac Hickerson, data manager at Hutson Precision Ag, shares more insights into using the tool before hitting the field.

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

There's a 1955 Farmall 400 in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Izzy Fanning-Wilson, North Carolina State FFA VP.

Max got to meet Ben Bailey, of Cash Cab, at Commodity Classic, as well as a BASF corporate executive, Livio Tedeschi, president, BASF agricultural solutions. He talked with Tedeschi about handling changes in agriculture.

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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