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This Week in Agribusiness, March 19, 2022

Russia-Ukraine conflict impact on planting and markets, upcoming National Agriculture Day, carbon contracts and more.

March 19, 2022

Cesar Cruz, Advance Trading, joins Max Armstrong in the studio to talk more about Ukraine and will they get a crop in this year. Ukrainians are hoping to plant what crops they can this year but face a fertilizer and diesel shortage. There are many unknowns for producers with Russian troops in certain areas, labor availability, port access and more.

Max talks markets and impact from Ukraine with Drew Moore, Advance Trading. Drew discusses more on the acreage and planting intentions report, also touching on the strategies that farmers should be looking towards as this year’s planting begins.

This week in Colby Ag Tech, Chad Colby spotlights the new Apple iPad Air and Apple monitors.

Mark Burns, Case IH Application Equipment Manager, shares details on the new Patriot Sprayer.

Jacqui Fatka, Farm Progress, joins Max to discuss the upcoming Farm Bill and is there an urgency to get a new bill complete or will they extend the current bill.

Mark Worner, Agoro Carbon Alliance, talks with Mike Pearson about the opportunities for farmers involved in the carbon program and the roll their company takes in that contract. Mark shares more details on the carbon contract and the support for the farmers.

Greg Soulje gives his weather forecast for week ahead and what to expect in the upcoming forecast.

Max’s Tractor Shed spotlights Paquette’s Tractors. Max revisits a previous interview with Stewart Paquette as he shared how he came to collect International Harvester equipment, appliances and more.

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

This week the FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Nicole Koziolek, Minnesota State FFA Secretary.

Curt Blades, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, talks with Max about the National Agriculture Day event planned in Washington DC. Curt shares more details on what can be expected during the event with equipment, exhibits, lawmakers and more.

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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