Farm Progress

This Week in Agribusiness, May 18, 2024

Mike Pearson is looking at crop progress around the country and Colorado bison operation.

May 18, 2024

46 Min View

Part 1

Mike Pearson kicks off the show talking spring crop progress and nitrogen with Brocton Roesner, Facility Manager, Nutrien. In the markets segment Matt Bennett,, talks grain market volatility.

Part 2

Matt Bennett,, rejoins Mike to talk market demand for animal proteins. Following that, Greg Soulje is on for this week’s weather forecast.  

Part 3

Next, Mike talks inland waterways with Tracy Zeas, President and CEO Waterways Council.

Part 4

Mike now turns to discussing low carbon fuel and its imapact on grain markets with Kurt Kovarik, VP Federal Affairs – Clean Fuels Alliance America.

Part 5

Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje returns to take a look at the long-range weather picture. In the Farm Progress roundup segment, Mike chats with Chris Torres, Editor, American Agriculturist to check in on crop progress in the Northeast.

Part 6

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max shows off a 1951 Farmall M, from Princeton, West Virginia. In the FFA Chapter Tribute segment, Mike talks with Kai Cox, Kansas State Sentinel. He grew up on a multi-generational farm in Kansas. He comes from a long line of FFA members. He hopes to return to his family farm, raise a herd and acquire land. In the Colby Ag Tech segment, Chad Colby is looking at the new iPad which landed in his hands this week.

Part 7

Mike introduces a report from Lorrie Boyer reporting from the Rock Ag Bison where they raise bison and have their own slaughter facility to create their own field to fork operation.

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