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This Week in Agribusiness, May 27, 2023

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson are looking ahead to summer grilling season and honoring Memorial Day.

May 27, 2023

46 Min View

Part 1

Mike Pearson starts off the show checking in with Jill Ressler, CEO, Minnesota Pork Producers Association, to look at the many headwinds in the pork industry as summer grilling season arrives. Mike talks with Ted Seifried, Zaner Ag Hedge to discuss markets and some positive signs for corn.

Part 2

Ted Seifried, Zaner Ag Hedge, returns to discuss the soybean market, which has been less positive. They also check in with livestock. In the Colby Ag Tech segment Chad Colby is digging into lawnmowers.

Part 3

Max joing Mike for this segment and introduces the Ag States of America, this time out, host Charlie Behrens profiles Oregon, which supplies the U.S. with an impressive variety of plants and livestock.

Part 4

Mike talks with Tanner Beymer of the NCBA about the effort to protect livestock producers. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 5

Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje returns to take a look at the long-range weather picture.

Part 6

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max introduces a 1963 Allis-Chalmers D12 owned by Debbie and Earl Bennett in Pillar Point, New York. In the FFA Chapter Tribute segment, Mike talks with Andrew Seibel, National FFA President who has the FFA in his blood. He spends 300 days a year on the road.

Part 7

Mike introduces a story from Max Armstrong to discuss the Memorial Day and agriculture’s role in honoring our veterans who lost their lives serving our nation and those who have sacrificed in other ways.

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