Farm Progress

Rural issues, farm security, land prices and buyers, fertilizer concerns and more are hot topics this week.

November 20, 2021

Max spoke with Zippy Duvall, American Farm Bureau Federation president, about the EPA's crop protection thresholds, and the impact that could have on farmers, as well as rural infrastructure and broadband.

Karl Setzer, Agrivisor, joins Mike virtually, and talks about corn export demand, ethanol demand, inflation impacts, food and oil prices, the soybean oil crush, soy oil stocks, rail transportation of commodities, South American soybean crop and more.

In the tech segment, Chad Colby talks about farm security, and camera options for the farm site.

Joining Mike and Max at the desk, Ray Brownfield, Land Pro, LLC, talks about crop land prices, impacts of livestock operations near available land, buyer demographics and more.

The Plan Smart, Grow Smart segment takes Max to Minnesota, where he talked to Terry Wellmann, Hanska, about his route to becoming a farmer, his current operation, using data to drive decisions and yield impact from products used.

Greg Soulje is back with a weather forecast for the week.

Greg Soulje shares an extended weather outlook.

There are auger tractors in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares what's coming across the block at Big Iron Auctions.

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Jackson Sylvester, national FFA secretary.

In Samuelon Sez, Orion talks about the impact of fertilizer prices and availability on farmers.

Mike and Max close the show with hope for ending harvest before Thanksgiving, as well as some thoughts on stink bugs.


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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