This Week in Agribusiness, April 22, 2017

Max Armstrong discuss Farm Shows, Culvers and wildfire relief.

Part 1

Max Armstrong opens this week's show with a look at cover crops. Allen Below, Parma, Missouri, talks about why he converted to cover crops. Travis Buchholz, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, tackles the Farm Challenge of the Week. And Farm broadcaster Susan Littlefield, KVRN Rural Radio Network, Lexington, Nebraska, offers insight into key issues farmers in that part of the country are watching.

Part 2

Max Armstrong talks markets with David Hightower, The Hightower Report. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson shares his thoughts on whether the war on genetically engineered crops will ever be over. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Russell Buhr, Half Century of Progress, talks about some of the fantastic tractors on display at the Half Century of Progress, including his own Swedish Buhrer tractor. Max Armstrong shares a few Tweets of the Week from twitter.com/maxarmstrong

Part 4

Chad Colby shares some of his thoughts on the 2017 Crop Report. Joe Koss, President and CEO, Culvers, talks about how important farmers are to that company. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max Armstrong tells the story of a 1956 Farmall 300, owned by The Fishel Family, Winston-Salem, NC.

Part 5

Max Armstrong continues his market conversation with David Hightower, The Hightower Report.

Part 6

Max Armstrong profiles Saxony Lutheran FFA, Jackson, Missouri a 35-member group that started just three years ago. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Max Armstrong closes this week’s show with a look at the aid that came to people affected by the wildfire. Janell Aust reports on talks with Jenny Giles-Betschart, Molly Giles-Beckford, and Katie Giles-Shaw, Ashland, Kansas, who are overwhelmed with how much support they are receiving. David Clawson, Englewood, Kansas, says the thing that amazed him the most was how fast the fire came. To support those impacted by the wildfire, visit kla.org (Kansas),  okcattlemen.org (Oklahoma),   texasagriculture.gov (Texas), or coloradofarmbureau.com (Colorado).

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