This Week in Agribusiness, January 28, 2017

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong cover pulse crops, Purdue projects, women in ag and the Inaugural parade.



Part 1

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong open this week's show with a look at pulse crops. Al Gustin talks to the Northern Pulse Growers Association about the future of pulse crops. The Farm Challenge of the Week is tackled by Justin Blanchette, Innovation Specialist, AHW, LLC. And Farm Broadcaster Lorrie Boyer, from KSIR Radio, Fort Morgan, CO, offers insight into key issues farmers in that part of the country are watching.

Part 2

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk markets with Clayton Pope, Clayton Pope Commodities. In Samuelson Sez, Orion asks how he should respond to a letter he recently received involving the farm industry and “factory farms”. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Max Armstrong talks to David Widmar, Agricultural Economist, Purdue University, about a project to find out why producers are having such a hard time.  Max Armstrong shares a Tweet of the Week @maxarmstrong.

Part 4

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong offer a look at The Farm Progress Show, where Max talks with Chris Olson, Regional Vice President, Rabo Agrifinance, and Steve Nicholson, Vice President, Rabo Agrifinance, about managing risk, and the various tools Agrifinance has to offer. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max tells the story of a 1953 Farmall Super H owned by Max Armstrong Himself.

Part 5

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong continue their market conversation with Clayton Pope, Clayton Pope Commodities.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Florence FFA in Florence, Texas, this 190-member group has a full operational meat laboratory. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong wrap up this week's show with a look at how women are taking a bigger role in the ag industry. Sherry Saylor, Buckeye, Arizona, talks about programs to help women acquire skills to become leaders. Max shares some of his footage of the Inaugural Parade, where he road in a Case IH Magnum 250.

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