This Week in Agribusiness, July 29, 2017

Max Armstrong offers a look at the U.S. rice crop, the markets, and offers an update on water quality work in Iowa.

Part 1

Max Armstrong opens this week's show with a look at how the U.S. rice crop is performing with a report from Jamie Johansen. And Russell Nemetz reports on the barley crop, which is looking good. And Chad Colby reports from the Experimental Aircraft Association show in Oshkosh, where he found an ag connection.

Part 2

In this segment, Max Armstrong talks markets with Brian Basting, Advance Trading, including a look at the weather and its impact on crops. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson has some more questions he'd like answered. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Max Armstrong visits with Farm Broadcaster Ken Rahjes, Agview.net, Elwood, Neb., about issues in that part of the country. And Farm Broadcaster Dave Williams, Pennsylvania Farm Country Radio Network, Honesdale, Penn., shares insight about crops and conditions out East.

Part 4

Max Armstrong opens this segment with a new Freeways to Farms installment in a visit with Justin Martz who shares how he's using Climate Fieldview on the farm. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max Armstrong shares the story of a 1959 Case 800 owned by Dave Gentry, Champaign, Ill.

Part 5

Max Armstrong continues his market conversation with Brian Basting, Advance Trading.

Part 6

Max Armstrong profiles Charlotte FFA, Charlotte, Mich., a 45 member group. Member Mackenzi Harag shares some work the group does in its down. And Max points out this is the oldest chapter in the state. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead, and offers is four-week forecast.

Part 7

Max Armstrong wraps up this week's show with a report from Delaney Howell who offers a look at what's happening now that the Des Moines Water Works lawsuit against three farm counties was dismissed.

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