This Week in Agribusiness, March 4, 2017

Max Armstrong and Chad Colby discuss technology, markets and farm equipment.


Part 1

Max Armstrong and Chad Colby open this week's show with look at Commodity Classic, where Max has a conversation with Wesley Spurlock, President, National Corn Growers Association, about export demand. Lucas Owen, Bayer Regional Agronomist, tackles the Farm Challenge of the Week. And Farm Broadcaster Bob Bosold, WAXX Radio from Eau Claire, WI, offers insight into key issues farmers in that part of the country are watching.

Part 2

Max Armstrong and Chad Colby talk markets with Joe Camp, Agrivisor. In Samuelson Sez, Orion shares an email he received from a counselor who loves being able to teach children at his school about agriculture. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Orion introduces another National Outstanding Young Farmers of 2017, Mark and Angie Ulness. Al Gustin shares the story of Jerry Doan, Black Leg Ranch, Central North Dakota, who is trying to leave the land better than he found it.

Part 4

Max Armstrong talks with Luke Cole and Nathan Smith, The Climate Corporation, who explain how the Climate Fieldview Platform can help farmers utilize their data. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max tells the story of a 1976 International 464, owned by Tim Armstrong, Horse Creek, Tennessee.

Part 5

Max Armstrong and Chad Colby continue their market conversation with Joe Camp, Agrivisor.

Part 6

Max Armstrong profiles Highland FFA in Ault, Colorado, this 120-member group was chartered in 2007. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Max Armstrong and Chad Colby wrap up this week's show with a talk about preparing equipment and new technology.

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