This Week in Agribusiness, October 7, 2017

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong offer a look at World Dairy Expo, the National Waterways Conference, check in on harvest progress and visit a one-day “county fair” in Yavapai, Arizona.
 

Part 1

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Orion Samuelson reports from World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wi., and talks with Scott Bentley, General Manager for the show. And Farm Broadcaster Rob Winters, WOWO, Fort Wayne, Ind., discusses key issues impacting farmers in that part of the country including a number of barn fires that had devastating effects.

Part 2

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk markets with Jerry Gidel, Price Futures Group, including a look at the pace of harvest progress. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson reads responses from his “Me First” installment.  And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Jamie Johansen reports from St Louis for the National Waterways Conference, where the topics include the Army Corps, navigation, regulation and the importance of St. Louis in moving ag products. Later, Max Armstrong introduces America’s Pig Farmer of the Year, Leslie McCuiston.

Part 4

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong continue their marketing conversation with Jerry Gidel, Price Futures Group. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States.

Part 5

Max Armstrong speaks with Climate Corporation’s Pat Dumstorff about how Climate FieldView can help make smarter management decisions.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Mountain Lake FFA in Minnesota, which has 140 members. Member Sam Grev talks about the many activities the group gets involved in around the region. Greg Soulje offers his look at the weather for the week ahead. In Max’s Tractor Shed Max introduces Wayne Shovar’s 1959 Massey Ferguson 65 from Montezuma, Ind.

Part 7

Orion Samuelson visits a small one-day “county fair” in Yavapai, Arizona to get an update from Mark Killian, Director, Arizona Department of Agriculture. Chad Colby checks in from the field with a crop report.

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