This Week in Agribusiness - February 24, 2018

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams report on the USDA Outlook Forum, share some new ag tech and offer a look at the U.S. sheep industry

Note: Start the video and all parts will play through as the full show

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams open the show with a look at weather worries. Pat Haggerty reports from the USDA Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C. Max and Mike talk markets with Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services, with his look at the livestock and meat markets.

Part 2

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams continue their market conversation with Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services. In Colby AgTech Chad Colby offers a look at new technology from Amvac - Simpas a precision application system. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams open with a look at the National Outstanding Young Farmer event. Mike helps profile two of this year's winners - Nick and Sunny Cummings, Ohio; and Ian and Val Plagge, Iowa.

Part 4

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams open this segment with a look at the work of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance in a talk with Jennifer Houston, Sweetwater, Tenn. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. Max Armstrong tells the story of a 1967 Minneapolis-Moline Jet Star 3 Super, owned by Dick and Martha Lowry, Francesville, Ind., a family that owns 87 Minnie-Mo machines.

Part 5

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams talk with Farm Broadcaster Alan Watts, WKDZ Radio, Cadiz, Ky., about top issues impacting farmers in that part of the country.

Part 6

Mike Adams profiles Weyauwega-Fremont FFA, Weyauwega, Wis. Member Katie Loehrke shares information about a program called Hides for Heroes which raises money by tanning donated white tail deer hides, sell them and donate the proceeds to veterans. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

This week's show wraps up with a report on sheep from Jamie Johansen in a report with the American Sheep Industry, a trade organization focused on sheep.

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