This Week in Agribusiness, March 11, 2017

On this week's show Max talks about wildfires, animal health, and the passing of Clayton Yeutter.

Part 1

Max Armstrong opens this week's show with a look at the devastating effect of fire. Chad Colby talks with Matt Foes, Agronomist-Farmer, about how to ensure equipment is working properly. Tyler Maertens, Wabasso, Minnesota, tackles the Farm Challenge of the Week. And Farm Broadcaster Melissa Gregory, KFEQ Radio from St. Joseph, MO, offers insight into key issues farmers in that part of the country are watching.

Part 2

Max Armstrong talks markets with Monica Moehring, Allendale, Inc. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson talks about a holiday that has been celebrated for over a half century, National Agriculture Day.  And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Orion Samuelson introduces another 2017 National Outstanding Young Farmer, Chad and Deb Bremmer, Pearl City, Illinois. Richard Fordyce, Former Missouri Director of Ag, talks about calving.

Part 4

Max Armstrong offers a look into animal health. Dr. Scott Stehlik, The Machhoffs Inc., talks about the importance of being an animal caretaker. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max talks about the Half Century of Progress set for August 24-27 in Rantoul, Illinois, where an exhibit of antique firetrucks will be on display.

Part 5                 

Max Armstrong continues his market conversation with Monica Moehring, Allendale, Inc.

Part 6

Max Armstrong profiles Central Plains FFA, Gowrie, IA, a 65-member group chartered in 1951. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead, including his four-week forecast.

Part 7

Max Armstrong wraps up this week's show with a look at the life of Clayton Yeutter, who passed away March 4th, 2017.

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