This Week in Agribusiness - March 31, 2018

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams offer a look at the dairy industry, an ag entrepreneur program and concerns about trade moves

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

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams open this week's show with a look at the challenges facing the U.S. Dairy Industry, including work to expand trade to build demand for milk and milk products. Max and Mike talk markets with Paul Georgy, Allendale, Inc., including a look at the planting intentions report.

Part 2

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams continue their market conversation with Paul Georgy, Allendale, Inc. Chad Colby, Colby AgTech, looks at the rising use of wireless cameras and their potential around the farm. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather in the Western United States. And in the Bayer Farm Challenge of the Week, Max Armstrong looks at the importance of using a herbicide with multiple modes of action.

Part 3

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams share a report from Delaney Howell looking at a program at Iowa State University aimed at helping creating agricultural entrepreneurs. Max looks at a 1955 Chevrolet 4400 straight truck owned by Rock Katsching, Prophetstown, Ill.

Part 4

Max Armstrong offer a story about Woods Equipment Company, and how the company uses producer input to help develop products, including the company's newest Batwing mowers. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max Armstrong shares the story a 1960 John Deere 430 with an interesting color scheme - in red - owned by John Craig, Mentone, Ind. This was actually sold in that color by John Deere, as Max explains.

Part 5

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams talks with Farm Broadcaster Lynn Ketelsen, Linder Farm Network, Owatonna, Minn., about what farmers are focused on in his part of the country including thoughts of spring.

Part 6

Mike Adams profiles Stoughton FFA, Stoughton, Wis.; an active chapter near Madison. Member Grace Link shares one of her favorite memories from being a member including her first officer team. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams wrap up the show with a report from Patrick Haggerty who visited with the American Soybean Association to talk about global trade issues, and the current market uncertainty. And Mike Adams offers a timely look at egg demand, which is up, with a look at the top 10 egg-producing states. And Orion Samuelson is celebrating his birthday, send your good wishes to [email protected]

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