This Week in Agribusiness, May 20, 2017

Max Armstrong discusses planting progress, markets and tractor museums.


Part 1

Max Armstrong opens this week's show with a look at this year’s corn and soybean crop. Lynn Ketelson talks with Andy Dimmel, McPherson Crop Management, about the planting progress being made in Minnesota. Scott Silveus, Silveus Insurance Group, tackles the Farm Challenge of the Week. And Farm broadcaster Gary Cooper, Ocala, Florida, offers insight into key issues farmers in that part of the country are watching.

Part 2

Max Armstrong talks markets with Mark Feight, International Agribusiness Group. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson shares his thoughts on how President Trump is dealing with trade. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Max Armstrong asks Colin Woodall, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, discussing whether the new Farm Bill will stay on track. Max visits a carriage museum, and talks with Betty Senter, Grand Oaks Carriage Museum, about the unique carriages the museum hosts. And Max Armstrong shares his Tweet of the Week, @maxarmstrong.

Part 4

Richard Wilkins, Chairman, American Soybean Association, talks about the many open positions at USDA. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max takes a look at a 1973 International 1066, owned by Stew Paquette, Leesburg, Florida.  

Part 5

Max Armstrong continues his market conversation with Mark Feight, International Agribusiness Group.

Part 6

Max Armstrong profiles McNairy Central FFA, Selmer, Tennessee, a 60-member that believes in the importance of projects and contests. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at the weather for the week ahead, including his four-week forecast.

Part 7

Max Armstrong talks with Stew Paquette, Leesburg, Florida, who explains how Max was the inspiration for him to start the Paquette’s Historical Farmall Tractor Museum.

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