This Week in Agribusiness, September 30, 2017

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong look at harvest progress, markets, farm tires, on-farm research and more in this week's installment.

Part 1

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Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong open this week's show with a look at harvest as Max visits Kansas and Illinois. Chad Colby also offers a harvest report. And Farm Broadcaster Ron Hayes, Radio Oklahoma Network, Oklahoma City, Okla., discusses key issues impacting farmers in that part of the country including the start of winter planting.

Part 2

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk markets with Steve Georgy, Allendale, Inc., including how weather is impacting the 2017 crop. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson offers his annual talk about a key safety issue – the use of the slow-moving vehicle emblem; and he shares the need for a working fire extinguisher on combines. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Jamie Johansen reports from the Ohio Farm Science Review with a look at how Ohio State University provides growers key research information. Patrick Haggerty reports on a Farm Foundation forum that looked at keeping U.S. agriculture competitive on a global basis, including ag research support. 

Part 4

Max Armstrong talks tires with Tony Orlando, president, Firestone Ag Tires, and he discusses the value of that on-machine rubber to farmers; and the support network the company offers. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max Armstrong offers some tips for farmers to send in their information to be featured in this special segment. And the key is sending those good photos to [email protected].

Part 5

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong continue their marketing conversation with Steve Georgy, Allendale, Inc.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Seeger FFA, West Lebanon, Ind., chartered in 1960 with 55 members. Member Hanah Wolf talks about how she contributes to her chapter; and the work done by the organization. Greg Soulje offers his look at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong wrap up this week's episode with the first installment of a look at Beef Environmental Stewards. Russell Nemetz offers the first report on Blue Lake Farm in Sharon, South Carolina. And Max Armstrong talks with Cole Walker, Thunder Creek, maker of fuel service trailers.

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