This Week in Agribusiness, April 13, 2019

Max Armstrong takes the show on the road to Kansas City, Mo. for the National Agri-Marketing Association yearly meeting there.

April 13, 2019

Part 1

Note: The video automatically plays through all show parts once you start.

Max Armstrong kicks of the show from the National Agri-Marketing Association meeting in Kansas City with an update on how this winter’s flooding has affected Midwest ranchers from Marvin Kokes of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Curt Blades of the Association of Equipment Manufactures tells Max about the challenges a late start to planting brings to the dealer business. Arlan Suderman of INTL FCStone talks with Max about the latest on trade with China.

Part 2

Arlan Suderman of INTL FCStone rejoins Max to talk about the wet spring’s impact on the markets and farmers. Chad Colby in the Colby Ag Tech segment is taking a look at high-speed tillage. 

Part 3

Max Armstrong continues reporting from Kansas City where he hears how youth are learning about agribusiness at NAMA.  Chad Colby is back talking technology with Jack Degelman of Degelman Industries about their varied equipment.

Part 4

Max Armstrong chats with Tom Brand, National Association of Farm Broadcasting, about the group’s 75th anniversary. The BASF Plan Smart, Grow Smart series is next with Max Armstrong and Andrew Fansler of St. Paul, Minnesota. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje give us the agriculture weather forecast for the week ahead.

Part 5

Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje returns to take a look at the long-range weather picture.

Part 6

In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max introduces a 1939 Ford 9N owned by Jerry Davis of Perryville, Missouri. Max profiles Gouverneur FFA from Gouverneur, New York where they have their own maple syrup business. Member Hannah Hight touts the amount of community support the chapter gets.  

Part 7

Max Armstrong introduces a report form Delaney Howell who talks with Iowa Supreme Court Justice Susan Christensen whose rural roots have shaped her approach to the law.



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