This Week in Agribusiness – Jan. 5, 2019

Max Armstrong shares some of the best stories of 2018

January 5, 2019

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

Part 1

Max Armstrong shares some of the best stories aired during 2018. He opens with a report from Steve Bridge who traveled to China offering a look at the import picture for the region. Delaney Howell shares the story of Goats on the Go, a service that provides grazing goats for use by urban, suburban and farm settings.

Part 2

Max Armstrong continues his look at the top stories from 2018 with a report about cranberry farming from Jamie Johansen reporting from Wisconsin. Max reports on the AgriFly Network that helps link up crop dusters with folks who need them.

Part 3

Max Armstrong shares a story from the 2018 Farm Progress Show where he spent some quality time with NASCAR star Clint Bowyer, #14, who picked up people at the show to take them to an exhibit where his car was parked.

Part 4

In this Best of This Week in Agribusiness segment, Russell Nemetz reports on a ranch that is serious about stewardship. Jamie Johansen reports on the lamb industry with a trip to Colorado, and a visit to Harper Livestock, Eaton, Colo.

Part 5

Max Armstrong shares one of his visits with the Wileman Family at Crazy Acres, in southern Wisconsin, as part of the BASF Plan Smart, Grow Smart series.

Part 6

This segment opens with the FFA Chapter Tribute. Orion Samuelson profiles Keytesville FFA, Keytesville, Mo., located about 100 miles east of Kansas City on the Lewis and Clark Trail. Member Levi Schachtele offers a look at the work the group does throughout the year. Delaney Howell reports on the Kalona Iowa Sale Barn which offers more than cattle sales. Farm tractor radio collector Mike Hodupp, Marion, Indiana, who shares what he knows about these compact entertainment centers.

Part 7

Max Armstrong highlights Chad Colby’s recent visit to the Caterpillar’s proving grounds in Arizona where he got a chance to check out some new tech on bulldozers with a look at the new D6 dozer line, including the new electric drive system.

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