This Week in Agribusiness, June 19, 2021

Ag policy impacts, new fungicide active ingredient, the Farm Futures Summit and Farm Progress Show are featured this week.

June 19, 2021

Max and Mike host the show from the Farm Futures Summit this week, in Iowa, and chat with Bill Northey about what he worked on in Washington, D.C., as former USDA undersecretary in the past year and how farmers can be more involved in policy and decisions.

Brian Basting, Advance Trading, joins Mike to talk about markets, including the current volatility and how to handle it, key fundamentals to watch, soybean weaknesses impacting basis, new-crop triggers, spring wheat.

Chad Colby offers some insight to ISOBUS controls in the cab, talking with Matt Foes, Illinois farmer.

Richard Fordyce, former administrator, USDA-FSA, talks with Max and Mike about his new position advising people about ag issues, messages about agriculture and the pandemic impact on FSA operations and policy.

In the Plan Smart, Grow Smart series, Max talks with Josh Miller and Kelly Liberator, BASF technical market managers, about Revysol, the newest fungicide active ingredient.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week.

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather outlook.

There are tractor rides coming up this summer in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares what's coming across the block at Big Iron Auctions.

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to. Emma Long, Georgia FFA state past president

Orion talks about drought across the U.S., as readers send in email and photos, and the challenges it brings to farmers in Samuelson Sez.

Matt Jungmann talks about the upcoming Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days, and how the shows are coming together.


This Week in Agribusiness features market news, ag technology, weather and farm management and equipment information and opinions. This leading ag news program airs weekly on RFD-TV, and can be found each week on

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