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This Week in Agribusiness, April 3, 2021

The egg industry, planting tech, a farmer's invention and Agronomy Week are featured.

Brian Earnest, IHS Markit, talks with Mike about the egg industry, including leading up to Easter, and the impact of the pandemic.

Max visited North Carolina to visit a BASF research facility, and spoke with Ryan Aldridge, BASF biologist, about the weather impact on planting and trials for 2021.

Brian Splitt,, joins Mike in studio to talk about the USDA reports released this week and their impact on the market, as well as price targets, acreage estimates and challenges for growers this year.

On this week's tech segment, Chad visits with Randy Aberle, Gibson City, Ill., about tech to use this spring when planting.

In 1975, an Illinois farmer, Art Ehrat, invented a breakaway basketball hoop. His family and friends share his story.

Max talks with Pete Uitenbroek, Dekalb-Asgrow-Deltapine, about Agronomy Week, April 5-9, 2021.

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

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather outlook, as well as a spring outlook.

There's a 1938 UDLX Minneapolis Moline in Max's Tractor Shed.

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

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Haley Williams, Iowa FFA Northwest VP.

Orion talks about some personal life events in Samuelson Sez.

From the Farm Progress Virtual Experience, the Oxbo 2334 hay and forage merger is featured.


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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