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This Week in Agribusiness, August 13, 2022

Farm Progress Show update, land market, Farm Next startup innovations and more.

Don Tourte, Farm Progress, joins Max to give an update on the progress for this year’s Farm Progress Show to be held in Boone, Iowa. Don shares the excitement for the show this year, the technology, the improvements made around the show grounds.

Max talks with Ray Brownfield, Land Pro, LLC. about land values. Ray discusses the strong demand for the market, particularly the high value land, the return for investors, and the value of pastureland. Many factors play a part in land value and a look ahead for the market.

Max shares an update from the USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report.

This week in Colby Ag Tech, Chad Colby shares excitement for the new technology to be showcased at the Farm Progress Show this year. Many demos will also be showcased this year at the show.

Max shares a few of the startups in Farm Next. Godard, Co-Founder, CEO - Verge Ag, shares the technology and innovation of LaunchPad that will help the farmers efficiently manage their farm.

Dirk Vandenhirtz, Co-founder, CEO – Crop Zone, shares the innovation to help weed control on the farm with electricity.

Chris Tolles, Co-founder, CEO – Yard Stick PBC, explains their startup that will measure the carbon and do it less expensively.

This week in the Plan Smart, Grow Smart series, Max joins Justin Weber, Geneseo, Illinois. Justin shares more about disease pressure and fungicide use on the farm.

Greg Soulje gives his weather forecast for week ahead and what to expect in the upcoming forecast.

Max’s Tractor Shed spotlights a 1975 John Deere 8630 owned by John Werries, Chapin, Illinois.

Mark Stock shares this week’s report from BigIron Auctions.

This week the FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Paige Lehrkamp, South Dakota State FFA Treasurer.

Max checks in with Jake Scott, Gordon, Nebraska to see how county and state fairs are going across the area.

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 FarmProgress.com.

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