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This Week in Agribusiness, December 4, 2021

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson are talking Christmas farm tech with Chad Colby, learning about the Capitol Christmas Tree and more.

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson starts off discussing recent USDA farm income forecast numbers. Next, Mike introduces a report from Patrick Haggerty on the Capitol Christmas Tree, this time from California. Next, Mike talks with Darin Newsom of Darin Newsom Analysis talking about ethanol and other impacts on the corn market. They also check in on the wheat market.

Part 2

Darin Newsom of Darin Newsom Analysis rejoins Mike to talk about the dollar index and its effect on the markets. plus a look at soybeans and livestock markets. In the Colby Ag Tech segment Chad Colby is in the studio to show all his best Christmas gift ideas.

Part 3

Max talks with Brad Harris of Firestone Ag on the necessity of checking tires as your equipment goes in the shed this winter.

Part 4

Max chats with Terry Wellman in Hanska, Minnesota in the BASF Plan Smart, Grow Smart segment. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje joins the show the weekly weather forecast.

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 1936 Farmall F-14 owned by Tom Williams of Middletown, Pa..  This model got some upgrades when it was restored. In the FFA Chapter Tribute Mike Pearson chats with Erik Robinson, National FFA Southern VP. He’s excited to get out and see and meet more people in his new role.

Part 7

Max interviews Beth Roden of Bayer and Tori Laird, the U.S. Youth Ag Summit Delegate. Bayer sponsors the program, which reaches across the globe to connect young ag leaders.

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