This Week in Agribusiness, February 15, 2020

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson are checking out the National Farm Machinery Show and talking trade, the farm bill and elderberries.

Part 1

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Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson start off the show with a check-in at the National Farm Machinery Show, the largest indoor farm show in the U.S. Matt Bennet from AgMarket.net joins Max and Mike to talk about the latest trade report from the USDA and what's in the future for stored crops.

Part 2

Matt Bennet from AgMarket.net rejoins Max and Mike to talk about South American production where they are seeing big crops, but questions remain. Max joins Chad Colby in the Colby Ag Tech segment at the National Farm Machinery Show with a look at the latest equipment tech.

Part 3

Max and Mike introduce a report from Jamie Johansen in Lexington Co, Mo. where she talks with David Buehler of Elder Farms about how they transitioned their business from dairy to elderberries.  

Part 4

Max discusses planning ahead for spring planting in the Plan Smart, Grow Smart segment. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje joins Max and Steve to look at the forecast for the week ahead.

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 1456 Demonstrator owned by Randy and Terri Van Wyhe of Pine Island, Minnesota which will be on display at the 2020 Red Power Roundup in Huron, South Dakota, June 25-27. Mike Pearson profiles Monterey FFA in Monterey, TN, a new but growing chapter deeply involved in their community. Member Hannah Maddle touts the strength of the local chapter as a piece of the national effort.  

Part 7

Max Armstrong discusses the Farm Bill and its affect on the cattle industry with Allison Rivera of the NCBA. Max also checks in with Farm Progress Editorial Director Willie Vogt on what he’s seeing at NFMS this year.

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