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This Week in Agribusiness, January 11, 2020

Video-This Week in Agribusiness, January 11, 2020

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge take a deep dive on dairy in the market section and beyond and we continue to look ahead to the rest of 2020.

Part 1

Note: The video automatically plays through all show parts once you start.

Max Armstrong and Steve Bridge start off the show with a look at the indoor farm show season. Next, a quick look at the USDA WASDE report released Friday where the USDA showed yield projection numbers going up. Farm Progress’ Don Tourte joins Max and Steve next to discuss the Farm Futures Summit coming up in Coralville, Iowa, January 22-24. Patrick Haggerty reports from D.C. to take the temperature on outcome-based pricing. Andy Faulman of Rice Dairy joins Max and Steve to talk about prospects for the dairy industry, which is looking up for 2020.

Part 2

Andy Faulman of Rice Dairy rejoins Max and Steve to talk about dairy exports and how things might shake out with new trade deals. Chad Colby in the Colby Ag Tech segment discusses creating a plan for technology on your farm in 2020.

Part 3

Max Armstrong wraps up the Best of the Farm Progress Show segments with Grainbridge, a grain marketing and farm management software system. Max talks with Kelly Hardy about tax planning and business succession for farmers

Part 4

Max and Steve take a look at what farmers are looking towards 2020 planning by looking back at 2019, which if nothing else, taught us a lot of lessons. Wyffels Hybrids’ Mitch Heisler gives some pointers on how you should look at planning your inputs.  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 1964 Allis-Chalmers D17, owned by Jean and Del Carlson in Albert City, Iowa.  Their love affair isn’t just between them, they also both love A-Cs. Steve Bridge profiles Triton FFA in Dodge Center, Minnesota. They are a relatively new chapter that already boasts a national presence. Member Anna Ridenour talks about how FFA has impacted her love for agriculture and her community.  

Part 7

Max Armstrong talks to Tim Trotter, head of Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative, whose membership is growing right now and how his group views the future of dairy. Steve and Max look ahead at their calendar for winter farm shows.  The Pennsylvania Farm Show is finishing up this weekend, we hear from Dave Williams touting the size of the audience there. See photos from the show here.


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