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This Week in Agribusiness, January 29, 2022

This Week in Agribusiness - David Kohl at Farm Futures Summit
Mike Pearson and Max Armstrong get reports from several winter learning meetings, plus markets and tech.

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Mike Pearson start off talking about meetings they attended this week. Mike interviews Emily Skor of Growth Energy about court battles they are fighting concerning E15. Next, Mike interviews Iowa Soybean Association’s Michael Dolch about biofuels. Mike talks with Duwayne Bosse of Bolt Marketing, to discuss the adventurous week in soybeans. Next they look at the wheat market and what’s going on with Russia and Ukraine.

Part 2

Duwayne Bosse of Bolt Marketing, rejoins Mike to talk ethanol and high stocks. Next up, they discuss corn and the weather in South America. The wild hog market is next on their list. In the Colby Ag Tech segment Chad Colby looks at the latest in cell phone battery technology.

Part 3

Max talks with David Kohl at the Farm Futures Summit about planning for these skyrocketing land values and potentially climbing interest rates. Tax law changes  are also explored.

Part 4

Max talks with Dr. Bobby Martens about the supply chain issues we’ve seen and some of the surprising details behind it.  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 1963 Farmall 460 that was heavily damaged in a Wisconsin farm shop fire. Owner Mike Turner vows to restore it. In the FFA Chapter Tribute Mike Pearson chats with Kelly Baird, Kentucky state FFA Vice President. Baird is excited to being traveling to visit other chapters. Baird comes from an FFA family and says she was practically born in the blue corduroy.

Part 7

Max previews Commodity Classic with co-chairs Gerry Hayden and Gary Porter.

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