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This Week in Agribusiness, July 14, 2018

Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson talk about presidential pardons, trade with China and hear about a very special collection of dirt.

Part 1

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

Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson get a report from Russell Nemetz on the mostly warmly-received pardon of Dwight and Steven Hammonds by President Trump. Jerry Gulke of The Gulke Group talks with Max and Orion about what he saw in this week’s USDA report.

Part 2

Jerry Gulke of The Gulke Group rejoins Max and Orion to discuss the yield projections for soybeans and how livestock is looking. Chad Colby in the Colby Ag Tech segment gets into checking your combines ready for harvest. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Chad Colby rejoins the show to talk about long-lasting LED light systems. Max visits with Stewart Galloway of Hubbard Feeds to discuss the effects of bjaleneing acquired by Alltech.

Part 4

Max and Orion get a report from Steve Bridge in Beijing, China where he’s learning all about the market for pork and beef in that country. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max introduces a 1951 Oliver 66 owned by Bud Griner in Traer, Iowa.

Part 5

Chad Colby is back for a harvest report from Texas where the corn harvest won’t set any records. Max and Orion discuss grain bin safety after a recent spate of entrapments.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Loogootee FFA in Loogootee, Indiana., where they have a number of service projects.  Member Jalen Pearson talks about one of them, supporting the local food bank. In Samuelson Sez, Orion says many people don’t recognize the scale of agriculture. Greg Soulje offers his look at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Max and Orion get a report from Al Gustin on a small building that has a very big collection of soil samples from all over the country.

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