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This Week in Agribusiness, May 11, 2019

Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson hear about late planting, China trade and spend some time with John Deere's great, great, great grandson who touts his mother's work.

Part 1

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Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson get an update on Midwest weather for planting from agriculture meteorologist Greg Soulje. Max Armstrong reports on careers in ag law for young people, talking with Harrison Pittman of the National Ag Law Center. John Zanker of J.C. Zanker and Co. talks with Max and Orion about the impact of the late start to the planting season and China trade on the markets.

Part 2

John Zanker of J.C. Zanker and Co. rejoins Max and Orion to discuss African Swine Fever’s impact on the soybean meal and pork markets. Chad Colby in the Colby Ag Tech segment Chad talks about a recent visit to the Kennedy Space Center for a behind-the-scenes tour.

Part 3

Max and Orion hear from farm broadcaster Von Ketelsen of KCIM radio in Carroll, Iowa to get an update on flooding. Max chats with Randy Bodine of the Red Power Round Up about the big International Harvester get-together.

Part 4

Max Armstrong and Orion Samuelson hear from Paul Rovey about the importance of trade with Mexico for Southwest Dairymen. Max introduces the N.C. Ag Fest in Raleigh. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje give us the agriculture weather 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 pink 1944 Farmall A owned by Meghan Loschen in Royal, Illinois. Orion Samuelson profiles East Butler FFA from Brainard, Nebraska where they have their own greenhouse for school lunches. Member Amanda Aerts who talks about what she’s learned from her time in FFA. In Samuelson Sez, Orion is updating his “Congressional Scorecard” and there’s room to improve.

Part 7

Max introduces us to John Deere’s great, great, great grandson, Sandy Hewitt who has quite a number of stories to tell about his mother this special weekend.



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