This Week in Agribusiness, May 14, 2022

Planting delays and decisions, tech advancements at fire departments and on sprayers, mental health awareness and a presidential farm visit are hot topics this week.

The president of the United States was on an Illinois farm this week.

Chad Colby checks in to talk about planting progress over the past week.

Max visited with JJ Pyle, ag solution specialist, BASF, in central Iowa about how different this planting season has been compared to last year, lingering impact of the derecho storm, and more.

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst spoke to the National Association of Farm Broadcasters about inflation and the impacts.

Dale Durchholz, Grain Cycles, is in studio with Max to talk markets, including: the USDA reports, planting progress and possible prevent plant, wheat yield, Ukrainian production and guidance for growers.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby talks about productivity on the farm, specifically a UTV with a docking system to fill nitrogen tanks on the go.

Chad Colby is back, talking about tech advancements at rural fire departments, as well as in sprayers and nozzles.

Max visited with Adrienne DeSutter about mental health, including acknowledging mental health struggles and reaching out for help when we need it. She recommends talking about stressors and being vulnerable.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week.

Greg Soulje is back with an extended weather outlook.

There's a 1953 Allis-Chalmers WD 45 in Max's Tractor Shed.

Mark Stock shares what's coming across the block at Big Iron Auctions.

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Trinity Peterson, South Dakota State FFA Sentinel.

Max shares insight from Randy Dickhut, Farmers National Company, about interest rates and the impact on farmland, as well as the impact of prices in general.

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