This Week in Agribusiness, Aug. 12, 2023

Cotton production, aftermarket concaves, ag tire tech and weed control and herbicide use are featured this week.

August 12, 2023

46 Min View

Dr. Jodi Campiche, vice president, economics and policy analysis, National Cotton Council, joins Mike virtually to talk about cotton production issues this year, supply and demand and more.

At the desk Garrett Toay, AgTrader Talk, joins Mike to talk markets, including: corn fundamentals, USDA report and trade expectations, ethanol adjustments, South American crop, export demand, storage, soybean profitability, wheat volatility, cattle markets and more.

Mike recaps the USDA reports.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby showcases ag tech of the past at the Half Century of Progress Show. You can see the old iron this year at Rantoul, Ill., Aug. 24-27.

Joining Mike virtually, Jake Jass, Copperhead Ag, talks about aftermarket concaves for combines.

Max is at the desk to talk about the upcoming Farm Progress Show, at Decatur, Ill., this year Aug. 29-31.

Joining Max at the desk, Tony Orlando, Firestone Ag, talks about what he’s seen globally in agriculture this year so far, including the need for change in ag tires, and the challenges in agriculture. He also offers tips for checking tires before harvest starts.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week, and an extended weather outlook.

There’s a 1972 John Deere 4020 in Max's Tractor Shed this week.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Kylee Falasco, Oklahoma State southwest region vice president.

In the Plan Smart, Grow Smart series, Max talks to Liam Vincent, technical marketing manager, BASF, about weed control and herbicide use.

This Week in Agribusiness features market news, ag technology, weather and farms, weekly on RFD-TV, and can be found each week on

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