November 4, 2023
Josh Baethge, Farm Progress policy editor, talks with Mike about the new Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson, as well as preparations for a possible government shutdown and farm bill possibilities.
In the cab, Buster Underwood, Cortland, New York, farmer talks about his dairy and crop operation, the Plenish variety and its impact on cattle feed, as well as harvest progress and yield possibilities.
Dennis Smith, Archer Financial Services, joins Mike at the desk to talk markets, including cattle demand, recession concerns and risk management, beef exports, lean hog outlook, oversupply and liquidation, pork exports, possibility of ASF in China and more.
In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby talks about the iPhone 15, and the new features setting it apart from previous versions.
Mike Steenhoek, Soy Transportation Coalition, talks with Mike about transportation issues, including the Mississippi River levels, freight rates, a strike on the St. Lawrence Seaway and Panama Canal drought impacts.
Joining Mike virtually from Beijing, Stan Born, chairman, U.S. Soybean Export Council, talks about the commitment of U.S. ag to the China market, and the interest of Chinese buyers in U.S. products, whole bean exports and more.
Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week, and an extended weather outlook.
There’s a 1967 Case 730 in Max's Tractor Shed this week.
Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.
The FFA tribute this week goes to Alec Anderson, Oklahoma Northwest Area vice president.
Laney Beetsma, Farm Progress, joins Mike at the desk and talks about her ag history, harvest this year and her day job as a sales rep with Farm Progress. She also talks about what’s exciting in agriculture right now.
This Week in Agribusiness features market news, ag technology, weather and farms, weekly on RFD-TV, and can be found each week on FarmProgress.com.
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