This Week in Agribusiness – Sept. 15, 2018

Mike Adams and Chad Colby offer a report from Husker Harvest Days, a farm safety note and Max Armstrong takes a ride with a NASCAR driver

Note: Start the video and all parts will play through as the full show

Part 1

Mike Adams and Chad Colby open this week’s show with a look at Husker Harvest Days in a report from Max Armstrong. The show site recently completed a significant renovation. Mike and Chad talk markets with Mark Feight, International Business Group, who takes a look at the latest USDA report and its potential impact.

Part 2

Mike Adams and Chad Colby continue their market conversation with Mark Feight, International Business Group. Chad Colby, Colby AgTech, shared his look at the Inter Drone event in Las Vegas, where he learned more about next-generation advancements. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather in the Western United States.

Part 3

Mike Adams and Chad Colby share a report from Russell Nemetz on a 100 year old research station in Idaho. Mike and Chad talk about the automation they saw at the Farm Progress Show and how that’s evolving.

Part 4

Mike Adams and Chad Colby open with a report from Delaney Howell on the farm safety issue and a program called the Telling the Story Project. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max Armstrong shares the story of a 1941 Farmall M owned by John and Ruth Werries, Chapin, Ill.

Part 5

Max Armstrong talks with Travis Wileman, Crazy Acres Farm, to discuss how valuable relationships with outside resources are to his operation. It’s part of the Plan Smart, Grow Smart program.

Part 6

Mike Adams profiles Alpena FFA in Alpena, Mich., which includes a diverse program. Chapter Member Jilliam Woodward, shares his experience in her SAE project on the dairy. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Mike Adams and Chad Colby close this week’s show with a special report. Max Armstrong got a ride around the Farm Progress Show with Clint Bowyer, NASCAR #14; the talk about the show, agriculture and Bowyer even gives some rides to a few farmers.

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