This Week in Agribusiness, March 24, 2018

Max Armstrong is joined by Mike Adams on the desk this week. They hear about the celebration of National Ag Day, a new “agvocacy” app, American lamb production and more.

Part 1

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Max Armstrong is joined by Mike Adams on the desk this week. They kick off with a report on celebrations around National Ag Day. We hear from Zippy Duvall on the 2018 Farm Bill and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue on trade battles. Max reports from his panel at Ag Day regarding sustainability.

Part 2

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams talk about all the agriculture production reports coming out in the near future. Chad Colby in the Colby Ag Tech segment introduces new DEF fluid technology. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States. Then we get the Bayer Farm Challenge of the Week.

Part 3

Delaney Howell profiles Iowa State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Lab which is using the latest technology to help identify animal diseases and other problems.

Part 4

Max Armstrong interview Nancy Kavazanjian of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, who tells us about a new app available to share positive and accurate stories about agriculture. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. In Max’s Tractor Shed, Max introduces a 1954 Farmall Super MTA LP-fueled tractor owned by Bret Palmer in Rector, Arkansas.

Part 5

Max Armstrong visits with BASF’s Daniel Waldstein about the importance of rain to herbicides and how their treatments are needing less and less rain to activate.

Part 6

Mike Adams profiles Loup City FFA in Loup City, the Polish capital of Nebraska, where they encourage their members to participate in many contests. Member Ashley Dearmont talks about participating in events at state ecological sites. Greg Soulje offers his look at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Mike Adams introduces a report from Jamie Johansen where she visits Harper Livestock and Mountain States Lamb in Colorado to hear about the details of lamb production ahead of Easter Sunday dinners.

 

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