This Week in Agribusiness – Sept. 1, 2018

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams report from the 2018 Farm Progress Show

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

Part 1

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams, from Adams on Agriculture, report from the 2018 Farm Progress Show. Orion Samuelson talks with Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue about one hot topic of concern to farmers - trade. Max and Mike talk markets with Steve Nicholson, Rabo Agrifinance.

Part 2

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams continue their market conversation with Steve Nicholson, Rabo Agrifinance. Chad Colby, Colby AgTech, shared his look at tech from the show. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather in the Western United States.

Part 3

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams share a report from Chad Colby who shares information on apps farmers should consider to their smart phones. Russell Nemetz reports the pulse crop harvest from Montana. Max and Mike shared their insights on some of the changes people found at the site which have come a long way from the big top tents that populated show grounds in the past.

Part 4

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams open this portion of the show with a report from Steve Bridge, who got a look at an automated tractor ready to go to work this fall in Iowa. The machine is set up as a grain cart tractor. 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 1954 Cockshutt 40 USAF diesel, owned by Glen Berry, Ottawa Lake, Mich., with an interesting history.

Part 5

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams talk with Matt Jungmann, national events manager, Farm Progress, talks about the 2018 Farm Progress Show and what it takes to make it happen.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Burlington FFA in Burlington, Kan., 57 members strong. Chapter Member Kylar Lee, shares his experience in showing livestock with the chapter. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson shares his insight on the tech tools and innovations that farmers find at the Farm Progress Show; and he shares insight into how the exhibitors impact the economy. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Max Armstrong and Mike Adams close this week's show with a look at an important weed patch at the Farm Progress Show. This one’s focused on the value of butterflies and part of the BASF Monarch Challenge.

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