This Week in Agribusiness, July 20, 2019

Hot weather, managing costs, autonomous sprayers and a suburban beef farm are featured this week.

Part 1

Greg Soulje is in early to talk weather and heat.

Max talks with Steve Johnson, Iowa State University, about keeping costs down, including cash rent. He also offers insight about land stewardship.

Dale Durchholz, Grain Cycles, joins Max and Orion to talk about markets.

Part 2

Dale Durchholz is back talking markets, including the impact of African swine fever.

Chad Colby shares some insight into equipment prep for harvest.

Steve Bridge joins Max and Orion via phone to talk about what’s happening in his listening area of Illinois.

Part 3

Chad Colby is back, talking about autonomous sprayers.

Jamie Johansen visits a suburban farm that produces beef to market to urban neighbors.

Part 4

Dave Fogel, Advance Trading, shared some marketing insights for 2019 with Max.

Greg Soulje is in with the weather forecast.

Part 5

Greg Soulje shares an extended weather forecast, which includes a heat wave…again.

Part 6

What’s in Max’s Tractor Shed? A 1947 Oliver 77.

The FFA Chapter Tribute goes to Waverly-Shell Rock FFA in Waverly, Iowa.

Orion updates the status of his congressional scorecard in Samuelson Sez.

Part 7

Ross Albert, Illinois farmer, talks about farming challenges of 2019, and protecting crops that will need it.

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