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This Week in Agribusiness - May 19, 2018

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk markets, ag tech, educating the consumer and the farm bill

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

Part 1

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong open this week's show talking markets in-depth with Jerry Gulke, The Gulke Group. They cover a range of issues from livestock markets to global trade.

Part 2

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong continue their market conversation with Jerry Gulke, The Gulke Group. Chad Colby, Colby AgTech, offers a look at some very interesting mobile ag tech including some new scouting tools. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather in the Western United States. And Max Armstrong continues the series Plan Smart, Grow Smart with a visit to an Indiana operation.

Part 3

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong share a look at the work of groups to help tell the farm story to consumers. Tim Andriesen, managing director, CME Group, explains why it's important to share that information. Robert White, Renewable Fuels Association, also shares his thoughts on the need to educate the consumer. And Max offers a look at vintage construction equipment including an International crawler, including a talk with its owner Albert Warner from central Illinois.

Part 4

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong open this segment with a look at the progress of the wheat crop with a report from Russell Nemetz in Montana. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Eastern United States. And in Max's Tractor Shed, Max Armstrong returns for an update on the 1969 Minneapolis Moline A4T-1900; offering "the rest of the story." Max shares more information about Mike Verhulst, Ottumwa, Iowa, who had passed away a few days before last week's report on this special prototype tractor.

Part 5

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk with Farm Broadcaster Lynn Ketelsen, Linder Farm Network, Owatonna, Minn., who shares what's on the minds of farmers in that part of the country. In the Bayer Farm Challenge of the Week, Bryce Knorr, Senior Editor, Farm Futures offers insight on what growers should be considering at this time of year for their risk management plan.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Callaway FFA in Callaway, Neb., chartered in August 2016. And Member Isaac Stallbaumer shares a highlight of his tenure in the organization. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson shares his annual farm safety sermon including his focus on the slow-moving vehicle sign, he also wants drivers to slow down in the country. And he shares his thoughts on another key topic - GMO labeling. Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead, including his four-week weather outlook.

Part 7

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong close this week's show with some farm bill talk including the news that the House version of the measure was voted down. Coverage on that measure will continue.

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