This Week in Agribusiness – Oct. 13, 2018

Orion Samuelson and Mike Adams look at the Trump decision regarding E15, talk to the incoming head of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and look at challenges facing the dairy industry

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

Part 1

Orion Samuelson and Mike Adams open this week’s show with a report from Delaney Howell about President Trump’s move to lift the summer ban on E15 sales. Jamie Johansen reports on the impact of heavy rains on the Wisconsin potato industry. There’s a look at the cotton and peanut harvest with a look at progress in Arkansas. Orion and Mike talk markets with Jerry Gulke, The Gulke Group.

Part 2

Orion Samuelson and Mike Adams continue their market conversation with Jerry Gulke, The Gulke Group. Chad Colby, Colby AgTech, pits big tires against big tracks in a field demo in one of those rare dry fields near Decatur, Ill. Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather in the Western United States.

Part 3

Orion Samuelson and Mike Adams open with a report from Max Armstrong who talks with Michael Torrey, Michael Torrey and Assoc., about the challenges facing the dairy industry. Orion shares a look at the World Dairy Expo Industry People of the Year, two partners in Sunshine Genetics, Whitewater, Wis.

Part 4

Orion Samuelson and Mike Adams as Orion talks with Jennifer Houston, the incoming president of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. 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 1919 John Deere Waterloo Boy that will be on the auction block at the Mecum Auction, Davenport, Iowa, Nov. 8 to 10.

Part 5

Orion Samuelson and Mike Adams talk with Von Ketelsen, KCIM Radio, Carroll, Iowa. They talk about the continued wet weather and its impact on harvest.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles Fairfield, FFA in Fairfield, Ill. The 175-member chapter is a solid performer in the state and in national recognition. The group has a greenhouse, and members are involved in landscaping projects. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson takes on the issue of the world of lawsuits and the jury verdict against Monsanto regarding a groundskeeper’s use of Roundup; but a judge recently ruled that Monsanto – now Bayer – will get a new trial on the punitive damages in that case. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Orion Samuelson and Mike Adams close this week’s show with a report from Jamie Johansen who visits a Wisconsin dairy producer to talk about the challenges he faces in the current market.

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