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This Week in Agribusiness, October 21, 2017

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong offer a look at harvest around the country, connecting farmers with food companies and market insights.

Part 1

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Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong open this week's show with a look at the busy harvest season starting with a report from Russell Nemetz on the sugar beet harvest out West. Al Gustin offers a look at harvest progress on sunflowers in North Dakota. Delaney Howell reports on harvest in Iowa. And in the Farm Challenge of the Week, Bryce Knorr offers insight into pricing grain in storage.

Part 2

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk markets with Richard Brock, Brock Associates. In Samuelson Sez, Orion Samuelson shares his thoughts on an interesting topic - FFA=Education - and he talks scholarships. And Agricultural Meteorologist Greg Soulje looks at weather for the Western United States.

Part 3

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong share a report on the National Hay Association talking with its new president Amy Freeburg, Freeburg Hay Company. Farm Broadcaster Alan Watts, WKDZ Radio, Cadiz, Ky., talks about issues impacting farmers in that part of the country, including some good news on the harvest front.

Part 4

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong continue their market conversation with Richard Brock, Brock Associates. 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 1957 Cockshutt Golden Arrow owned by Craig Berry, Grand Blanc, Mich.

Part 5

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk with Randy Krotz, CEO of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, about that group's work with food companies to bring agriculture into the board room.

Part 6

Orion Samuelson profiles New Ulm, FFA New Ulm, Minn., chartered in 1936, which is one of the largest chapters in the state. FFA Member Jesenko Gavranovic talks about some key work done by the chapter in the community. And Ag Meteorologist Greg Soulje offers his look at the weather for the week ahead.

Part 7

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong wrap up this week's show with a look at the cotton harvest from the Missouri Boot Heel with a report from Jamie Johansen. And Chad Colby looks at the harvest from Illinois.

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