This Week in Agribusiness, Dec. 16, 2023

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This Week in Agribusiness, Dec. 16, 2023

Max was in Columbia, Mo., for the MFA Oil annual meeting. He spoke to Jon Ihler, president and CEO, MFA Oil Cooperative, about energy and the products they’re delivering. He also spoke with Glen Cope, chairman, about the different components of their propane customers.

Jack Cornell, United Soybean Board, talks to Mike about the partnership Farmers for Soil Health. The program was awarded funding to give to farmers for using sustainable practices. Some of those practices include adopting cover crops. Farmers can sign up through the end of February at .

Joining Mike virtually is Pedro Dejneka, partner, MD Commodities, to talk about markets and South American agriculture, including soybean production in Mato Grosso, the impact of drought in the area, the promise of new policies in Argentina, corn production in Argentina, and more.

In the ag tech segment, Chad Colby talks about tillage, and what will be available for farmers next year.

Lanie Beetsma talks to Jeff Hartz, brand manager, Croplan, about Croplan as an independent seed company and how they work with farmers, the 2024 lineup and why farmers should work with Croplan.

Mike previews the Christmas program for This Week in Agribusiness, airing next week on Saturday.

The Illinois Soybean Association honored passionate ag leaders at the 2023 Impact Awards. They included Dr. Robert Easter, Holly Spangler, Leanne Casner and Matthew Clavin, Dr. Gary Schnitkey and Rep. Mike Bost.

Greg Soulje is in with a weather forecast for the week, and an extended weather outlook.

There’s a 1960 Farmall 560 in Max's Tractor Shed this week.

Mark Stock shares the lineup for BigIron Auctions.

The FFA tribute this week goes to Riley Swofford, Arkansas State FFA reporter.

Mike previews the Farm Futures Business Summit , coming up in January. He talks to Dan Gable, Olympic gold medal wrestler and coach, about the importance of mindset.

This Week in Agribusiness features market news, ag technology, weather and farms, weekly on RFD-TV, and can be found each week on .

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