All About: This Week in Agribusiness

This Week In Agribusiness

From the rapid technological advances in the business of farming to the policy that helps shape the industry, growers get unparalleled perspective from these guys. Orion, Max, and Greg: the names producers have long known and trusted for agriculture news, weather, and commentary.

On “This Week in AgriBusiness” you can:

  • Keep up with various FFA chapters across the nation in the FFA Chapter Tribute segment
  • Hear Max Armstrong tell the story of how vintage tractor owners inherited, purchased, or restored their beloved tractor in Max’s Tractor Shed
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest controversial agriculture topics from legend Orion Samuelson in Sam Sez
  • Plan your week according to Greg Soulje’s weather forecasts across the nation
  • And stay in the know with all ag topics

Max Armstrong
Max has originated broadcasts from all 50 states and 30 different foreign nations in over three decades of agriculture broadcasting. He has twice received the Oscar In Agriculture. He has been awarded the highest honors by the National Agri-Marketing Association, the American Agricultural Editors Association, and the National Association of Farm Broadcasters. In 2002 he was given the highest civilian award presented by the Governor of Indiana, the “Sagamore Of The Wabash” recognition. Max grew up on a farm in the Wabash Valley of Indiana.

Orion Samuelson
In over 50 years of broadcasting in Chicago, Orion has an unequaled record of service to the nation’s farmers. The most honored agriculture journalist in the country, Orion is a member of the Scandinavian- American Hall of Fame, the National 4-H Hall of Fame, the National Association of Farm Broadcasters Hall of Fame, and the National Radio Hall of Fame, where he was presented for induction by broadcast legend and friend Paul Harvey. Orion grew up on a farm in the Kickapoo Valley of Wisconsin.

Greg Soulje
Greg Soulje brings over 20 years of experience as an agricultural broadcast meteorologist to This Week in Agri-Business. His work experience includes WLS-TV in Chicago, where he was an off-camera meteorologist and weather producer, and Central Weather Service, Inc., a private forecasting firm in suburban Chicago, whose clients included a number of radio stations and grain trading firms. He has been a Professional Member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for 20 years and has been awarded the AMS Radio Seal of Approval for quality weather broadcasts. He is also a member of the National Weather Association.


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