TODAY ON AGDAY
DECEMBER 11, 2012
Good morning I’m Clinton Griffiths. Has rural America lost its voice? That's a concerned being voiced by the nation's top advocate of agriculture...USDA secretary Tom Vilsack.
Just days after the U.S. Senate voted to grant permanent normal trade relations to Russia, that country is set to ban imports of U.S. beef and pork.
Brazil is reporting its first case of BSE. And apparently it happened two years ago. The World Organization of Animal Health - often referred to as OIE - says a 13-year-old beef cow in southern Brazil died in December 2010.
Parts of the dry Midwest got a very welcome blanket of snow. Mike Hoffman has details in cropwatch.
In news from our partners at Dairy Today - could dairies see higher milk prices in 2013?