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AgDay Daily Recap -January 13, 2014

January 13, 2014
 
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

JANUARY 13, 2014

 

USDA PRODUCTION REPORT:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. AMERICAN FARMERS HARVESTED A BIG CORN CROP LAST FALL. BUT NEW NUMBERS SAY IT WASN'T AS BIG AS SOME PREVIOUS ESTIMATES.

WINTER WHEAT PLANTINGS:

USDA SAYS PLANTED WINTER WHEAT ACRES ARE DOWN FROM LAST YEAR. THE AG DEPARTMENT PEGS SEEDINGS FOR 2014 AT JUST UNDER 42 MILLION ACRES. THAT'S A THREE PERCENT DROP FROM THE PREVIOUS YEAR. BY CLASS - HARD RED WINTER IS AROUND 30 MILLION ACRES. SOFT RED WINTER IS ABOUT EIGHT-AND-HALF MILLION.

CROP WATCH:

WHILE THIS WEEKS TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM UP, LAST WEEK'S COLD SNAP IS STILL BEING TALKED ABOUT. CINDY CLAWSON JOINS US FROM THE AGDAY WEATHER CENTER FOR OUR FIRST LOOK AT FARM COUNTRY.

FARM BILL:

A 2014 FARM BILL STILL FULL OF UNCERTAINTY. ARGUMENTS OVER THE DAIRY PORTION CONTINUE. NOW WORD THE LEGISLATION MAY POSSIBLY KEEP M-I-L-C PAYMENTS. POLITICO ALSO REPORTS HOUSE AG COMMITTEE CHAIR FRANK LUCAS NOW ISN'T EXPECTING A FINAL BILL UNTIL LATE JANUARY.

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