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AgDay Daily Recap -July 15, 2013

July 15, 2013
 
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

JULY 15, 2013

 

ARSENIC APPLE JUICE:

GOOD MORNING I'M TYNE MORGAN IN FOR CLINTON GRIFFITHS. RESPONDING TO CONSUMERS COMPLAINTS ABOUT ARSENIC IN APPLE JUICE, THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DECIDES TO MAKE CHANGES IN WHAT'S CONSIDERED ACCEPTABLE.

PEDV UPDATE:

A VIRUS THAT'S ENTERING SWINE HERDS ACROSS THE MIDWEST SEEMS TO BE GROWING. AND THE ANSWER TO HOW IT GOT HERE HAS YET TO BE DETERMINED.

FLYOVER CHARGES:

A PHOTOGRAPHER WHO PARAGLIDED OVER A WESTERN KANSAS FEEDLOT COULD BE CHARGED FOR TRESPASSING. THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, HE'S A FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER FOR the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WORKING ON A SERIES ABOUT FOOD. AN ATTORNEY SAYS THE CHARGES ARE AROUND THE RIGHT OF LANDOWNERS TO CONTROL THEIR PROPERTY, NOT AN ISSUE OF AIRSPACE. A SPOKSPERSON FOR THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SAYS THE ORGANIZATION DOESN'T THINK THE PHOTOGRAPHER BROKE ANY LAWS.

MUDSLIDE:

IT WAS A WILD RIDE FOR A NEWSPAPER PHOTOGRAPHER IN COLORADO SPRINGS...AND HIS VIDEO TAKES YOU ALONG FOR THE MUDDY JOURNEY. JOHN SCHROYER WORKS FOR THE GAZETTE NEWSPAPER. HE WAS ON ASSIGNMENT HEADING TOWARDS THE MUD-SLIDE WHEN THE SURGING WATERS PUSHED HIS VEHICLE OFF THE HIGHWAY INTO AN ADJACENT DITCH. THE RIVER OF ROCKS, MUD AND DEBRIS PUSHED HIS CAR A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET DOWN THE ROAD. ABOUT 20 CARS WERE TRAPPED IN THE MUD. BUT NO ONE WAS HURT. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS RECENT FOREST FIRES DESTROYED VEGETATION WHICH WOULD HAVE NORMALLY HELPED CONTROL THE RUN-OFF.

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