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AgDay Daily Recap -March 22, 2013

March 22, 2013
 
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

MARCH 22, 2013

 

CONTINUING RESOLUTION:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. THE MEAT AND POULTRY INDUSTRIES ARE APPLAUDING CONGRESS THIS MORNING. BOTH CHAMBERS APPROVED LEGISLATION THAT AVERTS FURLOUGHING USDA MEAT INSPECTORS.

DEALING WITH DROUGHT:

WHILE A LARGE PORTION OF THE EASTERN HALF OF THE U-S IS NOW DROUGHT- FREE, PRODUCERS IN THE WEST STILL STRUGGLE TO FIND RAIN. NATIONAL REPORTER TYNE MORGAN WRAPS UP HER DEALING WITH DROUGHT SERIES BY GIVING US THE PICTURE TODAY.

CROP WATCH:

FROM DROUGHT TO FLOODING, IT LOOKS LIKE WE'RE IN FOR A WILD SPRING IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS. MIKE HOFFMAN HAS DETAILS IN THIS MORNING'S CROP WATCH.

CASE PLANTER:

IN MACHINERY MINUTE WE GET A LOOK AT THE NEW CASE I-H PRECISION DISC 500 SINGLE DISC AIR DRILL. THIS PLANTER IS FOR SMALL GRAINS INCLUDING SOYBEANS, WHEAT, AND RICE. IT HAS VARIABLE RATE HYDRAULIC METERING AND INCLUDES SECTION CONTROLS.
BUT IT'S THE ROW UNITS THAT REALLY STANDOUT.

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