TODAY ON AGDAY
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
Good morning I’m Clinton Griffiths. Will USDA further lower its expectations of the corn and soybean crops? The market will be watching...
Price says they're having to travel farther to find enough feed. He expects some feed lots to sit on the sidelines until situations improve.
Again the report comes out at 7:30 this morning. You can access it immediately at Agweb.com.
After investigating animal cruelty at a California slaughterhouse, the USDA has resumed its purchases from the Central Valley Meat Company. The government stopped buying last month after an animal rights group released undercover video. USDA says inspectors found no evidence of sick cattle entering the food supply. It's also planning quarterly audits.
With Congress back in session, calls to pick up and pass the 2012 Farm Bill are echoing through the chamber. But with less than 12 working days before the current bill expires, optimism is running low.