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AgDay Daily Recap -May 8, 2013

May 8, 2013
 
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

MAY 8, 2013

 

FLORIDA CITRUS:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. THE WORLD'S LARGEST SOFTDRINK MAKER ANNOUNCES A MAJOR INVESTMENT INTO FLORIDA'S AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY.

I-80 TOUR:

THE LATEST USDA CROP PROGRESS REPORT SHOWS 7 PERCENT OF OHIO'S CORN CROP IS IN THE GROUND. THAT'S FIVE POINTS BEHIND THE NATIONAL NUMBER, BUT 34 PERCENTAGE POINTS BEHIND THE AVERAGE PACE. AS NATIONAL REPORTER TYNE MORGAN TELLS US ON HER I-80 TOUR STOP, FARMERS IN NORTHWEST OHIO COULD BE LEADING PROGRESS IN THE STATE, AS CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

CROP WATCH:

ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE COUNTRY, FIELDWORK IS SLOWLY GETTING DONE. A WACKY SPRING ISN'T JUST MESSING WITH YOUR WARDROBE.  IT'S ALSO IMPACTING INSECTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.  MIKE HOFFMAN HAS THE DETAILS IN THIS MORNING'S CROP WATCH.

DAIRY COW CULLING:

USDA'S ANNUAL LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER REPORT SHOWS NATIONWIDE, THE NUMBER DAIRY COWS HEADED FOR THE RAIL WERE UP MORE THAN 6 PERCENT LAST YEAR. CULLING THROUGH REGION 6 OR NEW MEXICO, TEXAS, OKLAHOMA, ARKANSAS AND LOUISIANA SAW A 63 PERCENT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF DAIRY COWS SENT TO SLAUGHTER.

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