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AgDay Daily Recap -October 2, 2013

October 2, 2013
 
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

OCTOBER 2, 2013

 

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. WE'RE ENTERING THE SECOND DAY OF A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN. AND THERE APPEARS TO BE LITTLE MOVEMENT IN WASHINGTON.

EPA WORKER:

MEANWHILE, THE E-P-A OFFICE IN NEW YORK WAS ALSO SHUTDOWN. ONE WORKER TOLD US THERE'S ENOUGH BLAME FOR EVERYONE IN WASHINGTON.

GROUPS REACT:

BOTH THE AMERICAN SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION AND THE NATIONAL WHEAT GROWERS ASSOCIATION, RELEASED STATEMENTS ABOUT WASHINGTON'S INACTION...INCLUDING THE EXPIRATION OF THE 2008 FARM BILL EXTENSION.

OHIO 180 HARVEST:

ACCORDING TO USDA, 7 PERCENT OF OHIO'S CORN CROP HAS BEEN HARVESTED, THAT'S SLIGHLY BEHIND AVERAGE. MEANWHILE, 17 PERCENT OF THE STATE'S SOYBEAN CROP IS OUT OF the FIELD, WHICH IS AHEAD THE NORMAL PACE. AGDAY NATIONAL REPORTER TYNE MORGAN JOINS US FROM THE FIELD. TYNE, WHILE THE LATEST CROP PROGRESS REPORT SHOWS FARMERS IN THE STATE ARE RUNNING AHEAD OF SCHEDULE, COMPARED TO LAST YEAR, IT'S QUITE A CHANGE.

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