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AgDay Daily Recap -April 10, 2013

April 10, 2013
 
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

APRIL 10, 2013

 

WHEAT COLD:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. PLANTING DELAYS ARE NOT A BIG CONCERN YET. BUT THE NATION'S WINTER WHEAT COULD BE AT RISK.

WEATHERBUG OUTLOOK:

MEANWHILE,THE PRIVATE WEATHER FIRM "WEATHERBUG SAYS FARMERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR A RE-RUN OF LAST YEARS SUMMER WEATHER.

TORNADO ALLEY:

AN AREA OF THE COUNTRY KNOWN AS TORNADO ALLEY COULD SEE FEWER TORNADOES THIS STORM SEASON. BUT STATES EAST OF THERE COULD SEE MORE THAN AVERAGE. THAT'S THE FORECAST FROM UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI CLIMATOLOGIST TONY LUPO.

CROP WATCH:

LATER TODAY, THE CLIMATOLOGISTS AT COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY WILL RELEASE THEIR ANNUAL HURRICANE OUTLOOK. THIS TIME EACH YEAR, THEY PUT OUT A FORECAST FOR THE NUMBER OF NAMED TROPICAL STORMS IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN. BUT RIGHT NOW, IT SEEMS HURRICANE SEASON IS WAY OFF AS WE STRUGGLE WITH THIS CURRENT COLD BLAST.

I-80 TOUR:

AS WE CONTINUE OUR I-80 PLANTING SERIES, NATIONAL REPORTER TYNE MORGAN HEADS TO WESTERN IOWA. WHEN SHE VISITED LAST FALL, THE SOILS WERE DRY AND ONLY GETTING DRIER. AS SHE SHOWS US, FARMERS IN WESTERN IOWA ARE CAUSTIOUSLY OPTIMISITIC TO KICK THE SEASON OFF.

ANALYSIS:

IN AGRIBUSINESS TODAY - DROUGHT CONDITIONS 'DOWN UNDER' ARE CAUSING SOME MOVES IN DAIRY PRICES. FARM DIRECTOR AL PELL TAKES A LOOK IN THIS MORNING'S ANALYSIS.

WASHINGTON CHERRY BLOSSOM:

COLD WEATHER DELAYED THE ANNUAL BURST OF SPRINGTIME BEAUTY ALONG WASHINGTON'S TIDAL BASIN, BUT FINALLY THE VIEW OF THE PINK AND WHITE IS BREATHTAKING. TOM RITCHIE FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS OUR TOUR GUIDE OF THIS RITE OF SPRING.THE FULL BLOOM IS EXPECTED TO RUN THROUGH THE WEEK. PEAK BLOOM IS DEFINED AS THE PERIOD WHEN 70% OF THE BLOSSOMS ON THE TREES ARE OPEN. THE BLOOMING PERIOD CAN LAST UP TO 14 DAYS.

GREEK YOGURT:

HERE'S GOOD NEWS FOR THE DAIRY INDUSTRY IN NEW YORK STATE. IT APPEARS CONSUMER DEMAND FOR YOGURT - ESPECIALLY GREEK YOGURT - IS NOT WANING. NEW YORK IS HOME TO 29 YOGURT PRODUCING PLANTS.

RESTAURANT VISITS:

MEANWHILE, IT APPEARS A GROWING NUMBER OF ADULTS ARE GOING-OUT FOR DINNER. BUT THEY MAY BE KEEPING THE KIDS AT HOME. THE N-P-D GROUP FOLLOWS FOOD TRENDS. IT SAYS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FOUR YEARS ADULT-ONLY RESTAURANT VISITS INCREASED IN 2012, BUT VISITS THAT INCLUDED CHILDREN REMAINED FLAT FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR. THE GROWTH IN FOOT TRAFFIC TO RESTAURANTS FOLLOWS MORE THAN THREE YEARS OF RECESSION-RELATED DECLINES.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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