AgDay Daily Recap -June 19, 2014

June 19, 2014 02:57 AM
 

 

TODAY ON AGDAY
JUNE 19, 2014
 
180 STATES:
FOLLOWING THE PATH OF OUR EXCLUSIVE INTERSTATE 80 PLANTING TOUR - OHIO CORN IS 78-PERCENT GOOD TO EXCELLENT, INDIANA SITS AT 72-PERCENT, ILLINOIS AT 76, AND IOWA AT 83-PERCENT. THE EXCEPTION IS NEBRASKA WHICH IS 66-PERCENT GOOD TO EXCELENT. TWO THIRDS OF THAT STATE IS IN SOME FORM OF DROUGHT.
MILK PRODUCTION:
USDA IS OUT WITH ITS LATEST MONTHLY MILK PRODUCTION FIGURES. THESE NUMBERS COME FROM THE TOP 23 MILKING STATES. PRODUCTION REACHED JUST SHY OF 17 BILLION POUNDS, UP ONE AND A HALF PERCENT FROM A YEAR AGO. PRODUCTION PER COW WAS 19-HUNDRED-AND 76 POUNDS FOR THE MONTH. USDA SAYS THIS IS THE HIGHEST PER-COW PRODUCTION FOR MAY SINCE 2003. THE HERD SIZE GREW BY TEN-THOUSAND HEAD.
AGDAY REOPEN:
YOU ARE WATCHING AGDAY - HOSTED BY CLINTON GRIFFITHS, NATIONAL REPORTER TYNE MORGAN, FARM DIRECTOR AL PELL AND METEOROLOGIST MIKE HOFFMAN. AGDAY THE COUNTRY EXPERIENCE.
RFD PROMO:
THURSDAY ON AGDAY, CHECKING PLANTING CONDITIONS AND RECENT RAINS IN THE UPPER MIDWEST. PLUS FEEDER CATTLE FUTURES TAKE A DIVE. AND A LOOK AT MILK PRODUCTION AND THE FUTURE OF MECHANICAL FARM HANDS. JOIN 8 EASTERN ON RFD.
BB CLOSE CHEVY:
THE CHEVY SILVERADO IS THE OFFICIAL NEWS GATHERING VEHICLE OF AGDAY TELEVISION.
 
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