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AgDay Daily Recap -October 3, 2013

October 3, 2013
 
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

OCTOBER 3, 2013

 

DAIRY SECURITY ACT:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. AMIDST A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN THE SENATE TOOK STRIDES TOWARD COMPLETING A NEW FIVE YEAR FARM BILL.

DAIRY TODAY:

TYNE WILL BE BACK LATER IN THE SHOW TO INTRODUCE US TO THE WOLD DAIRY EXPO'S DAIRYMAN OF THE YEAR. NOW, SHE'S NOT THE ONLY FACE FROM OUR CORPORATE OFFICES COVERING THIS YEAR'S WORLD DAIRY EXPO. JIM DICKRELL AND THE CRACK STAFF FROM DAIRY TODAY ARE THERE AS WELL. YOU FIND COMPLETE CONVERAGE FROM THE EXPO ONLINE AT DAIRY TODAY DOT COM.

CME CONTRACTS:

THE CME GROUP SAYS CERTAIN LIVESTOCK AND DAIRY CONTRACTS,COULD BE IMPACTED BY A PROLONGED GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN...INCLUDING THOSE THAT ARE CASH SETTLED AND BASED ON USDA DATA. THE GROUP SAYS THE LIKELY SECOTORS INCLUDE DAIRY AND LIVESTOCK. CME SAYS A PROLONGED SHUTDOWN MAY REQUIRE THE EXCHANGE TO MODIFY SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES.

CROP WATCH:

SOME FARMERS AREN'T UPSET ABOUT GOVERNMENT OFFICES BEING CLOSED. MIKE HOFFMAN TELLS US WHY IN CROPWATCH. GOOD MORNIGN MIKE

EYE IN THE SKY:

AS WE'VE DONE EACH OF THE LAST TWO WEEKS, WE'RE CONTINUING OUR EYE IN THE SKY SERIES. IT'S A BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF THE NATION'S CROPS AS THEY WORK TO FINISH OUT A VOLATILE 2013 GROWING SEASON. AS WE'VE SEEN THE LAST FEW FLIGHTS, THE VIEW IS REALLY TELLING IN REGARDS TO THE CHALLENGES FARMERS FACED THIS GROWING SEASON. CHIP FLOREY JOINS US WITH A RECAP OF HIS FLIGHT. HE'S AT THE PROFARMER STUDIOS IN CEDAR FALLS IOWA,

MONSANTO EARNINGS:

IN AGRIBUSINESS MONSANTO SURPRISED MARKETS A COUPLE OF WAYS ON WEDNESDAY.
THE FIRST CAME FROM IT'S FISCAL FOURTH QUARTER EARNINGS REPORT.

ANALYSIS:

AGRICULTURE HAS SEEN ITS SHARE OF GOOD TIMES AND NOT SO GOOD TIMES. IN ANALYSIS THIS MORNING, FARM DIRECTOR AL PELL DISCUSSES THE BOOM BUST CYCLE AND WHICH CURVE WE MIGHT BE ON RIGHT NOW.

DAIRY MAN OF THE YEAR:

WE HEAD BACK NOW TO THE WORLD DAIRY EXPO WHERE SEVERAL INDIVIDUALS WERE HONORED LAST NITE FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO THE DAIRY SECTOR. SINCE THE EARLY 1970'S, THE EXPO HAS RECOGNIZED DAIRY PRODUCERS AND INDUSTRY LEADERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING EFFORTS. THIS YEAR THE DAIRYMAN OF THE YEAR IS VELMAR GREEN OF GREEN MEADOW FARMS IN ELSIE, MICHIGAN. TYNE MORGAN HAS OUR STORY. WHEN SHE ASKED HIM WHY HE WAS SELECTED AS DAIRY FARMER OF the YEAR, HE SIMPLY SAID, MICHIGAN MILK HAS A GOOD P-R DEPARTMENT
OTHER WINNERS:

ALSO AWARDED LAST NITE - DAIRY WOMAN OF THE YEAR HONORS GO TO KARYN SCHAUF OF INDIANHEAD HOLSTEINS IN BARRON, WISCONSIN. THE INDUSTRY PERSON OF THE YEAR IS DOCTOR KEN NORDLUND, WHO IS WITH THE SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN. AND THE INTERNATIONAL DAIRY-PERSON OF THE YEAR IS PEDRO TESTA FROM ARGENTINA.

SHRIMPING:

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW FISHERMEN CATCH SHRIMP? IF THEY'RE FROM BELGIUM, IT MIGHT BE ON HORSEBACK.

 

 
 
 
 
 
  
  
      
                                
                                                        
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                
 
                                 

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