AgDay Daily Recap -July 17, 2015

July 17, 2015 02:57 AM
 

TODAY ON AGDAY
JULY 17, 2015

OPEN HEADLINES:
TODAY ON AGDAY - A SPARK OF NEW LIFE FOR THE RURAL ECONOMY…BUT DOES THAT TRANSLATE INTO STRONGER LAND VALUES? LEGAL MATTERS - IS FARM DRAINAGE TILE A SOURCE OF POLLUTION? THE COURTS COULD DECIDE. FIND OUT WHY MILK COULD GET CANADA 'BOOTED' FROM A MULTINATIONAL TRADE PACT IN AGRIBUSINESS....AND THE FACES OF FARMING FAME IN THE NORTHERN PLAINS. AGDAY-BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DEPENDABLE, LONG LASTING CHEVY SILVERADO…
RMI REPORT:
GOOD MORNING I'M BETSY JIBBEN. CLINTON GRIFFITHS IS ON ASSIGNMENT. YOU MAY NOT BE FEELING IT IN YOUR FINANCIAL PORTFOLIO BUT BANKERS IN THE MIDWEST SAY THE ECONOMY IS SHOWING SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT...AND THAT'S OUR TOP STORY ON AGDAY.
WALSTEN RANCHLAND:
GOSS SAYS THE JULY FARM EQUIPMENT-SALES INDEX ROSE BUT IT'S STILL CONSIDERED VERY WEAK. HE SAYS WITH FARM INCOME EXPECTED TO DECLINE FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR, FARMERS REMAIN VERY CAUTIOUS REGARDING THE PURCHASE OF FARM EQUIPMENT.
TOM SELLECK WATER:
ANOTHER WATER DISPUTE - THIS ONE INVOLVING ACTOR AND AVOCADO GROWER TOM SELLECK…SELLECK HAS SETTLED A DISPUTE WITH A CALIFORNIA WATER DISTRICT. THE CELEBRITY WAS ACCUSED OF ILLEGALLY TAKING TANKERS OF WATER FROM A WATER DISTRICT HE WASN'T ENTITLED TO. SELL ECK AGREED TO SETTLE THE MATTER BY PAYING THE DISTRICT 21-THOUSAND DOLLARS.
TEASE:
STILL TO COME PRO FARMER WEIGHS- IN ON THE VARIABLE WEATHER AND CROP CONDITIONS ACROSS THE CORN BELT. THE UNITED STATES THREATENS TO CLOSE AN IMPORTANT TRADE DEAL WITHOUT CANADA.
PROFIT BRIEFING:
IN TODAY'S PROFARMER PROFIT BRIEFING, WE HEAD TO THEIR LEADING EDGE CONFERENCE HELD THIS WEEK IN DES MOINES, IOWA. BRIAN GRETE AND CHIP FLORY COVER THE TOP THREE QUESTIONS ON FARMER'S MINDS: WEATHER, CROP CONDITION AND PRICES...
DAIRY TPP:
THE U.S. IS THREATENING TO KICK CANADA OUT OF THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT ALL BECAUSE OF MILK.
ITC FARMERS DAUGHTER CAFE:
COOPERSTOWN NEW YORK HAS THE BASEBALL HALL OF FAME. CANTON OHIO CLAIMS THE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME.  WHAT ABOUT THE AMERICAN FARMER HALL OF FAME? WELL, YOU'LL NEED TO VISIT A CAFÉ IN THE TINY TOWN OF SOUTH HEART, NORTH DAKOTA TO VISIT THE AGRICULTURAL SHRINE. CLIFF NAYLOR REPORTS ON A TRIBUTE TO MORE THAN SEVENTY MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE OUTSTANDING IN THEIR FIELD.
CLOSE:
THAT'S ALL THE TIME WE HAVE THIS MORNING. WE'RE GLAD YOU TUNED IN.

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