AgDay Daily Recap -July 8, 2015

July 8, 2015 02:57 AM
 

TODAY ON AGDAY
JULY 8, 2015

OPEN HEADLINES:
TODAY ON AGDAY POURING THROUGH THE IMPACTS OF EPA'S PROPOSED RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARDS…PLUS, LAW MAKERS MEET TO DISCUSS THE AVIAN FLU RESPONSE IN AGRIBUSINESSS...CATTLE MARKETS POST HOLIDAY, AND A SECOND CHANCE FOR SERVING SECONDS...THIS SCHOOL CAFETERIA GETTING NEW LIFE THANKS TO THE OIL BOOM IN NORTH DAKOTA. AGDAY BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DEPENDABLE, LONG LASTING CHEVY SILVERADO.
CHESAPEAKE RULING:
ON MONDAY AN APPEALS COURT HAS UPHELD THE EPA'S POLLUTANT LIMITS IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY.  IN THE DECISION, CIRCUIT JUDGE THOMAS AMBRO ACKNOWLEDGED THAT THERE WERE WINNERS AND LOSERS IN THE EPA'S PLAN.
CROP WATCH:
 ONE STATE IN THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY CAN'T SEEM TO GET AWAY FROM POUNDING RAIN. MIKE HOFFMAN HAS DETAILS IN CROPWATCH. MIKE.
TEASE:
STRIGHT AHEAD--WE'LL TAKE ON THE CATTLE MARKET WITH MARK GOLD. INSIGHTS AND MARKET DIRECTION IN TODAY'S ANALYSIS…
FOOD PRICES:
AND YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND, THE DIFFERENCES IN MEAT PRICES COMPARED TO A YEAR AGO. PORK CHOPS DOWN ABOUT 8 PERCENT, CHICKEN DOWN ABOUT 2. HOWEVER, BEEF CONTINUING TO BUCK THE TREND---RETAIL BEEF PRICES UP ABOUT 10 PERCENT YEAR OVER YEAR.
100K DAIRY:
NEWS AGENCIES OUT OF CHINA REPORTING THE COUNTRY IS NOW BUILDING THE WORLD'S LARGEST DAIRY. WORK IS UNDERWAY ON A 100-THOUSAND HEAD FACILITY BUILT TO SUPPLY THE RUSSIAN MARKET WITH MILK AND CHEESE. THE NEW DAIRY LOCATED IN THE NORTH EAST IS A COLLOBORATION BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. COWS WILL BE IN CHINA, WHILE RUSSIA IS SECURING ROUGHLY 250-THOUSAND ACRES OF GROUND TO HELP GROW FEED.
CURRENTLY THE WORLDS' LARGEST DAIRY FARM IN OPERATION IS ALSO IN CHINA.
ITC WILDROSE CAFÉ:
THE HIGH SCHOOL IN WILDROSE, NORTH DAKOTA, CLOSED IN 2006 BECAUSE THERE JUST WEREN'T ENOUGH STUDENTS TO KEEP THE CLASSROOM DOORS OPEN. THE TOWN POPULATION IS ONLY 110 PEOPLE. TODAY, THEY STILL DON'T HAVE A LOT OF KIDS IN TOWN, BUT THE SCHOOL HAS REOPENED, THANKS TO THE OIL BOOM, AND THE BUILDING IS ONCE AGAIN DRAWING THE SMALL FARMING COMMUNITY TOGETHER. OUR OLE FRIEND CLIFF NAYLOR FROM KFYR REPORTS ON A SECOND "SERVING" FOR THIS OLD SCHOOL…
CLOSE:
DURING THE LAST YEAR WILDROSE HIGH SCHOOL WAS OPEN THERE WERE ONLY FOUR STUDENTS IN THE CLASS OF 2005. THAT'S ALL THE TIME WE HAVE THIS MORNING. WE'RE GLAD YOU TUN

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