AgDay Daily Recap -March 24, 2015

March 24, 2015 02:57 AM
 

TODAY ON AGDAY
MARCH 24, 2015

OPEN HEADLINES:
COMING UP TODAY ON AGDAY - AMERICA'S BIGGEST AGRICULTURAL CUSTOMER CONTIUES BUYING OUR PRODUCTS…CAN MANUFACTURING JOBS RETURN TO RURAL TOWNS? USDA SPELLS OUT ITS AVIAN FLU RESPONSE. IN AGRIBUSINESS..TECHNICAL SIDE OF WHEAT MARKETS.THE LATEST MILK PRODUCTION NUMBERS SHOWS A BIG JUMP IN THE SIZE OF THE DAIRY HERD. PLUS HELPING HANDS AND GOOD HEALTHCARE KEEPING RODEO'S ELITE IN THE SADDLE AGDAY BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DEPENDABLE, LONG-LASTING CHEVY SILVERADO AND BY BASF…WE CREATE CHEMISTRY.
CHINA EXPORTS:
GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. NEW-FOUND WEALTH IN CHINA IS TURNING THAT COUNTRY INTO AN EVEN BIGGER CONSUMER OF FARM PRODUCTS "MADE IN THE U-S-A". AND THE AMOUNT OF GROWTH MAY SURPRISE YOU...AND THAT'S OUR TOP STORY ON AGDAY.
CHINA JOBS HOME:
 WHILE SHIPMENTS TO CHINA CONTINUE TO BOOM FOR THE AG INDUSTRY…THE MANUFACTURING SECTOR HAS WATCHED JOBS AND BUSINESSES HEAD THERE AS WELL.COULD THE TIDE TURN? IT DID IN ONE RURAL PENNSYLVANIA TOWN WHERE A COMPANY DECIDED BRINGING JOBS BACK TO THE U.S. THE USDA'S PATRICK O'LEARY HAS MORE.
RURAL BROADBAND:
THANKS PAT TO HELP MAKE RURAL AMERICA MORE COMPETITIVE, GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO PUSH FOR GREATER ACCESS TO THINGS LIKE BROADBAND. ON MONDAY THE ADIMINSTRATION SAYING 98 PERCENT OF AMERICANS NOW HAVE ACCESS TO HIGH SPEED MOBIL BORADBAND. USDA SAYS LAST YEAR ITS RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE AWARDED NEARLY 230 MILLION DOLLARS TO IMPROVE SERVICE TO 83 THOUSAND RURAL CUSTOMERS.
SPRING SNOW:
THE CALENDAR SWITCHED TO SPRING ON FRIDAY, BUT WINTER DIDN'T GET THE MESSAGE IN PARTS OF THE MIDWEST. SCHOOLS WERE CANCELLED IN SOUTHWEST WISCONSIN AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA DUE TO HEAVY SNOW. ROCHESTER MINNESOTA SAW ABOUT TEN INCHES OF SNOW. PARTS OF ILLINOIS, IOWA AND INDIANA ALSO GOT FRESH SNOW. CINDI CLAWSON HAS DETAILS IN CROPWATCH.
TEASE:
JUST AHEAD A QUICK CHECK OF THE DAY'S TRADE FROM THE CME. PLUS, WHAT DO THE TECHNICAL CHARTS TELL US ABOUT THE WHEAT MARKET AS THE CROPS EMERGES FROM DORMANCY.
CME REPORT:
LET’S SEE HOW MARKETS STARTED THE WEEK--FOR THAT--WE HEAD TO THE FLOOR OF THE CME.
ANALYSIS WHEAT:
FOLLOWING ANOTHER ENCOURAGING DAY IN MARKETS, WHEAT CONTINUES TO SEE SIGNS OF PRICE IMPROVEMENT. IN ANALYSIS THIS MORNING, FARM DIRECTOR AL PELL LOOKS BEYOND THE FUNDAMENTALS TO THE TECHNICAL SIDE OF FORECASTING MARKET DIRECTION. AL.
TEASE:
STILL TO COME, A LOOK AT FEBRUARY MILK PRODUCTION NUMBERS INCLUDING A SHARP INCREASE IN THE SIZE OF THE NATION'S DAIRY HERD.
MASTITIS TEST:
RESEARCHERS AT KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY ARE TAKING ON A 2 BILLION DOLLAR PROBLEM FOR DAIRY PRODUCERS. AND THEY THINK THEY'VE DEVELOPED A NEW EARLY DETECTION TEST FOR MASTITIS. MASTITIS CAUSES UDDER INFLAMATION AND EVENTUALLY SCARS IN TISSUE. IT LEADS TO REDUCED MILK PRODUCTION AND LOWERS QUALITY. THE RESEARCHERS SAY THEY'VE FIGURED OUT HOW TO POSITIVELY IDENTIFY MASTITIS IN DAIRY CATTLE USING NANOTECHNOLOGY. THE TEST IDENTIFIES THE PROBLEM EARLIER AND COSTS LESS THAN CURRENT MARKET SOLUTIONS--ACCORDING TO THE RESEARCHERS.THEY SAY THE TECHNOLOGY WHICH IS BEING DEVELOPED FOR EARLY DETECTION OF CANCER, CAN IDENTIFY MASTITIS BEFORE THERE ARE ANY SYMPTOMS.
NATIONAL CHEESE:
THE UNITED STATES CHEESE MAKING CHAMPIONSHIPS IS IN THE BOOKS FOR ANOTHER YEAR. AND AN OHIO CHEESEMAKER BROUGHT HOME TOP HONORS WITH A 200-POUND SWISS WHEEL.GUGGISBERG CHEESE IN MILLERSBURG, OHIO, BEAT OUT NEARLY 19-HUNDRED OTHER ENTRIES FROM 28 STATES. OVERALL, WISCONSIN HAD THE MOST GOLD MEDALS, WITH 56 OF THE 90 CATEGORIES JUDGED. NEW YORK CAME IN SECOND, WITH SEVEN GOLDS.
ITC RODEO DOCTORS:
NOTHING MORE AMERICAN WEST THAN THE HIGH OCTANE SPORT OF RODEO. AND WHILE THE EVENTS BRING COWBOYS AND COWGIRLS, SHINY BUCKLES, BIG HATS AND BOOTS...THERE'S A LOT OF BEHIND THE SCENES PEOPLE HELPING THESE ATHLETES STAY AT THE TOP OF THEIR GAME. JILL CRAIG REPORTS…
CLOSE:
THAT'S ALL THE TIME WE HAVE THIS MORNING. WE'RE GLAD YOU TUNED IN.

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