AgDay Daily Recap -August 9, 2013

August 9, 2013 04:57 AM
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

AUGUST 9, 2013

 

TYSON ZILMAX:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. THE NATION'S LARGEST MEAT PROCESSOR HAS SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT THE USE OF A GROWTH ADDITIVE FOR ITS BEEF SECTOR.

COTTON DISPUTE:

BLAMING CONGRESS FOR A LACK OF A FARM BILL, AGRICULTURE SECRETARY TOM VILSACK SAYS THE U-S WILL STOP PAYING A 147 MILLION DOLLAR ANNUAL SETTLEMENT TO BRAZIL OVER A LONG-RUNNING COTTON DISPUTE. THE SECRETARY SAID THIS BEFORE, BUT THIS TIME IT WAS DURING A TRIP TO BRAZIL.

IMMIGRATION PEACHES:

WHILE CONGRESS, SPENDS ITS AUGUST RECESS IN TOWN HALL MEETINGS, IMMIGRATION REFORM IS LIKELY TO BE A HOT TOPIC. FOR AGRICULTURE, MANY IN THE INDUSTRY SAY REFORMS ARE VITAL TO THE LOGEVITY OF U.S. FOOD PRODUCTION. THE AMERICAN FARM BUREAU, A GROWER BACKED POLICY GROUP, IS FRONT AND CENTER--PUSHING FOR CHANGE. IN THIS REPORT PROVIDED BY FARM BUREAU, JOHNNA MILLER TRAVELS TO SOUTH CAROLINA FOR A LOOK AT THE TYPES OF CHALLENGES FACING U.S. PRODUCERS.

CROP WATCH:

FROM DIXIE TO THE DAKOTAS, MIKE HOFFMAN HAS YOUR FRIDAY MORNING CROPWATCH.

PROFIT BRIEFING:

ON MONDAY, USDA WILL RELEASE ITS LATEST SUPPLY-AND-DEMAND REPORT. IN ADVANCE OF THAT REPORT, OUR PARTNERS AT PROFARMER SAY SOME DEMAND IS COMING BACK TO THE NEW CROP BEAN MARKET. IN TODAY'S PROFIT BRIEFING, PROFARMER EDITOR CHIP FLORY AND SENIOR MARKET ANALYST BRIAN GRETE DISCUSS WHAT THAT DEMAND COULD MEAN FOR ALL OF THE GRAINS.

AUSSIE BIRDS:

THOUSANDS OF BIRDS HAVE DESCENDED ON ONE PARTICULAR TOWN IN NORTHEAST AUSTRALIA, SEEKING RELIEF FROM THE DROUGHT. WILDLIFE - LILKE THE GA-LAH' BIRD - ARE LOOKING FOR ANY OPEN WATER POSSIBLE. BUT THEIR ARRIVAL IN THE TOWN OF BOULIA IS CREATING HAVOC FOR LOCALS. TRACEY BROWN HAS DETAILS FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

FROM THE FARM RECIPE:

IN OUR FROM THE FARM FAVORITE RECIPE OF THE WEEK, TODAY WE'RE SHARING A FAVORITE FROM HOLLY WHITE OF BRISTOL INDIANA. SHE'S SHOWING US HOW TO SERVE UP CHICKEN CORDON BLEU ROLLS MADE IN THE SLOW COOKER.

ORANGE JUICE:

HOW OFTEN DO YOU HAVE A GLASS OF ORANGE JUICE WITH BREAKFAST. APPARENTLY TASTES OR OPTIONS ARE CHANGING. NEW RESEARCH SHOWS A LOT FEWER AMERICANS ARE DRINKING OJ EACH DAY.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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