AgDay Daily Recap -March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014 02:57 AM
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

MARCH 24, 2014

 

CATTLE ON FEED:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. NEW FEEDLOT AND CATTLE INVENTORY NUMBERS GIVE LITTLE REASON FOR PRICES IN THE CATTLE AND BEEF SECTORS TO SETTLE DOWN.

SLAUGHTER:

USDA ALSO SHARED IT'S COMMERICAL RED MEAT PRODUCTION NUMBERS LAST WEEK.
PRODUCTION OF ALL RED MEAT FELL ONE PERCENT LAST MONTH. HOWEVER BRAKING IT DOWN...BEEF WAS 5 PERCENT LOWER COPARED TO FEBRUARY 2013. AS WAS THE NUMBER OF CATTLE PROCESSED. PORK PRODUCTION INCREASED 4 PERCENT...DUE TO HIGHER SLAUGHTER NUMBERS AND INCREASING WEIGHTS.

PETERSON REELECTION:

MINNESOTA REPRESENTATIVE COLIN PETERSON SAYS HE WILL SEEK REELECION. THE RANKING HOUSE AG COMMITTEE MEMBER PUTTING REST SPECULATION HE WOULDN'T SEEK REELECTION ONCE THE FARM BILL PASSED. PETERSON HAS ADVOCATED STAUNCHLY FOR FARM POLICY DURING HIS 20 YEAR STINT AS A CONGRESSMAN.

EPA WORKER STANDARDS:

ALSO IN WASHINGTON THE 90 DAY COMMENT PERIOD OFFICIALLY STARTS FOR EPA'S NEW WORK PROTECTION RULES. THE PROPOSAL UPDATES A 20 YEAR OLD REGULATION DEALING WITH PESTICIDE APPLICATION. THE NEW RULE REQUIRES MANDATORY PESTICIDE SAFETY TRAINING, ENTRY BUFFER AREAS, POSTED SIGNS AND RECORD KEEPING. THIS WOULD BE THE FIRST CHANGE SINCD 92'.

UKRAINE UPDATE:

RUSSIA SAYS IT HAS NO PLANS TO RETAILIATE FURTHER AGAINST U.S. SANCTIONS. PRESIDENT PUTIN MAKING THE STATEMENT WHILE FINALIZING ITS ANNEXATION OF CRIMEA.
EXPERTS SAY IT APPEARS MOSCOW IS HOPING TO LIMIT THE DAMAGE FROM U.S. AND EU SANCTIONS. GRAIN MARKETS REACTED NEGATIVELY. WHEAT AND SOYBEANS BOTH LOWER, CORN MIXED TO CLOSE FRIDAY'S TRADE.

FARMING 2025:

THE PAST FEW WEEKS, WE'VE BEEN LOOKING AT HOW FARMING COULD CHANGE IN THE NEXT DECADE. MOST OF WHAT WE'VE SHOWED YOU NOT ONLY USES DATA, BUT PUSHES QUITE A BIT OF INFORMATION OUT. NATIONAL REPORTER TYNE MORGAN IS HERE TO TALK ABOUT WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS IN THIS ARENA.

CROP WATCH:

TIME FOR YOUR FIRST LOOK AT FARM COUNTRY WEATHER ON THIS MONDAY MORNING. MIKE HOFFMAN HAS DETAILS FROM THE WEATHER-CENTER, MIKE.

SCIENTIST SHORTAGE:

IN AGRIBUSINESS TODAY - COLLEGE-FOUND STUDENTS - STILL UNSURE ABOUT A CAREER - SHOULD CONSIDER JUST ABOUT ANY SCIENCE ASSOCIATED WITH AGRICULTURE. A STUDY RELEASED BY THE COALITION FOR A SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE WORKFORCE SHOWS THAT TOO FEW SCIENTISTS ARE BEING TRAINED IN THOSE FIELDS.
.ANALYSIS:

WHEN YOU'RE SELLING GRAIN, HOW OFTEN DO YOU WORRY YOU SOLD TOO MUCH AND MISSED AN OPPORTUNITY? TYNE MORGAN TAKES A CLOSER LOOK IN THIS MORNING'S ANALYSIS.

MACHINERY PETE:

MACHINERY PETE JOINS US NOW FOR HIS REGULAR MONDAY FEATURE. AND THIS MORNING, HE SAYS A RECENT AUCTION WAS LIKE PIRAHNA'S FIGHTING FOR THE SAME PREY.

INDIAN LAND:

STELLA PESHLAKAI SMITH IS THE LAST HOLDOUT ON LANDS ONCE HOME TO HUNDREDS OF NAVAJO. SMITH'S FAMILY WANTS LAWMAKERS TO GIVE THEM PERMANENT RIGHTS SO THEY CAN KEEP THEIR HOME AT WUPATKI NATIONAL MONUMENT IN ARIZONA. DETAILS FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

BREAKFAST COSTS:

IF YOU ENJOY BREAKFAST AND ALL THE TRIMMINGS YOU MAY HAVE NOTICE THE TAB GOING UP.

ONION RESEARCH:

AND YOU MIGHT ENJOY ADDING AN ONION OR TWO TO YOUR JUEVOS RANCHEROS.

 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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