AgDay Daily Recap -May 27, 2013

May 27, 2013 04:57 AM
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

MAY 27, 2013

 

VIRGINIA WOOL:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. THIS MORNING WE'RE LOOKING BACK AT SOME OF OUR FAVORITE STORIES OVER THE PAST FIVE MONTHS.

HERRITAGE HATS:

AS THE LOCAL FOODS MOVEMENT CONTINUES TO GROW, IT'S GIVING MANY FARMERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO SOMETHING UNIQUE. THAT'S THE CASE FOR ONE NEBRASKA PORK PRODUCER. NATIONAL REPORTER TYNE MORGAN, SAYS GOING BACK TO HERILOOM PORK IS CARVING OUT A SPECIALTY.

GILSINGER:

OLDEST IN THE WORLD...THAT'S NOT A TITLE EASY TO COME BY. BUT FOR A FAMILY IN NORTHERN INDIANA, THEIR BUSINESS HAS CLAIM TO THAT REPUTATION AND AFTER MORE THAN A CENTURY, THEY'VE EARNED IT. FRANK WAUGH WITH AFFILIATE WNDU HAS THEIR STORY FROM WINIMAC INDIANA.

MIRACLE RANCH:

MANY IN AGRICULTURE PRIDE THEMSELVES ON BEING HARD WORKERS. THAT CAN OFTEN BE ROOTED BACK TO ONE REASON-- A STRONG WORK ETHIC GLEANED FROM EARLY MORNINGS AND LATE NIGHTS ON THE FAMILY FARM OR RANCH. JESSICA DOMEL WITH TEXAS FARM BUREAU TAKES US TO A TEXAS RANCH HELPING GROW IMPRESSIVE YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN, APPROPRIATELY NAMED THE MIRACLE FARM.

ARCHERY:

IT WAS FIRST JUST A HOBBY BUT NOW TWO MISSOURI 4-H TEENAGERS ARE COMPETING AMONG THE BEST IN THE WORLD. LATISHA HICKEM WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI EXTENSION TELLS US HOW THE GROWING POPULARITY OF THE SPORT OF ARCHERY IS ATTRACTING MANY YOUTH.

FRUIT GUYS:

AS THE POPULATION MOVES FROM THE LAND TO JOBS IN THE BIG CITY, THE CONNECTION TO WHERE FOOD COMES FROM CONTINUES TO STRETCH. IN SAN FRANCISCO, A COUPLE OF GUYS RECOGNIZED THAT TREND AND THE POOR SNACKING HABBITS OF THESE CUBICLE DWELLERS.  AND THAT'S WHY THEY STARTED A FRESH FRUIT DELIVERY SERVICE.  TRACY SELLERS WITH CALIFORNIA COUNTRY TV REPORTS.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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