Agricultural Export Reports Stay Delayed Due To Shutdown

January 16, 2019 04:11 PM

More Americans are feeling the impact of the government shutdown. TSA headquarters urging passengers to arrive at the airport two hours ahead of their flights as the number of TSA officers working without pay and calling in sick grows. The FDA has ordered hundreds of inspectors back on the job, though they won’t get paid. The same goes for the 4,000 National Weather Service workers.

The agricultural sector is feeling the impact as well. Export reports are being delayed.

Those reports are what analysts and traders need to help farmers with their marketing plans. AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben talks with Angie Setzer of Citizens Grain at the Top Producer Summit in Chicago, Illinois.

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