Meet the farm dog of the year!


I’m Clinton Griffiths with today’s AgDay Minute.

The bulls were off and running on the commodities market, moments after USDA released it’s latest supply and demand report. The report, lowering yields for last year’s corn crop by almost 4-bushels an acre. And there is also less corn in storage right now. As for soybeans, there is also less in storage, and higher demand for beans overseas. Putting the soybean ending stocks-to-use now at just 3-percent. That’s the second smallest ending stocks in the last 20-years.

An arriving passenger was ‘sniffed’ out by a very special officer at Newark Liberty International Airport. Meet K-9 Kody. Kody sniffed luggage originating from Kosovo and alerted her handlers that something suspicious was inside. The arriving passenger claimed the suitcase and declared that he had “homemade sausages” 88-pounds of them in the suitcase. Pork is prohibited from Kosovo. The passenger was released without a penalty.

And another great dog! Meet Bindi. She was named the Farm Dog of the Year by the American Farm Bureau Federation at its virtual convention this week. She’s a five-year-old Australian shepherd who lives in New York. Her owner says Bindi helps move animals around on the farm and she’s also very protective. She once pushed back a young cow that had pinned her owner in the corner of a pen. Bindi will now get some prize money a trophy and a year’s supply of dog food.

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