On Sept. 14, 2013, Mississippi Public Broadcasting Television's "Farmweek" gave its weekly report at 3 a.m. (Central Time), and some of what it covered was news on tractor sales, milk exports and U.S. beef cattle. The show will air again at 6:30 p.m. out of Starkville, Miss. (see full schedule below).
"Farmweek" Markets complete report coverage:
- Pre-report estimates of Sept 12 WASDE - USDA
- Brazil planting record soybean crop
- Market Interview - Cotton market lagging
- U.S. beef cattle herd rebuilding
- Milk exports up, may get U.S. farmers to break even point
- Tractor sales u
"The "Farmweek" trivia quiz question, 'What types of honeybees are found in a hive? A. Queen B. Drones C. Workers D. All of the above'"
The topic of Garden Walls is featured on the show's "Southern Gardening" category. It can be viewed at Southern Gardening Television.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting Television (Central Time) can be viewed in Mississippi and border areas of surrounding states on Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. (pre-empted during fund raising periods) and Mondays at 6 a.m.
"The answer to "Farmweek's" trivia question regarding the kinds of honeybees found in a hive is D. All the above - queen, drones and workers."
"Farmweek's" staff includes Artis Ford - Managing Editor, Leighton Spann - Market Segment Producer, Amy Taylor - Feature Segment Producer and Tim Allison - Southern Gardening Producer.
RFD-TV (nationwide satellite network) - Central Time
DIRECTV channel 379 (base teir), DISH Network channel 231
Fridays at 5 p.m. and Saturdays at 3 a.m.
Enjoy video clip of "Apricot Farms."