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China is expected to buy more U.S. agricultural products next year. (Gary Crawford and Rob Johansson)
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Ag producers and other users of unmanned aerial systems can apply for a waiver or exemption from some parts of a new rule taking effect Monday. (Rod Bain and Joe Mora of the Federal Aviation Administration)
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Joe Mora of the Federal Aviation Administration says a new rule for small unmanned aerial systems creates greater potential for UAS use in agriculture, and an increase in users of this technology.
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One of USDA's top research leaders is using her own background in science and tech based education as a motivation for students interested in such careers. (Rod Bain and Agricultural Research Service Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young)
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Agricultural Research Service Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young discusses her educational and career background, and why it is important to encourage students to pursue learning and careers in science, tech, engineering and math based fields.
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If storms, floods or fires have cut your power and also forced you to quickly evacuate your home, you may return to find refrigerators and freezers full of rotten, smelly food. Can those units be salvaged? (Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely)
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2017 U.S. agricultural exports could show their first yearly increase since 2013. (Gary Crawford and Rob Johansson)
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Rob Johansson, USDA Chief Economist, with the 2016 and 17 export volume forecasts for wheat. rice and corn.
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Rob Johansson, USDA Chief Economist, with the 2016 and 2017 export forecasts for feed grains and oilseeds.
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Rob Johansson, USDA Chief Economist, with the new export forecasts for cotton.
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A new rule covering use of unmanned aerial systems includes a range of operational and system points. (Rod Bain and Joe Mora of the Federal Aviation Administration)
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What might a new rule for unmanned aerial system operation mean for ag operators using such technology? (Rod Bain and Joe Mora of the Federal Aviation Administration)
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Todays Radio News

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The USDA is projecting big crops this fall and more meat production. What would that mean for producers and food shoppers? Gary Crawford has some of the answers on this edition of Agriculture USA. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. USDA Outlook Board Chairman Seth Meyer.
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If you pack a lunch for your child to take to school, there are some ways to make sure that lunch is safe. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service
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Schools are serving more nutritious meals. One expert says if we are packing a lunch for our kids, we should do the same. Gary Crawford reports. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Sandy Proctor, Kansas State University Extension food and nutrition specialist.
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A top USDA science official believes students need to know anything is possible with a science, tech, engineering or math career. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Agricultural Research Service Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young.
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Summer is cherry harvest time and Gary Crawford has some charming cherry chants and chatter in this report from a farmers market. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Sandy Ma with USDA's Marketing Service. Ed Cornell, co-owner of Milk Cult. Plus snippets from actors, Gary Busey, Jack Nicolson and Bullwinkle, the Moose.
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The latest public service campaign to promote forest activity focuses on family adventures, whether at a national forest or a local park. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Michiko Martin of the US Forest Service. Amy Gibson-Grant of the Ad Council.
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A recent event and announcement highlights the expanding opportunities available to new and beginning farmers and ranchers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack
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Huge crops could bring price problems for those producers, but could also ease the financial squeeze on livestock producers. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Outlook Board Chairman Seth Meyer. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
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Each week farmers and traders get a comprehensive snapshot of the condition of crops nationwide, thanks to a huge USDA effort. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Lance Honig with USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
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A forecasted record corn crop appears to have impact on USDA's latest Cattle on Feed report. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA livestock analyst Shayle Shagam
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A national repository is assuring genetic diversity in livestock and other animal species in case of events such as a disease outbreak. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Agricultural Research Service geneticist Harvey Blackburn
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