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05/19/2017

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    Fri, May 19, 2017
    The nation's dairy herd continues to expand. Milk production is rising and experts project continued increases into next year. (Gary Crawford and Seth Meyer)
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    Fri, May 19, 2017
    The recent long-term drought in California offered an illustration of how farmers managed their crops to respond to those conditions. (Rod Bain and USDA economist, Steve Wallander)
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    Fri, May 19, 2017
    The USDA says farms had fewer hired workers last month than April a year ago. (Gary Crawford and Sec'y Sonny Perdue)
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    Fri, May 19, 2017
    As demand for strawberries is booming, producers recognize the need to reduce chemical inputs in the production system. (Stephanie Ho and University of Arkansas horticulture professor, Curt Rom)
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    Fri, May 19, 2017
    Scientists are finding new uses for an existing technology as they develop a way to speed up the process of pasteurizing eggs. (Stephanie Ho and ARS scientist, David Geveke) NOTE: May is National Egg Month
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    Fri, May 19, 2017
    Next weekend is the unofficial start of the summer outdoor grilling season. It's time to pull out those fancy tools you use when you cook out on the grill, but many of us don't use the most important tool. (Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely)
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    Fri, May 19, 2017
    Marianne Gravely with the USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline giving the recommended safe cooking temperatures for various meat products.