Daily Newsline http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/ Daily Radio Newsline presented by the United States Department of Agriculture en no Daily Radio Newsline presented by the United States Department of Agriculture Office of Communications USDA Radio Newsline USDA Radio Service usdaradio@oc.usda.gov Is Cattle Herd Expansion on Hold? http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51112017 Are cattle producers putting herd expansion on hold for a while? (Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam) Are cattle producers putting herd expansion on hold for a while? (Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam) Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_8EF3E9CB2DE64CAB9D8DDD1B89EF2CC8.MP3" Actuality: Some Key Numbers from Friday's USDA Cattle on Feed Report http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51122017 USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam, with some of the key numbers in Friday's USDA Cattle on Feed Report. USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam, with some of the key numbers in Friday's USDA Cattle on Feed Report. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:35.056 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_D87ED73725234A38B870447FCB47A20C.MP3" The Norman Borlaug of Africa http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51082017 "The Father of the Green Revolution", Norman Borlaug, has been influential in the efforts of the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate to make Africa food secure. (Rod Bain and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina) "The Father of the Green Revolution", Norman Borlaug, has been influential in the efforts of the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate to make Africa food secure. (Rod Bain and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina) Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:01:00.186 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_CF7CE3D444924FE49BEE3416D47E1750.MP3" World Food Prize Awarded to 2017 Laureate http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51072017 The recipient of this year's World Food Prize award is recognized for his achievements in fighting hunger and poverty in Africa. (Rod Bain. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina.) The recipient of this year's World Food Prize award is recognized for his achievements in fighting hunger and poverty in Africa. (Rod Bain. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina.) Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:00:59.480 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_0FE07281751D4B94B522C6DEA1F72EE1.MP3" Studying Organic Ag and Rural Economic Connection http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/45952017 Recent studies by land grant university researchers note a possible connection between organic agriculture operations and economic benefits to rural communities. (Rod Bain and Nate Lewis of the Organic Trade Association) Recent studies by land grant university researchers note a possible connection between organic agriculture operations and economic benefits to rural communities. (Rod Bain and Nate Lewis of the Organic Trade Association) Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:00:59.820 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_BA11AB8C8C7A4C8D95C0EAA41E106F6F.MP3" Don't Move Firewood. It May Contain Invasive Pests http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51092017 Be careful when you're moving firewood, because you also may be moving the pests that are in the wood, too. (Stephanie Ho and Leigh Greenwood, "Don't Move Firewood" outreach campaign manager, Nature Conservancy) Be careful when you're moving firewood, because you also may be moving the pests that are in the wood, too. (Stephanie Ho and Leigh Greenwood, "Don't Move Firewood" outreach campaign manager, Nature Conservancy) Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:58.932 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_6130754FCFB34328B95319E2E25C3A66.MP3" Certified Heat-Treated Firewood Is Free of Invasive Pests http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51102017 If you need your firewood, but don't want to be the one who is blamed for spreading invasive pests, consider using certified heat-treated firewood. (Stephanie Ho and Leigh Greenwood, "Don't Move Firewood" outreach campaign manager, Nature Conservancy) If you need your firewood, but don't want to be the one who is blamed for spreading invasive pests, consider using certified heat-treated firewood. (Stephanie Ho and Leigh Greenwood, "Don't Move Firewood" outreach campaign manager, Nature Conservancy) Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.872 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_E00CD9E0B9574A538736CA4251A5852E.MP3" World Food Prize Events And Borlaug Dialogue http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50992017 "The road out of poverty", and an emphasis on Africa, are focal points of this year's World Food Prize series of events in Iowa. (Rod Bain. Ambassador Kenneth Quinn. 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina) "The road out of poverty", and an emphasis on Africa, are focal points of this year's World Food Prize series of events in Iowa. (Rod Bain. Ambassador Kenneth Quinn. 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina) Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:45 RBAIN no 00:00:59.951 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_C1E4393385B34AFE961AA84501A8FC9D.MP3" Senate Consideration Soon For Ibach And Northey http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51052017 The Senate Agriculture Committee Thursday sent two USDA Under Secretary nominations to the full Senate for confirmation. (Rod Bain. Nebraska Ag Director Greg Ibach. Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey.) The Senate Agriculture Committee Thursday sent two USDA Under Secretary nominations to the full Senate for confirmation. (Rod Bain. Nebraska Ag Director Greg Ibach. Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey.) Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:15 RBAIN no 00:00:59.376 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_50A7EA7E114E41B080E7C787B854FBE3.MP3" A New Program To Help Dairies in Puerto Rico http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51022017 Dairy operations in Puerto Rico are running out of feed, but USDA has just announced a new program to help get feed to those operations. (Gary Crawford and Carlos Suarez) Dairy operations in Puerto Rico are running out of feed, but USDA has just announced a new program to help get feed to those operations. (Gary Crawford and Carlos Suarez) Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_F2040F0D3C11410A9653EF8AF13648B6.MP3" Actuality: Some Examples of USDA Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51012017 Carlos Suarez, the coordinator for USDA hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, giving a few examples of the USDA recovery efforts now going on in Puerto Rico. Carlos Suarez, the coordinator for USDA hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, giving a few examples of the USDA recovery efforts now going on in Puerto Rico. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:46.915 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_D5AA3FC624D94E87973A8DED079AEA8C.MP3" Actuality: The Current Situation for Dairies in Puerto Rico http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51002017 Carlos Suarez, the coordinator for USDA hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, saying most dairy operators there are having to run on power from generators and many operators are running very low on feed for their herds. Carlos Suarez, the coordinator for USDA hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, saying most dairy operators there are having to run on power from generators and many operators are running very low on feed for their herds. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:29.675 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_622A0923757740DEAFCB287AA7E14F9C.MP3" Can US Food Aid Programs Be More Cost Effective? http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51032017 Global hunger is up for the first time in more than a decade, while the Senate looks at the cost effectiveness of US food aid programs. (Stephanie Ho; Matthew Nims, acting director of Food For Peace, USAID; Thomas Melito, US GAO) Global hunger is up for the first time in more than a decade, while the Senate looks at the cost effectiveness of US food aid programs. (Stephanie Ho; Matthew Nims, acting director of Food For Peace, USAID; Thomas Melito, US GAO) Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.088 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_ECF033F268C140FB936D6435CAE4201A.MP3" USAID Official Tells Senators Why Providing Food Aid is Important http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51042017 A USAID official testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about where US food aid goes, and why it's important. (Stephanie Ho and Matthew Nims, USAID's Food For Peace program acting director) A USAID official testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about where US food aid goes, and why it's important. (Stephanie Ho and Matthew Nims, USAID's Food For Peace program acting director) Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:58.984 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_80AFFAAF0D4B44B9B4F154E1F7FF5151.MP3" Actuality: USAID Details Its Challenges Shipping Food Aid to Other Countries http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/51062017 The acting director of USAID's Food for Peace program, Matthew Nims, outlined some of the program's challenges during testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations committee. The acting director of USAID's Food for Peace program, Matthew Nims, outlined some of the program's challenges during testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations committee. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:46.027 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_B64A663DB7374C208ACDD27295D2F6C9.MP3" USDA Estimates Price Declines for Pork, Little Change in Beef Trade http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50932017 Pork price estimates are down on expectations of greater supply. (Stephanie Ho and WAOB Chair Seth Meyer) Pork price estimates are down on expectations of greater supply. (Stephanie Ho and WAOB Chair Seth Meyer) Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:55.301 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_FFC852C3985748449E2D7881ADC8080F.MP3" Actuality: No Pre-Thanksgiving Price Rally for Turkeys http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50922017 World Ag Outlook Board Chair Seth Meyer says USDA reduced its price expectations for turkeys. World Ag Outlook Board Chair Seth Meyer says USDA reduced its price expectations for turkeys. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:11.755 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_FBA2C58E04854C46945141E5D4DF6252_0.MP3" No Big Changes Expected in Milk Prices http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50952017 USDA's latest WASDE report expects no big changes in milk prices. (Stephanie Ho and WAOB Chair Seth Meyer) USDA's latest WASDE report expects no big changes in milk prices. (Stephanie Ho and WAOB Chair Seth Meyer) Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:55.248 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_78115D32463C427D9461934FA43C57EE.MP3" Pasture And Rangeland Conditions In Mid-October http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50972017 USDA rates more of the nation's pastures good to excellent than very poor to poor. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) USDA rates more of the nation's pastures good to excellent than very poor to poor. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:58.044 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_719D0C3B0FB046028B27BD07D875E313.MP3" Rain in the Midwest Leads to Top Soil Moisture Improvements http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50962017 The topsoil moisture situation in the Midwest has improved, following heavy rains there. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) The topsoil moisture situation in the Midwest has improved, following heavy rains there. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.977 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_4F0CC23931964234B32C8C32B4967899.MP3" Rural Transportation Infrastructure And Economic Impacts http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50912017 Analysts say the connection between rural transportation infrastructure and economic opportunities for rural America is a significant one. (Rod Bain. Robbie Boone of the Farm Credit Council. Mark Burton of the University of Tennessee.) Analysts say the connection between rural transportation infrastructure and economic opportunities for rural America is a significant one. (Rod Bain. Robbie Boone of the Farm Credit Council. Mark Burton of the University of Tennessee.) Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:00:59.846 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_66B6FD938E7B4679A68CE2F80B9BAF1C.MP3" The Biggest Challenge To Precision Ag Productivity? http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50942017 Trends of increased crop production via precision ag technologies is expected to continue, however, there is an obstacle to this growth. (Rod Bain and Nick Tindall of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers) Trends of increased crop production via precision ag technologies is expected to continue, however, there is an obstacle to this growth. (Rod Bain and Nick Tindall of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers) Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:00:59.585 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_65FE8A7A2E064C10A2C2B8CC13962871.MP3" Building a Better Fruit Tree http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50982017 Researchers are working on building a better fruit tree that would take less work to maintain. (Gary Crawford and Doug Raines with USDA's Appalachian Fruit Research Lab in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Researchers are working on building a better fruit tree that would take less work to maintain. (Gary Crawford and Doug Raines with USDA's Appalachian Fruit Research Lab in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:57.678 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_E0D05B43FDB440B69906CA616877CFAE.MP3" USDA Withdraws Controversial GIPSA Rule http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50862017 A package of controversial regulations known as the GIPSA rule has been in the works for almost a decade, but the rule appears to have reached a dead end. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Sonny Perdue) A package of controversial regulations known as the GIPSA rule has been in the works for almost a decade, but the rule appears to have reached a dead end. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Sonny Perdue) Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_9D700A4314114BDABAEF0CCEA3FED065.MP3" Many EU Food Shoppers Want More U.S. Foods http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50852017 Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says despite the disparaging myths in the European Union about U.S. food products, many EU consumers want more U.S. foods. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Sonny Perdue) Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says despite the disparaging myths in the European Union about U.S. food products, many EU consumers want more U.S. foods. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Sonny Perdue) Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_11390E48E1544CCF8F608F2736E04E2A.MP3" Actuality: Perdue Tells Reporters What He Told EU Ag. and Trade Officials http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50832017 Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Madrid, Spain, telling reporters some of the things he told EU officials during his European trip. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Madrid, Spain, telling reporters some of the things he told EU officials during his European trip. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:40.437 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_8487EBF39C124E19B970D10CF8A909F3.MP3" NAFTA Negotiators Disappointed in Lack of Movement in Latest Round of Talks http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50902017 NAFTA negotiators say they are frustrated by the lack of progress in the latest round of talks that ended Tuesday. (Gary Crawford, Amb. Robert Lighthizer, Minister Chrystia Freeland and Minister Ildefonso Guajardo) NAFTA negotiators say they are frustrated by the lack of progress in the latest round of talks that ended Tuesday. (Gary Crawford, Amb. Robert Lighthizer, Minister Chrystia Freeland and Minister Ildefonso Guajardo) Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_0F9E44B8C1524885A44237B296048F1A.MP3" Late Season Warmth Expected for Central and Eastern States http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50892017 Late season warmth in the central and eastern United States pushes out cooler air, while the opposite is expected in the Northwest. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Late season warmth in the central and eastern United States pushes out cooler air, while the opposite is expected in the Northwest. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.977 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_3B1E24E59DDA43E399EB58688DF5AE99.MP3" North to South Axis of Rain Expected Across Middle of Country http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50882017 Rain is expected across the center of the country, which could further delay harvest activities. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Rain is expected across the center of the country, which could further delay harvest activities. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.271 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_59C3A57DB4EE4E12B911F5F4E6E96BE4.MP3" Heavy Rains and Snow Headed for Pacific Northwest http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50872017 A series of storms will bring heavy precipitation in the northwestern part of the country. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) A series of storms will bring heavy precipitation in the northwestern part of the country. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.977 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_EF39B4284A6B4A6D90106651EB712881.MP3" Actuality: National Weather Service Forecast for Oct 24 - 30 http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50822017 USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, has the weather forecast for most of the rest of this month. USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, has the weather forecast for most of the rest of this month. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:01:06.716 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_54CAF92C8DD5421D9ED6E5817051757C.MP3" Perdue And World Food Day Observance http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50692017 The Agriculture Secretary talked about US and global partnerships to improve food security worldwide during a visit to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome. (Rod Bain and Secretary Sonny Perdue) The Agriculture Secretary talked about US and global partnerships to improve food security worldwide during a visit to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome. (Rod Bain and Secretary Sonny Perdue) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:45 RBAIN no 00:01:00.368 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_991ACF302F9B414F8FAAC2D5DDF45177.MP3" Perdue On G-7 Goal To End Global Hunger http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50712017 The Agriculture Secretary's closing thoughts from the recent G-7 ag ministerial in Italy include efforts to reduce hunger around the world by the year 2030. (Rod Bain and Secretary Sonny Perdue) The Agriculture Secretary's closing thoughts from the recent G-7 ag ministerial in Italy include efforts to reduce hunger around the world by the year 2030. (Rod Bain and Secretary Sonny Perdue) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:45 RBAIN no 00:00:59.663 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_42AF17E1CA62488AA64541E0C9CAE91B.MP3" Record Global Wheat Usage Leads to Reduction in Available Supplies http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50722017 One big story in wheat this month? Global changes in available supply. (Stephanie Ho and WAOB Chair Seth Meyer) One big story in wheat this month? Global changes in available supply. (Stephanie Ho and WAOB Chair Seth Meyer) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.977 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_798F6A102F8D47C2A9C851011E96A71C.MP3" Corn Production Is up Globally, But Stocks Are down http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50732017 Globally, corn production is up, but stocks are down. (Stephanie Ho and WAOB Chair Seth Meyer) Globally, corn production is up, but stocks are down. (Stephanie Ho and WAOB Chair Seth Meyer) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.977 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_C2535D4640C7473584EF0817F64C70F1.MP3" Freezing Temperatures Threaten Corn That's Not Yet Mature http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50752017 Freezing temperatures in the upper Midwest threaten corn that's not yet mature. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Freezing temperatures in the upper Midwest threaten corn that's not yet mature. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:01:00.055 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_5F8ACB82C0264E8E9B27EB8672770881.MP3" Soybeans Weather Freezing Temperatures Better than Corn http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50772017 Soybean harvest nationwide continues at a faster pace than corn. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Soybean harvest nationwide continues at a faster pace than corn. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:56.581 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_1E9ED12C385F459FBB36F15DA0C422CA.MP3" What Are the Chances of Getting a New Farm Bill on Time? http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50762017 What are the chances of getting a new farm bill passed on time? We hear the views of some former Agriculture Secretaries. (Gary Crawford, Dan Glickman, Mike Johanns and Ann Veneman) What are the chances of getting a new farm bill passed on time? We hear the views of some former Agriculture Secretaries. (Gary Crawford, Dan Glickman, Mike Johanns and Ann Veneman) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_1FC74DE94C944D33B8D25ABEDDE8F730.MP3" A Slight Uptick in Grocery Store Food Prices http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50702017 After a decline in overall grocery store food prices last year, what's happening with prices so far this year. (Gary Crawford and Annemarie Kuhns) After a decline in overall grocery store food prices last year, what's happening with prices so far this year. (Gary Crawford and Annemarie Kuhns) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_FF23CEA95C6643359B316A73015A68B1.MP3" Should SNAP Participants Be Banned from Buying Certain Products? http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50742017 Should there be more restrictions on what SNAP recipients can buy with their benefits? (Gary Crawford, Ann Veneman, Mike Johanns and Dan Glickman) Should there be more restrictions on what SNAP recipients can buy with their benefits? (Gary Crawford, Ann Veneman, Mike Johanns and Dan Glickman) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_E00823978BC94E1B96B24F4EBADAF6FB.MP3" Actuality: Rice Harvest Is Wrapping Up Nationwide http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50792017 USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, says the rice harvest is wrapping up nationwide. USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, says the rice harvest is wrapping up nationwide. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:18.024 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_CFC6FAD42B814DBEBB7B61C682B39D88.MP3" Actuality: Winter Wheat Planting Progress Back on Track after Weather Delays http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50802017 USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, says wheat planting progress is again gearing up after delays caused by wet weather. USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, says wheat planting progress is again gearing up after delays caused by wet weather. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:01:08.832 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_99158AFC1C9F41F4878CDC40FBB45110.MP3" Actuality: Peanut Condition Is Better Than Last Year http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50782017 USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, says this year's peanut crop is better than last year's. USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, says this year's peanut crop is better than last year's. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:37.276 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_69C5558549FE4C39BA5A97641907934F.MP3" Cotton Bolls Continue To Open Nationwide http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/50812017 Cotton bolls continue to open nationwide, while the cotton harvest in California lags. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Cotton bolls continue to open nationwide, while the cotton harvest in California lags. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:00 SHO no 00:00:44.512 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_6784CA459ECE49C8AB7720404EDA7152.MP3"