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 New USDA Report Looks at America's Family Farms http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/55202017 Nearly all of the farms in the United States are family farms, but the larger-scale farms make up a larger share of overall production. (Stephanie Ho and ERS agricultural economist Robert Hoppe) Nearly all of the farms in the United States are family farms, but the larger-scale farms make up a larger share of overall production. (Stephanie Ho and ERS agricultural economist Robert Hoppe) Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:54.674 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_B74E171E752B47558418456E4A3604F8.MP3" What Does a New Report on Family Farms Tell Us? http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/55212017 What can we learn about in a new USDA report on America's Diverse Family Farms? (Stephanie Ho and ERS agricultural economist Robert Hoppe) What can we learn about in a new USDA report on America's Diverse Family Farms? (Stephanie Ho and ERS agricultural economist Robert Hoppe) Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:58.357 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_234E95182541436E8119784B3176C605.MP3" La Nina's Potential Role In 2018 Hurricane Season http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54252017 Whether next year's Atlantic hurricane season is as active as this year's may depend on a climate pattern currently in place. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey) Whether next year's Atlantic hurricane season is as active as this year's may depend on a climate pattern currently in place. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey) Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:01:00.186 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_894E8407FAFF44F4838B71A32A9DE682.MP3" Steps for a Safe Holiday Potluck Supper http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54632017 It's holiday time and many churches and other groups are hosting potluck suppers. Here are some tips on reducing the risk of that meal making people sick. (Gary Crawford and Angela Fraser) PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Angela Fraser, food safety expert at Clemson University. It's holiday time and many churches and other groups are hosting potluck suppers. Here are some tips on reducing the risk of that meal making people sick. (Gary Crawford and Angela Fraser) PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Angela Fraser, food safety expert at Clemson University. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_6D9056FEB48546399F2417699AEFBCD5.MP3" Cooking a Holiday Goose http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54142017 If you want to try something Dickensian for your holiday meal this year, you can cook a goose, but there are some basic differences between preparing a goose and the typical turkey. (Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely) If you want to try something Dickensian for your holiday meal this year, you can cook a goose, but there are some basic differences between preparing a goose and the typical turkey. (Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely) Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:59.898 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_9FC4BDC7547C4D8BB12A94AD7C5187BC.MP3" A Packaged Deal On Honeybee Colonies http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54342017 Backyard and hobby beekeepers can start up their own honeybee colony via a commercial package of bees, including a queen. (Rod Bain and David Tarpy of North Carolina State University Extension) Backyard and hobby beekeepers can start up their own honeybee colony via a commercial package of bees, including a queen. (Rod Bain and David Tarpy of North Carolina State University Extension) Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:00:59.559 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_C48E6E408704449C9F4E35E378A3DE53.MP3" Actuality: A Packaged Honeybee Colony http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54352017 David Tarpy of North Carolina State University Extension explains what is inside a honeybee package purchased by backyard and hobby beekeepers to start a colony. David Tarpy of North Carolina State University Extension explains what is inside a honeybee package purchased by backyard and hobby beekeepers to start a colony. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:00:46.942 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_771AD96CBDE94FC0A036CE43F8368822.MP3" Actuality: Start Up On Packaged Honeybee Colony http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54362017 David Tarpy of North Carolina State University discusses some of the items and costs associated with a packaged honeybee colony available for backyard or hobby beekeepers. David Tarpy of North Carolina State University discusses some of the items and costs associated with a packaged honeybee colony available for backyard or hobby beekeepers. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:00:59.977 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_C6466787E65E4F9EA4B689DD60CC8B6F.MP3" World Market Gets a Little Tougher for U.S. Wheat http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54982017 U.S. wheat appears to be facing more competition on the world market. (Gary Crawford and Seth Meyer) U.S. wheat appears to be facing more competition on the world market. (Gary Crawford and Seth Meyer) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:01:00.029 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_269D1367C6F947D488B3E95BF56CA087.MP3" Actuality: Canada Wheat Crop Bigger than Expected http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54992017 Seth Meyer, Chairman of USDA's Outlook Board, talking about the surprisingly large Canadian wheat crop. (USDA has added 3 million tons to its forecast for that crop, now at an estimated 30 million tons.) Seth Meyer, Chairman of USDA's Outlook Board, talking about the surprisingly large Canadian wheat crop. (USDA has added 3 million tons to its forecast for that crop, now at an estimated 30 million tons.) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:45.635 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_1AF140F2608C4A76A4CEB2BAF6143D56.MP3" More Corn Going to Ethanol Grind http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54972017 Why is USDA increasing its forecast for how much corn will be going into ethanol production? (Gary Crawford and Seth Meyer) Why is USDA increasing its forecast for how much corn will be going into ethanol production? (Gary Crawford and Seth Meyer) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:59.271 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_E6031B91B5404B51931EBCE06C5FB27F.MP3" Actuality: China Importing More U.S. Sorghum in Place of Corn http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/55002017 Seth Meyer, USDA Outlook Board Chairman, talking about how U.S. sorghum prices are being pushed up by recent Chinese purchases. Seth Meyer, USDA Outlook Board Chairman, talking about how U.S. sorghum prices are being pushed up by recent Chinese purchases. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:31.164 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_A2E7B6D534F543148E08F764D0A04621.MP3" A Global Approach to Food Safety and Inspection http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54732017 One way USDA spans the globe to assure food safety and prevent invasive pest and diseases from coming into our country, is through an international division within the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. (Rod Bain and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services Deputy Administrator Beverly Simmons) One way USDA spans the globe to assure food safety and prevent invasive pest and diseases from coming into our country, is through an international division within the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. (Rod Bain and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services Deputy Administrator Beverly Simmons) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:01:00.212 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_79E51EC5E0C44B7DA1CB443160BE700F.MP3" Actuality: Protecting Food and Agriculture from Pests/Diseases http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/54742017 Deputy Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services' International Services Beverly Simmons discusses the role of her agency in protecting both our nation's and the world's food supply from pests and disease. Deputy Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services' International Services Beverly Simmons discusses the role of her agency in protecting both our nation's and the world's food supply from pests and disease. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 RBAIN no 00:00:47.882 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_7EF10849B6A7402193627AE5C0BFA638.MP3" What's New on the 2017 Ag Census? http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/55092017 USDA has added questions to the 2017 Ag Census to help see not only who is on the farm, but what is his or her contribution. (Stephanie Ho and Barbara Rater, Director of NASS's Census and Survey Division) USDA has added questions to the 2017 Ag Census to help see not only who is on the farm, but what is his or her contribution. (Stephanie Ho and Barbara Rater, Director of NASS's Census and Survey Division) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:59.977 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_E46E6E1DDB2541E2AD656C543F3164EC.MP3" USDA Has Enhanced its Online Ag Census Response Form http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/55082017 The 2017 Ag Census online response process has been greatly enhanced from 2012, which was the first time farmers and ranchers could respond electronically. (Stephanie Ho and Barbara Rater, Director of NASS's Census and Survey Division) The 2017 Ag Census online response process has been greatly enhanced from 2012, which was the first time farmers and ranchers could respond electronically. (Stephanie Ho and Barbara Rater, Director of NASS's Census and Survey Division) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:58.200 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_A9BA5C166CAB4A55B013F74BEB4F0B9A.MP3" USDA Protects Confidentiality of Ag Census Data http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/55072017 USDA and its employees are bound by law to protect the confidentiality and privacy of all Ag Census data that is collected. (Stephanie Ho and Barbara Rater, director of NASS's Census and Survey Division) USDA and its employees are bound by law to protect the confidentiality and privacy of all Ag Census data that is collected. (Stephanie Ho and Barbara Rater, director of NASS's Census and Survey Division) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 SHO no 00:00:58.566 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_4A5C1DD5A51F4D6A93449D545D9D463E.MP3" Food Prices Take a Dive in November http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/55162017 Food prices at the grocery store declined in November and for the year might end up lower than last year....maybe. (Gary Crawford and Annemarie Kuhns) Food prices at the grocery store declined in November and for the year might end up lower than last year....maybe. (Gary Crawford and Annemarie Kuhns) Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:30 GCRAWFOR no 00:00:58.383 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_F30A77D9A9014780B89D7BB1BB0A1AB0.MP3"