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Daily Radio Newsline
from 10/30/2014
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A SECOND BEEF CHECK-OFF BEING DEVELOPED
The Agriculture Secretary is moving forward with plans to create a second producer-funded beef check-off program. (Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack) 
RBAIN 00:00:58 SEC

ACTUALITY: WHY SECOND BEEF CHECK-OFF IS UNDER CONSIDERATION
Agrilculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains the reasons why he is considering moving forward with formation of a second, producer-funded check-off program for the beef industry. 
RBAIN 00:00:55 SEC

ACTUALITY: SECOND BEEF CHECK-OFF TIMELINE
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains the timeline he sees for a second beef industry funded check-off if it becomes a reality. 
RBAIN 00:00:21 SEC

VILSACK ON WATERS OF THE U.S.
The Agriculture Secretary says he knows, and has passed along, grower concerns about an Environmental Protection Agency clean water proposal. (Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 SEC

ACTUALITY: WATERS OF THE US AND PUBLIC COMMENT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses public comment on the Waters of the U.S. proposal, how it might impact Environmental Protection Agency's'decision on the rule, and why the rule is about more than just agriculture. 
RBAIN 00:00:53 SEC

VILSACK CHALLENGES FFA TO LEAD THE NEXT GENERATION OF FARMERS
The Agriculture Secretary says FFA members will be among those driving agriculture in the future, and spreading the word about the importance of ag in our daily lives. (Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 SEC

DROUGHT AREAS THAT IMPROVED DURING OCTOBER
October is a time when areas suffering from drought get a chance at recovering. (Susan Carter and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) 
SCARTER 00:01:00 WAOB

ACTUALITY: DROUGHT IMPACT IN KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA AND TO WINTER WHEAT
ACTUALITY: DROUGHT REDUCTION IN KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey says the Kansas and Oklahoma drought reduction comes with a caveat. 
SCARTER 00:00:54 WAOB

COMMODITIES IN DROUGHT AND THE MPACT ON FAR WESTERN STATES
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey talks hay and livestock in drought and the weather in store for heavily drought stricken areas. 
SCARTER 00:00:56 WAOB

ACTUALITY: CALIFORNIA GEST NEEDED DROUGHT RELIEF
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey gives the weather forecast for California which appears will reduce the area in drought. 
SCARTER 00:00:21 WAOB

ACTUALITY: CHANGE IN PACEWEATHER WISE REGARDING DROUGHT COVERAGE
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey has the drought weather outlook for the next couple of days. 
SCARTER 00:00:33 WAOB

A TRICKY TRICK OR TREAT WEATHER SCENARIO
Across the country the little ghosts and goblins could face all kinds of weather as they go out treat or treating this Halloween. (Gary Crawford and Mark Brusberg) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 WAOB

ACTUALITY: TRICK OR TREAT DAY MAY BRING TREAT FOR WESTERN FARMERS
Mark Brusberg, USDA meteorologist, saying that trick or treat day may bring a very welcomed treat for farmers in parts of the parched West. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:29 WAOB

THE ANCIENT AGRICULTURAL ROOTS OF HALLOWEEN
Historians tell us there are ancient agricultural ties to our present day Halloween observance. (Gary Crawford and Anne Effland) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 ERS