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Daily Radio Newsline
from 01/30/2015
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CONNECTING FARMERS, COVER CROPS, AND SOIL HEALTH
Planting cover crops provides soil health benefits in ways we may not even realize. (Rod Bain and Wayne Honeycutt of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 NRCS

ACTUALITY: COVER CROPS AND SOIL HEALTH
Wayne Honeycutt of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service explains the growing use of cover crops and seed to improve soil health. 
RBAIN 00:00:38 NRCS

ACTUALITY: COVER CROPS MITIGATE DROUGHT DAMAGE
Wayne Honeycutt of the Natural Resources Conservation Service explains how cover crops in drought areas allowed for better yields in those fields. 
RBAIN 00:00:34 NRCS

AN INTERNATIONAL EVENT AND A FOREST SERVICE CENTENNIAL LANDMARK
The 100th anniversary of an act that allowed creation of ski resorts on national forests occurs as a world alpine ski event takes place in Colorado. (Rod Bain and Don Dressler of the US Forest Service) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 FS

ACTUALITY: FOREST SERVICE - SKI RESORTS PARTNERSHIP
Don Dressler of the US Forest Service explains the partnership between ski resorts and the Forest Service, as well as some history in the development of these resorts in our national forests. 
RBAIN 00:00:59 FS

USDA CATTLE REPORT HAS SURPRISES AND SHOWS POSSIBLE EXPANSION
A new USDA report on cattle numbers has some surprising information as it shows a possible reversal of recent trends in beef cattle numbers. (Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:59 WAOB

ACTUALITY: SOME KEY NUMBERS FROM FRIDAY'S USDA CATTLE REPORT
Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst, with some of the key numbers from Friday's USDA Cattle Report. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:50 WAOB

ACTUALITY: COMMENTS ON THE DAIRY CATTLE NUMBERS REPORT
Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst, commenting on Friday's USDA report showing 1% increases from this time last year for milk replacement heifers and total milk cows at 9.3 million head. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:26 WAOB