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Daily Radio Newsline
from 08/29/2014
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VILSACK: OPTIMISM FOR 2015 AG TRADE NUMBERS
Although initial export forecasts for next year are down from 2014, the Agriculture Secretary sees potential for growth over the next twelve months. (Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack) 
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ACTUALITY: ON VILSACK ON RECORD AG TRADE NUMBERS IN 2014
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack comments on the latest ag trade outlook for this year, and notes some of the reasons for record ag exports and net trade balance. 
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ANOTHER ROUND OF RESTORATION AFTER HURRICANE SANDY
A USDA agency is using one of its programs to continue restoration efforts in areas impacted two years ago by a devastating hurricane. (Rod Bain and Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller) 
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ACTUALITY: ON HURRICANE SANDY AND NRCS CONSERVATION PROGRAM
Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller discusses how the Emergency Watershed Protection Program works to restore areas impacted two years ago by Hurricane Sandy. 
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BOOST TO BOOST NATURAL RESOURCE QUALITY AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
A Vermont landmark and its basin are the focus of a significant campaign to improve soil and water quality. (Rod Bain and Natural Resources Conservation Service Chief Jason Weller) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 NRCS

MORE BIOFUEL THROUGH NEW SWITCHGRASS VARIETY
USDA researchers have developed the Liberty variety of switchgrass which doubles yields and produces more biofuel. (Rod Bain and Rob Mitchell of the Agricultural Research Service) 
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LONG DISTANCE FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS AND STRONG COMMUNICATION
Being respectful and sharing everyday activities is one way you can keep a long distance family member feeling like they are still involved. (Rod Bain and Charlotte Olson of Kansas State University Extension) 
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THE ABC'S OF IRA'S
What are some of the choices available for you when selecting a specific Individual Retirement Account? (Rod Bain and Barbara O'Neill of Rutgers University Extension) 
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ACTUALITY: ON RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS AND CONTRIBUTION LIMITS
Barbara O'Neill of Rutgers University Extension explains the different kinds of retirement savings accounts available and limits on contribution amounts. 
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