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Daily Radio Newsline
from 10/01/2014
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EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRODUCERS NATIONWIDE
USDA gives grants to help small, socially disadvantaged agricultural producers. (Susan Carter and Ag Dep. Sec Krysta Harden) 
SCARTER 00:00:55 RD

ENSURING ECONOMIC STABILITY OF RURAL COMMUNITIES
USDA helps small, socially disadvantaged agricultural producers expand their operations and, in the process, create jobs. (Susan Carter and Ag Dep. Sec Krysta Harden) 
SCARTER 00:00:56 RD

ACTUALITY: WHAT MAKES AN AG OPERATION "SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED"?
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden explains what constitutes a small, socially disadvantaged ag producer. 
SCARTER 00:00:18 RD

ACTUALITY: NEW SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED PRODUCER GRANT RECIPIENTS
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden highlights some of the newest socially disadvantaged agricultural producer awardees. 
SCARTER 00:00:30 RD

FARM PROGRAM ONLINE TOOLS ARE DECISION AIDS, NOT MAKERS
One expert says farmers need to be careful about how they use those online tools in making decisions about what farm programs to choose. (Gary Crawford, Secy' Tom Vilsack and Carl Zulauf) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00

ACTUALITY: WHERE TO FIND ONLINE DECISION TOOLS AND OTHER HELP
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pointing out where farmers can access the online farm program decision tools and saying there will be other forms of help available as well. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:43 SEC

RESOLUTION IN LONG STANDING WTO COTTON CASE
The U.S. and Brazil have reached agreement in a World Trade Organization dispute over the US cotton program, going back as far as 2002. (Rod Bain) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 Misc

POULTRY LITTER APPLICATION IN CROP SOIL - WHAT TIME IS BEST?
USDA researchers are studying when a popular fertilizer material in the South should be applied in the soil. (Rod Bain and Haile Tewolde) 
RBAIN 00:00:54 ARS

ACTUALITY: BEST TIME TO APPLY POULTRY LITTER IN SOUTHERN SOIL
USDA researcher, Haile Tewolde, explains why spring application of poultry litter as a fertilizer would be more beneficial than fall application. 
RBAIN 00:00:49 ARS

ACTUALITY: CLIMATE DETERMINES POULTRY LITTER APPLICATION TIMING
USDA researcher, Haile Tewolde, explains how climate, not soil, is the main factor in determine what time of year to apply poultry litter and other manures as soil fertilizers. 
RBAIN 00:00:49 ARS