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from 04/05/2012
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CORN STOCKS REPORT HAD MORE MARKET IMPACT THAN PLANTING REPORT
USDA's grain stocks report had more early market impact than the USDA's report on prospective plantings. (Gary Crawford and Gerry Bange) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:59 WAOB

NEXT WEEK'S COLD WAVE WILL NOT HIT VULNERABLE CORN AND WHEAT CROP
Next week's predicted cold wave from Canada will probably not reach vulnerable wheat or corn crop areas. (Gary Crawford and Brad Rippey) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 WAOB

NORTHERN FRUIT GROWERS BRACING FOR POTENTIALLY DAMAGING COLD AIR
Next week's projected blast of cold Canadian air could be the one that damages northern U.S. fruit crops. (Gary Crawford and Brad Rippey) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:58 WAOB

TAKING A REGIONAL APPROACH TO RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
There is a growing emphasis in both rural and urban areas to use a regional approach when developing economic plans for their locale. (Rod Bain and Under Secretary Doug O Brien) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 RD

ACTUALITY: ON USDA AND REGIONAL APPROACHES TO RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Doug O'Brien explains USDA participation in using regional approaches towards economic development in rural areas. 
RBAIN 00:00:59 RD

A STUDY OF SWEET CORN STRESS TOLERANCE, GROWTH AND YIELD
The stress tolerance of sweet corn has improved greatly over the years, thanks to improved hybrid seeds. (Susan Carter and Marty Williams ARS ecologist) 
SCARTER 00:00:59 ARS

ACTUALITY: HIGH DENSITY PLANTING AND AMOUNT OF PRODUCT PRODUCED
Agricultural Research Service ecologist, Marty Williams, talks about what happens to the kernel content of an ear of corn, so called recovery, when sweet corn planting population increases. 
SCARTER 00:01:00 ARS

SAFE PREPARATION OF THAT HOLIDAY HAM
There are different ways to safely prepare that ham for Easter dinner, depending on the type of ham that is used. (Rod Bain and Marianne Gravely of USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 FSIS

TV #14 AG SEC WEEKLY ADDRESS - SCIENCE HELPS FARMERS AND RANCHERS
This week's message from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talks of how USDA science and research benefits farmers and ranchers. 
SCARTER 00:01:50 SEC