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from 04/23/2012
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FOURTH CASE OF BSE DISCOVERED IN US
USDA announced Tuesday that a case of BSE was found in a California dairy cow. (Rod Bain and USDA Chief Veterinarian John Clifford) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 APHIS

IMPACTS OF BSE ANNOUNCEMENT ON US BEEF TRADE
USDA's Chief Veterinarian says international and domestic BSE safety standards should alleviate any trade concerns about a recent discovery. (Rod Bain and John Clifford) 
RBAIN 00:00:58 APHIS

FEWER CASES OF BSE WORLDWIDE FROM OVER A DECADE AGO
A significant drop in cases of BSE from the height of the global BSE outbreak can be attributed to disease prevention measures and standards. (Rod Bain and USDA Chief Veterinarian John Clifford) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 APHIS

PRODUCERS WELL AHEAD IN THEIR PLANTING PACE FOR MOST CROPS
Most crop producers are doing their planting well ahead of the usual pace. (Gary Crawford and Brad Rippey) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:59 WAOB

WINTER WHEAT HEADING AT A VERY RAPID PACE
Winter wheat producers are hoping that the early development of the crop does not backfire on them. (Gary Crawford and Brad Rippey) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 WAOB

ACTUALITY: A CROP PROGRESS REPORT ON COTTON
Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist, giving a crop progress report for cotton. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:40 WAOB

USDA MOVES TO REDUCE RESIDUE PROBLEMS IN MEAT PRODUCTS
Animal drug residues in meat products are very small in number these days, but the Agriculture Department is taking steps to reduce that number even more. (Gary Crawford and Phil Derfler) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 FSIS

ACTUALITY: MORE ABOUT USDA'S RESIDUE GUIDANCE GOING TO MEAT PLANTS
Phil Derfler, Deputy Administrator of USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, explaining what USDA's new residue compliance guide will do for livestock slaughter establishments. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:59 FSIS

LACK OF COOKING SKILLS CAUSING BUDGET PROBLEMS FOR MANY AMERICANS
If your meal preparation skills consist of eating out, getting takeout or microwaving frozen dinners, you are not alone. (Gary Crawford, The Three Stooges and Dr. Karen Ensle) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00

ACTUALITY: MEAL PREPERATION SKILLS LACKING FOR MANY AMERICANS
Dr. Karen Ensle, Rutgers University extension nutrition expert, saying more and more Americans have no clue as to how to plan or prepare meals at home. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:34

ACTUALITY: IT'S A MYTH THAT COOKING TAKES TOO MUCH TIME
Dr. Karen Ensle, Rutgers University extension nutrition expert, saying it's a myth that cooking takes too long for today's super busy families. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:40