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Daily Radio Newsline
from 04/24/2012
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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

VILSACK GENERALLY PLEASED WITH PROPOSED SENATE LEGISLATION
What does the Agriculture Secretary think of the proposed Senate food, farm and jobs bill outline? (Gary Crawford and Secy' Tom Vilsack) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:58 SEC

USDA KEEPS SAYING LEAN FINELY TEXTURED BEEF IS SAFE
USDA officials keep asserting that Lean Finely Textured Beef is perfectly safe, but they also say it's been a hard message to convey to the public. (Gary Crawford, Secy' Tom Vilsack and Dep.Under Secy' Brian Ronholm) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 SEC

ACTUALITY: VILSACK PLEASED WITH CRP SIGNUP RESPONSE
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack telling visiting farm broadcasters in Washington that he's pleased with the response to the recent general Conservation Reserve signup. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:26 SEC

CORN AND SOYBEAN ACREAGE HARD TO PREDICT
It's hard to know just how current market and price trends might change the last minute planting plans of corn and soybean producers. (Gary Crawford and Joe Glauber) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:59 OCE

RECAP OF IMPACTS OF NOR'EASTER
There were some good and not so good aspects of the past weekend storm that covered the Atlantic Coast region of the US. (Rod Bain and Meteorologist Brad Rippey) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 WAOB

GREAT LAKES FRUIT CROPS AND WEATHER VULNERABILITY
From Michigan to New York State, an advanced growing season to date is leaving fruit crops in the region susceptible to weather conditions. (Rod Bain and Meteorologist Brad Rippey) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 WAOB

DRYER WEATHER IMPACTING PARTS OF THE WEST
The Great Plains and Desert Southwest have experienced above normal temperatures lately, causing dry conditions in some locales. (Rod Bain and USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey) 
RBAIN 00:01:00 WAOB

ACTUALITY: ON 8 TO 14 DAY FORECAST
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey gives the outlook for weather across the country during the May 1 - 7 time frame. 
RBAIN 00:00:40 WAOB