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Daily Radio Newsline
from 04/26/2012
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PREVIEW OF 2012 WILDLAND FIRE OUTLOOK
What areas of the country are at greatest risk so far this year for wildfire activity? (Rod Bain and Ed Delgado of the National Interagency Fire Center) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 FS

ACTUALITY: ON CHANGING WEATHER AND WILDLAND FIRE OUTLOOK
Ed Delgado of the National Internagency Fire Center says this year's wildland fire outlook is harder to get a handle on than last year. 
RBAIN 00:00:26 FS

PARTNERSHIPS TO PREPARE FOR WILDFIRE SEASON
Several federal, state, and community stakeholders are gearing up for the fast approaching wildfire season. (Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 SEC

ACTUALITY: ON PARTNERSHIPS TO BATTLE WILDFIRES
US Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell explains the many types of partnerships which are needed to prevent or handle wildland fires. 
RBAIN 00:00:38 FS

VILSACK SAYS BSE TESTING PROCEDURES DO ENSURE SAFE FOOD SUPPLY
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has an answer for critics who charge that the current system of testing animals for BSE is not adequate. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Tom Vilsack) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:56 SEC

PROPOSED LIVESTOCK I.D./TRACEBACK SYSTEM NOW AT OMB FOR REVIEW
The USDA's proposed system to identify and trace livestock is now at one of the final steps in its journey to approval and implementation. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Tom Vilsack) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:57 SEC

VILSACK SAYS CHILD LABOR RULE WILL INCORPORATE FARM INTERESTS
The Labor Department is listening to USDA and farm interests as it considers new child farm labor rules, according to Secretary Vilsack. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:57 SEC

OFFICIAL MAKES PLEA FOR SIMPLE FARM LEGISLATION
USDA officials are asking lawmakers to try to make any new farm legislation simpler and easier to implement that the 2008 bill. (Gary Crawford and Michael Scuse) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:59 SEC

ACTUALITY: A PLEA FOR A FOOD, FARM AND JOBS BILL THIS YEAR
Acting Under Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse saying that it's vital that farmers have a new farm legislation as soon as possible. (And on Thursday the Senate Agriculture Committee did pass its version of the bill, clearing the way for possible floor debate at some point) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:54 SEC

TV #17 AG SEC WEEKLY ADDRESS – THE FOOD, FARM, JOBS BILL PROCESS
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's message this week centers on the work being done on the next so called "Farm" bill. 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:35 SEC