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from 04/27/2012
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LABOR DEPARTMENT DROPS CONTROVERSIAL CHILD FARM LABOR RULES
Those proposed controversial child farm labor rules are being scrapped. (Gary Crawford and Secy' Tom Vilsack) 
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CONCERNS ABOUT CALLS FOR CUTTING CROP INSURANCE SUBSIDIES
USDA officials are voicing concerns over calls by some to reduce or eliminate crop insurance subsidies. ( Gary Crawford and Under Sec'y Michael Scuse) 
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INTERPRETING CLIMATE AND WEATHER PATTERNS FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES
Climate and weather related events directly impact how crop loss is assessed. (Susan Carter and Christopher Daly of Oregon State University) 
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ACTUALITY: WHAT GOES INTO CRAFTING WEATHER AND CLIMATE MAPS
Christopher Daly of Oregon State University explains the elements needed to draw weather and climate maps used by the PRISM Spatial Climate Knowledge System and Cropscape. 
SCARTER 00:00:54 RMA

ROW CROP CONSERVATION PRACTICES CAN SAVE MONEY TOO
The use of no til and reduced til in row crop management does more than conserve resources. (Rod Bain and Tony Vyn of Purdue University Extension) 
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ACTUALITY: ON ROW CROP CONSERVATION PRACTICES AND BENEFITS
Tony Vyn of Purdue University Extension explains the significance of row crop conservation practices on the bottom line of producers. 
RBAIN 00:00:51

ED SCHAFER PORTRAIT UNVEILED AT USDA
It's a tradition that each Secretary of Agriculture have his portrait painted and hung permanently at the USDA. On Friday it was former Secretary Ed Schafer's turn. (Gary Crawford, Secy' Tom Vilsack and former Secy' Ed Schafer) 
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