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Daily Radio Newsline
from 04/30/2012
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REPORT SHOWS GENERAL TREND OF FALLING FARM PRODUCT PRICES
April was not such a great month for farm product prices, at least for the farmers selling those products. (Gary Crawford) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 NASS

U.S. AND JAPAN WILL CONTINUE TO BOOST TWO-WAY TRADE
The U.S. and Japan will continue to do what it takes to boost trade between the two nations. (Gary Crawford and President Barack Obama) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:57 Misc

CELLULOSIC ETHANOL MAKING PROGRESS, BUT FACES HURDLES
It's taking longer than expected, but there is progress on making ethanol from things other than corn. (Gary Crawford, former President George W. Bush and Under Ag. Secy' Dallas Tonsager) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 SEC

ACTUALITY: HOME GROWN ENERGY VIEWED AS CRITICAL TO RURAL AREAS
Under Secretary of Agriculture Dallas Tonsager telling a group of reporters that home grown energy is going to become critical for the revival of rural economies. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:43 SEC

FAST PLANTING PACE CONTINUES FOR CORN AND SOYBEANS
Weather in much of the corn and soybean belts is contributing to this season's rapid planting pace. (Rod Bain and Meteorologist Brad Rippey) 
RBAIN 00:00:58 WAOB

STRONG CROP PLANTING AND EMERGENCE NUMBERS CONTINUE FOR WHEAT
The latest USDA Crop Progress report indicates winter and spring wheat numbers are outpacing averages. (Rod Bain and Meteorologist Brad Rippey) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 WAOB

ACTUALITY: ON COTTON CROP PROGRESS
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey shares the progress for cotton planting across the nation, per the latest USDA Crop Progress report. 
RBAIN 00:00:57 WAOB

ACTUALITY: ON RICE CROP PROGRESS
USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey gives the latest crop planting, and first condition table, of the year for rice. 
RBAIN 00:00:23 WAOB