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Daily Radio Newsline
from 05/11/2012
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ACTUALITY: THE MOBILE ASK KAREN APP HAS SEEN QUITE A SUCCESS
Catherine Cochran with USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service talks about the success of mobile app Ask Karen since its launch last year. 
SCARTER 00:00:20 FSIS

AG BROADCASTING LOSES A VOICE
Tributes continue to pour in for Stewart Doan, one of the nation's premiere agricultural broadcasters, in the wake of his death Thursday. (Rod Bain, Stewart Doan, Secretary Tom Vilsack) 
RBAIN 00:00:59 SEC

VERY EARLY PROJECTIONS FOR NEXT YEAR'S CORN/SOYBEAN PLANTINGS
Analysts are looking at how this season's crops will turn out and looking ahead to how this year's harvest will affect next year's plantings. (Gary Crawford, Jerry Norton and Gerry Bange) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:59 WAOB

A BRIGHT PRICE OUTLOOK FOR U.S. RICE PRODUCERS
Rice farmers will probably be one of the few farmers who will enjoy higher prices from this season's crop. (Gary Crawford and Gerry Bange) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 WAOB

SOYBEAN PRODUCERS WILL SEE HIGHER PRICES FOR THIS SEASON'S CROP
Several factors are falling right into place to give U.S. soybean growers a very good outlook for the crop now being planted. (Gary Crawford and Gerry Bange) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 WAOB

A MAJOR PRICE DROP COULD BE IN STORE FOR COTTON FARMERS
A big buildup in U.S. cotton stocks over the next year could bring on some much lower prices. (Gary Crawford and Gerry Bange) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:56 WAOB

CHANGES FOR THOSE COMMERICIAL DEALERS SELLING PETS ONLINE
Looking at the puppy in the window has expanded to that cuddly pup on your computer screen. This has prompted some changes in how pets are now being sold. (Susan Carter and Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Rebecca Blue) 
SCARTER 00:01:00 APHIS

FEDERAL ANIMAL WELFARE RULES MAY SOON APPLY TO INTERNET PET STORES
Some new rules being proposed by the Agriculture Department would put some internet sellers of pets under more federal scrutiny and regulation. (Susan Carter and Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Rebecca Blue) 
SCARTER 00:00:53 APHIS

ACTUALITY: THE REASON BEHIND NEW INTERNET PET STORE REGULATIONS
Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Rebecca Blue tells why proposed changes are coming to how internet pet stores are governed. 
SCARTER 00:00:46 APHIS

ACTUALITY: CLOSING LOOPHOLES REGARDING DOMESTIC PET RETAILERS
Rebecca Blue, Deputy Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, outlines changes under a proposed new rule on internet pet stores. 
SCARTER 00:00:20 APHIS

IT’S ONE YEAR FOR USDA’S FOOD SAFETY APPLICATION
USDA’s Ask Karen app turns one year old. (Susan Carter and Food Safety and Inspection Service spokesperson Catherine Cochran) 
SCARTER 00:01:00 FSIS

MOBILE "ASK KAREN" HEATS UP FOOD SAFETY
A smoking hot food phone app sizzles on its one year birthday . (Susan Carter and Food Safety and Inspection Service spokesperson Catherine Cochran) 
SCARTER 00:01:00 FSIS