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Daily Radio Newsline
from 12/16/2013
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VILSACK: ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AT UPCOMING JCCT MEETINGS
There are several agricultural trade issues that will be discussed at this week's US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade meeting in China, a meeting Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will attend. (Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack) 
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ACTUALITY: PAST JCCT ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR US AG TRADE
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack discusses some of the ag trade issues resolved, or being resolved, through past US-China Joint Commission for Commerce and Trade annual meetings. 
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HISTORY BEHIND THE DROUGHT MONITOR
For all of 2013 we have had weekly updates of the U.S. drought situation. In this report we take a look at the history of the “Drought Monitor”. (Susan Carter and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey) 
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ACTUALITY: DROUGHT COVERAGE EXTENDS THREE YEARS IN SOME AREAS
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, explaining the extent of drought coverage over the past two to three years in the U.S. 
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ANOTHER YEAR OF SHRINKING BEEF PRODUCTION COMING UP
Cattle producers will see another spike in prices next year as the herd shrinks and beef production declines. (Gary Crawford and Gerry Bange) 
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PORK PRODUCTION DUE FOR AN INCREASE NEXT YEAR
Unless the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak interferes, U.S. pork producers are on track to produce more next year. (Gary Crawford and Gerry Bange) 
GCRAWFOR 00:01:00 WAOB

A FAIRLY UNUSUAL SITUATION DEVELOPING FOR DAIRY PRODUCERS
Dairy producers could see an unusual and profitable situation developing next year. (Gary Crawford and Gerry Bange) 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:58 WAOB

ACTUALITY: A LOOK AHEAD AT BROILER PRODUCTION AND PRICES
USDA Outlook Board Chairman Gerry Bange with his latest forecasts for U.S. broiler production and prices. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:43 WAOB

A WINTER FORECAST MUCH DIFFERENT FROM WHAT WE'VE HAD UP TO NOW
The long range winter forecast is projecting that the rest of the winter may be much different from what we've seen so far and may cause problems for some farmers. (Gary Crawford and Brad Rippey) 
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ACTUALITY: ONE REASON THE WINTER WEATHER IS ABOUT TO CHANGE
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, explaining one reason he believes the extremely cold and stormy weather we've seen so far may not be with us for the rest of the winter season, at least in most areas. 
GCRAWFOR 00:00:42 WAOB

ARE POINSETTIAS REALLY POISONOUS?
Are Poinsettia plants dangerous for your pets and small children? (Gary Crawford and Ward Upham) 
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