Weekly Features http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/ Weekly Radio Features presented by the United States Department of Agriculture en no Weekly Radio Features presented by the United States Department of Agriculture Office of Communications USDA Radio Features USDA Radio Service usdaradio@oc.usda.gov Turkey Flops and Fowlups http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/130317 If you think you have had some strange Thanksgiving turkey encounters, just listen to this reality radio edition of Agriculture USA with Gary Crawford. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with the USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline. If you think you have had some strange Thanksgiving turkey encounters, just listen to this reality radio edition of Agriculture USA with Gary Crawford. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with the USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 GCRAWFOR no 00:05:00.068 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_8D1BAA1251AA4EF1AB5D287835424AAB.MP3" Good Thanksgiving News for Shoppers Two Years Running http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/131017 If you are buying the traditional Thanksgiving foods, there's some very good news for you. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst. Annemarie Kuhns, USDA food price analyst. If you are buying the traditional Thanksgiving foods, there's some very good news for you. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst. Annemarie Kuhns, USDA food price analyst. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 GCRAWFOR no 00:03:00.062 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_F449C6F7AC0E4F7B9A47849875A20BDB.MP3" Thanksgiving 101 http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/130417 How much do you really know about Thanksgiving history? What you don't know may surprise you. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA history expert, Anne Effland. How much do you really know about Thanksgiving history? What you don't know may surprise you. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA history expert, Anne Effland. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 GCRAWFOR no 00:02:59.774 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_96B39044DD4D4B0289106B5C8D8AAE83.MP3" Avoid Thanksgiving Turkey Turmoil http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/129717 How big a turkey should we buy to feed our guests? How long will it take to thaw it and cook it properly? Gary Crawford has answers from an expert. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Marianne Gravely, with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline. Also Moe and Curly Howard. How big a turkey should we buy to feed our guests? How long will it take to thaw it and cook it properly? Gary Crawford has answers from an expert. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Marianne Gravely, with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline. Also Moe and Curly Howard. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 GCRAWFOR no 00:03:00.062 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_A126E67DC0C84FEEB05848684BE0C668_0.MP3" Topsy-turvy Turkey Tales - Part Two http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/130617 Preparing the Thanksgiving turkey can involve some rather odd situations. Gary Crawford has more topsy-turvy turkey tales. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline. 1-888-MPHOTLINE Preparing the Thanksgiving turkey can involve some rather odd situations. Gary Crawford has more topsy-turvy turkey tales. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline. 1-888-MPHOTLINE Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 GCRAWFOR no 00:03:00.088 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_F7982C81FAB94BFB978227E5D2453A97.MP3" A Year Round Vegetable - Sweet Potatoes http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/131617 Sweet potatoes are not just Thanksgiving meal fare any more, finding their way in a variety of year-round products. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Jennifer Fishburn of University of Illinois Extension Sweet potatoes are not just Thanksgiving meal fare any more, finding their way in a variety of year-round products. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Jennifer Fishburn of University of Illinois Extension Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 RBAIN no 00:02:56.692 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_4CC57373000D4EE7A62FC687F4C959C8.MP3" More than One Surprise in Latest USDA Crop Forecasts http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/131417 As one trader put it, there were some "shockers" in USDA's latest round of crop forecasts. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA World Board Chairman Seth Meyer. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. As one trader put it, there were some "shockers" in USDA's latest round of crop forecasts. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA World Board Chairman Seth Meyer. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 GCRAWFOR no 00:02:30.073 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_BEA9CEC779134E4EBF86068FF6234CF7.MP3" A Surprisingly Good Ag. Export Year Is Over. What's Ahead? http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/131117 The 2017 fiscal agricultural export year exceeded all expectations. What's in store in this current year? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. USDA trade analyst, Bryce Cooke. The 2017 fiscal agricultural export year exceeded all expectations. What's in store in this current year? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. USDA trade analyst, Bryce Cooke. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 GCRAWFOR no 00:02:30.073 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_7CE30BDBB4414A329CA5E521D04954C1.MP3" NAFTA Has Benefited US Ag Producers http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/132017 With renegotiations ongoing, US ag producers stress how important the North American Free Trade Agreement has been to their industries. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Steve Mercer, US Wheat Associates. Jim Heimer, National Pork Producers' Council. Jason Hafemeister, USDA Trade Counsel. ATTN: The fifth round of NAFTA talks begins Nov. 17 in Mexico City. With renegotiations ongoing, US ag producers stress how important the North American Free Trade Agreement has been to their industries. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Steve Mercer, US Wheat Associates. Jim Heimer, National Pork Producers' Council. Jason Hafemeister, USDA Trade Counsel. ATTN: The fifth round of NAFTA talks begins Nov. 17 in Mexico City. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 SHO no 00:02:10.455 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_2096F3E42CFF42D6973B87E896EA6057_0.MP3" Some USDA Farm Based Efforts In Caribbean Hurricane Recovery http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/131217 Damage assessment, conservation, recovery, and assistance are among the focal points of USDA efforts post-hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Craig Derickson of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Farm Service Agency Acting Administrator Steve Peterson. Damage assessment, conservation, recovery, and assistance are among the focal points of USDA efforts post-hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Craig Derickson of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Farm Service Agency Acting Administrator Steve Peterson. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 RBAIN no 00:02:18.657 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_396B96B465B74F0AAD91E93D5376F883.MP3" A New Program For Puerto Rican Dairy Producers http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/node/131717 Hurricane-impacted dairy growers in Puerto Rico are receiving assistance via a new Farm Service Agency program involving feed vouchers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and FSA Acting Administrator Steve Peterson Hurricane-impacted dairy growers in Puerto Rico are receiving assistance via a new Farm Service Agency program involving feed vouchers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and FSA Acting Administrator Steve Peterson Tue, 14 Nov 2017 -0500 RBAIN no 00:02:26.651 "http://audioarchives.oc.usda.gov/sites/default/files/DA0_8DFE1C0B26044EB58327BB20440AD691.MP3"