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Hurricane Ian - Where Will it Land in Florida?
   2022-09-26 00:01:00.212
Now a hurricane, Ian is expected to reach the Sunshine State mid-week yet predicting a landing site is currently difficult. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey).

Actuality: Ian's Unpredictable Path to Florida
   2022-09-26 00:00:40.752
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey discusses the difficulty as of Monday morning to predict where Hurricane Ian might hit land in Florida later this week.

Potential Ag Impacts Through Ian's Path
   2022-09-26 00:00:59.533
Hurricane Ian's current projected track of the Southern Atlantic states could impact various crops in the region. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Actuality: Cotton Crop Concerns and Hurricane Ian
   2022-09-26 00:00:29.184
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, says cotton crops now in open boll stage in the Southern Atlantic region face threat of impact from Hurricane Ian starting with its expected mid-week landfall in Florida.

Actuality: Ian's Approach and Florida Citrus Crop Concerns
   2022-09-26 00:00:33.648
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, discusses oncoming Hurricane Ian and what impacts it could have on a Florida citrus crop not yet ready for harvest.

Federal Workers Helping to Fight Hunger
   2022-09-26 00:01:00.186
Federal workers in Washington and across the country are doing their bit to fight hunger in this country. (Gary Crawford and Angela French-Bell, Chair of Feds Feed Families)

Corn/Soybean Condition Ratings Finally Stablize
   2022-09-26 00:00:57.991
Corn and soybean condition ratings may have finally stablized. (Gary Crawford and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Actuality: The Latest on Soybean Crop Progress and Harvest
   2022-09-26 00:00:54.909
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, with the latest on soybean crop development and harvest.

More Possible Troubles for the Cotton Crop
   2022-09-26 00:00:57.730
There's more possible trouble in store for the cotton crop. (Gary Crawford and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Actuality: Cotton Crop Condition Ratings Drop Again
   2022-09-26 00:00:43.859
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, saying what happened over this past week to the condition ratings of the cotton crop.

Actuality: The Latest Report on the Sorghum Harvest and Condition
   2022-09-26 00:00:29.727
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, with the latest on the sorghum crop harvest and condition.

Actuality: The Latest on Peanut Harvest and Condition
   2022-09-26 00:00:52.924
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, with the latest on the peanut harvest and condition rating.

Actuality: Sugarbeet Harvest Progress Report
   2022-09-26 00:00:28.447
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, with a report on sugarbeet harvest progress.

Actuality: The Latest on Rice Harvest Progress
   2022-09-26 00:00:30.014
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, with a report on the rice harvest.

Actuality: A Look at Winter Wheat Crop Planting and Emergence
   2022-09-26 00:00:57.600
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, with a look at winter wheat planting and emergence.

Actuality: A Look at Spring Wheat and Barley Harvest
   2022-09-26 00:00:23.719
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, with the final season look at spring wheat and barley harvest progress.


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Features

Agriculture USA


Financing Challenges for Young, Beginning, and Underserved Producers
   2022-09-27 00:04:59.952
Obtaining credit is one challenge several young, beginning, and underserved farmers and ranchers face as they begin or expand their operation. Rod Bain looks at this challenge, and how USDA and other are among those working to improve access to farm loans and other forms of credit in this edition of “Agriculture USA”. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Julia Asherman of the National Young Farmers Coalition. Secretary Tom Vilsack. Nathan Kauffman of the Federal Reserve Bank – Kansas City. Montana farmer and rancher Paul Neubauer. Illinois producer Adam Brown. Farm Service Agency Deputy Administrator Scott Marlow. Daria Davy of Alcorn State University.

Consumer Time


USDA Programs Addressing International Food Aid and Development
   2022-09-27 00:02:34.344
Two Agriculture Department programs have long been used to provide both nutrition and education to some of the world's poorest nations. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. President Joe Biden. Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator Brooke Jameson.

How to Prepare Your Family and Your Home for Flooding
   2022-09-27 00:03:00.062
Floods can happen anytime and anywhere. If you are warned of potential flooding, what can yoi do to prepare? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. North Dakota State University Extension engineer, Dr. Ken Hellevang. Also, classic comedian, Bob Hope.

Tropical Storm Activity Predominant North American Weather Pattern
   2022-09-27 00:02:53.040
A number of tropical storms from both the Atlantic and Pacific have created newsworthy weather events, in cases in places not known to experience such activity. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey

Keeping Potluck Dinners Safe for Everyone
   2022-09-27 00:03:00.271
This is the season for potluck dinners. Gary Crawford has this report about how to help make sure that dinner doesn't make someone sick. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA food safety expert, Meredith Carothers. Pat Dodson, potluck dinner organizer.

The Phenomenon of the Fall Colors
   2022-09-27 00:03:00.271
U.S. Forest Service plant psychologists explain the science behind the changing of leaf colors in the autumn, as well as how best to view such sites. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Paul Schaberg and Kevin Smith of the U.S. Forest Service

Agriculture Update


Assisting Young and Beginning Farmers in Financing Challenges
   2022-09-27 00:02:24.792
Agriculture Department officials recently spoke about challenges facing young, beginning, and underserved farmers in obtaining farm credit and loans, and how USDA is responding. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Montana farmer Paul Neubauer. Secretary Tom Vilsack. Farm Service Agency Deputy Administrator Scott Marlow.

Farm Credit Concerns for Young, Beginning, and Underserved Farmers
   2022-09-27 00:02:27.528
A recent House Agriculture Committee allowed opportunity to discuss what improvements could be made to improve credit accessibility for young, beginning, and underserved farmers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Nathan Kauffman of the Federal Reserve Bank – Kansas City. Julia Asherman of the National Young Farmers Coalition. Dania Davy of Alcorn State. Adam Brown of Illinois Farm Bureau.

A Surprise in USDA's Latest Cattle Feedlot Report
   2022-09-27 00:02:27.017
USDA's latest report on cattle feedlot activity had a bit of a surprise for some industry analysts. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam.

Getting the Farm Ready for Possible Flooding
   2022-09-27 00:02:30.047
If you get a warning of possible flood waters heading for your farm, what can you do to minimize the damage? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension Engineer.

NRCS Preparations for New Fiscal Year
   2022-09-27 00:02:29.995
Efforts to streamline and build upon Natural Resource Conservation Service programs and services is part of ongoing preparations for a new Fiscal Year starting October First. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and NRCS Chief Terry Cosby