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Exports---Values Vs. Volumes
   2022-08-08 00:00:59.742
The way we view the success of our ag. product export performance can be very different, depending on whether we measure success by the value of those exports or by the amount of product being sold. (Gary Crawford and USDA economist, Bart Kenner)

Exports---Values Vs. Volumes
   2022-08-08 00:00:59.742
The way we view the success of our ag. product export performance can be very different, depending on whether we measure success by the value of those exports or by the amount of product being sold. (Gary Crawford and USDA economist, Bart Kenner)

One U.S. Ag. Product is Seeing a Huge Change in its Export Performance
   2022-08-08 00:00:59.794
What U.S. agricultural product is seeing the biggest change this year in its export performance? We'll find out in this report. (Gary Crawford and USDA economist, Bart Kenner)

One U.S. Ag. Product is Seeing a Huge Change in its Export Performance
   2022-08-08 00:00:59.794
What U.S. agricultural product is seeing the biggest change this year in its export performance? We'll find out in this report. (Gary Crawford and USDA economist, Bart Kenner)

Ukrain's Grain Exports are Changing World Grain Markets
   2022-08-08 00:00:58.540
The world's grain markets are changing as the Ukrainian grain export situation changes. ("Gary Crawford and uSDA Outlook Board Chairman Mark Jekanowski)

Ukrain's Grain Exports are Changing World Grain Markets
   2022-08-08 00:00:58.540
The world's grain markets are changing as the Ukrainian grain export situation changes. ("Gary Crawford and uSDA Outlook Board Chairman Mark Jekanowski)

Condition Ratings for Almost Every Crop Take a Hit
   2022-08-08 00:00:58.070
Almost every major crop as we start this week is in worse shape than when we started last week. (Gary Crawford and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Another Big Decline in Condition Ratings for the Cotton Crop
   2022-08-08 00:00:40.881
This past week took a another bite out of cotton condition ratings. (Gary Crawford and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Farm Land Values Increase in 2022
   2022-08-05 00:00:59.715
USDA's annual look at farm land values reveals a rise from last year in several categories. (Rod Bain and Chief Economist Seth Meyer)

East Africa Destination for Latest USDA Ag Trade Mission
   2022-08-05 00:00:59.742
Opening export markets in Kenya and other East African nations will be the focus of a USDA agricultural trade mission to that region this fall. (Rod Bain and Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator Clay Hamilton)

Actuality: USDA Efforts in East Africa Ag Market Building
   2022-08-05 00:00:39.048
Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator Clay Hamilton discusses some of USDA's efforts in opening and expanding agricultural trade opportunities in East African markets like Kenya.

Actuality: Interest in East Africa as Ag Export Market
   2022-08-05 00:01:00.384
Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator Clay Hamilton discusses the long standing interest USDA and U.S. ag exporters have had with the East Africa region as a potential market.

Emphasis on Kenya-East Africa as Ag Trade Market
   2022-08-05 00:01:00.336
A recently announced Trade and Strategic Investment Partnership with Kenya and an upcoming East Africa ag trade mission signify U.S. interest of this region as an ag export market. (Rod Bain and Foreign Agricultural Service Associate Administrator Clay Hamilton)

June Ag. Export Numbers Show Large Gains from June a Year Ago
   2022-08-05 00:01:00.212
June sales of U.S. food and agriculural products to other countries were far above June a year ago. (Gary Crawford and USDA economist, Bart Kenner)

Ag. Exports Edging Closer to Meeting USDA Projections for FY22
   2022-08-05 00:00:57.887
U.S. agricultural export values are edging closer and closer to meeting USDA export projections for this fiscal year. (Gary Crawford and USDA economist, Bart Kenner)

Actuality: Ag. Export and Import Numbers for First Nine Months of FY22
   2022-08-05 00:00:42.501
USDA economist, Bart Kenner, giving the agricultural export, import and trade balance numbers for the first nine months of this fiscal year.


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Features

Agriculture USA


Rise in Coffee/Caffeine Consumption Could be Grounds for Concern
   2022-08-02 00:05:00.042
Americans are drinking more and more coffee and consuming more and more caffeine. Some experts say those trends teken together may be grounds for concern, at least for some of us. Gary Crawford has more as he brews up this edition of Agriculture USA. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Comedian, Tim Hawkins. Kansas State University Extension scientist, Karen Blakeslee. Kara Crawford.

Consumer Time


More Progress in Bringing High Speed Internet to Underserved Places
   2022-08-02 00:02:58.964
USDA has just announced new investments in rural broadband projects. Gary Crawford has more in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. White House Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Nevada Senator Catherine Cortex-Masto.

Latest Efforts in Forest and Wildfire Management Strategies
   2022-08-02 00:02:37.608
The Agriculture Secretary’s recent Western tour include announcements for the latest efforts in improving national forest and wildfire management. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack

USDA Plans 1st Step to Change How Salmonella is Controlled in Poultry
   2022-08-02 00:03:00.114
USDA is reevaluating its strategy for controlling salmonella in poultry products and reducing Salmonella-related illnesses. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety Sandra Eskin.

Urban Ag Advancement Efforts Continue
   2022-08-02 00:02:59.826
USDA's Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production and its Federal Advisory Committee continues work to build up ag in urban and suburban areas. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production Director Brian Guse.

Why Coffee is a Hot Commodity Again
   2022-08-02 00:02:55.281
Coffee has made one of the most dramatic comebacks in food and beverage history. Gary Crawford brews up this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Coffee grower and marketer, Arondo Holmes. Karen Blakeslee, extension educator with Kansas State University. Coffee fan, Kara Crawford.

Agriculture Update


Words from USTR Chief Ag Negotiator Nominee
   2022-08-02 00:02:27.000
A long-time USDA official and recent nominee for the position of U.S. Trade Representative’s Chief Agricultural Negotiator had opportunity to talk before lawmakers as part of his confirmation process. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Doug McKalip

A New Approach to Applications for Some USDA Programs
   2022-08-02 00:02:25.776
Applications for USDA Emergency Relief Program funding, along with applications for other risk management programs, are now pre-populating information to help streamline the process. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux

Trying Out Conservation Innovation on the Farm Level
   2022-08-02 00:02:28.715
A component of USDA's Conservation Innovation Grants that allows partners to test innovations on the farm level is now accepting funding applications for this fiscal year. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Natural Resources Conservation Services Chief Terry Cosby

New U.S. Hemp Industry Having its Share of Birthing Pains
   2022-08-02 00:02:30.021
The newborn U.S. Hemp Industry is having its share of birthing pains. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. State Agriculture Commissioners Kate Greenberg (Colorado). and Ryan Quarels (Kentucky) Eric Wang, on behalf of the U.S. Hemp Roundtable.

Regenerative Ag and Crop Insurance as Risk Management Tools
   2022-08-02 00:02:24.822
An Idaho farmer uses a combination of regenerative agricultural practices and federal crop insurance to manage weather related risks in his operation. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Lance Griff