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A U.S. Ag.Trade Mission to Taiwan

00:00:58.618   2019-04-19   
The members of this next week's U.S. agricultural trade mission to Taiwan are hoping to bring back more contracts for more food and agricultural sales to that nation. (Gary Crawford and Ken Isley)

Wood-Built Shelter Taking on Tornadoes?

00:00:59.585   2019-04-19   
A U.S. Forest Service research lab is developing an in-home tornado shelter made of wood, and testing of it is yielding promising results so far. (Rod Bain and Adam Senalik of the Forest Products Lab)

Actuality: Testing a Wood-Built Tornado Shelter

00:00:59.768   2019-04-19   
Adam Senalik of the U.S. Forest Service's Forest Products Lab discusses the testing conducted so far on a tornado shelter made of wood.

Actuality: Commercial Potential of Wood-Built Tornado Shelters

00:00:53.733   2019-04-19   
U.S. Forest Service researcher Adam Senalik talks about what he sees as the future of wood-built tornado shelters once testing concludes and these products become available commercially.

SNAP Moving Carefully Forward With Online Purchasing Pilot

00:01:00.029   2019-04-19   
SNAP's online purchasing function has been years in the making, from development to realization. (Stephanie Ho and SNAP Associate Administrator Jessica Shahin)

Allowing Online SNAP Purchases Helps Homebound Recipients

00:00:59.951   2019-04-19   
Online SNAP purchasing will help recipients who have a hard time getting to a grocery store. (Stephanie Ho and SNAP Associate Administrator Jessica Shahin)

Online SNAP Purchases Initially Only Available in Parts of NY State

00:00:59.820   2019-04-19   
The ability to use SNAP benefits online is up and running, but it's initially only available in parts of New York state. (Stephanie Ho and SNAP Associate Administrator Jessica Shahin)

Some Holiday Ham Food Safety Tips

00:00:59.559   2019-04-19   
Ham is a popular spring holiday food, but many of us have some misconceptions about hams that could cause us a problem. (Gary Crawford and Janell Goodwin) ****Broadcasters: The USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline number is 888-MPHOTLINE(888-674-5463) Listeners can also go online to AsKaren.gov ****

A Second U.S. Win at the WTO Against China

00:01:00.290   2019-04-18   
Following February's ruling favoring our nation in a dispute over Chinese grain domestic supports, the World Trade Organization has sided with the U.S. again in a similar case. (Rod Bain and US Trade Representative Chief Ag Negotiator Gregg Doud)

U.S. Agricultural Exports Continue Trailing Last Year

00:00:58.906   2019-04-18   
U.S. agricultural exports continue to lag behind those of a year ago. (Gary Crawford and Kamron Daugherty)

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