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Number of Hired Farm Workers Up. So are Wages.

00:00:50.259   2019-11-21   
Here's a look at the latest USDA report on farm labor. It shows more hired workers and higher wages than a year ago. (Gary Crawford)

Like Peanuts? Thank George Washington Carver

00:00:59.951   2019-11-21   
If you like peanuts, you can thank George Washington Carver for helping make them a fixture in American agriculture. (Stephanie Ho and Marshall Lamb, USDA's National Peanut Research Lab)

50 Years of USDA Research on Peanuts

00:00:57.756   2019-11-21   
USDA celebrates 50 years of focused research on peanuts. (Stephanie Ho and Marshall Lamb, USDA's National Peanut Research Lab)

Cost of that Thanksgiving Meal May Be Higher this Year

00:00:58.644   2019-11-21   
Will your Thanksgiving meal cost more than last year? Or Less? (Gary Crawford and Gianna Short)

Cranberry--The Sauce and Beyond

00:01:00.055   2019-11-21   
A cranberry expert says there's a whole lot more we can do with cranberries this holiday season than just making sauce. (Gary Crawford and Karen Cahill)

Cranberry Growers Looking Beyond the U.S. for Sales Growth

00:01:00.055   2019-11-21   
Cranberry growers and marketers are not only trying to maintain holiday and year-round demand in the U.S., but are working to build demand worldwide. (Gary Crawford, Karen Cahill and Alison Carr) (Recorded at USDA's Farmers Market)

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Coming Soon to D.C.

00:01:00.290   2019-11-21   
A New Mexico forest district is the provider of this year's U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, now travelling to Washington D.C. and set to arrive early next week. (Rod Bain and Ivan Knudsen of the U.S. Forest Service)

Actuality: 2019 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

00:00:50.834   2019-11-21   
Ivan Knudsen of the U.S. Forest Service details some of the annual traditions of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree and discusses the 2019 tree originating from New Mexico.

A Year-Round Operation - Christmas Tree Farming

00:00:59.872   2019-11-21   
Those in the business of growing, harvesting, and selling Christmas trees are not just busy during the holiday season. (Rod Bain and Melissa Ploeckelman of the National Farm Medicine Center)

Potential Growth of South Korean Market for U.S. Rice

00:00:59.977   2019-11-20   
A rice industry official says a new agreement guaranteeing market access for U.S. rice to South Korea is expected to be a starting point for a growing potential value. (Rod Bain and Peter Bachmann od U.S. Rice Association)

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