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The FCIC Connection with Crop Insurance Development

00:00:59.350   2018-08-17   
What is a main, yet perhaps not well known, component of the federal crop insurance system? (Rod Bain and Risk Management Agency Administrator Martin Barbre)

Are Drones Like a Swiss Army Knife?

00:01:00.212   2018-08-17   
An Extension expert describes unmanned aerial vehicles as multi-purpose tools for agriculture. (Rod Bain and Dan Swafford of Virginia Cooperative Extension)

Actuality: Future Advances in Ag Related Drone Tech

00:00:55.980   2018-08-17   
Dan Swafford of Virginia Cooperative Extension discusses some promising technology and agricultural uses related to unmanned aerial vehicles.

Cost Burden To Comply with Produce Safety Rules Varies with Farm Size

00:01:00.029   2018-08-17   
A new study says the cost burden for fruit and vegetable farms to comply with new FDA produce safety rules varies with the size of the farm. (Gary Crawford and Peyton Ferrier)

Actuality: One Reason FDA Delayed Food Safety Rule Compliance for Smaller Farms

00:00:28.969   2018-08-17   
Peyton Ferrier, USDA economist, giving one of the reasons why FDA delayed the food safety rule compliance dates for smaller fruit and vegetable farms.

Farm Milk Prices May Increase Next Year

00:01:00.055   2018-08-17   
Dairy producers could see higher milk prices and improved margins next year. (Gary Crawford and Seth Meyer)

New Gene Stacking Technology Could Help Defend Citrus from Greening

00:00:59.977   2018-08-17   
USDA researchers are studying a new method to insert multiple genes into specialty crops, making it easier for such plants to develop improved traits. (Rod Bain and Roger Thilmony of the Agricultural Research Service)

Actuality: Explanation of GAANTRY--A New Gene Stacking System

00:00:59.951   2018-08-17   
USDA researcher, Roger Thilmony, explains a newly developed gene technology that allows inserting of multiple genes into plants, making it easier to establish desired traits.

Perdue Unveils New Forest Management Strategy

00:00:58.984   2018-08-16   
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue's newly unveiled forest management strategy will feature more federal, state and local collaboration. (Gary Crawford, Sec'y Sonny Perdue and Sen. Lisa Murkowski)

Forest Service Paying To Fight Fires by Taking Money from other Activities

00:00:52.558   2018-08-16   
Once again this year the Forest Service is having to take money from activities such as forest maintenance and fire prevention to pay for fighting wildfires. (Gary Crawford, Sec'y Sonny Perdue and Sen. Ron Wyden)

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