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Corn, Bean, Wheat Prices Up in USDA June Estimates

00:01:00.342   2019-06-11   
What is the main factor behind USDA's month-over-month price adjustment up for major commodity crops? (Rod Bain)

MFP Plan Now at OMB for Review

00:01:00.212   2019-06-11   
The proposal for USDA's latest round of Market Facilitation Program payments is currently under review, according to a senior Agriculture Department official. (Rod Bain and Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney)

USDA Sticks with its Previous Acreage/Yield Forecasts for Soybeans

00:00:56.346   2019-06-11   
No changes, for now, in USDA's forecasts for soybean acreage and yields. (Gary Crawford and Warren Preston)

New USDA Corn Projections Surprise some Traders

00:01:00.055   2019-06-11   
Corn and other crop markets got support from USDA's new forecasts for corn plantings and yields. (Gary Crawford and Warren Preston)

USDA Lowers Estimate for Florida's Orange Production

00:00:58.017   2019-06-11   
The latest USDA estimate of the Florida orange crop shows production far larger than two years ago and a bit larger than last season. (Gary Crawford and Mark Hudson)

More Weather-Related Field Work Delays in the Nation's Mid-Section?

00:00:59.559   2019-06-11   
Favorable field and planting conditions of late in the Plains and Midwest could soon be replaced by delays caused by cooler and wetter weather. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Actuality: Cool, Wet Weather in Nation's Mid-Section

00:00:26.540   2019-06-11   
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, discusses weather over the next week east of the Rocky Mountains - conditions that could again impact agricultural field work and cause delays.

Extreme Heat Out West and Potential Impacts

00:00:59.872   2019-06-11   
A heat wave in much of the Western U.S. could have potential impacts on both winter and spring crops in the region. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Actuality: 8 to 14 Day Weather Forecast

00:00:51.565   2019-06-11   
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, says the Rocky Mountains will divide the temperature range for the continental U.S. Most of the nation will experience above normal precipitation for the period of June 18 - 24.

"REAP"ing More Energy Saving and Economic Benefits in Rural America

00:01:00.107   2019-06-11   
The Agriculture Department has announced the latest round of grants designed to improve rural energy efficiency and economic opportunity. (Rod Bain. Vermont and New Hampshire RD State Director Anthony Linardos. South Dakota State RD Director Julie Gross)