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New Development on the U.S./China Trade Front

00:00:59.297   2019-06-19   
Stock markets took off Tuesday after President Trump tweeted that he and the Chinese President would have a one-on-one meeting later this month. (Gary Crawford and Ambassador Robert Lighthizer)

USDA Outlook Chairman to Depart

00:01:00.055   2019-06-19   
Seth Meyer, Chairman of the USDA's Outlook Board, will depart USDA, effective July 13. (Gary Crawford and Seth Meyer)

More Than One-Fifth of Country Has Topsoil Moisture Surplus

00:00:59.951   2019-06-19   
More than 20-percent of the country is reporting a topsoil moisture surplus. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Actuality: Topsoil Moisture Surplus / Shortage Details

00:00:59.951   2019-06-19   
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, has the latest details on which states have surpluses or shortages of topsoil moisture.

Majority of U.S. Pastures are Lush and Green

00:00:59.951   2019-06-19   
Most U.S. pastures are benefiting from excessive wetness. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Actuality: Which State Has the Lushest Pasture Conditions?

00:00:45.505   2019-06-19   
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, has details on which states have the lushest pastures.

Connecting Conservation Practices, Completion and Onfarm Benefits

00:01:00.081   2019-06-19   
A USDA study looks at conservation practices under a contract program and how incentive plays a role in completing such practices. (Rod Bain and Steve Wallander of the Economic Research Service)

Actuality: Focus of Recent Conservation Practices Study

00:01:00.133   2019-06-19   
USDA economic researcher, Steve Wallander, explains the intend of a recent study of farm conservation programs, specific practices, completion and contract based incentives.

Forest Service Working to Reduce Billions of Dollars of Deferred Maintenance

00:01:00.055   2019-06-19   
Over the years the Forest Service has had to put off needed repairs and maintenance of its roads, trails and other facilities. The agency is working to reduce that backlog of projects. (Gary Crawford and Lenise Lago)