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What in the World Will Be Going on in Upcoming USDA Supply/Demand Report?

00:00:59.977   2019-08-08   
Where are some of the global areas to be highlighted in USDA's latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates? (Rod Bain and Acting World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Mark Jekanowski)

USDA's Food and Nutrition Service Marks its 50th Anniversary

00:00:59.271   2019-08-08   
USDA's Food and Nutrition Service is celebrating its 50th birthday. (Stephanie Ho and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue)

50 Years of Food and Nutrition Service Programs

00:00:57.312   2019-08-08   
USDA's Food and Nutrition Service has developed many different food assistance programs in its 50 years of existence. (Stephanie Ho and Pat Dombroski, FNS Regional Administrator for Mid-Atlantic Region)

Actuality: Two Important Ways Food and Nutrition Service Steps Up

00:00:42.971   2019-08-08   
Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue is highlighting two important functions of USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, which is marking its 50th anniversary.

U.S. Drought Coverage Still at Historically Low Levels

00:00:56.790   2019-08-08   
The latest Drought Monitor shows drought coverage in the U.S. continues to be at historically low levels. (Gary Crawford and Brad Rippey) ****This week marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Drought Monitor****

Actuality: An Overview of this Week's Drought Monitor

00:00:37.903   2019-08-08   
Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist, with a brief general summary of this week's new drought monitor.

Actuality: Very Little Corn, Soybean, Hay and Cattle in Drought Areas

00:00:39.653   2019-08-08   
Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist, saying that this week's drought monitor shows very little corn, soybean, hay and cattle in drought areas.

Actuality: Patches of Severe Drought in Alaska and Hawaii

00:00:30.014   2019-08-08   
Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist, saying the only U.S. areas with any severe drought are in parts of Alaska and Hawaii.

A Sunshine State Example of Water Infrastructure Funding

00:00:59.689   2019-08-08   
A rural Florida community plans to improve its water infrastructure as a result of receiving a recent Rural Development Water and Waste Disposal loan and grant program (Rod Bain and Florida State Rural Development Director Phil Leary).

USDA Investing in Rural Water Systems, Including 2 Systems in Louisiana

00:01:00.055   2019-08-08   
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced another round of funding this week for rural water systems, including two in Louisiana. (Gary Crawford, Sec'y Sonny Perdue and Dr. Carrie Castille)