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Work Begins on an Industrial Hemp Seed Bank

00:00:59.611   2019-08-14   
Work has begun on building a seed bank for industrial hemp. Experts say hemp can't really take off in this country without it. (Gary Crawford, Brian Furnish and Larry Smart)

Actuality: Farmer Demand for Hemp Genetics High/Supply Very Small

00:00:18.808   2019-08-14   
Larry Smart, Cornell University horticulture professor, saying that demand by farmers for good industrial hemp seed is exploding, but supplies are practically nil.

Pockets of Dryness Springing up around the Country

00:01:00.029   2019-08-14   
Areas of dryness are noted around the country. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Pasture Conditions Generally Decline Across the Country

00:00:59.742   2019-08-14   
Pasture conditions are generally declining across the country. (Stephanie Ho and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

USDA Corn Crop Revisions and Impacts on U.S./Global Ledgers

00:01:00.238   2019-08-14   
How were both the Agriculture Department's domestic and world balance sheets for corn affected by Monday's adjustments in U.S. corn production estimates? (Rod Bain and Acting World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Mark Jekanowski)

An Opening for U.S. Wheat Export Opportunity?

00:00:59.794   2019-08-14   
Despite another increase in global wheat production, declines in some major producing nations may provide U.S. wheat exports a boost. (Rod Bain and Acting World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Mark Jekanowski)

Farmers Planting More Cover Crops

00:01:00.055   2019-08-14   
More prevent planting acres, plus temporary changes in USDA rules on cover crops, are resulting in an expansion of cover crop acreage. (Gary Crawford, Matt Lohr and Steven Peterson)