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Atlantic Hurricane Season Total at One Storm So Far

00:01:00.238   2023-05-26   
A no-name storm gave the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season an unusually quick start to begin the year. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey)

Actuality: Atlantic Hurricane Name List for 2023

00:01:00.107   2023-05-26   
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey discusses the list for potential tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin for this year.

Eastern Pacific Hurricane Outlook for 2023

00:01:00.055   2023-05-26   
What does tropical storm and hurricane activity potentially look like for this year in the Eastern Pacific Basin? (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey)

Tropical Storm Type is in the Name

00:00:59.637   2023-05-26   
With tropical storm season underway in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, what is the difference between a hurricane and a typhoon? (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey)

Urban Ag Advisory Committee Taking Nominations

00:00:59.324   2023-05-26   
Four positions on USDA’s Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production will soon need to be filled due to expiring terms, resulting in a call for nominations for those seats. (Rod Bain and Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production Director Brian Guse)

Actuality: Background on Urban Ag and Innovative Production Committee

00:00:42.919   2023-05-26   
Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production Director Brian Guse explains the development and mission of a Federal Advisory Committee providing feedback on urban ag and innovative production.

Actuality: Nomination Process for Urban Ag Federal Advisory Committee

00:00:44.617   2023-05-26   
Office of Urban Ag and Innovation Production Director Brian Guse discusses the nomination process underway for positions on a Secretarial Advisory Committee on Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production, with the application deadline of July 15th approaching.

There is One Cookout Shortcut You Should Not Take.

00:00:57.576   2023-05-26   
Doing things "halfway" can often cause problems later on, especially when you are having a holiday weekend cookout. (Gary Crawford and Meredith Carothers, with the USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline) ****Broadcasters: The USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline number is 888-MPHOTLINE(888-674-6854) Listeners can also go online to

Actuality: How to Get Expert Food Safety Information Three Ways

00:00:46.944   2023-05-26   
Meredith Carothers, food safety expert with the USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline, outlining several ways you can get food safety questions answered live by real experts.