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U.S. Requests USMCA Dispute Settlement Consultations with Mexico

00:01:00.316   2023-06-02   
Issues regarding Mexico's policy on agricultural biotechnology products being imported into its nation led to the U.S. Friday asking for further consultations within the framework of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. (Rod Bain and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai)

Big Brazilian Corn Crop Has Prices Down/Competition Up

00:01:00.368   2023-06-02   
Rising Brazilian corn production has analysts wondering about the long and short-term effect on U.S. and world corn markets. (Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Seth Meyer. Also a brief snippet from Frank Sinatra)

Growing Drought Coverage in Midwest Corn-Bean Production Areas

00:00:59.820   2023-06-02   
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor reveals signs of flash drought in some corn and soybean production areas in the Midwest. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey)

Actuality: Hay and Cattle in Drought

00:00:29.910   2023-06-02   
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey notes the latest U.S. Drought Monitor drought coverage maps for both major hay growing and cattle producing states.

Actuality: Wheat in Drought Coverage

00:00:50.050   2023-06-02   
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey looks at drought coverage for winter and spring wheat across the country for the period ending May 30.

Actuality: Southern Crops and Reduced Drought Coverage

00:00:55.405   2023-06-02   
USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey notes how cotton and rice growing areas in the nation’s Southern tier are experiencing minimal drought coverage in recent weeks.

Producer Crop Acreage Report Due Soon

00:00:59.637   2023-06-02   
What is the importance for growers in submitting their annual crop acreage reports to their local Farm Service Agency office? (Rod Bain and FSA Administrator Zach Ducheneaux)

Actuality: Importance of Crop Acreage Report Data

00:00:44.460   2023-06-02   
Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux discusses how information from producer-filled crop acreage reports is part of program and policy development.

Farm Service Agency Crop Acreage Reporting 30 PSA

00:00:30.119   2023-06-02   
* - STATIONS: Please no longer air this Public Service Announcement after Saturday, July 17th - * Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux reminds growers that crop acreage report deadlines are fast approaching.

Building Rural Housing Opportunities

00:01:00.212   2023-06-02   
USDA's Rural Housing Service offers various programs to offer affordable housing options to rural residents. (Rod Bain and Rural Housing Service Administrator Joaquin Altoro)