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Listening Sessions for Prevented Planting Insurance Changes

00:00:59.585   2023-06-06   
*- STATIONS: The virtual listening session mentioned in this story occurs this Thursday (June 8) at 2 PM Eastern - 1 PM Central -* A series of listening sessions occur this summer as the Risk Management Agency receives comment on possible changes to prevented planting crop insurance. (Rod Bain and RMA Administrator Marcia Bunger.)

Actuality: Prevented Planting Insurance and Potential Changes

00:01:00.238   2023-06-06   
Risk Management Agency Administrator Marcia Bunger explains some of the proposed changes in prevented planting crop insurance coverage now being discussed through listening sessions between now and September First.

The Anxious Wait for Rain

00:00:55.666   2023-06-06   
The torrid pace of planting is being replaced by the quiet wait for rain. (Gary Crawford and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Don't Blame El Nino for Current Problems with Dryness

00:01:00.264   2023-06-06   
Don't blame El Nino for this current long-lasting period of dryness. (Gary Crawford and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

A Big Weekly Decline in Topsoil Moisture Conditions

00:00:58.853   2023-06-06   
Topsoiil moisture shortages are expanding in area and severity. (Gary Crawford and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Actuality: A Review of Some States with Record Dryness

00:00:42.840   2023-06-06   
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, looking at some states that have beer experiencing record dryness.

Actuality: Topsoil Moisture Shortages by State

00:00:42.919   2023-06-06   
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, reviewing some states with major topsoil moisture shortages.

Actuality: National Weather Outlook for June 13 - 19

00:00:49.711   2023-06-06   
USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, with the national weather outlook for June 13th through the 19th.

It's World Food Safety Day---June 7th

00:00:58.226   2023-06-06   
The U.S. is a major partner with organizations around the world who are trying to boost the safety of food and reduce the huge numbers of serious food related illnesses. (Gary Crawford and Under Secretary of Agriculture Dr. Emilio Esteban) Broadcasters: This story for use on World Food Safety Day, June 7th.