*- 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.)
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 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.