Barbara Rater, Census and Survey Division Director with USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, saying every farmer response to the Ag. Census counts toward making the information more accurate and useful.
Data collected in studies such as those collected from a USDA study can help develop improved methods of traceback for a particular e-coli strain associated with foodborne illness. (Rod Bain and researcher, Jim Bono)
If you are buying a real Christmas tree this year, be prepared to pay more for it than you did last season. (Gary Crawford and Tim O'Connor, Executive Director of the National Christmas Tree Association)
The Japanese Diet this week approved an amendment of the beef safeguard mechanism within the U.S. Japan Trade Agreement, which could result in increased exports of our nation's beef to that market. (Rod Bain and Dean Meyer of the U.S. Meat Export Federation)