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USDA Expands Efforts to Protect Communities from Wildfires

00:00:59.742   2023-01-19   
More Communities in the West will see a reduced risk of devastating wildfires as a result of expanded wildfire mitigation projects. (Gary Crawford and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack) ***The new project areas are in 7 states--Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

Actuality: New Funding Will Enable More Wildfire Mitigation Efforts

00:00:32.548   2023-01-19   
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says new funding will expand the scope of wildfire mitigation efforts.

Actuality: Vilsack Explains How New Wildfire Landscapes Were Chosen

00:00:37.328   2023-01-19   
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, explains the process by which the new wildfire mitigation landscapes were chosen.

USDA Funding Will Help Protect Crops from Pests

00:01:00.029   2023-01-19   
USDA has announced this year's funding allocation that will be dedicated to protecting U.S. crops from pests and diseases. (Gary Crawford and Under Secretary of Agriculture Jennifer Moffitt)

Actuality: Why USDA Spends Millions on Crop Plant Protection

00:00:41.090   2023-01-19   
Jennifer Moffitt, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, explains the need to go to great lengths to protect U.S. agriculture from pests and diseases. (USDA has allocated this fiscal year over 70 million dollars for plant protection efforts)

Actuality: What is the National Clean Plant Network?

00:00:30.406   2023-01-19   
Jennifer Moffitt, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, explaining what the National Clean Plant Network is. (This year USDA is allocating funding for 28 projects through the Clean Plant Network)

2023 Could Be Another Year of Declining U.S. Meat Production

00:00:58.253   2023-01-19   
2023 could bring another decline in overall U.S. meat production. (Gary Crawford and USDA Outlook Board Chairman Mark Jekanowski)

USDA Publishes New Regulations for the U.S. Organic Industry

00:01:00.029   2023-01-18   
The nation's organic food insustry will soon be operating under a new set of USDA rules and regulations. (Gary Crawford. Under Secretary Jennifer Moffitt. U.S. Representative from Maine Chellie Pingree)

Actuality: New Organic Rules Will Mandate More Sites To Be Inspected

00:00:24.346   2023-01-18   
Jennifer Tucker with the USDA's National Organic Program says the new organic rules will increase the number of organic operations that will have to be inspected and certified.

Actuality: Some of the Things the New Organic Rules Will Do

00:00:49.423   2023-01-18   
Under Secretary of Agriculture Jennifer Moffitt listing a few of the things that the new organic rules will do.

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