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Actuality: Forest Service Welcomes Public Comment on Proposals

00:00:38.791   2019-06-12   
US Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen says public input is important to helping the agency develop its plans, such as proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act.

Wildfire Threat Concerns in the Pacific Northwest

00:00:59.924   2019-06-12   
Conditions for growing wildfire activity in the Pacific Northwest are expected to develop in the coming days, including areas not known for wildfires. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Still Plenty of Topsoil Moisture Nationwide

00:00:59.611   2019-06-12   
Recent warmth has done little to evaporate moisture from topsoil in saturated areas of the country. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Still Lush Pastures and Rangelands across the Country

00:00:59.611   2019-06-12   
With some small exceptions, most of the nation continues to report pasture and rangeland in good to excellent condition. (Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey)

Access for Ag Remains Issue in U.S.-China Trade Talks

00:01:00.160   2019-06-12   
A Senior USDA official remains optimistic trade negotiations with China will resume soon and explains one of the remaining sticking points. (Rod Bain and Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney)

Corn, Bean, Wheat Prices Up in USDA June Estimates

00:01:00.342   2019-06-11   
What is the main factor behind USDA's month-over-month price adjustment up for major commodity crops? (Rod Bain)

MFP Plan Now at OMB for Review

00:01:00.212   2019-06-11   
The proposal for USDA's latest round of Market Facilitation Program payments is currently under review, according to a senior Agriculture Department official. (Rod Bain and Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney)

USDA Sticks with its Previous Acreage/Yield Forecasts for Soybeans

00:00:56.346   2019-06-11   
No changes, for now, in USDA's forecasts for soybean acreage and yields. (Gary Crawford and Warren Preston)

New USDA Corn Projections Surprise some Traders

00:01:00.055   2019-06-11   
Corn and other crop markets got support from USDA's new forecasts for corn plantings and yields. (Gary Crawford and Warren Preston)

USDA Lowers Estimate for Florida's Orange Production

00:00:58.017   2019-06-11   
The latest USDA estimate of the Florida orange crop shows production far larger than two years ago and a bit larger than last season. (Gary Crawford and Mark Hudson)

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