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  • Saving Water In Dry Areas - Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,111 views
    A USDA project is trying out new ways to save water in places where farmers need it the most.
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  • USDA Helps Control Water Stealing Plant in Texas - Duration: 97 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 3,297 views
    INTRO: Water tends to be scarce in West Texas. USDA is working with landowners to get rid of an invasive plant that is robbing the area of this precious commodity. The USDAs Bob Ellison has more. (...
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  • People’s Garden: “Why Use Rain Barrels? - Helpful Tips” - Duration: 2 minutes, 52 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 679 views
    Rain Barrels collect rainwater runoff from your roof, enabling you to water your vegetables, flowers, shrubs and trees. By using rainwater from your roof, you can keep your lawn greener and your ga...
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  • USDA Grant Helps Protect Southwest Fish & Farms - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,622 views
    INTRO: Researchers in New Mexico are using a US Dept of Agriculture grant to protect endangered fish and farms in the Rio Grande valley. USDAs Pat OLeary has more. (1:58)
    THE DEMANDS FOR WATER FRO...
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  • Dry in California, Wet in the Midwest - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 570 views
    INTRO: The snowpack in California is below average this year and that could mean problems for producers in the Spring. The USDAs Bob Ellison has more. (1:21)
    THE SNOWPACK IN CALIFORNIAS SIERRA NEV...
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  • Erosion Control Saves Homes - Duration: 103 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,735 views
    THIS PAST SUMMER HOMES IN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY KANSAS WERE SAVED FROM DAMAGE AND DESTRUCTION THROUGH A U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE PROGRAM. PARTNERING WITH LOCAL OFFICIALS AND USING THE EMERGENCY...
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  • USDA Week In Review December 12 - Duration: 3 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    • 2,915 views
    A weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In this edition of USDA Week In Review, snowy and cold or dry and mild? The International Year of Soils and...
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  • Spring Weather Could Alter Planting - Duration: 74 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,130 views
    Planting could be delayed in some parts of the country due to wet weather in some places and dry weather in others. The USDA's Bob Ellison has more.
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  • Healthy Soil Vs. Drought - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 569 views
    California has been historically dry, but healthy soil practices are helping some farmers weather the drought.
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  • stimulus - Duration: 116 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 2,223 views
    INTRO: Many U.S.D.A. programs received funding released under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, with the goal of providing economic assistance and new job opportunities for Americans. U.S...
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  • Drought Will Continue In Large Areas Of The Nation - Duration: 108 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,608 views
    A U.S. Department of Agricutlure meteorologist says large areas of the country will continue to experience drought through the Fall.
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  • USDA Helps Restore Endangered Species Habitat - Duration: 95 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,281 views
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working with local agencies in Florida to restore an endangered species habitatwhich happens to be on an air force base golf course. The USDAs Bob Ellison has ...
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  • NRCS 75th Anniversary - Duration: 7 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 5,303 views
    A Legacy of Conservation. 75 Years of Helping People Help The Land.
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  • USDA Food Safety Advice After Power Loss - Duration: 86 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,493 views
    FEATURE USDA FOOD SAFETY ADVICE AFTER POWER LOSS
    INTRO: When natural disasters strike your home, will the food in your kitchen be safe? US Dept of Agriculture experts have the answers. USDAs Pat ...
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  • USDA Breaks Ground for the People's Garden - Duration: 81 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 897 views
    INTRO: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack "broke pavement" on the inaugural The People's Garden during a ceremony on the grounds of U.S. Department of Agriculture commemorating the 200th birthday of...
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  • USDA Assists Mother, Daughter Farm Team - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 3,130 views
    INTRO: A mother and daughter farming together in northern Florida are making
    environmental improvements to their operation with USDAs help. The USDAs Bob
    Ellison has more. (1:40)
    ANN AND EVIE BL...
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  • USDA ENCOURAGES AMERICANS TO KNOW THEIR FARMERS - Duration: 102 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,122 views
    A USDA effort seeks to create economic opportunities in rural America by promoting local and regional food systems. The USDA's Bob Ellison has more.
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  • Vilsack Appears Before Senate Committee - Duration: 101 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 546 views
    INTRO: President-Elect Barack Obamas nominee for Agriculture Secretary told the U-S Senates Agriculture Committee that he would address civil rights issues, defend farming and ranching and work to ...
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  • Drought Affecting Food Prices In 2013 - Duration: 112 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 2,288 views
    A USDA economist says the persistent drought in the Midwest will lead to higher than normal food price inflation for the rest of the year.
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  • NEXT FARM BILL GARNERS INTEREST - Duration: 101 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 343 views
    The next farm bill proved to be a popular topic at this year's agricultural outlook forum. The USDA's Bob Ellison has more.
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  • RAIN GARDENS PREVENT RUNOFF AND HELP TEACH - Duration: 102 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 620 views
    The wife of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited a Washington, D-C school to dedicate a new rain garden designed to prevent runoff. The USDAs Bob Ellison has more.
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  • Healthier Soils To Get Through Drought - Duration: 115 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 3,240 views
    When it comes to drought relief. most eyes look to the sky. But now some USDA experts are suggesting that at least part of the drought solution is not above us, but below us in the soil.
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  • Preserving Green Grazing Even During Drought - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,049 views
    USDA is helping ranchers learn to keep some green on their land even during drought.
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