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

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,137 views
    A USDA project is trying out new ways to save water in places where farmers need it the most.
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  • Conserving Water and Energy - Duration: 100 seconds.

    • 9 months ago
    • 645 views
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is helping farmers in drought affected California conserve water and energy.
    For more information:
    www.usda.gov
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  • USDA Helps Control Water Stealing Plant in Texas - Duration: 97 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 3,344 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.

    • 1 year ago
    • 833 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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  • Saving Bats to Help Agriculture - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 3,449 views
    INTRO: Many people are afraid of them, but bats are very useful to farmers. Thats why USDA is partnering with groups to protect bats and bat habitat. The USDAs Bob Ellison has more. (1:53)
    BATS SC...
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  • USDA Grant Helps Protect Southwest Fish & Farms - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,669 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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  • Cleaner Water and Nutrient Credits - Duration: 2 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 361 views
    A Virginia farmer is converting pasture land to trees, to create a nutrient credit bank to offset the impacts of construction in the state. For more information:
    http://www.nrcs.usda.gov
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  • Dry in California, Wet in the Midwest - Duration: 84 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 602 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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  • USDA Helps Restore Endangered Species Habitat - Duration: 95 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,300 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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  • Filtering Water Before It Heads Downstream - Duration: 2 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,289 views
    A new USDA initiative is helping improve water quality from farm to city.
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  • Drought Will Continue In Large Areas Of The Nation - Duration: 108 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 2,610 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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  • Preserving Farmland and Wetlands Through Conservation - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 1,535 views
    USDA is helping farmers protect farmland and wetlands through a new conservation program.
    For more information go to:
    www.usda.gov
    http://www.nrcs.usda.gov
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  • USDA PROMOTES CONSERVATION PROGRAMS - Duration: 105 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 785 views
    The U-S Department of Agricultures Natural Resources Conservation Service wants the public to know about its efforts to help the environment. The USDAs Bob Ellison has more.
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  • USDA HELPS FARMERS WITH IRRIGATION - Duration: 90 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 2,188 views
    Water is always a concern for farmers in south Texas. USDA is helping producers there to more efficiently use water. The USDAs Bob Ellison has more.
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  • Spring Weather Could Alter Planting - Duration: 74 seconds.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,156 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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  • stimulus - Duration: 116 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 2,240 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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  • Healthy Soil Vs. Drought - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 1,006 views
    California has been historically dry, but healthy soil practices are helping some farmers weather the drought.
    For more information go to:
    www.usda.gov
    www.nrcs.usda.gov
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  • USDA Week In Review December 12 - Duration: 3 minutes, 26 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 2,953 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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  • USDA Assists Mother, Daughter Farm Team - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 3,189 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 Breaks Ground for the People's Garden - Duration: 81 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 910 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 Food Safety Advice After Power Loss - Duration: 86 seconds.

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,548 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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  • A Message from USDA's Founder - Abraham Lincoln - Duration: 116 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,393 views
    In 2012, Abraham Lincoln is encouraging Americans to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - which he founded - by planting an 'Abraham Lincoln' variety of tomato ...
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  • USDA ENCOURAGES AMERICANS TO KNOW THEIR FARMERS - Duration: 102 seconds.

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,131 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
    • 579 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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  • Keeping Bees Buzzing And Busy - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 4,808 views
    USDA researchers are working to help people learn about bees while trying to figure out why some bee colonies are disappearing.
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  • Drought Affecting Food Prices In 2013 - Duration: 112 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 2,311 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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  • Healthier Soils To Get Through Drought - Duration: 115 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 3,267 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.

    • 3 years ago
    • 1,055 views
    USDA is helping ranchers learn to keep some green on their land even during drought.
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