Transition in Washington, USDA's work, fighting forest fires

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk about a range of issues in this week's installment of Over a Cup.

Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong talk about a range of issues. This week Orion shares information from his recent visit to Washington D.C., including what's happening with the transition, noting that the big winner is the moving industry. Max points out, however, that the halls of Washington are fill with people with long-careers in the nation's capital. Orion shares that viewers will soon see his 38th interview with the Sec. of Agriculture, including his eighth with Vilsack. Orion shares some insight into what Secretary Vilsack discussed, that profile will air Dec. 31.

Orion and Max share insight into the work of those staff members in USDA, their work and the Forest Service, which is part of USDA. The Forest Service is fighting more fires, and some of the issues involved with that issue.

And Orion offers a preview of the special Christmas Show that will air Dec. 24. This year the show will be a retrospective of music and worship from three country churches.

Over a Cup is a weekly tradition where show hosts Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong cover items they didn't have time to discuss during the show. Often they are joined by meteorologist Greg Soulje, and sometimes other guests for deeper conversation. The topics or Over a Cup can range far and wide, and offer insights into key topics from these veteran agriculture broadcasters.

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