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What Time Is It

What Time Is It
Time Service Department U.S. Naval Observatory
USNO Master Clock Voice Announcer
www.time.govTime through the ages has been adapted for many purposes. The Romans were known to change the calendar to keep a politician in office longer. Some calendars work off moon cycles, others don’t. Todd Gleason files this report on the Gregorian calendar and how it is used to tell time.USNO Master Clock Voice Announcer… 2:45Nat Sound: USNO Master Clock Voice Announcer Music: Up Full and UnderThis is the official voice of time in the United States. It is the U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock Announcer, a voice many radio & television stations depend upon. The U.S. Naval Observatory’s written mission includes determining the positions and motions of the Earth, Sun, Moon, planets, stars and other celestial objects, providing astronomical data; determining precise time; measuring the Earth’s rotation; and maintaining the Master Clock for the United States. The U.S. works off the Gr…

Corn Use for Ethanol Update | Kill 11am central Dec 11

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Corn Use for Ethanol Update | Kill 11am central Dec 11
Todd Hubbs, Commodity Markets Specialist - University of Illinois
University of Illinois Commodity Markets Specialist Todd Hubbs discusses prospects for the ethanol exports to Brazil and China with Extension Farm Broadcaster Todd Gleason.by Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois
farmdocDaily articleThe recent strength in ethanol production has led to speculation about changes to USDA’s estimate of corn used for ethanol in the pending WASDE report. Ethanol production for the week ending December 1 set a new ethanol production record with an average of 1.108 million barrels per day, continuing eight consecutive weeks of more than a million barrels a day of production. Currently, the WASDE forecast for corn consumption for ethanol production is 5.475 billion bushels, up 36 million bushels from 2016–17 marketing year estimates. The ability to surpass this projection is possible, but foreign demand for ethanol will be crucial as…