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05/18/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue looks forward to getting a better NAFTA deal for American farmers and ranchers. (Stephanie Ho; USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue; USTR Robert Lighthizer)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    The Trump Administration has informed Congress it will seek North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations with Canada and Mexico. (Rod Bain. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Lesly McNitt of the National Corn Growers Association)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    Secretary Perdue tells Congress that restoring aging inland waterways is a high infrastructure priority for the Administration. (Stephanie Ho and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    Secretary Perdue says good data from farmers and producers in the field is important for making decisions on important issue like crop insurance premiums. (Stephanie Ho and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    A coalition of soil health advocates announced an action plan to not only improve soil quality, but add upon the many benefits of healthy soils. (Rod Bain. Wayne Honeycutt of the Soil Health Institute. Natural Resources Conservation Service Acting Chief Leonard Jordan)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    Natural Resources Conservation Service Acting Chief Leonard Jordan talks about NRCS programs focused on partnership to address soil health conservation, such as the Regional Conservation Partnership Program.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    A new program is giving rural cooperatives and partners opportunities to implement energy saving improvements to businesses and residences. (Rod Bain and Chris McLean of USDA's Rural Utilities Service)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    Rural Utilties Service Acting Administrator Chris McLean explains the intent and process behind a new funding program to assist in rural energy savings for homeowners and small businesses.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Thu, May 18, 2017
    In times of drought, the ability to switch between surface water and groundwater is significant in how California growers respond to those conditions. (Rod Bain and USDA economist Steve Wallander)