We enjoy our nation's wilderness lands thanks in part to a measure signed into law fifty years ago that preserves those areas. Rod Bain reports.
PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, US Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell, former President Lyndon Johnson
Efforts are underway to develop beyond the first five of 20 Promise Zones across the country. Susan Carter expands on this expansion.
PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania. Shaun Donovan, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary. HUD Secretary Julián Castro
Some SNAP retailers may be feeling the pinch of not having planned to pay for their own Electronic Benefit Transfer equipment costs. Susan Carter explains.
PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Kevin Concannon, Under Secretary for Food Consumer and Nutrition Services
If you want to save money on your heating bills this winter, have your home heating system checked out now. Gary Crawford has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Bruce Snead, Kansas State University Extension engineer.
Corn and soybeans farmers say they worry about soil compaction and its impacts on yields, per a recent survey. Rod Bain reports.
PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Mark Hanna and J. Arbuckle of Iowa State University Extension
If you see the new USDA report on hog and pig numbers, you might be startled by producers' expansion plans. Gary Crawford has this report.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam
The time is finally here when farmers can begin researching the new risk management programs and making decisions. Gary Crawford has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Ohio State University agricultural economist, Carl Zulauf
Will we still have local Cooperative Extension offices to go to for help and information one hundred years from now? Rod Bain reports.
PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and National Institute for Food and Agriculture Administrator Sonny Ramaswamy