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Experts say many of us have unjustified fear of foods with genetically modified ingredients and suspicions about biotechnology in general. On this edition of AGRICULTURE USA Gary Crawford looks at the possible reasons for these fears. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dr. David Just of Cornell University. Dr. Olga Bolden-Tiller of Tuskegee University. Joanna Lidback, Vermont dairy farmer. 
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A NEW USDA EFFORT IN RECOVERING FROM THE SUPER STORM
A Natural Resources Conservation Service program continues restoration effort almost two years after Hurricane Sandy's devastation. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and NRCS Chief Jason Weller 
RBAIN 00:02:50  

PAYING MORE FOR MEAT AT THE COUNTER
USDA's latest look at retail meat prices show you are paying more, but will that trend continue? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and economist Annemarie Kuhns 
RBAIN 00:02:12  

STUDY SHOWS MOST OF US DON'T TREAT POULTRY SAFELY AT HOME
When you bring home poultry products from the store, do you handle and store them safely? A study says probably not. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Edgar Chambers IV, researcher at Kansas State University 
GCRAWFOR 00:02:55  

DAM WATCH - KEEPING CITIZENS SAFE
It's a lifeguard of a different sort for Natural Resources Conservation Services dams that keeps citizens below these structures safe. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, NRCS Chief Jason Weller, David Hasselhoff 
RBAIN 00:02:38  

ARE YOU LEERY OF FOODS WITH GENETICALLY MODIFIED INGREDIENTS?
Experts say many of us have unjustified fear of foods with genetically modified ingredients. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dr. David Just of Cornell University. Dr. Olga Bolden-Tiller of Tuskegee University. Joanna Lidback, Vermont dairy farmer. 
GCRAWFOR 00:02:58  


A NEW RISK MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR DAIRY PRODUCERS
Dairy producers will receive help soon in the form of a new risk management too now available for sign up. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack 
RBAIN 00:02:28  

A NEW RECORD IN AG EXPORTS AND A LOOK AHEAD
USDA's latest ag trade outlook for 2014, and first look at 2015 ag trade projections, indicates strong trade numbers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber 
RBAIN 00:02:22  

TOOLS TO OFFSET LOWER CORN AND SOYBEAN PRICES
Corn and bean producers can use both crop insurance and new Farm Bill farm programs as cover against lower commodity prices. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Michael Langemeier of Purdue University Extension 
RBAIN 00:02:07  

THE INCOME FORECAST FOR FARMERS THIS YEAR
If you are a farmer, there are encouraging areas when it comes to the farm income forecast for 2014. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber, economist Mitch Morehart, Secretary Tom Vilsack 
RBAIN 00:02:23  

USDA PROVIDES FUNDING TO IMPROVE ELECTRIC SYSTEMS IN RURAL AREAS
Smart grid technology helps modernize the nation's electric infrastructure. Susan Carter reports. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Doug O'Brien, Rural Development Deputy Under Secretary 
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