Most homes have their own special holiday traditions. On this edition of AGRICULTURE USA Gary Crawford explores some of the holiday traditions at the home of the President and First Lady.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Former President Franklin Roosevelt. Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy. USDA history expert, Anne Effland.
Are we giving our small children too many of the wrong kinds of holiday presents? Gary Crawford has this report.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Virginia Tech Extension Family Life Specialist, Dr. Karen Debord.
Your holiday dinner parties don't have to be the kind that your guests waddle away from. Gary Crawford has this report.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dr. Karen Ensle, Rutgers University Extension nutrition expert. Also a Daffy Duck cameo.
If you are planning to host a holiday buffet luncheon or dinner, following some simple steps could prevent some problems later. Gary Crawford has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Kathy Bernard with USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service.
We hear a lot about developing a healthy diet and working out. Susan Carter talks with an urban radio jock about achieving that among people of color.
PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Fred Carter, ‘Texas Fred, The Zydeco Cowboy’
If you visit the nation's capital this holiday season, you don't want to miss all the White House holiday decorations. Gary Crawford has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA historical expert, Anne Effland. President Barack Obama. First Lady Michelle Obama. Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
USDA’s first Agroforestry Practices report shows urban communities can benefit from agroforestry. Susan Carter has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Andy Mason director of the National Agroforestry Center
A pilot program is helping landowners in some watersheds better understand how conservation practices impact water quality. Rod Bain reports.
PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Tom Christensen of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service
Many people think running a Christmas tree farm is an easy way to farm. Most tree farmers would disagree....strongly. Gary Crawford has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Christmas tree growers, John Tillman, Beth Walterscheidt, Jeff Holt and Norma Belliveau.
Farmers could get an extra potential income source if efforts to boost water quality trading are successful. Gary Crawford has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Sarah Bittleman with the Environmental Protection Agency. Deputy Under Secretary of Agriculture Ann Mills.