More and more of our food is being grown not outdoors on rural farms, but indoors in urban and suburban locations. Gary Crawford explores this phenomenon on this edition of AGRICULTURE USA.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Nicola Kerslake, organizer of an indoor agriculture conference. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden.
Several federal agencies now have a single strategy to prevent and contain wildfires. Rod Bain reports.
PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. White House Council on Environmental Quality Acting Chair Mike Boots. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
This time of year there's a special bunny that certainly gets things hopping. Some may not believe in him, but let's not split hares. Gary Crawford reports.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA history expert, Anne Effland. Also a special March Hare.
The 2014 Farm Bill will be providing more help for fruit growers who are battling the devastation of Citrus Greening. Susan Carter has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea
USDA's system to deregulate genetically engineered plants is designed to reduce approval times and provide certainty for farmers. Rod Bain reports.
PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Administrator Kevin Shea. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Under Agriculture Secretary Ed Avalos
How will agencies under USDA's Marketing and Regulatory Programs use current and future federal monies? Susan Carter reports.
PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Ed Avalos, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs
You may not have noticed, but indoor farming operations are sprouting up at a rapid rate. Gary Crawford has more.
PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Nicola Kerslake, organizer of the upcoming Indoor Agriculture Conference