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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    It's holiday time and many churches and other groups are hosting potluck suppers. Gary Crawford reports on how to keep them safe for all. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Angela Fraser, food safety expert at Clemson University.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    For most of the farmers who have choose and cut Christmas tree operations, this is a very happy season. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Growers and workers, Chris Gray, Jim Gehlsen, Tom Dull, Dave Vender Velden. And farm customers.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Sometimes the fun of putting up a Christmas tree can bring on some unexpected situations. Gary Crawford has this story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Christmas tree farmer, Jeff Holt. And several of his customers. Plus comedians Jack Benny and Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    We can easily lose track of our spending and overdo it in the frenzy of holiday shopping. Gary Crawford gets some expert advice on how to avoid that. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Barbara O'Neill, Rutgers University Extension family finance expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Animal health officials are conducting more tests related to a relatively low-impact swine disease which symptoms mimics a major disease threat. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Chief Veterinarian Jack Shere.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Western farm irrigators and municipatilities may have concerns due to what has so far been a slow start to winter snowpack accumulations and reservoir recharge. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    If you have someone on your gift list who takes pride in his or her lawn or garden, here are some cool gift ideas. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Kansas State University Extension garden expert, Dennis Patton. Also those pesky singing dogs.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Winter driving can present some inconveniences at best and some life threatenting situations at worst, so be prepared. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Kansas State University Extension climatologist, Mary Knapp.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    The Capitol Christmas Tree is the annual result of a partnership between the US Capitol and the US Forest Service. On this edition of Agriculture USA, Stephanie Ho focuses on this year's tree, which came from a national forest in the northwestern corner of Montana. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan. Senator Jon Tester. US Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke. Chris Savage, Kootenai National Forest Supervisor. Sandi Mason, Kootenai National Forest Capitol Christmas Tree Project Coordinator. Mark Sourhada, bystander from Montana.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Growers of plums don't get new varieties to try very often. That soon may change. Gary Crawford has more about plums and sugar plums. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Doug Raines with USDA's Appalachian Fruit Research Lab in Kearneysville, West Virginia.

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