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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    What is slowing down the adoption and use of new data technology by farmers? Some experts say it's not technology itself. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Roger Royse, California lawyer. Todd Janzen, President of Janzen Agricultural Law in Indiana. Billy Tiller, Texas cotton farmer and CEO of Grower Information Services Cooperative.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Taste and texture are vital considerations in persuading people to eat crops that have higher nutrition content. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. HarvestPlus CEO Bev Postma. USDA ARS nutritional physiologist Ray Glahn.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Per person U.S. consumption of blueberries is up from less than a tenth of a pound in 1990 to over a pound and a half today. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Not content with damaging delicate ecosystems and destroying crops, feral pigs are also destroying bits of our human history. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Rick Engeman, with the National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    If you like raspberries and if you like just a little bit of a gardening challenge, try growing your own raspberries. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Kayla Johnson with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Therapists are seeing that interaction with horses has value for people with a wide range of serious medical challenges. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Nicky Beveridge, Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Erika Berg, Associate Professor of Equine Studies, North Dakota State University.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Dairy industry members and supporters are looking at ways to improve and build upon the Margin Protection Program as a risk management tool. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Jim Mulhern and Chris Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    U.S. agricultural exports are still far ahead of a year ago, but there was a rare monthly trade deficit in May. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA economist, Bryce Cooke.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    What are some ways backyard poultry owners can protect their birds from the impacts of extreme heat and humidity in the summer months? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Ashley Wright of University of Arizona Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    The Agriculture Secretary says he supports the idea of a vaccine bank -- especially for animal diseases like foot and mouth disease. Stephanie Ho reports. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. David Herring, VP National Pork Producers Council. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.

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