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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Horses are increasingly being used to provide therapy for people with significant disabilities. And, as Stephanie Ho reports, being on a horse is especially empowering for someone who may not otherwise have much control over his or her own mobility. 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
    ATTN BROADCASTERS: Please air this feature before the end of the day Saturday, July 15th. Thanks. USDA is leading its first ever Agricultural Trade Mission to Brazil. As Stephanie Ho reports, officials see untapped potential in the country of more than 200 million people. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. FAS Deputy Administrator Office of Trade Programs, Mark Slupek. Ag Minister-Counselor US Embassy in Brasilia, Clay Hamilton
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    Farmers have surprised many trade analysts with their planting patterns this year. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    The 2017 Census of Agriculture is a significant tool to learn about and measure some of farming and ranching's newest trends. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Lance Honig of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    Blueberries are popular to many consumers, but we may not know the different varieties and its uses. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Chad Finn of USDA's Agricultural Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    Feeding the world's hungry is a good thing, but what if you could boost their nutrition levels at the same time? PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. HarvestPlus CEO Bev Postma. ARS nutritional physiologist, Ray Glahn. HarvestPlus Founder and 2016 World Food Prize Winner Howarth Bouis.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    The California drought is over, but how did farmers in the Golden State adapt and respond to that that five year drought? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA economist, Steve Wallander
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    There's another thing Americans can do to help protect the country -- be on the lookout for invasive pests. Stephanie Ho introduces you to three of the scariest ones. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. APHIS Florida State Coordinator, Eduardo Varona. NIFA Director Sonny Ramaswamy.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    In the 2000's per capita consumption of a certain fruit has risen almost 500%. Gary Crawford will name the fruit and an expert will tell us all about it. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    Looking for some interesting ways to use and serve fresh raspberries? Well, there are both practical and crazy ideas in this report from Gary Crawford. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.

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