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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    One of the primarily data collection and analysis components of USDA celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2011. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and former Chief Economist Keith Collins
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    Food prices this year are rising much faster than in 2010, but not nearly as fast and far as in the 1970's and 80's. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA economist, Ricky Volpe. Former USDA Chief Economist Howard Hjort.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    In 2008 rising food prices brought on unrest in several countries. Prices are again rising, but the world situation is different. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA analyst Stacy Rosen. USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber. Former Agriculture Secretary Ed Schaffer. Former President George W. Bush.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    USDA's Economic Research Service has provided useful agricultural and consumer data for a half century now. Rod Bain looks at the broad range and impacts of this service in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and former USDA Chief Economist Keith Collins
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    The clues are subtle, but one expert says there are some signs that the cattle herd liquidation may be winding down. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Tornadoes were the most noticeable aspect of a three day, mid-April weather system that resulted in fatalities and significant damage. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    A recent USDA study shows ways that more livestock and dairy operators can build and profitably maintain methane digesters. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, Nigel Key and Stacy Sneeringer of USDA's Economic Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    If you want to avoid having your A.C. go out on the first hot day of the year, an expert suggests having it checked now. Gary Crawford is cool with that. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Bruce Snead, Kansas State University extension engineer.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    A recent study determines just how much extra money is needed for Americans to be food secure. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Craig Gundersen of University of Illinois
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    USDA is preceding full speed ahead with 2012 export market development programs, taking applications for them. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Mark Slupek with the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service's Office of Trade Programs. John Brewer, Administrator of USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service.

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