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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    For the very successful Conservation Reserve Program, now 25 years old, it was not an easy birth. Gary Crawford has the story from one its parents. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Farm Service Chief Jonathan Coppess. Former Agriculture Secretary John Block.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    There are some new breakthroughs in eradicating and preventing the spread of potato pests called golden nematodes. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Dan Kepich of Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    In a few days we will have a better idea of what that December freeze actually did to Florida's orange crop. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber. Jeff Guedre of National Agricultural Statistics Service-Florida.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Most National Forests in the Eastern US and many current practices of forest conservation owe their existence to a law that celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. Rod Bain looks at the history of the Weeks Act in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Movie narrator, Ed Littlehales. Forest Service Historian Lincoln Bramwell.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    The nation's school children will be seeing a change over time in the meals they get in the cafeteria. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Also Serena Southers, school food service director for Prince William County, Virginia schools.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    A look at USDA's 2010 final crop production summary and first crop reports for 2011 reveals some positive news for growers, especially corn and soybean producers. Rod Bain is joined by USDA experts to go inside the numbers of these reports in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber, World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Gerry Bange
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    USDA researchers hope to find plant based proteins that will give celiac disease sufferers the ability to eat breads and other foods. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, USDA Researcher Scott Bean, Gary Morris and Phillip Quast of "Les Miserable"
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    There's a new power contender that provides clean, abundant and affordable energy to the nation's electricity supply. Susan Carter explains. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Larry Flowers of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    With snow and ice this year dipping into places it's seldom seen, de-icers are flying off the shelves. What kind is best? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Ward Upham, Kansas State University Extension expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Eligible producers have until July 29th to apply for the latest round of Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Craig Trimm of Farm Service Agency

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