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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    New reports are confirming the continued contraction of the U.S. beef cattle herd. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam. Texas extension livestock expert, Rick Hirsch.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    USDA’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program provides more than just healthy foods in schools. Susan Carter has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food and Nutrition Services Kevin Concannon
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    A new report despite some areas of concern, our nation's forests appear to be stable and sustainable. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Guy Robertson of the US Forest Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Summer time is when we eat the most ice cream, but how much do you really know about this treat? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, Julie Garden-Robinson of North Dakota State University Extension, "Weird" Al Yankovic
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    How can Americans reconnect to the lands and waters used for farming and ranching, hunting and fishing? Susan Carter has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter. President Barack Obama. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Under Agriculture Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment Harris Sherman.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    As we get into the middle of the growing season, corn and other crops are running into some difficult conditions in some areas. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Virgil Schmitt, extension agronomist in eastern Iowa. USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    The mighty buffalo is making a real comeback from nearly being wiped out. The reason for the comeback? It's a growing bison ranching and meat industry. On this edition of AGRICULTURE USA, Gary Crawford takes us to a bison ranch to talk to ranchers and industry leaders about this farm sector that's having trouble producing enough meat to satisfy a skyrocketing demand. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Buffalo ranchers, Rob Ferguson and Mike Sipes of Cibola Farms in Culpepper, Va. Also Dave Carter, Executive Director of the National Bison Association.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    There is a range of materials being considered as potential feedstock resources for biofuels, some of them sound a little weird. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Joe Thompson of University of Idaho
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Grilling seafood is a delicious and healthy alternative for backyard cookouts. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Beth Reames of Lousiana State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    A recent agreement should help Hispanic Americans achieve education excellence. Susan Carter has more in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Rural Housing Service Administrator Tammye Trevino

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