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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Soup can be a convenient and filling meal on a cold winter's day, especially when it's homemade. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Dianne Lamb of University of Vermont Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    With the rough winter this year there was more attention paid to Groundhog Day....a tradition probably started by farmers. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. USDA historical expert Anne Effland. Also the singing groundhog.
  • 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 8, 2011
    The second Conservation Reserve Program general sign up within a year is scheduled to begin March 14th. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, Secretary Tom Vilsack, Brandon Willis of Farm Service Agency
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Healthy eating and exercise does a body good. We hear that all the time and with the release of the latest dietary guidelines, if we tweak what and how we eat just a tad, our hearts will be the better for it. In this edition of Agriculture USA, Susan Carter looks at some of the changes the USDA and HHS suggests. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter, Ag Sec Tom Vilsack, HHS Sec Kathleen Sebelius, Howard Koh HHS Asst Sec. and Robert Post Deputy Dir. of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 8, 2011
    Food prices at the supermarket are being pushed upward. How high will they go? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA food price economist, Ephriam Leibtag. USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam.
  • 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.

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