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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    If you think prices for crops like corn are high now, just wait until this next marketing year. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA economist, Larry Salathe. USDA Outlook Board Chairman Gerry Bange.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    The USDA has named the first 11 companies to receive its new voluntary biopreferred product label for certified biobased products. The new product labeling will allow consumers to definitively identify products made from renewable sources. Susan Carter has the story in this edition of Agriculture USA. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    The government takes in a lot of information and opinions before making decisions on regulating pesticides. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, Stephen Bradbury of Environmental Protection Agency, USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Are we finally heeding the advice of health experts when it comes to eating our vegetables? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA economist Gary Lucier. Also short snippets from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Rutgersl University extension nutrition expert, Dr. Karen Ensle.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Did you know that 14% of the nation’s farmers markets have winter hours? Susan Carter reports on more data from the USDA’s Farmers Market Directory. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Rayne Pegg, Agricultural Marketing Service administrator
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Extreme weather conditions across many parts of the country in April caused significant damage. But farmers and rural owners may receive help through some USDA programs to restore and rebuild. Rod Bain looks at this historic weather month and some of USDA's available offerings in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey, President Barack Obama, Farm Service Agency-Missouri Executive Director Edward Hamill, Steve Parkin and Joe Franklin of the Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Several programs offered by the Farm Service Agency are designed to help crop and livestock producers impacted by a natural disaster. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Missouri FSA Executive Director Edward Hamill
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    For those farmers whose lands were flooded due to the intentional breach of a levee in central Missouri, there is help available. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Army Corps of Engineers Major General Michael Walsh. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and the Administrator of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service Dave White.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    A word not used often in recent World Trade Organization global trade negotiations came from the WTO Director General recently. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Pascal Lamy
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    The sticker shock we had this winter for fresh vegetables may be easing, but frozen and canned veggie prices are rising. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Gary Lucier, USDA economist.

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