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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    If it's true that an army travels on its stomach, then how is the trip these days? On this edition of AGRICULTURE USA Gary Crawford takes a look at the foods that our troops in the field are getting and how those foods are being checked for safety, nutrition, survivability and, yes, taste. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. WWII radio reporter, George Hicks. USDA historical expert, Anne Effland. Richard Boyd with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    The meals our troops eat today in the field are a far cry from what was available in the past. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Richard Boyd
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Farmers in the Great Lakes areas are doing a lot to curb runoff, but a study suggests they should be doing more. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dave White, Administrator of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service. Dr. Lee Norfleet, USDA scientist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    USDA's National Agricultural Library is among the US and global scientific organizations providing data for a new search engine. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Eleanor Frierson of the National Agricultural Library
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Eligible ag producers are receiving ballots in the mail for Farm Service Agency County Committee elections. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Kent Politsch of Farm Service Agency
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    A fairly new Thanksgiving offering has some wondering what it is, and how best to safely prepare it. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, Kathy Bernard of USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, John Madden
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Despite all the advances in social media, an entrepreneurial expert says a business's website is still essential in promotion and sales. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Michael Lambert of the Wyoming Entrepreneur Market Research Center
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 1, 2011
    USDA has made monetary assistance available through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Susan Carter has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter, Ag Dep. SEC Kathleen Merrigan, Bruce Grim, Executive Director of the Washington State Horticultural Association and Bill Brim, President of Lewis Taylor Farm
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 1, 2011
    Homeowners can apply some simple steps in efforts to return home energy costs going into the winter. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Carl Pedersen of North Dakota State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, November 1, 2011
    It is never too early to start planning that Thanksgiving Day meal, and an expert provides some preparation and food safety tips. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, Kathy Bernard of USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service, Adam Sandler

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