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  • 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
    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
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    The dreaded soybean rust....it arrived seven years ago with great fanfare, but has it lived up to its nasty reputation? Gary Crawford has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dr. Marty Draper with USDA's National Institute for Food and Agriculture. Also former USDA officials, Keith Collins and Rick Dunkle.
  • 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
    For a tribal nation in Washington State, this product could have a wide range of benefits. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Frank Young of Agricultural Research Service

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