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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    Grasshopper outbreaks can cause havoc to your backyard garden or pasture, so how can you control these potential pests? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Bob Hammon of Colorado State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    Snowpack accumulations in the Sierra-Nevada mountains are at very high levels this season, making measuring the snow a challenge. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey, plus a Christmas prospector from the Yukon.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    An early start to Spring in the Eastern two-thirds of the country raises the threat of a spring freeze that could damage crops and trees. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    Are the numbers of women in the agriculture industry, overall, declining? Stephanie Ho reports. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Stephanie Mercier, Farm Journal Foundation Policy Director. University of Missouri college student, Nora Faris. USDA ARS Administrator Chavonda Jacobs-Young. NOTE: International Women's Day is March 8.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    The nature of our food has changed quite a lot in the last 50 years, but it may change at a much more rapid pace in the next half century. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford explores what might happen with meat products and the role science may play in the future of food. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Gary Adamkiewicz and Calestous Juma with Harvard University. Caleb Harper with MIT. Dr. David Just of Cornell University. Also classic comedian, Bob Hope and actor/director, Orson Welles.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    Compared to 2015, we saved millions of dollars at the grocery store last year as prices declined. Will 2017 be a repeat? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Annemarie Kuhns, USDA food price economist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    Who says young people aren't interested in agriculture? Stephanie Ho talked with two college students who are pursuing some of the many career opportunities they see in the agricultural industry. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho; University of Missouri student, Nora Faris; Zhane Brown, Prairie View A&M University
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    The USDA says this new crop year could bring little change to crop prices and another drop in net farm income. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. USDA analyst, Kevin Patrick.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    What are some of the trends for 2016 revealed in the Agriculture Department's annual report on farms and land in farms? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Joe Parsons of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    As farmers prepare for Spring planting and field work, how will weather conditions play a role this season? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey

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