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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    Mid-October events such as World Food Day and the World Food Prize place a focus on reducing global hunger and increasing food security worldwide. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Pope Francis. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Former Agriculture Secretaries Ann Veneman and Mike Johanns. World Food Prize Foundation President Kenneth Quinn. 2017 World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    Insect control. In some cases, pollination. Those are some of the benefits bats can offer farmers and backyard gardeners. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Colleen Madrid of the US Forest Service. Rob Mies (Pronounced My-ess) of the Organization for Bat Conservation.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    Precision agriculture technologies and strategies continue to grow in the fields along with the crops, but there is a potential obstacle to this growth. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Nick Tindall of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. Jannine Miller, Senior Advisor to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    After years of controversy, the USDA is dropping its controversial proposed rules governing livestock transactions. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Former Under Secretary Ed Avalos. Current Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    More farmers, based on power efficiency and cost savings, are being "LED" to install high efficient lighting systems in barns and buildings. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Daniel Ciolkosz (Pronounced "Cho-kus") of Penn State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    A recent look at how the Agriculture Department collects county-wide farm data offers a vision on how improve upon this and, in turn, improve report accuracy. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Linda Young of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Most of us fight the war against weeds in our yards in the spring and summer, but that may not be the best time. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Kansas State University Extension lawn expert, Dennis Patton. ( No, not General Patton)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Coffee is enjoying a huge resurgence in popularity. On this edition of "Agriculture USA", Gary Crawford presents some perspectives on the prices we are paying for coffee these days. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Coffee growers, Arondo Holmes and David Robinson. USDA economist, Annemarie Kuhns.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    In many areas of the country it is not too late to plant new grass seed. In fact, fall is usually better than spring for that. Gary Crawford has this seedy story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dennis Patton, Kansas State University Extension lawn and garden expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    October is Firewood Awareness Month, which is a perfect time to think about ways you can prevent the spread of invasive pests through firewood transport. Stephanie Ho has more. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho and Leigh Greenwood of The Nature Conservancy

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