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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017
    It will be a while before most farmers will be doing their spring planting, but we now have at least an idea of what they will plant. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017
    Preliminary indications note significant damage to some Southeast fruit and winter wheat crops as the result of a mid-March freeze event. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017
    The look of your local supermarket and the mix of products it carries could be about to change. Why? Gary Crawford shops for the answer in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Andrew Harig with the Food Marketing Institute. Comedian, Bill Burr.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017
    Why do we color and decorate eggs every year and then hide them? Gary Crawford has the answer to this and other perplexing questions in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Comedian, Jim Gaffigan. USDA history expert, Anne Effland.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 4, 2017
    Are you going to color some eggs this year? Do you plan on eating them at some point? One expert has some tips about that. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA history expert, Anne Effland. Marianne Gravely with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Woodsy Owl continues to promote conservation and pollution prevention, with 2017 expected to be a busy year in those regards. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Tamberly Conway of the US Forest Service. Guest appearances including Smokey Bear.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    As concerns about water supplies grow, so do opportunities to learn about practices and technologies that make irrigation systems more efficient. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. Jon Farner of The Irrigation Association.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Cherry blossom trees in Washington, D.C. almost didn't happen. Stephanie Ho tells the little known history of Japan's first cherry tree gift to the US people. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho and Agriculture Quarantine Inspection National Coordinator Bob Griffin
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    A combination of strategies can benefit growers when it comes to control and managing weeds in the fields. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Patrick Tranel of the University of Illinois
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    What are some of the basics a cattle producer should know if they are marketing fed cattle for sale for the first time? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Dan Loy of Iowa State University Extension

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