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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Does having two pears beat three of a kind? One expert says more of us ought to try pears in all kinds of food dishes. A skeptical Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford , "peared up" with horticultural expert, Janet Tenney and Laura Popielski, with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    The forecasts for this year's apple and pears crops offer a variety of information on production and price. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA economist Agnes Perez
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    US dry pea, lentil, and pulse acreage has expanded in recent years, thanks to risk management based tools and education for growers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Tim McGreevy of the US Dry Pea And Lentil Council and American Pulse Association
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    Hurricane Irma significantly damaged the citrus crop in Florida, which could have repercussion for the rest of the country. Stephanie Ho reports. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. USDA Florida State Statistician, Mark Hudson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    The amount of acres in the US planted with soybeans is catching up, and could possibly surpass the acreage planted with corn. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho and World Ag Outlook Board Chair Seth Meyer
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    The Extension Disaster Education Network, or EDEN, is there to help ag producers and hard hit communities recover from disasters. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho and NIFA Director Sonny Ramaswamy
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    How are farm-level conservation practices reducing nutrient runoff, and in turn, improving water quality in one of the Great Lakes? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Martin Lowenfish of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    There's more to avocadoes than just guacamole. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    Even as we buy more and more of our products online or through E commerce, most of us still go to supermarkets to buy food. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Abigail Okrent with USDA's Economic Research Service. Mark Matthews with the National Retail Federation. Greg Buzek with IHL Group. Plus classic comedian, W.C. Fields.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 10, 2017
    Across the board, there were fewer oranges, grapefruits, and other citrus fruits grown this past season, and that continues to impact prices. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Gustavo Ferreira of USDA's Economic Research Service

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