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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Does spring-like weather inspire you to get out and do some yard work? An expert has some advice about that in this report from Gary Crawford. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Kansas State University Extension yard and garden expert, Dennis Patton.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    If you are looking to hire a lawn care company, Gary Crawford has this report with expert tips on how to go about finding a good company. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dennis Patton, Kansas State University Extension lawn and garden expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    As considerations begin on a new Farm Bill, also being considered is the ag producer's risk management toolbox of the future. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Former Deputy Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner. Mary Kay Thatcher of the American Farm Bureau Federation. Rob Larew of the National Farmers Union. Jim Mulhern of the National Milk Producers Federation.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Four Southern Plains states hit by devastating wildfires in early March are on the road to recovery, thanks to a multitude of relief efforts, including programs available through local USDA offices in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Rod Bain recaps the impacts of these wildfires, and the wide range support offered to impacted livestock producers and landowners in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Texas rancher Trent Cadra. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. Gene Hall of the Texas Farm Bureau. Farm Service Agency Acting Deputy Administrator Steve Peterson. Natural Resources Conservation Service Acting Chief Leonard Jordan. Texas sheep farmer Bob Buchholz.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Many of USDA's mission areas work with other federal agencies to address sanitary and phytosanitary trade barriers to US ag exports. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Foreign Agricultural Service Deputy Administrator Robert Macke
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    A decade's long downward trend in our consumption of one popular food item seems to be reversing itself. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA economist, Annemarie Kuhns. USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    Those familiar ads for products like pork and beef are products of research and promotion programs funded by farmers' "checkoffs". Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Dana Coale of USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. Crew members of a highly decorated starship.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    The winter may have done some damage to the trees in your yard. How do you evaluate the damage and repair it? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dennis Patton, Kansas State University Extension Horticulturist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    Some of advertising's most familiar slogans come from commodity research and promotion programs overseen by the US Department of Agriculture and paid for by farmers who contribute a small percentage of their receipts. These producer "checkoffs" pay for research efforts, consumer education and marketing of many farm products. Rod Bain takes a look at research and promotion programs in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Dana Coale of USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. Jim Percival of the American Lamb Board. Farm broadcaster Max Armstrong. John Motter of the United Soybean Board. Appearances by various celebrities.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    How does research supported by producer funded checkoff programs increase market opportunities? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Dana Coale of USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. John Motter of the United Soybean Board.

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