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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    A new generation of rural entrepreneurs is using new marketing and technologies to bring business to their communities. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Economic development consultants Gabe Schwartzman and Tim Lampkin.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    The cotton industry hopes that a co-product of their crop will be covered as part of the commodity title of a new Farm Bill. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Steve Verrett of the National Cotton Council.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    There is a growing niche industry for llamas and alpacas raised around the world, including the US. Rod Bain covers camelids in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Robert Van Sant of Penn State University Extension. A Cinema Camelid. And Rodney Dangerfield.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    Consumer demand and higher returns are prompting our nation's citrus industry to plant and grow more tangerines and tangelos. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Mark Hudson of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    A USDA entomologist says monitoring gardens as part of an integrated pest management strategy is perhaps more essential in an urban setting. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Don Weber of the Agricultural Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    Jesse Owens' granddaughter talks about his legacy at a Black History Month program at USDA. Stephanie Ho reports. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho; Jesse Owens' granddaughter and FCC Secretary Marlene Dortch; archival audio
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    After a late start, winter is here with its ice and snow. If your trees are damaged by the onslaught, what can you do? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Charles Barden, extension forestry specialist from Kansas State University.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    Millions of low-income, working Americans are missing out on a tax credit that could help them meet their families' needs. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Former President's Gerald Ford and Bill Clinton. Ohio State University Extension Consumer Policy Expert, Lauren Jones.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    Consumers are buying more fresh mushrooms than ever before. Gary Crawford has fun with this story about fungus. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Peter Wilder with To-Jo Mushroom Farm in Pennsylvania.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    Will the three year decline in U.S. farm income continue this year? Gary Crawford has the latest USDA forecast. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.

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