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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    The Agriculture Secretary is among several rallying around combined research efforts to defeat a devastating disease to Florida's citrus industry. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Secretary Sonny Perdue
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    Honeybee colony losses are down, which one bee expert sees as a good sign. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Jay Evans, USDA's Bee Research Lab.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    A new agreement may result in U.S. pork being sold in Argentina for the first time in many years. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Argentina's President Mauricio Macri. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Nick Giordano with the National Pork Producers Council.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    Are watermelons really just big berries? Where do baby watermelons come from? What are some new uses for watermelon? Gary Crawford has answers. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. Brad Warner with Warners Orchards in Pennsylvania. Plus, watermelon eating contest winner, Clark.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    The total solar eclipse is coming -- are you ready? Stephanie Ho has some useful information, and tells you where to go online to get more details. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Vanessa Griffin, NOAA. Martin Knopp, Department of Transportation. Heidi McAllister, US Forest Service. Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA. Alex Young, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Clips from "Barabbas," Bugs Bunny and "Little Shop of Horrors," as well as music from Bonnie Tyler and Pink Floyd.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    If you think you know all about cherries, you are probably right, but just in case, Gary Crawford has some cherry chitchat in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski, with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    USDA researchers recently looked at how connecting conservation compliance with crop insurance in the current Farm Bill may have changed farmer incentives. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Roger Claassen of the Economic Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    An important component in nutrient stewardship for farmers is the research involved to make this form of precision agriculture more precise. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Daren Coppick of the Agricultural Retailers Association. Kathy Mather of The Fertilizer Institute.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    If you pack a lunch for your child to take to school, there are some ways to make sure that lunch doesn't cause sickness. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
    What are some benefits and drawbacks for cattle producers considering creep feeding calves transitioning from mother's milk to solid food? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Travis Meteer of University of Illinois Extension

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