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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    Making both lists and a budget in advance, and shopping for deals, is among the ways consumers can plan for holiday gift giving in advance. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Tiffany Calvert of University of Kentucky Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    More and more food products are carrying labels about how the food was produced, or how it was not produced. One researcher says this kind of label can be good, bad or even ugly. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford hears about these labels from a university researcher and a research chief for a large and well known food company. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Kent Messer, University of Delaware economist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    USDA assistance funds to Honduras help increase agricultural productivity, which improves lives for families and, the hope is, will help persuade young people to stay home instead of emigrating in search of some way to make a living. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Honduras Secretary of Agriculture and Livestock Jacobo Paz.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    Want to know a great deal about mushrooms? Then, don't listen to this next report from Gary Crawford, although you may learn a couple of things. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Laura Popielski with the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. Laura Phelps with the American Mushroom Institute.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    The business of growing mushrooms is becoming more concentrated as the number of farms declines and demand increases. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Phelps with the American Mushroom Institute
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    If you don't know much about okra and don't do much with it for your meals, one expert says you don't know what you're missing. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    Various Agriculture Department programs can assist producers in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands recovering from recent hurricanes. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. USDA's Terry Logan. Deputy Under Secretary Rob Johansson. Natural Resources Conservation Service conservationist Edwin Mas.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Corn is a favorite veggie for many, but you probably haven't had an "earful" yet of fun facts and tidbits about it. Rod Bain and a Veg-U-cator have more in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Veg-U-cator Laura Popielski
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    The latest USDA report on feedlot activity packed at least one surprise. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    If you want to know more about peppers, Gary Crawford's report is full of peculiar, peevish palaver peppered with a little music. Very little. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service

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