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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    ATTN: World Rabies Day is September 28. Rabies is still a human public health problem worldwide, though the United States is an example of ways where the numbers can be brought down drastically. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Amy Gilbert, APHIS, project leader for Rabies Research Project; Jordona Kirby, National Rabies Management Program
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    A portfolio analysis of the federal crop insurance trends identifies both progress in coverages, and potential to provide additional risk management tools. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Leiann Nelson of USDA's Risk Management Agency
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    What are farmers recently surveyed saying about cover crops and their impacts on crop yields, soil health benefits, and weed control? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Chad Watts of the Conservation Technology Information Center
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Harvested acreage updated for some crops impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will be added to USDA's regular crop surveys for the October production and yield reports. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Lance Honig of the National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    More foods are claiming things like "no GMO's", "no hormones". In part two on this issue Gary Crawford looks at concerns about this kind of marketing. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Kent Messer, University of Delaware economist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    In the wake of hurricane disasters, USDA has many different ways it can help ag producers in devastated regions. Stephanie Ho has more information. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. Amber Tortorice, rancher/farmer in Texas. Dan Wilson, NRCS Texas. Andy Vestal, Texas EDEN coordinator. Sonny Ramaswamy, NIFA director.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    Long-range damage assessment and recovery is expected for farmers and ranchers affected by major hurricanes. But in the challenges from the aftermaths, producers are seeing tools for recovery, and support to assist them in their time of need. Rod Bain, Gary Crawford, and Stephanie Ho look at hurricane aftermaths from an agricultural view in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Gary Crawford. Stephanie Ho. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black. Florida Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam. Andy Vestal of Texas Agri-Life Extension. Lance Honig of the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Texas rancher Amber Tortirice.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    For the second consecutive month, USDA crop production and yield estimates for corn and soybeans included surprises for the industry. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Chief Economist Rob Johansson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    If your home's been flooded or left without power for days, here are some tips for salvaging food and the refrigerator. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    The number of human deaths from rabies is low in the United States, but the majority of those cases come from an unexpected animal. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Amy Gilbert, research biologist with USDA's National Wildlife Research Center. Jordona Kirby, with Wildlife Service's National Rabies Management Program. ATTN EDS: World Rabies Day is September 28th, 2017.

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