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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    More corn and soybean growers will be covered for next year's crops under an expansion of a pilot crop insurance program. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Tom Worth of USDA's Risk Management Agency
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    A new USDA program is providing financing to rural cooperative to promote energy efficiency among its homeowner and business customers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Rural Utilities Service Acting Administrator Chris McLean
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    Americans have an insatiable appetite for strawberries, which means farmers are now growing them around the country. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. University of Arkansas professor, Curt Rom. Ben Butler, of Butler's Orchard. University of Maryland professor, John Lea-Cox. Film clips from "The Favored Strawberry."
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    Are you planning a road trip vacation or a household move across the country? Check for gypsy moth egg masses, before you take them with you. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. APHIS Gypsy Moth Program National Policy Manager, Paul Chaloux.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    The number of cattle and calves placed on feedlots is one of several categories up in the latest USDA look at cattle on feed. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA livestock analyst Shayle Shagam
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    It could cost us less to buy meat for the grill this summer. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford has the price story on all kinds of meat. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA analysts, Shayle Shagam and Annemarie Kuhns.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    A first look at the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget for the Agriculture Department was released recently. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Acting Deputy Secretary and Budget Officer Michael Young.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    The Agriculture Secretary noted some of USDA's proposed funding for areas for the upcoming fiscal year in the recent budget proposal reveal. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Secretary Sonny Perdue
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    There's over a month left in peak of the 2017 tornado season, and so far this year, severe weather activity has been above normal nationwide. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    It's almost criminal the number of food related illness cases that come from summertime picnics and cookouts. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely, with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline, 1-888-MP HOTLINE

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