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11/29/2016

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    ***A special edition of Agriculture USA on the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor*** The attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago plunged the country into a major effort to ramp up all types of production. As farmers were being drafted into the military, millions of women from all walks of life volunteered to work on farms to boost production of the most critical war material of all--food. On this edition of AGRICULTURE USA Gary Crawford talks with an expert about what was known as the Women's Land Army. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Anne Effland, Agriculture Department historical expert. Former President Franklin Roosevelt.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    After Pearl Harbor, 75 years ago, milions of women volunteered to work on farms to boost vital food production. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA historical expert, Anne Effland. Former President Franklin Roosevelt.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    If you didn't do your holiday shopping on Thanksgiving weekend, you may actually get better deals by waiting a while to shop. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Rutgers University Extension Financial Resource Management expert, Barbara O'Neill. National Retail Federation President Matt Shay.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    As technology has advanced, so has the energy efficiency and overall safety of Christmas and holiday lighting displays. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Richard Beard of Utah State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    There are many things to consider to assure proper and safe installation of Christmas and holiday lights. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Richard Beard of Utah State University
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    Whether you own a Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Easter Cactus, here are some tips to know what variety you have and how to care for them. Rod Bain report. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Sandra Mason of University of Illinois Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    Christmas tree growers of today are worried that as they retire, there are no younger growers lined up to take over. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Christmas tree growers, Blake Rafeld, Jay Bustard and Jim Gehlsen.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    USDA Value Added Producer Grants are assisting farmers and ranchers in taking their raw products, increasing their value, and their profits. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service Administrator Sam Rikkers
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    What are some ways livestock owners can deal with challenges related to available and appropriate feed during and after a disaster. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Ely Walker of Washington State University
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 29, 2016
    A recent Agriculture Department study looks at how farmers adapt precision ag technologies, and what that may mean to their bottom line. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and economist David Schimmelpfennig

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