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12/06/2016

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    One of the most enduring holiday traditions is the Christmas tree. On this edition of AGRICULTURE USA Gary Crawford takes a new look at this old holiday standby and takes us to a choose and cut farm to hunt for that perfect tree. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Department historical expert, Anne Effland. Christmas tree growers, Jim Gehlsen and Tom Dull. Farm worker, Chris Gray. Plus a bunch of Christmas tree hunters.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    In the frenzy of holiday shopping it's easy to lose track of our spending and overdo it. Gary Crawford gets some expert advice on how to avoid that. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Barbara O'Neill, Rutgers University Extension family finance expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    The holidays can be less than happy if you have little money. Gary Crawford has this story about ways to enjoy the holidays without spending a lot. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Amanda Woods, Ohio State University Extension family finance expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    The holidays can be big stress producers, but one expert says some of that stress is self-produced and could be reduced. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Ohio State Extension Family Wellness Expert, Dr. Jim Bates. Also Ellen Degeneres.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    The chance of a collision between a motor vehicle and a deer increase in the winter months, so how can drivers avoid this? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Terry Messmer of Utah State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    Chocolate and cocoa - it's much different than its raw form - and much different how we enjoy these treats compared to ancient times. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Bryan Bailey of USDA's Agricultural Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    The global market for U.S. agricultural products looks more promising for the 2017 fiscal year, but there is a lot of uncertainty. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    When 2016 is over, U.S. farm income will likely be down from the year before. Gary Crawford has some key numbers in USDA's latest income forecast. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    The USDA has transferred a large Florida research facility it had closed in 2012 to a nearby University. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dr. Robert Taylor, Dean of the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences at Florida A & M. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 6, 2016
    Two USDA programs work in partnership with ag and trade groups to establish and build foreign markets for their goods. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Tom Sleight of the US Grains Council. Thad Lively of the US Meat Export Federation. Monique Marez of the Organic Trade Association. Dalton Henry of US Wheat Associates.

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