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01/03/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 3, 2017
    How did 2016 treat the producers and consumers of food in this country and how will 2017 treat them? Gary Crawford takes a look on This Edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. The voices of farmers from the 1979 tractorcade in Washington, D.C. USDA economist, Annemarie Kuhns
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 3, 2017
    The U.S. Surgeon General says he hopes his new and extensive report on addiction in America will spur action on that front. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek Murthy. President Barack Obama. Former Surgeon General Dr. Luther Terry.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 3, 2017
    At the halfway point of the annual Western wet season, what are the prospects for mountain snowpack and reservoir levels? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 3, 2017
    If you put on some extra pounds during the holidays, Gary Crawford has this report that could help you take those pounds off and keep them off. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dr. Karen Ensle, Rutgers University extension nutrition expert.
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    Tue, January 3, 2017
    An Eastern Kentucky grocery store shows how the Rural Energy for America Program grants provide more than just more efficient power. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and grocery store owner Gwen Christon
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    Tue, January 3, 2017
    The City of Baltimore is among those municipalities using changes in policy and regulations to support its for-profit urban farmers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Baltimore City Food Policy Director Holly Freishtat
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 3, 2017
    The 2016 harvest is complete. Farmers and analysts are already looking ahead to figure out possible plans for spring planting. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 3, 2017
    USDA and the Agriculture Secretary have been bestowed a significant honor for their efforts to strengthen global food security. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Ambassador Kenneth Quinn and Catherine Swoboda of the World Food Prize.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 3, 2017
    Some analysts may still be reeling at the numbers USDA reported in its latest look at Hog and Pig numbers. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 3, 2017
    There is USDA farm loan money available, at least until the end of April. There could be more demand for it in 2017. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. Administrator of USDA's Farm Service Agency Val Dolcini. Also Alfred Hitchcock.

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