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01/10/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    How important is the information collected in USDA National Agricultural Statistic Service surveys? The data provided by farmers and ranchers is essential in many ways, from resources to help ag producers in their operations, to what consumers pay for food at their local stores. Rod Bain looks at these surveys and some of their applications in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Don Bross of the National Sorghum Producers. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. Joe Parsons and Lance Honig of the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini. Richard Flournoy of the Risk Management Agency. Wesley Spurlock of the National Corn Growers Association. Kelly Bray of CropLife America.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    What did the Agriculture Department find out about the cost of raising a child born in 2015, per the latest in a series of annual reports on the subject? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Under Secretary Kevin Concannon. Center for Nutrition Promotion and Policy Director Angie Tagtow. Economist Mark Lino (pronounced Lee-No)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    The weather has not only caused logistical problems for past Presidential inaugurations, but has even caused deaths. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA meteorologist, Mark Brusberg. Also past Presidents John Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    What role will meat play in the futurescape of food? Gary Crawford has this meaty report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Gary Adamkiewicz with Harvard University. Caleb Harper with MIT. Margaret Walsh, USDA Senior Ecologist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    You went into debt to buy those holiday gifts. But now you can't pay the bills that are flooding in. What can you do? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Amanda Woods, Ohio State University Extension Financial Health Specialist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    Some of the NFL playoff games so far have been played in fairly decent weather, nothing like some wild games of the past. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist. Also former Packers running back, Chuck Mercein. Former Miami Dolphins coach, Don Shula.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    An early contract termination offer to some Conservation Reserve Program acres could help beginning farmers gain land access through transfer. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Deputy Under Secretary Lanon Baccam
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    Agriculture Department surveys and data, and their accuracy, are important to farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses on many levels. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini. Richard Flournoy of the Risk Management Agency. Wesley Spurlock of the National Corn Growers Association. Kelly Bray of CropLife America.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    What's happening to that strong La Nina weather pattern that everyone was forecasting a few months ago? We get the latest on that from Gary Crawford. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA meteorologist, Mark Brusberg.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 10, 2017
    A Farm Bill based incentive in the Conservation Reserve Program encourages landowners to actively management forest lands. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Brad Pfaff of USDA's Farm Service Agency

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