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01/17/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    The U.S. Surgeon General says he hopes his new and extensive report on addiction in America will spur action on that front. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford talks with the Surgeon General about the report and what is already happening as a result of it. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. U.S. Surgeon General Vice Admiral Vivek Murthy. Outgoing President Barack Obama. Former Surgeon General Dr. Luther Terry. Outgoing Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    Experts say the debate over genetically modified foods is intensifying and facts don't seem to play into the debate. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Gary Adamkiewicz and Calestous Juma with Harvard University. Caleb Harper with MIT. Dr. David Just of Cornell University. Also classic comedian, Bob Hope
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    What were the impacts of weather across the nation last year, especially in terms of how warm and how wet it was? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    Did you make a New Year's resolution to exercise regularly? Gary Crawford has an expert that can help you keep that resolution. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dr. Karen Ensle, Rutgers University extension nutrition and health expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    Partnership plays a major role in efforts to improve water quality in the three-state western Lake Erie watershed. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Megan Burgess of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service. Ohio farmer Chris Kurt. Larry Antosch of the Ohio Farm Bureau. Ohio State Conservationist Terry Cosby.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    A famous chef and restauranteur says more of us should learn to cook, even if would mean less money for people like him. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Chef Jose Andres. Also brief snippets from Rutgers Extension food expert, Dr. Karen Ensle and chef-author, Daniel Traster. TV hosts, Alton Brown, Ted Allen and Gordon Ramsay. Also comedian, Bob Hope.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    USDA officials are urging the nation's poultry producers to be on the watch for any signs of bird flu in their flocks. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Veterinarian Dr. Jack Shere.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    Should the Mandatory Livestock Reporting System be changed and if so, how? USDA will be asking stakeholders those questions. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Rep. Michael Conaway. Mike Lynch with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    No matter when Congress considers a new Farm Bill, ag groups have started, or already have, compiled their wish lists for this legislation. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall. Wesley Spurlock of the National Corn Growers Association. Colin Woodall of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. Neil Dierks of the National Pork Producers Council. Mechel Paggi of National Crop Insurance Services.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 17, 2017
    Local Farm Service Agency offices are expanding efforts in customer service, information, and opportunity for its customers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Outgoing Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini

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