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01/31/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 31, 2017
    A famous chef and restauranteur says more of us should learn to cook, even if it would mean less money for people like him. He also believes food can be used as a tool to make people's lives better and more powerful. Gary Crawford hears from this chef on this edition of Agriculture USA. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Chef Jose Andres. Also brief snippets from Rutgers Extension food expert, Dr. Karen Ensle, chef-author, Daniel Traster, TV hosts, Alton Brown, Ted Allen and Gordon Ramsay. Also comedian, Bob Hope.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 31, 2017
    One well known chef says food has the power to change our personal health, but also can change lives on a larger scale. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Chef Jose Andres.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 31, 2017
    Increased consumer demand for bison meat is fueling a drive to raise new bison growers into the industry. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Dale Carter of the National Bison Association
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 31, 2017
    The South Atlantic regions' developing craft beer industry is searching for the right kind of an important ingredient for their brews. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Jeanine Davis of North Carolina State University Extension
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    Tue, January 31, 2017
    What do food processors and growers want in their berries? Research is developing new varieties to meet these demands. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Chad Finn of the Agricultural Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 31, 2017
    American consumers increasingly choose products with dairy fat. Stephanie Ho has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA dairy analyst, Shayle Shagam. Cornell agricultural economics professor, Andrew Novakovic
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    Tue, January 31, 2017
    USDA is considering ways to increase response rates to producer surveys used in Agriculture Department programs and policy. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Chief Economist Rob Johansson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 31, 2017
    Final 2016 numbers, and 2017 projections, show increased dairy production nationwide, but what are the drivers behind this? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA livestock analyst Shayle Shagam
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, January 31, 2017
    Waves of winter precipitation and a forecast for more going into Spring bode well for reducing, perhaps ending, California's long term drought. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
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    Tue, January 31, 2017
    Researchers are using genetics to dehorn dairy cattle, and improve overall animal well-being. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Alison Van Eenennaam of University of California-Davis

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