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02/14/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    Consumers are buying more fresh mushrooms than ever before. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford has fun with this story about a fungus that is delicious and nutritious. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Peter Wilder with To-Jo Mushroom Farm in Pennsylvania.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    After a late start, winter is here with its ice and snow. If your trees are damaged by the onslaught, what can you do? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Charles Barden, extension forestry specialist from Kansas State University.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    Millions of low-income, working Americans are missing out on a tax credit that could help them meet their families' needs. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Former President's Gerald Ford and Bill Clinton. Ohio State University Extension Consumer Policy Expert, Lauren Jones.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    Proper care of a flower, bouquet, or potted plant received as a Valentine's Day gift can make this heart felt gift last for a long time. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Jennifer Schutter of University of Missouri Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    Consumers are buying more fresh mushrooms than ever before. Gary Crawford has fun with this story about fungus. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Peter Wilder with To-Jo Mushroom Farm in Pennsylvania.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    Lowering levels of a natural chemical in spinach could prevent kidney stone formation and increase the nutritional power of this superfood. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Beiquan Mou of USDA's Agricultural Research Service. A spinach consuming mariner.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    Will the three year decline in U.S. farm income continue this year? Gary Crawford has the latest USDA forecast. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    USDA's county average crop yield estimates and their connection to a farm safety net program show the importance of farmer response based surveys. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    The final U.S. agricultural export figures for calendar year 2016 may surprise you. Gary Crawford has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Bryce Cook, USDA economist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 14, 2017
    A Farm Bill based conservation program not only develops partnership to address local and regional conservation concerns. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Natural Resources Conservation Service Acting Chief Leonard Jordan

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