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02/28/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    The nature of our food has changed quite a lot in the last 50 years, but it may change at a much more rapid pace in the next half century. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford explores what might happen with meat products and the role science may play in the future of food. 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 and actor/director, Orson Welles.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    Compared to 2015, we saved millions of dollars at the grocery store last year as prices declined. Will 2017 be a repeat? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Annemarie Kuhns, USDA food price economist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    What are some of the trends and factors connected to the market for organic food products from both consumer and producer standpoints? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA economist Gustavo Ferreira
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    Who says young people aren't interested in agriculture? Stephanie Ho talked with two college students who are pursuing some of the many career opportunities they see in the agricultural industry. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho; University of Missouri student, Nora Faris; Zhane Brown, Prairie View A&M University
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    How can ag producers and their industry better reach millennials with their messages of food and farming? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and public relations consultant Phillip Hayes
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    Mr. President and the First Lady are expecting! Stephanie Ho has details in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho, USDA analyst Susan Greeley and American Eagle Foundation public relations coordinator, Julia Cecere
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    The USDA says this new crop year could bring little change to crop prices and another drop in net farm income. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. USDA analyst, Kevin Patrick.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    Agribusiness leaders recently gathered to share some of their thoughts on future trends for various sectors of the industry. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Rajiv Singh of Rabobank. Beth Ford of Land O' Lakes. Luke Chandler of John Deere.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    What are some of the trends for 2016 revealed in the Agriculture Department's annual report on farms and land in farms? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Joe Parsons of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 28, 2017
    As farmers prepare for Spring planting and field work, how will weather conditions play a role this season? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey

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