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03/14/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    Consumer demand -- frivolous and ignorable, or serious business? Stephanie Ho examines the issue in this week's Agriculture USA. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. An Iowa farmer. Organic Valley CEO George Siemon. Rabobank North America Wholesale CEO Rajiv Singh. Perdue Farms Senior VP Bruce Stewart-Brown. Smithfield VP Stewart Leeth.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    How does consumer demand determine ag production? Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. An Iowa farmer. Organic Valley CEO George Siemon. Rabobank North America Wholesale CEO Rajiv Singh. Perdue Farms Senior VP Bruce Stewart-Brown. Smithfield VP Stewart Leeth.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    When bird flu hits poultry flocks, it can cost producers big money, can raise food prices and in rare cases make people sick Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Lisa Ferguson and Dr. Jack Shere with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    If your tax preparer offers you an instant or "anticipation" refund, check out details before you accept that check. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Lauren Jones, Ohio State University Extension Consumer Policy and Financial Expert. Also classic comedians, Groucho and Chico Marx.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    Getting a tax refund check can be fun, but one expert says maybe we put too much "fun" in that refund. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Lauren Jones, Ohio State University Extension Consumer Policy Expert. With cameos from Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    What has this winter done to the plants in your yard? There are ways to check. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dennis Patton, Kansas State University Extension Horticulturist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    In light of recent avian influenza outbreaks in Tennessee, animal health officials are urging poultry producers to beef up biosecurity. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dr. Jack Shere, Deputy Administrator of USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    Will producers continue to expand the beef cattle herd this year, even with lower prices? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam. John Nalivka with Sterling Marketing.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    Even though hog prices may be falling, producers are still intent on expanding production. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam. John Nalivka with Sterling Marketing. Plus classic comedians, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, March 14, 2017
    Lawmakers are looking at how to improve the Dairy Margin Protection Program, but dairy operators this year may not need it. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Jerry Cessna, USDA economist. Scott Brown, University of Missouri Extension Economist.

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