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04/11/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    This time of year there are some special holidays and observances that feature several traditional foods. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford has some fun and useful information about those foods. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA history expert, Anne Effland. Marianne Gravely, with USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    A new study shows many of us are changing where we buy our groceries, but not so much what we are buying. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Annemarie Kuhns, USDA economist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    Are concerns founded about increased populations of mosquitoes, ticks, and other insects due to the mild conditions of this past winter? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Jerome Goddard of Mississippi State University
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    This time of year there's a special bunny that certainly gets things hopping. Some may not believe in him, but let's not split hares. Gary Crawford reports. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA history expert, Anne Effland. Also a special member of the Hare Force
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    Now on display in parts of the US - an innovative technology in wood building construction - both in public and as an exhibition. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Steve Marshall of the US Forest Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    USDA wildlife biologists use their expertise to work with birds far from home. Stephanie Ho reports. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho; APHIS wildlife biologist, Lee Taylor and APHIS wildlife biologist, Matt Miller
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    Could Improvements be made in USDA's current livestock ID and tracking system? USDA is holding meetings to find out. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Former Agriculture Secretary's Ann Veneman and Tom Vilsack. Former USDA Chief Veterinarian Dr. John Clifford. Dr. Sunny Geiser-Novotny with USDA's Animal and Health Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    Emergency grazing is now available on Conservation Reserve Program acres in three Southern Plains states recently impacted by wildfire. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Chris Beyerhelm of the Farm Service Agency
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    As farm income falls, credit is becoming much more important to many farmers. Lawmakers are examining credit needs. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Doug Thiessen, Alabama Ag. Credit. Nate Franzen, First Dakota National Bank. Steve Handke, Union State Bank of Everest. Scott Marlow with Rural Advancement Foundation International.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 11, 2017
    Conservation Stewardship Program enrollees with expiring contracts will have first opportunity to add new conservation enhancements and options. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Natural Resources Conservation Service Acting Chief Leonard Jordan.

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