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04/18/2017

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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    The growers of our food are both more efficient in what they do, and more accessible to the public than ever before, yet there is still disconnect with many consumers about where our food comes from and how it is produced. So what needs to happen to bridge this communications gap? Rod Bain talks to members of the ag sector to find ways to improve both the discussion and comprehension about our food supply in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Jack Bobo at Intrexon. Virginia Dairy Farmer Jesse Martin.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, April 18, 2017
    What are some of the challenges involved in learning where our food comes from ... both from the consumer and producer perspective? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Jack Bobo of Intrexon
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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    The Washington Apple Commission faces a host of challenges in bringing its fruit to the growing consumer market in India. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho and Todd Fryhover, Washington Apple Commission President
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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    Peanut lovers, if you need even more evidence that those peanuts may be good for you, then listen to this report from Gary Crawford. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished professor of nutrition at Penn State University
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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    What's it like for a USDA wildlife biologist to go from working in Florida to doing his job in Afghanistan? Stephanie Ho talked to one man who did just that. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho; APHIS wildlife biologist, Kory McLellan; Judy Garland
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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    Asparagus, strawberries and Vidalia onions are all now in season at your local store, but how best to store and prepare these produce? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Julie Garden-Robinson of North Dakota State University Extension.
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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    This year China could regain its position as the number one buyer of U.S. agricultural products. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. USDA trade economist, Bryce Cooke. President Donald Trump. USDA Outlook Board Chairman Seth Meyer)
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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    Summer crops in Brazil - soybeans, corn, and cotton - are setting records this season, and have US analysts paying close attention. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Seth Meyer. USDA Deputy Chief Economist Warren Preston.
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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    It may look like regular grass, but if you've never seen it on your land before, you might want to have it checked out. Stephanie Ho reports. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho and Forest Service Invasive Species Program Manager, Mike Ielmini
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    Tue, April 18, 2017
    Some rural areas are still suffering from a shortage of livestock animal vets. What's being done about it? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture

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