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05/02/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    If you have a dog or a cat, you will not have any trouble finding a veterinarian for your pet, but if you are a farmer with large animals, the search for a vet may not be so easy. There has been a shortage of large animal vets for years. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford reports, however, that the shortage is becoming less severe. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Dr. Brad White, veterinarian and instructor at Kansas State University. Also, several veterinarians.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    Recent USDA outlooks indicate there should be plenty of strawberries and blueberries, almonds and walnuts, for consumers this season. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA economist Agnes Perez
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    You may be really ready for summer, but is your home AC ready? Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Bruce Snead, Kansas State University extension engineer.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    The mistakes we make with our yards and gardens now may not show up until summer. Some may already be showing up. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and David Clement, University of Maryland extension lawn and plant expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    What do Iberian pigs and Knight Rider have in common? Listen to this report by Stephanie Ho, and find out. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Acornseekers Co-Founder, Manuel Murga. APHIS official, Lisa Ferguson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    Iberico ham is one gourmet delicacy that, up until now, was only made in Spain. Soon, though, two "made-in-the-USA" choices are set to join the market. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. APHIS official, Lisa Ferguson. Acornseekers Co-Founder Manuel Murga. White Oak Pastures Farm Owner and Iberian Pastures Co-Owner, Will Harris.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    U.S. beef producers are chomping at the bit to sell their beef in China. We may be one step closer to that happening. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. President Donald Trump. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. University of Missouri livestock economist, Scott Brown.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    What will the various severe weather events over the last weekend of April mean for impacted ag producers for May and beyond? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    How can a new Farm Bill build upon the momentum gained with programs to bring new and beginning farmers into agriculture? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Kentucky State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. Former Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden. Laura Batcha of the Organic Trade Association. Louisiana farmer Travis Medine.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 2, 2017
    More producers nationwide are discovering the benefits of a new revenue-based risk management coverage product. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Dean Benson of Northwest Farm Credit Services

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