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05/09/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    Starting this fall food service people in schools will have more flexibility to meet federal nutrition standards and more time to make meals tastier. Gary Crawford has the story on this edition of Agriculture USA. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Kansas Senator Pat Roberts. Former Presidents Harry Truman and Barack Obama. Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. School food service officials, Bonnie Swank and Timothy Cipriano. Patricia Montague, CEO of the School Nutrition Association.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    Starting next school year food service people will have more flexibility to meet nutrition standards and make meals tastier. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Former Presidents Harry Truman and Barack Obama. School food service officials, Bonnie Swank and Timothy Cipriano.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    If your home's been flooded or left without power for days, here are some tips for salvaging food and the refrigerator. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    If it appears flood waters might be heading for your home, what can you do to reduce damage to your home and to you? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension engineer. Also classic comedian, Bob Hope.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    How does USDA ensure that everyone receives the same market-sensitive ag data at the exact same time? Stephanie Ho tries to answer that question. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Agricultural Statistics Board Secretary Jackie Ross. Agricultural Statistics Board Chairman Joe Parsons. Garrett County (MD) Economic Development Office employee, Cheryl DeBerry. Maryland Eastern Shore farmer, Tom Warpinski. Actors Eddie Murphy and Dan Ackroyd.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    What areas of the country may be at above normal risk for wildfire this season? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. Ed Delgado of the National Interagency Fire Center.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    After a tour of flood damaged farms in Arkansas, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue pledged help for farmers there. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    The pace of U.S. agricultural export sales has been hot for the first half of the fiscal year, but will it cool off in the second half? Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA trade analyst, Bryce Cooke. USDA Outlook Board Chairman Seth Meyer
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    Farm prices are most noticed, yet there are other indicators to consider when it comes to the current economic health of farmers and ranchers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 9, 2017
    One small USDA tradition has big implications for how the agency's numbers are factual and impartial. Stephanie Ho takes a closer look. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Agricultural Statistics Board Secretary Jackie Ross. Agricultural Statistics Board Chairman Joe Parsons. Garrett County (MD) Economic Development Office employee, Cheryl DeBerry. Maryland Eastern Shore farmer, Tom Warpinski. Maryland Ag Commission Tobacco Rep, Charles Cox.

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