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05/16/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    The new Agriculture Secretary recently revealed plans to reorganize the structure of mission areas within USDA. That includes the creation of new Under Secretary position to handle Trade and Foreign Ag Affairs. Rod Bain looks at the proposed reorganization and what this may mean for the Agriculture Department, its customers, and our nation's taxpayers and consumers, in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Secretary Sonny Perdue. Former Agriculture Secretaries Mike Espy and Tom Vilsack.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    Although you may not live on a farm or have anything to do with agriculture, a proposed USDA reorganization may have an impact on you. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue challenges FFA students to make combating food wastage a national project. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. FFA student from Indiana. NIFA Director Sonny Ramaswamy.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue faces tough questions from FFA students in a digital town hall. Stephanie Ho has more. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. FFA students from Indiana, New Hampshire, Virginia and Wisconsin.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    It could cost you less to buy meat for the grill this summer. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA analysts, Shayle Shagam and Annemarie Kuhns.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    Salads don't have to be dull. Experts say they can be exciting and you can grow many of the ingredients yourself. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Kayla Johnson and Laura Walter with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. Comedian, John Pinette.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    The Agriculture Secretary is proposing a new organizational structure within USDA's mission areas, including a new Under Secretary for Trade. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Secretary Sonny Perdue. Former Secretary Tom Vilsack.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    Some experts say that for many crop producers the goal of at least breaking even could be a harder struggle than last season. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Doug Thiessen of Alabama Ag. Credit. Nate Franzen, First Dakota National Bank. Steve Handke, Union State Bank of Everest. Scott Marlow, Rural Advancement Foundation International. Dr. Joe Outlaw, Texas A&M University. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. USDA Outlook Chairman Seth Meyer. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    Farm industry leaders recognize the importance of having Cabinet members providing expertise and support of ag trade. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Kent Bacus of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. Chuck Conner of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives. Lesly Nitt of the National Corn Growers Association.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 16, 2017
    Farmers in areas prone to flooding are usually prepared, but floods can come to farms almost anywhere, so how do prepare? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson. North Dakota State University Extension Engineer Ken Hellevang.

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