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05/23/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    With the summer outdoor grilling season almost here, wouldn't you like to know how to really mess up the job of cooking on the grill and how to make you and your guests sick? Well, just listen. On this edition of Agriculture USA, Gary Crawford has all the tricks to make you sick. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    There's over a month left in peak of the 2017 tornado season, and so far this year, severe weather activity has been above normal nationwide. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    There are plenty of places and ways to explore our national forests, grasslands, and parks over the summer season. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Tinelle Bustam of the US Forest Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    It's almost criminal the number of food related illness cases that come from summertime picnics and cookouts. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely, with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline, 1-888-MP HOTLINE
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    Here are some tips to help you choose the best strawberries and to help you get the most out of those strawberries. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Olivia Banks with the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    Almost anyone anywhere can have a go at growing some strawberries. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Olivia Banks and Dana White with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    The Agriculture Secretary says inland waterways are a high priority on the list of rural infrastructure improvements. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue. Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. FFA student from Iowa. AMS economist Nick Marathon.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    American beef is back in Brazil, after a 13-year hiatus. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Clay Hamilton, Agricultural Minister Counselor, US Embassy in Brazil. John Clifford, Chief Trade Advisor for APHIS Veterinary Services.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    A collaborative Soil Health Action Plan is designed to boost research and actions to create healthier soils, and increase connected benefits. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Bill Buckner of the Nobel Foundation. Wayne Honeycutt of the Soil Health Institute. Natural Resources Conservation Service Acting Chief Leonard Jordan.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 23, 2017
    There are a variety of strategies both from practical and program standpoints for growers to adapt and respond to drought risks. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA economist Steve Wallander

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