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05/30/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    It could cost us less to buy meat for the grill this summer. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford has the price story on all kinds of meat. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA analysts, Shayle Shagam and Annemarie Kuhns.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    The Agriculture Secretary noted some of USDA's proposed funding for areas for the upcoming fiscal year in the recent budget proposal reveal. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Secretary Sonny Perdue
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    What is the outlook for tropical storm and hurricane activity this summer and fall in both the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. NOAA Acting Administrator Ben Friedman. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    A new USDA program is providing financing to rural cooperative to promote energy efficiency among its homeowner and business customers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Rural Utilities Service Acting Administrator Chris McLean
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    Are you planning a road trip vacation or a household move across the country? Check for gypsy moth egg masses, before you take them with you. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. APHIS Gypsy Moth Program National Policy Manager, Paul Chaloux.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    Peas may be petit, but they are powerful. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski, with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    A first look at the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget for the Agriculture Department was released recently. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Acting Deputy Secretary and Budget Officer Michael Young.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    Increased export sales per USDA's latest quarterly forecast are behind another rise in the agricultural trade surplus for our country. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    The number of cattle and calves placed on feedlots is one of several categories up in the latest USDA look at cattle on feed. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA livestock analyst Shayle Shagam
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, May 30, 2017
    More corn and soybean growers will be covered for next year's crops under an expansion of a pilot crop insurance program. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Tom Worth of USDA's Risk Management Agency

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