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06/06/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    Most of the venison consumed in this country comes from New Zealand. Production in this country is small, but on the rise. On this edition of Agriculture USA Gary Crawford takes a look at deer farming. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Shawn Schafer, CEO of the North American Deer Farmers Association. Hank Dimuzio, deer farmer in Vermont. Ken Becker with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. Former President Teddy Roosevelt.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    Smart phones have become the number one ag tool -- which is why internet connectivity is so crucial for rural success. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Lauren Schwab, Ohio pig farmer and USFRA Face of Farming and Ranching. Congressman David Valadao, from CA. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    You may have trouble finding venison at your local supermarket, but U.S. farmers are trying to change that. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Hank Dimuzio, Vermont deer farmer. Shawn Schafer, North Dakota deer farmer and CEO of the North American Deer Farmers Association.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    Tropical storm systems can threaten life and property even if not hurricanes, so how can you prepare for such emergency? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. National Weather Service Deputy Director Mary Erickson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    When a scientist loses his job, what does he do? He starts a farm and makes a go of it. Gary Crawford has the story from a farmers market in Washington. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Pennsylvania farmer, Peter Siwick.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    They may be small in size, but radishes are popular enough that the average American eats over 185 pounds every year. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Deb Crawford. Laura Popielski, with USDA's Marketing Service. Classic comedian, Groucho Marx.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    Technologically speaking, great strides have been made in agriculture. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Chip Bowling, USFRA Vice Chair and Maryland crop farmer. Beverly Flores, North American Media Relations and Communications, John Deere. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    Farm economists recently offered their view of the current ag economic picture before a Senate committee. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. Nathan Kauffman of the Federal Reserve Bank - Kansas City.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    The nomination period soon begins for the annual election of Farm Service Agency County Committee members. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and FSA Acting Administrator Chris Beyerhelm
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, June 6, 2017
    The U.S. deer farming industry is small, but it is growing. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Shawn Schafer, CEO of the North American Deer Farmers Association. Hank Dimuzio, deer farmer in Vermont.

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