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07/11/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    Horses are increasingly being used to provide therapy for people with significant disabilities. And, as Stephanie Ho reports, being on a horse is especially empowering for someone who may not otherwise have much control over his or her own mobility. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Nicky Beveridge, Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Erika Berg, Associate Professor of Equine Studies, North Dakota State University.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    Taste and texture are vital considerations in persuading people to eat crops that have higher nutrition content. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. HarvestPlus CEO Bev Postma. USDA ARS nutritional physiologist Ray Glahn.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    Not content with damaging delicate ecosystems and destroying crops, feral pigs are also destroying bits of our human history. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Rick Engeman, with the National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    Therapists are seeing that interaction with horses has value for people with a wide range of serious medical challenges. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Nicky Beveridge, Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Erika Berg, Associate Professor of Equine Studies, North Dakota State University.
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    Tue, July 11, 2017
    Per person U.S. consumption of blueberries is up from less than a tenth of a pound in 1990 to over a pound and a half today. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
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    Tue, July 11, 2017
    If you like raspberries and if you like just a little bit of a gardening challenge, try growing your own raspberries. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Kayla Johnson with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    The Agriculture Secretary says he supports the idea of a vaccine bank -- especially for animal diseases like foot and mouth disease. Stephanie Ho reports. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. David Herring, VP National Pork Producers Council. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    U.S. agricultural exports are still far ahead of a year ago, but there was a rare monthly trade deficit in May. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA economist, Bryce Cooke.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    What are some ways backyard poultry owners can protect their birds from the impacts of extreme heat and humidity in the summer months? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Ashley Wright of University of Arizona Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 11, 2017
    ATTN BROADCASTERS: Please air this feature before the end of the day Saturday, July 15th. Thanks. USDA is leading its first ever Agricultural Trade Mission to Brazil. As Stephanie Ho reports, officials see untapped potential in the country of more than 200 million people. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. FAS Deputy Administrator Office of Trade Programs, Mark Slupek. Ag Minister-Counselor US Embassy in Brasilia, Clay Hamilton

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