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07/25/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    Bees may not be as mild-mannered and nonchalant as they seem. In this week's Agriculture USA, Stephanie Ho looks into the cutthroat world of honeybee queen succession. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Jay Evans, USDA's Bee Research Lab. Clips from Disney's Snow White and HBO's Game of Thrones.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    Secretary Perdue visited a summer meals site in Washington, DC, to highlight the importance of the program that provides meals to kids when school is not in session. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. USDA's Community Meals Branch Chief Andrea Farmer. Derrick Lambert, No Kid Hungry Campaign.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    We celebrate a lot of things in this country. So why not pay homage to one of this country's major frozen assets? Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Michael Dykes with the International Dairy Foods Association. Ed Cornell, ice cream entrepreneur.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    If you plan on taking your dog or cat on a vacation road trip, an expert has some tips for you. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Anne McCann, with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    Recent seismic activity at our country's most well-known national park has some wondering if a super eruption could occur in the near future. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Retired Washington State University Extension agent Bob Stevens. Mike Stickney of the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    There is a fruit that is one of the most healthful foods in the world, but some folks just can't take it seriously. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    In the near future, the first ever shipments of US milled rice will be exported to China. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Betsy Ward of the USA Rice Federation
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    As the Northern Plains drought, and its impacts on livestock, expand, so has emergency authorizations on Conservation Reserve Program acreage. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Acting Deputy Under Secretary Rob Johansson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    August First is when eligible producers must enroll in their choice of Farm Bill farm safety net programs for the fiscal year. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Brent Orr of the Farm Service Agency
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, July 25, 2017
    A greater emphasis on precision agriculture means improved tools and systems to collect and analyze data for the farm or ranch. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Jake Flanders of John Deere. Chris Everson of Farmers Edge. Lance Ruppert of Growmark. Jason Little of Agrible.

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