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08/01/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    If you plan on taking your pet with you on vacation, maybe there are a few things you can do to make the trip better for you and your pet. Gary Crawford talks with an expert on this edition of Agriculture USA. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Anne McCann with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    USDA is going after an invasive pest called the Asian Long Horned Beetle -- which is destroying hardwoods trees in Massachusetts, New York and Ohio. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. APHIS public information officer, Rhonda Santos. NIFA Director Sonny Ramaswamy.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    When the heat of the summer is dangerous for some people, it can also be dangerous for your pets. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Anne McCann, with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    One of Louisiana's staple ag industries is crawfish farming, and among those catching these tasty crustaceans is a USDA employee. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Guy Patout
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    USDA researchers recently looked at how best to cook meatballs from the food safety perspective. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Maryanne Gravely of USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline. USDA researchers Anna Porto-Fett and John Luchansky.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    Green beans are in the top ten list of America's most consumed vegetable. Gary Crawford has a snappy report that spills the beans about green beans. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    Evidence continues to grow on how extreme dryness in the Dakotas and Montana is impacting both crops and livestock in the region. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Warren Zenker of the North Dakota Stockmen's Association. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    How big will the corn and soybean crops be? How small will wheat output be? We'll have a better idea in a few days. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Lance Honig, Chief of the Crops Branch of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    Stakeholders now have a new plan to better prepare for, and respond to, the threat of emerging commodity animal diseases. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Lee Ann Thomas of USDA-APHIS's Veterinary Services
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 1, 2017
    A special insurance plan for beekeepers is about to expand to cover more states. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Heather Manzano, Acting Administrator of the USDA's Risk Management Agency.

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