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08/22/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    School cafeterias these days are serving meals that are safer and more nutritious than ever, but many kids still take their lunch to school. On this edition of Agriculture USA, Gary Crawford has some experts on hand to explain how to make those brown bag lunches safe and nutritious. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Sandy Proctor, Extension Food and Nutrition expert from Kansas State University. Marianne Gravely, with USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    Honeybee colony losses are down, which one bee expert sees as a good sign. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Jay Evans, USDA's Bee Research Lab.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    East Coast researchers are looking at barley gene traits to develop new and improved malting barley varieties for the region's craft beer industry. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Dave Marshall of USDA's Agricultural Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    Are watermelons really just big berries? Where do baby watermelons come from? What are some new uses for watermelon? Gary Crawford has answers. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. Brad Warner with Warners Orchards in Pennsylvania. Plus, watermelon eating contest winner, Clark.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    Today it's one of America's favorite foods, but once it was reviled and nicknamed "poison apple". What is it? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    To stretch your food and your money, consider making several meals from your leftovers, in a concept called "planned overs". Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Julie Garden-Robinson of North Dakota State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    A new agreement may result in U.S. pork being sold in Argentina for the first time in many years. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Argentina's President Mauricio Macri. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Nick Giordano with the National Pork Producers Council.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    U.S. poultry products can once again move into South Korea after a five and a half month South Korean ban. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Veterinarian Dr. Jack Shere. Lisa Ferguson with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    The Agriculture Secretary is among several rallying around combined research efforts to defeat a devastating disease to Florida's citrus industry. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Secretary Sonny Perdue
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, August 22, 2017
    Some of this continent's major farm groups voiced their hopes and concerns connected to renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall. Ron Bonnett of the Canadian Federation of Agriculture. Translator for Bosco de la Vega of Consejo Nacional Agropecuario.

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