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09/05/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    The recovery process from the disaster known as Hurricane Harvey is ongoing, and will be for months, even years. USDA is among many involved in these efforts - now and long term. Rod Bain looks at the wide range of assistance to victims of this natural disaster in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. Houston Texas Mayor Sylvester Turner. Texas State Conservationist Salvador Salinas. President Donald Trump. Cora Russell of the Food and Nutrition Service. FEMA Director Brock Long. Anne McCann and Richard Johnson of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Frances Tolle of the Risk Management Agency. Farm Service Agency Acting Administrator Chris Beyerhelm.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    First responders in the Houston area have been working to help people. Others have been working on animal issues from Harvey. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Anne McCann with the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. FEMA Administrator Brock Long.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    In the flooded regions of the southern United States, forget about the dangers of movie ants -- you should be more concerned about the real threat posed by fire ants. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Richard Johnson, National Policy Manager for Imported Fire Ants, APHIS. Film Clip: "Empire of the Ants." Kids song: "The Ants Go Marching"
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    Computer models do have a hard time keeping up with rapidly-changing weather, but they are still very useful tools for weather forecasters. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    Americans are eating more bacon in more different forms and paying more for it. Gary Crawford has this sizzling report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA food price economist, Annemarie Kuhns. USDA Livestock analyst, Shayle Shagam.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    How much do you know about farmers markets and about farmers? In this report Gary Crawford proves he knows very little. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Mae Carroll with the Farmers Market Coalition. Plus some farmers market customers and a singing Thomas Jefferson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has just put out its new export forecasts for this fiscal year and next. Gary Crawford has the information. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    The Agriculture Department has just released a new forecast for 2017 farm income. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    Dairy producers have options when it comes to enrollment for coverage next year under USDA's dairy safety net program. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Farm Service Agency Acting Administrator Chris Beyerhelm.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 5, 2017
    Rising consumer demand for bacon is helping boost prices for hog producers. Gary Crawford has this crispy story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst.