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09/12/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    Emphasis has increased in recent years on improved planning to prevent the threat of, or, if it happens, respond to, a potential animal disease outbreak - one that could impact livestock herds or poultry flocks. This ranges from planning on the individual farm operator level to coordinated efforts between industry and government stakeholders. Rod Bain looks at the developing plans to combat potential animal disease threats in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Lee Ann Thomas of USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Ray Massey of University of Missouri Extension.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the state of Texas are taking several actions to meet food needs of Harvey victims. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. FEMA Administrator Brock Long. Cora Russell with USDA's Food and Nutrition Service Emergency Program Office.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    You can go online to see video from inside a hurricane, although someone who's actually been there says the video doesn't do justice to the real thing. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Ian Sears, NOAA Hurricane Hunter meteorologist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    Being prepared for a potential natural disaster includes creating a financial first-aid kit that can aid in personal recovery efforts. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Lori Scharmer of North Dakota State University Extension.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    What has been a well above average wildfire season in the West has also been unique for several reasons. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. US Forest Service Chief Tony Tooke. Jessica Gardetto and Ed Delgado of the National Interagency Fire Center. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    Rural, even suburban, drivers need to watch out for farm equipment on roadways, and learn ways to avoid a potential accident. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Mike Staton of Michigan State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    U.S. farmers are exporting far more products this year than they did a year ago. Gary Crawford has the latest numbers. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Bryce Cooke, USDA trade analyst. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    Most farm households will lose money on their farm operations this year, but make up for it from off farm income. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    Winter wheat growers in Montana and the Pacific Northwest worry if they will have enough soil moisture by month's end to establish this year's crop. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Bill Schillinger of Washington State University. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, September 12, 2017
    Producers with a written prevention and response plan for an animal disease outbreak may, according to one expert, have a form of insurance. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Ray Massey of University of Missouri Extension

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