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10/10/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    Perhaps the most significant US ag trade issue is technical barriers imposed by nations that basically keep our exports out of markets. Rod Bain takes a look at the effects on our farm exports of technical trade barriers in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Christian Schlect. USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Deputy Administrator Robert Macke. Virginia Tech University ag economist, Jason Grant.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    The news lately has been scary for adults, but may be terrifying for young children. Experts give advice to parents in this report from Gary Crawford. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. David Weisenhorn with University of Kentucky Extension. Diane Bales with University of Georgia Extension. President Donald Trump
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    The Extension Disaster Education Network, or EDEN, is there to help ag producers and hard hit communities recover from disasters. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho and NIFA Director Sonny Ramaswamy
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    Even as we buy more and more of our products online or through E commerce, most of us still go to supermarkets to buy food. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Abigail Okrent with USDA's Economic Research Service. Mark Matthews with the National Retail Federation. Greg Buzek with IHL Group. Plus classic comedian, W.C. Fields.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    There's more to avocadoes than just guacamole. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    More people are finding alternative treats besides candies and sweets to give Trick-or-Treaters showing up at their doors on Halloween. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Ivalisse Colon of North Carolina Cooperative Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    A major revolution in the business of farming may be on the way. Gary Crawford presents some views on the future of farmers and farming. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Dr. Karl Dawson and Aidan Connolly with the Alltech company. Professor Michael Boehlje of Purdue University. Mary Shelman, farm owner and former director of Harvard Business School's Agribusiness Program.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    Several month-over-month changes in US drought coverage are seen in some of the nation's major wheat growing areas. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    Across the board, there were fewer oranges, grapefruits, and other citrus fruits grown this past season, and that continues to impact prices. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Gustavo Ferreira of USDA's Economic Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, October 10, 2017
    A recent study looks at the potential economic impacts of sanitary and phytosanitary trade barriers on agricultural trade. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Jason Grant of Virginia Tech University

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