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11/07/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    A major revolution in the business of farming may be on the way and it may be brought on by American consumers. Gary Crawford presents some views on the future of farmers and farming on this edition of Agriculture USA. 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. Former Agriculture Secretaries Tom Vilsack and Dan Glickman.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    Have your Thanksgiving turkey in the freezer already? If so, how do you safely thaw that bird? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Judy Harrison of University of Georgia Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    Have you ever had turkey encounters of the strange kind? Some folks have, as you'll hear in this report from Gary Crawford. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with the USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline. (1-888-MPHOTLINE)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    Those who taste green vegetables as bitter may be adding salt to them, sending their sodium intake too high. Scientists are working on a fix. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Witoon Priyawiwatkul of Louisiana State University
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    It's a popular vegetable in many parts of the world, but Kohlrabi is still trying to get a foothold in the U.S. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    Americans are re-discovering the joys of cooking with kale. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    The annual enrollment period for two major farm safety net programs is now open. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Farm Service Agency Acting Administrator Steve Peterson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    A U.S. trade team is back from a trade mission to India. Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Under Secretary of Agriculture Ted McKinney.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    Construction has begun on a new research facility for the Southeast Poultry Research Lab at the University of Georgia. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 7, 2017
    These days farmers who grow pumpkins have more types of pumpkins that they can grow. Gary Crawford is at a farmers market and talks with a grower. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Brad Warren, farmer from the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania area.

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