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11/21/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    The Agriculture Department annually captures a snapshot of population and economic trends in rural America, as well as highlights of topical matter. The 2017 edition of "Rural America at a Glance" is no exception. Rod Bain and a USDA economic researcher go inside the numbers of this year's "Rural America at a Glance" in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and John Cromartie of the Economic Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    Hunger, or food insecurity, is a very basic issue that is present both in the United States, and abroad. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. Karen Siebert, Advocacy and Public Policy Adviser for Harvesters, a regional food bank. Howard Buffett, president of Howard Buffett Foundation.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    What are some of the population and economic trends revealed in the Agriculture Department's annual report on rural America? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and John Cromartie of the Economic Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    A very tall 76-year-old is heading to Capitol Hill, just in time for the holiday season. Stephanie Ho tells you who this guest of honor is. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Sandi Mason, Kootenai National Forest Capitol Christmas Tree project coordinator. Bruce Ward, president of non-profit group, Choose Outdoors. EDS: The tree arrives at the US Capitol on Nov 27.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    The excitement of holiday gift buying can land some of us into a financial hole. Gary Crawford has a report on how to avoid that. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Amanda Woods, Ohio State University Extension expert on Financial Health
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    More and more of our holiday gift spending is going to buy food gifts. Gary Crawford feeds us this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Ana Serafin Smith with the National Retail Federation.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    It's a tough holiday season for turkey producers. Gary Crawford has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    How do members of the ag sector see ag trade developments and discussions of recent months perhaps impacting their business going forward? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Tim Lust of the National Sorghum Producers. Colin Woodall of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. Kevin Skunes of the National Corn Growers Association. Randy Gordon of the National Grain and Feed Association. Chirs Kolstad of US Wheat Associates. Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst. Dennis Stiffler of the US Meat Export Federation.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    Referred as perhaps the next step in agricultural cross breeding, gene editing offers several benefits, according to a scientific expert. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Kevin Folta of the University of Florida.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, November 21, 2017
    USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service has both programs and practices available for California landowners impacted by recent wildfires. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Astor Boozer of USDA - NRCS.

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