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12/19/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    As economic opportunities grow in rural America, it's more important than ever to rebuild and add new infrastructure to sell and transport products to markets around the globe. On this edition of "Agriculture USA" Rod Bain looks at how roads, bridges, waterways and high speed internet are essential to rural areas. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Mark Burton of the University of Tennessee. Senior Advisor to the Agriculture Secretary Jannine Miller. Robbie Boone of the Farm Credit Council. Nick Tindall of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    You may still have time to get a last minute or post holiday gift for the lawn and garden enthusiast on your list. Gary Crawford has an expert with some ideas. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dennis Patton, Kansas State University Extension lawn and garden expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    Almost everyone has at least one funny story to tell about their holiday tree or decorations. Gary Crawford is back this week with more stories. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Christmas tree farmers (past and present), Buzz Warren, Blake Rafeld and Jim Gehlsen. Plus the Three Stooges
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    In the midst of ice storms, late night missions and dog invasions, many Christmas tree farmers keep the spirit of the season. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Christmas tree grower, Tom Dull.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    ***Best if used before the 25th*** Alexander Hamilton is now a big star, thanks to the hit musical, but he hasn't eclipsed Santa in popularity. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA history expert Anne Effland. "Hamilton" Santa music by Eclipse 6.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    If you are down for something different for your holiday meal, try serving a goose. Gary Crawford has an expert with some things you need to know. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Marianne Gravely with USDA's Meat and Poultry Hotline.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    Florida orange growers are suffering from a double whammy that will mean another season of production declines. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Mark Hudson with USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Florida Ag. Commissioner Adam Putnam. Rep. Tom Rooney. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    Worry is growing among winter wheat farmers and livestock producers as dryness deepens in the Southern Plains and Mid-South. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    The animal protein sector is expected to become more competitive globally, as production increases around the world. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Thad Geiger, Kansas farmer and vice-chairman of Kansas Board of Ag. Justin Sherrard, Rabobank Global Strategist for Animal Protein.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 19, 2017
    Research on farm to market transportation and economics related to it is the mission of one division of the Agriculture Department. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Bruce Blanton of the Agricultural Marketing Service.

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