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12/26/2017

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    As more people in the cities and suburbs desire to know about their food and where it comes from, farmers, ranchers and their supporters are using many techniques to provide that information. Rod Bain looks at some of these approaches in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Genevieve O'Sullivan of CropLife America. Tera Fair of CHS Inc. Farm broadcaster Orion Samuelson. Dr. Kevin Folta of the University of Florida. Brad Greenway of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    Harvey, Irma and Maria were notable hurricanes themselves, but what was this year's Atlantic hurricane season like from a historical perspective? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist, Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    What's old in the food business is new again -- complete with it's own app. Stephanie Ho has the details. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Jeanne Brandt, Oregon State University Extension Service Food Preservation Program Coordinator.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    The use of day old bread in a variety of recipes and dishes can reduce food waste and cut spending on food. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Julie Garden-Robinson of North Dakota State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    Some people think studying animals can help predict the severity of the upcoming winter. Is there any truth to it? Gary Crawford has this story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Mary Knapp, Extension climatologist with Kansas State University. Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    Some people think studying animals can help predict the severity of the upcoming winter. Is there any truth to it? Gary Crawford has this story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Mary Knapp, Extension climatologist with Kansas State University. Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    It's a very popular vegetable in Europe, but not quite as well known in this country. Gary Crawford has this report on fennel. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Laura Popielski, working with USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    Lower prices don't seem to be putting much of a damper on hog producers and their plans to expand production in 2018. Gary Crawford has the latest. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    The Census of Agriculture comes around every five years. As Stephanie Ho reports, some of the questions are familiar, while others reflect emerging trends. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Barbara Rater, director of NASS's Census and Survey Division.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, December 26, 2017
    Farm and food supporters continue to expand their social media presence by using both information and humor. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Genevieve O'Sullivan, of CropLife America.

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