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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    What are some of the highlights from this past crop production year, per USDA's annual summary? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Two of the nation's leading farm groups are joining forces to combat the epidemic of opioid addiction in rural America. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall. Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Ever wonder how the eggs you buy at the store are graded? Rod Bain talks with an egg grader who sheds some light on this process. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Michelle Degenhart of USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    U.S. officials are expressing confidence that a new and better NAFTA trade deal can be reached, despite thorny issues. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Canadian Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    How can rural America and agriculture connect to a path of greater prosperity? A White House Task Force studying the matter has released its report and recommendations for action. Rod Bain looks at the report and its findings in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. President Donald Trump. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    A White House Task Force report released this month provides recommendations to improve rural economies. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. President Donald Trump. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    What are some of the specific issues lawmakers are expected to focus on as they create a new Farm Bill? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Kevin Skones of the National Corn Growers Association. Rob LaRue of the National Farmers Union. Ben Scholz of the National Association of Wheat Growers. Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst. Tom Zacharias of National Crop Insurance Services.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    The USDA has a new forecast for orange production. For Florida growers this could be a case of no news is good news. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. Mark Hudson with the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service in Florida.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    One way USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service protects our food supplies at home is through efforts overseas. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Beverly Simmons
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    One USDA agency is recruiting young people before they get out of college, hoping to turn them into career employees. Stephanie Ho has more. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Melissa Barbour, Intern Support Coordinator for USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

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