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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    Lawn work getting you down? Gary Crawford has this report with expert tips on the best ways to find someone else to do it for you. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dennis Patton, Kansas State University Extension lawn and garden expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    USDA has gotten cracking to quickly get special aid out to producers hit by 2017's major disasters. Gary Crawford whips out this story. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Steve Peterson, Acting Administrator of USDA's Farm Service Agency
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    What perhaps can meat producers, distributors, retailers, and consumers expect due to a recent acquisition in the grocery industry? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Janette Barnard of DecisionNext
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    Recent study looks at how Bt corn is producing pest protection benefits, and not just to corn crops either. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Dilip Venugopal of the University of Maryland
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    If you love hot food, there's one unique spice you should know about -- it's China's Sichuan peppercorn -- which was banned for importation in the 1960s, but, after some confiscations and some restrictions, is now fully permissible. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Kaijing Xiao, Sichuan native. Claudia Ferguson, APHIS senior regulatory policy coordinator.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    Simple supply and demand factors may not be the only factors spurring cotton producers to boost acreage this year. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford; USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson. Lance Honig with USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    The lending entity known as Farmer Mac is doing its part in the recent farm economy to assure rural and ag lenders continue to serve their customers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Curt Covington of Farmer Mac
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    Spring is here, which is once again time to be on the lookout for invasive pests -- which cost millions of dollars in losses and can spread easily through human activity. Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Samantha Simon, APHIS Senior Invasive Species Coordinator.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    One expert says the hardest thing restaurants have to do these days is to figure out what the heck we customers really want. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICPANTS: Gary Crawford and Bill Lapp, President of Advanced Economic Solutions, Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2018
    The markets have absorbed and adjusted to the many surprises in last week's USDA Prospective Plantings report......or have they? Gary Crawford reports. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson and Lance Honig with USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service

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