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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    With precaution, baled hay from imported fire ant quarantine areas can be transported interstate. Rod Bain has details in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Charles Brown of USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    A USDA study looks at identifying beneficial insects and spiders against crop pests through use of a technique used in forensic science. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Mike Greenstone of Agricultural Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Over the last two decades stink bugs have become one of the most problematic home invaders across the country. Susan Carter looks at ways to control them. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Tracy Leskey is a research entomologist with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    An example of funding for a USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program displays the wide range of projects in scope and creativity. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    A decade's long partnership continues to benefit the US Forest Service, NASA, and all citizens in new and exciting ways, thanks in part to a decade's long friendship. Rod Bain looks at this latest chapter of this partnership in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, Astronaut Joe Acaba, Kelly Humphries of NASA, Jeff Miller of US Forest Service - Alaska
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Several factors make for ideal planting conditions in the fall, rather than the spring, for trees and some plant varieties. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Ron Smith of North Dakota State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Many parts of the country note improvements to pasture and rangeland conditions in recent weeks, while others see deterioration. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Recently, the Agriculture Department announced its decision on the time major crop reports will be released every month. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Chief Economist Joe Glauber
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Weather has played a key role in reduced soybean production in the US and South America this year, and in turn, has impacted price. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA Oilseed Analyst Keith Menzie
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    This month’s Crop Report has U.S. wheat production projection unchanged and the forecast for world wheat down. Susan Carter reports. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter, USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber and World Outlook Board Chair Gerry Bange

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