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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    What started as an experiment by a Washington State beekeeper may have found a clue in improving honeybee colony health. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Steve Sheppard of Washington State University
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    If you work with the public very much, you know you often get some rather far out and hilarious questions and you meet some very entertaining people. That's certainly true of the agricultural extension agents and experts across the country who give advice to people every day. On this edition of AGRICULTURE USA Gary Crawford presents just a few of their stories. The names have been kept the same to protect the guilty. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Kansas State University extension agent, Jennifer Smith. Former Virginia Tech extension agent, Deborah Smith. Also Bugs Bunny, Clara Cluck and Foghorn Leghorn.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    No matter what spring holiday you celebrate, food safety should still be a big part of any holiday meal plan. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Marianne Gravely of USDA's Meat And Poultry Hotline
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Hog producers are shying away from the temptation to expand production significantly. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    The Veteran Affairs office is adding some new vehicles to its fleet to aid war vets in rural America. Susan Carter reports. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Michael Fisher, Veteran Affairs outreach Specialist
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    There are differing views on achieving sustainable agriculture. Susan Carter talks to an ag researcher who says there has to be a multiple tier approach. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Jerry Glover with USAID
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Don't set them in stone. That's the advice from experts about the surprising results of USDA's Planting Intentions report. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    It has been a magical journey for the floor used in this year's NCAA Men's Basketball Championships in New Orleans. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Conrad Stromberg of Conner Sports Flooring. Joe Besaw of Menominee Tribal Enterprises
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    The losses for Texas agriculture from last year's drought are still mounting up and for some areas the drought is continuing. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. Texas A and M University extension economist, David Anderson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Millions of low income kids are saved from hunger by free or reduced price meals at school, but what about when school is out? Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford, Under Secretary Kevin Concannon

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