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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Summertime is fun time for many children, but it may also be a hungry time for millions of kids. During the school year many children get low or no cost nutritious meals at school. For some these meals are the only good meals they get. But what happens in the summer when there is no school? Gary Crawford takes at look at this question on this edition of AGRICULTURE USA. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secy' Tom Vilsack. Under Secy' Kevin Concannon. James Weill, Pres. of Food Research and Action Center. Josh Wachs with Share Our Strength. Baltimore mother, Tamara Tyrell. Actor, Jeff Bridges.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Biodiesel fuel is running thousands of buses and other vehicles, but it's also being used more for home heating. Susan Carter has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and Greg Anderson, liquid biofuels expert. PARTICIPANTS: Susan Carter and biodiesel liquid fuel blender Greg Anderson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    The heavy flooding along many parts of the country are raising concerns about mosquito populations and perhaps a viral threat. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Barb Ogg of University of Nebraska Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Drought every day in the Southern US is decreasing the condition of much of our nation's cotton crop for this year. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    A return to beef exports to pre-2003 levels was among the highlights of USDA's June Livestock, Poultry, and Meat Trade Outlooks. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Gerry Bange
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    The US Forest Service and its partners have plans in place to battle wildfires in an unusually active year so far. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    A variety of programs and services offered by the Agriculture Department are helping bring assistance to natural disaster victims. Rod Bain reports.' PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Secretary Tom Vilsack
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Grilling fruit is one way to add to a fun and delicious full course meal during the summer time. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Dianne Lamb of University of Vermont Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    The annual election of new Farm Service Agency County Committee members begins with the nomination process now underway. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and FSA Acting Administrator Bruce Nelson
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    The prices for many commodities are going up per June's USDA crop reports. Rod Bain takes a look at this upswing in this report. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain, Chief Economist Joe Glauber, World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Gerry Bange

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