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  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    If you own land in an area prone to wildfires, you might want to get out in front of the problem with a prescribed fire. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Morgan Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Pepe Martinez, NRCS Grazing Lands Specialist. Sims Price and Frank Price, Texas Ranchers.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    The details are now out about this year's USDA Ag Outlook Forum, including featured speakers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Seth Meyer
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    The cost to install a solar power system on a farm has dropped about 65% in ten years, but it's still not a decision to take lightly. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Virginia farmer, David Hughes. Ohio State University Extension energy educator, Eric Romich.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    What are some of the ways the land grant university system helps to protect our nation's food supply from bio threats? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Kansas State University President Richard Myers. Michigan State University professor Ray Hammerschmidt. North Carolina State Veterinarian Doug Meckes.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    The lending entity known as Farmer Mac is helping assure that rural and ag lenders continue to serve their customers. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Curt Covington of Farmer Mac
  • 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
    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 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.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018
    Data is good, but what if you just want to get a quick look at how our nation's farmers are feeling? Stephanie Ho tells you where to look. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. David Widmar, Purdue University agricultural economist.
  • 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.

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