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02/06/2018

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    USDA doesn't write the Farm Bill, which covers agriculture and food policy, but it does advise Congress, as lawmakers draft the once-every-five years omnibus legislation. Stephanie Ho and Gary Crawford have some of the highlights from USDA's recently announced list of Farm Bill priorities in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Gary Crawford. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. President Franklin Roosevelt.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    The safety of the nation's food supply is in the hands of two main agencies and which one is in charge of what can be confusing. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    Your personal information in the wrong hands could result in someone filing a fraudulent tax return in your name. What can you do to protect yourself? Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Gisele Jefferson of Colorado State University Extension
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    Many of us may have been dismayed on Groundhog Day when Phil made his forecast, but what are the chances he's right? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. USDA meteorologist, Mark Brusberg. Plus, the Shadow, a certain bunny and a certain groundhog.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    When you see a "Prescribed Burning Ahead" sign, do you ever wonder what's going on there? Stephanie Ho has the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. Morgan Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Range Specialist. Frank Price, Texas Rancher.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    The government's Dietary Guidelines say most of us take in too much sodium and we need to cut back. How do you do it? Gary Crawford has this report. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Sandy Proctor, Kansas State University Extension nutrition specialist.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    Farmer complaints about how USDA calculates county crop yields and payments for the ARC program are down quite a bit. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Former President Barack Obama. North Dakota farmer, Tim Erbele. Brad Karmen with USDA's Farm Service Agency.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    Are we heading for a monster drought such as we saw in 2012? One expert says it's hard to know, but there are troubling signs. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Brad Rippey, USDA meteorologist and farmers from 2012.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    It's a tale of two regions within the Plains and how winter wheat this season is shaping up from a crop condition perspective. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 6, 2018
    Below-normal mountain snowpack accumulations at January's end has many Western irrigators wondering about water supplies for Spring and Summer. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey

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