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02/13/2018

  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    No matter the reason you may be at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, all visitors from the US share the olympic-sized challenge of not bringing back pest and disease that threaten our nation's crops and livestock. This is true if you conduct any sort of international travel. Rod Bain talks with APHIS officials on how to bring back memories from your journeys abroad, and not pests and diseases, in this edition of "Agriculture USA". PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Andrea Simao and Lisa Ferguson of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Announcers Al Michaels, Mike Tirico, and Katie Couric.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    Those attending the Winter Olympics in South Korea in person should not bring home certain food and plant items due to various plant and animal health threats. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Lisa Ferguson and Andrea Simao of USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. A witness to a "miracle".)
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    A long-standing partnership between two USDA agencies in West Virginia continues today through a landscape restoration initiative. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and Stephanie Connelly of the US Forest Service
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    The government's Dietary Guidelines have a top suggested limit daily sodium intake. Most of us are far above that limit. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Sandy Proctor, Kansas State University extension nutrition expert.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    A new twist to a famous promotion includes members of the beef industry sharing what goes into bringing beef to your plate. Rod Bain reports. PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Actors Robert Mitchum and Sam Elliot. Brett Morris of the Cattlemen's Beef Board. Cody Easterly. Jennifer Williams. Kevin Kester.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    This flu season has us getting expert advice about handwashing, but one expert says some of that advice may not be practical. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dr. Angela Fraser, food safety researcher at Clemson University.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    The Agriculture Secretary says he's optimistic on getting better trade deals for farmers, but markets are sensitive to trade uncertainties. Gary Crawford reports. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. President Donald Trump. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    The new federal spending bill makes important changes to dairy and cotton programs and boosts disaster help for farmers. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    In its latest farm income forecast for this year USDA is projecting another year of falling farm income. Gary Crawford has more. PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson.
  • Broadcast Date:
    Tue, February 13, 2018
    USDA's world supply and demand report looks at the crop situation for the United States, as well as other countries of interest, like Argentina and Brazil. Stephanie Ho has more on the story. PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho. World Ag Outlook Board Chair Seth Meyer.

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