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Things To Think About Next Time You Read a Restaurant Menu

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There are several things you can take into consideration next time you read a restaurant menu. Stephanie Ho tells you about some of them.

PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho; Gregg Rapp, Menu Engineer; Michelle Snyder, Washington State University Assistant Director of Development.

Searing Summer Heat Can Be Dangerous for Your Pets

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When summer heat becomes dangerous for us, it can also be dangerous for our pets. Gary Crawford has more.


PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Anne McCann, with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

What You Need to Know about International Pet Travel

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If you have an international trip coming up and want to take your pet along, you'll have to plan well ahead of take-off time. Gary Crawford has more.


PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford and Dr. Kate Bowers with USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Making Ends Meet with an Irregular Income

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Have a career where the income is irregular every month? If so, here is advice to help you get through both the good and tight months. Rod Bain reports.

PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Retired Colorado State University Extension expert Laurel Kubin. Glenda Wentworth of Colorado State University Extension.

What's the Latest Trend in Restaurant Menus?

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What's the latest trend in restaurant menus? Stephanie Ho has the story.

PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho and Gregg Rapp, Menu Engineer

Ever Wonder About How Restaurant Menus Are Put Together?

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Have you ever considered the thought process behind how a restaurant menu is put together? Stephanie Ho tells you about it.

PARTICIPANTS: Stephanie Ho; Gregg Rapp, Menu Engineer; Michelle Snyder, Washington State University Assistant Director of Development.

A New Agreement to Bring More U.S. Beef to Europe

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The U.S. and European Union has agreed to let more of our nation's hormone-free beef exports enter the European marketplace. Rod Bain reports.


PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. President Donald Trump. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. European Union Ambassador to the U.S. Stavros Lambrinidis. Jennifer Houston of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. Cattle producer Kevin Keister.

Are Farmers Any Better Able to Handle Drought now vs. 2012

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Is U.S. agriculture more capable of handling drought than it was in 2012 and 2013? Gary Crawford has this report.


PARTICIPANTS: Gary Crawford. Riverdale, Iowa Mayor Mike Bawden. Under Sec'y of Agriculture Bill Northey.

Connecting Importance of Production and Marketing Contracts in Ag

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A recent study reveals the role production and marketing contracts play in the ag economy. Rod Bain reports.


PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and James MacDonald of the Economic Research Service)

Living Off an Irregular Income on the Farm

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Ag producers deal with periods of significant income fluctuations, but there are tips to manage money and live off this irregular income. Rod Bain reports.


PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain and retired Colorado State University Extension expert Laurel Kubin.

4-H Judging Events at the Fair

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4H judging contests demonstrate interactive participation and diverse subjects to visitors of state and county fairs. Rod Bain reports.


PARTICIPANTS: Rod Bain. Brad Rugg and Sandy Duchame of University of Minnesota Extension.