Croatian Cooking, Binge Drinking Research, USDA Research Reports Delayed

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A skipper is ready to dock his Turkish gulet
A skipper is ready to dock his Turkish gulet chartering tourists in the northern Mediterranean on the Adriatic Sea in the harbour of Korcula, Croatia, Monday, Sept. 29, 2008. Croatia has 1,187 islands, but only 67 of them are inhabited. (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

The food of Croatia is our focus for this week’s Food Friday segment. We also talk with a reporter about the agriculture impacts of delayed economic research reports from the USDA. And we look at the cost of binge drinking in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Food Friday: Croatian Cooking

    The food in and around Croatia is a showcase of tasty proteins, earthy seasonings and homemade cheeses. We find out more about Balkan cuisine and ask for some of your favorite dish recipes.

  • A Look At The Cost Of Binge Drinking In Wisconsin

    A new study shows that binge drinking costs Wisconsin nearly $4 billion a year. We look at what makes up that price tag and what can be done to reduce problem drinking in the state.

  • The Impact Of Delays In USDA Economic Research Reports On Agriculture

    The USDA is relocating, and effectively gutting, is Economic Research Service arm, which produces reports that farmers need to make decisions about planting, and that impact crop markets. We talk to an agriculture reporter who’s been covering the story.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lori Skelton Guest
  • Julia Sherman Guest
  • Liz Crampton Guest

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