More than 30 years ago, we began producing daily radio newscasts aired throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Northern California to keep the region informed about current agriculture and environmental issues.
Ag News: USDA on Hurricane Ag Losses
Georgia farmers and ranchers have been encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program for who suffered land damage and livestock losses.
Ag News: Hurricane Snap Replacements
Hurricane Michael's impact on 12 Florida counties could make them eligible for mass replacement of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.
U.S.-European Partnership Could Benefit Whey Market
Two dairy cooperatives from the U.S. and Europe are looking at entering a partnership that would help market whey.
Ag News: Chinese Ag Espionage
The U.S. and China tension rose as Chinese intelligence official was arrested on espionage charges, for stealing intellectual property from aviation firms.
Ag News: Farm Bill Expiration Losses
A few programs have lost their authorization and funding due to the farm bill expiration. 39 programs effected including bioenergy and agricultural research programs.
Ag News: Perdue on Trade With Japan
The Ag Secretary Sonny Purdue says that the U.S. is looking for better trade term with Japan. Japanese trade officials are not giving U.S. products extra access.
Ag News: Dairy Farmers of Canada Upset
The Dairy Farmers of Canada are not to pleased with Prime Minister Trudeau. They have turned down an invite with Trudeau. DFC is concerned about the USMCA agreement.
Ag News: Meat Salmonella Recall
More than 6.5 million pounds of beef recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, reported by Meatpacker JBS. The recall dates ranging from late July to early September.
Ag News: U.S. Beef Value Record
U.S. Beef exports has broke a value record, going over $750 million and the pork exports remains steady through out 2018. South Korea and Japan are the big for the U.S.
Ag News: U.S. Cheese on USMCA
Some of the largest U.S. cheese companies say the new trade agreement is an empty win if the administration doesn't dial down the steel and aluminum tariffs.
Ag News: Farm Bill Delay
Big disagreement between the House and Senate members wouldn't take any action on the new farm bill until after the November election. 2018 crops are covered.
Ag News: Canadian Dairy Disappointment
The new US-Mexico-Canada-Agreement has the Canada's Dairy Farmers are disappointed in that Canadian government is willing to sacrifice our domestic dairy production.