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.
USDA Natural Resources Investment and U.S. Meat Production Up
USDA plans to invest $10 million in the Conservation Innovation Grants program. Extremely cold weather threatening the hard-red wheat crop.
Ag Equipment Sector Like Tax Bill; Perdue Applauds USDA 2017
USDA breakthroughs in ag trade, moved to reduce burdensome regulations. Employment in inpatient healthcare facilities and in the ag sectors grew modestly.
U.S. Corn Acreage Covers 8 States; Formal Objections to Bayer-Monsanto Merger
U.S. Corn production is larger than one would expect. Sweeping tax bill Congress passed. Bayer merger with Monsanto maybe blocked.
2017 was Year of Ag Mergers; NAFTA Backup for Farmers
New disaster aid bill intended to provide relief to parts of America devastated by natural disasters this year. US Farmers looking for a backup plan for NAFTA.
Trump to Address American Farm Bureau; USDA Still Short-Staffed
Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall says he’s honored to host the President at next month's convention. The tax reform bill has already help some farmers.
World Meat Congress; USDA Cattle Survey in January
President Trump will address the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 99th Annual Convention next month. Ag Secretary states UDSA staffing is still lacking.
Cage-free Eggs Surge; USDA to Withdraw From Organic Livestock Rule
U.S. Egg market moving back toward normal production. U.S. dairy industry is on edge with Mexico. USDA is done with Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices.
NAFTA Withdrawal Worries Grow; USDA Lacks Technology
Will Trump pull the U.S. out of NAFTA? The lack of High Tech hampers the USDA. EU antitrust block takeover of Monsanto.
Amazon-style Website For Farmers; USDA Roll in Farm Bill
Agriculture just went Amazon with their own online farming supplies shopping. Ag-dependent states concerned about withdrawl from NAFTA.
Farm Bill Website; Ethanol Drives Corn Demand
There is a website for you, to keep up to date on the 2018 Farm Bill. The 2017-18 forecast increases the amount of corn and less sorghum in ethanol production.
Export Shipping Rates Soar; Livestock for Ag Beginners
Farmers looking to livestock to generate more income. Traders finding it harder to handle rising freight bill due to crop prices are effected by oversupply.
EU Dairy Oversupply; Household Farm Income Up
EU’s dairy industry dealing with the pain of low milk prices resulting from oversupply. Farm household income will rise slightly. Effects of biofuels policy.