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: Trump Optimistic USMCA
National Farmers Union joined 34 organizations calling on elected officials and presidential candidates to address corporate consolidation in the livestock and poultry markets.
Ag News: Mexico Ratifies USMCA and Broccoli Favorite U.S. Veggie
Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify the new trade agreement with the United States and Canada making them the first to gain legislative approval.
Ag News: NZ Robotic Apple Packer
Robotics Plus’ robotic Aporo apple packer won the New Zealand Trade & Enterprise Most Innovative Hi-Tech Agritech Solution.
Ag News: Milk Markets Rally
Milk markets have been rallying to the upside lately. As of a week ago Friday contracts in August, September, October and November were all trading over $17 per hundred weight.
Ag News: Nolan Ryan Beef Certification
Founded by the Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Nolan Ryan Beef is the first to adopt a new certification program developed under the guidance of animal care expert Temple Grandin
Ag News: Pear Bureau Tabs Board
Pear Bureau Northwest elected new officers during their annual meeting last month in Portland. In the position of Pear Bureau Chair will be Mike Taylor of Wenatchee.
Ag News: Grads Look at Ag Careers
In the midst of graduation season, students everywhere will soon be focused on their future careers, including those in agriculture.
Ag News: Ag Labor Wages Up
Produce companies are competing for scarce talent in a tight economy, and that translates to better benefits and higher compensation than a few years ago.
Ag News: Mexico Deal and Ag
Will recent negotiations with Mexico result in the sale of more U.S. ag products? The President claims he reached a secret pact with Mexico.
Ag News: Alt-meat Industry Booming
The technology is getting better for lab-grown and plant-based protein companies working on different traits including flavor and potentially boosting protein content.
Ag News: Lawsuit over Missouri “Meat”
Settlement discussions are under way over a lawsuit challenging a Missouri law making it a misdemeanor to promote plant-based food products as “meat.”
Ag News: China’s Other Proteins
With African swine fever carving such a big chunk out of China’s hog herds, the world’s biggest meat consumer is turning to other protein sources.