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: Farmer Confidence High
With Trump tariff payments boosting Corn Belt farm revenue, farmer confidence shot to its highest level since last June, just before the trade war with China began.
Ag News: Bud Light’s Corn Syrup Ad
The dust is settling after the controversy related to Bud Light’s Super Bowl ads touting its lack of corn syrup. Miller Lite and Coors Light were called out by Bud Light.
Ag News: Dairy Margin Protection
Through the farm bill, USDA is able to offer dairy producers a revised version of the Margin Protection Program, called Dairy Margin Coverage.
Ag News: China Trade Talks
Sonny Perdue expects a U.S. delegation to return to China later this month to continue the talks ahead of a meeting between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Ag News: Beef Export Records
A great source of optimism for thousands of producers at the Cattle Industry Annual Convention in New Orleans was the record pace of U.S. beef exports.
Ag News: Cattle Prices Strong
Cattle prices are expected to remain strong, with demand and the economy expected to remain solid. Drovers.com, we’ve had one heck of a good run that should continue this year.
Ag News: U.S. Trade Disadvantage
New trade agreements between Japan and other countries could put U.S. dairy at a severe competitive disadvantage over the next two decades.
Ag News: Global Feed Production
Global feed production is at an all-time high. In the 2019 Global Feed Survey, Alltech estimates a strong 3% growth to 1.068 billion metric tons of feed produced.
Ag News: More Vegans Means More Meat
More and more people are choosing to eat less and less meat due to concerns over the environment, personal health and animal welfare.
Ag News: Crop Report Coming Soon
The USDA’s chief economist expects the agency will release a monthly crop supply and demand report as planned on February 8th. Other key crop reports delayed.