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’s Florida Citrus Forecast
Florida’s citrus growers still recovering from Hurricane Irma’s unprecedented damage. NCBA CEO Kendal Frazier as the first Ag Association Leader of the Year.
Ag News: Farm Bill Impasse
Impasse over a farm bill draft has deepened, Grocery store sales growth in January were up 4.5%, the biggest monthly year-over-year gain since January 2015.
Ag News: NAFTA Huge for U.S. Dairy Exports
NAFTA is a key element in dairy exports going to Mexico. Bayer to divest more assets to satisfy terms. America’s infrastructure will be $1.5 trillion investment.
Ag News: Judge’s Roundup Cancer Take
The first U.S. District Judge to weigh in on the toxicity of Roundup. U.S. DOT issues an additional 90-day temporary waiver for ag-related transportation.
Ag News: Farm Bill Delay
Farm bill is be delaying, a draft law renewing farm and nutrition programs is being opposed by Democrats over cuts to the food-stamp program.
AG News: Ag Economic Barometer Up
Ag Economy Barometer moved higher again in February. USDA plans to withdraw the organic animal welfare rule in December. Assoc of E.M. disappointed in the tariff
Ag News: Syngenta Settles Trait Suit
Syngenta will pay a $1.51 billion settlement in nationnwide class action suit. Russian suspension of Brazilian meat imports is into its fourth month.
Ag News: DowDupont CEO Switch
DowDuPont chairman Andrew Liveris will step down. Athlete has tested positive for a banned PED, before blaming his positive test on contaminated beef.
Ag News: Tariff Conditions for NAFTA
Tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will prop up domestic producers, but it’s also leverage to get Canada and Mexico to agree to U.S. demands to rewrite NAFTA
Ag News: U.S. Beef a Hit in Dubai
Middle Eastern markets hold strong potential for U.S. beef. The new STK is heading a new direction to its current R&D leadership in bio-ag technology.