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: Soil Moisture Technology
Farmers overlook the benefits of Soil moisture sensors technology, even when at consistently saves fuel, labor, mileage, time, and thousands of gallons of water.
Ag News: Trudeau Under Fire
Justin Trudeau is underfire by Canadian dairy farmers. He said he is flexible on increasing access to the country’s dairy industry. A change wanted in NAFTA.
Ag News: Mexico Retaliates in Tariff Tiff
Mexico has jumped up the tariff tax rate to 25% in responds to Trump's tariff on steel and aluminum. The tariff hits U.S. steel and farm products.
Ag News: Bayer Monsanto Closes
Things are speeding up. Bayer and Monsanto merger may to done earlier than expected. It could be a couple months before the actual integrating operations.
Ag News: Canada/Mexico Committed to NAFTA
Canada and Mexico remain committed to the NAFTA agreement. Ag officials will be talking at the 22nd World Meat Congress in Dallas.
Ag News: Perdue on Trade Importance
Perdue is hopeful a NAFTA agreement can be reached this year, but there are hurdles. U.S., Canada and Mexico have too much in common to allow a trade dispute.
Ag News: Mexico Tariff Retaliation
Mexico's quick responds increase in tariffs target pork legs, apples, grapes and cheeses as well as steel products from U.S. states that supported Trump in 2016.
Ag News: DOJ Approves Bayer-Monsanto Merger
DOJ is requiring Bayer and Monsanto must spin off $9 billion worth of assets, to merge the two companies. This is the largest sale of corporate assets ever.
Ag News: Bayer Earnings with Monsanto
With the new Monsanto acquisition, Bayer has reduced its expected earnings. USDA was working to make the department the entry point for H-2A applications.
Ag News: Japan & U.S. Ethanol
Japan will use U.S. ethanol to make ETBE, an oxygenate blended into fuel. It has a small carbon footprint that it can be used in up to 44% of Japan’s ETBE,