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: Consumer Confidence Index
Consumer Confidence Index hit its highest level since the 1990's. Tariffs on steel and aluminum won't be reduce unless NAFTA is revamped that’s fair to the U.S.
Ag News: Trump Tariffs Worry Ag
Ag exporters winced hard after it was announced that the U.S. will be hitting steel and aluminum imports from China and other countries with tariffs.
Ag Report: Perdue Stands by Trump, Renewable Fuel Standard
Sonny Perdue took center stage at the Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, offering a forceful defense of his support for the Renewable Fuel Standard, while trying to ease corn growers' concerns.
Ag News: Beef Promoted in Japan
U.S. beef and pork to one of the fastest growing foodservice sectors in Japan. First planting estimates of the year and predicts robust corn and soybean acres.
Ag News: USDA Food Boxes Jeered
USDA official met with resistants about SNAP benefits to food boxes. There is a new name for DowDuPont. There is possible changes to the U.S. biofuel mandate.
Aginfo News: SNAP Recipients To Work Plan
USDA wants input about how to push unemployed, able-bodied adults who get SNAP benefits into the workforce. Syngenta buys satellite imagery company FarmShots,
Ag News: Meat-Poultry-Milk Production Estimates Up
American farmers will produce record amounts of meat, poultry and milk this year. John Deere sales of ag and turf equipment are forecast to increase in 2018.
ADM Syngenta Settle and JBS Chief Batista Freed
A settlement was reached between ADM and Syngenta regarding the Viptera lawsuit. Ex-leader Meatpacking giant JBS South America, Wesley Batista is out of jail.
Farm Bill Healthcare and Russia Wheat Acreage
Will the 2018 farm bill presents an opportunity to access to healthcare and more into USDA initiatives. Russia and Ukraine increase their wheat production.
Crop Insurance Protection and America’s Harvest Box Over SNAP
Cuts crop insurance program illustrates what the industry is up against. Could meal kit plan save nearly $130 billion over 10 years? It's National FFA Week.