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: CFAP Part 2 and Be Prepared for Bad Weather
President Trump and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced another aid package for ag producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs due to COVID-19.
Ag News: Preacher Named USApple Board Chair
The U.S. Apple Association has named Yakima’s Domex Superfresh Growers’ marekting director Mike Preacher as its new board of directors’ chairman.
Ag News: NPC Calls For Tariffs on EU Fries
The U.S. Trade Representative, the National Potato Council and several state organizations requested the federal government increase tariffs on frozen fries imported from the EU.
Ag News: COVID Impact on Grain Markets
As the American economy recovers from a steep Spring contraction, grain markets in 2020 have been shaped by large supplies and low prices.
Ag News: Dairy Exports Higher in July
July exports of U.S. dairy products continued to show amazing strength, up 22% in volume and up 17% in value, according to the U.S. Dairy Export Council.
Ag News: Cornucopia Hydroponic Greenhouses
Cornucopia Farms is completing its first hydroponic greenhouse, with production of lettuce and herbs starting in October.
Ag News: CFAP Deadline Today and Georgia Famers to Lose Revenue
The USDA is reminding specialty crop growers that the deadline for submitting applications for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program is today.
Ag News: US Beef Exports Rebound
July exports of U.S. beef rebounded from recent lows but remained below 2019 levels, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
Ag News: Florida Farm Bureau Praises USTR
Florida Farm Bureau's John Hoblick is praising the U.S. Trade Representative on actions to address unfair trade practices in the U.S. seasonal and perishable produce sector.
Ag News: Farmers For Trump Survey
Three-quarters of U.S. farmers say they’ll vote for President Trump in the upcoming presidential election, despite trade disruptions, grain prices and farm bankruptcies.