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: 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.
Ag News: California LGMA E. coli Outbreaks
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement has made more than 50 changes to rules as they continue a review of its practices following recent E. coli outbreaks.
Ag News: Farmers to Families Hit 75-million Boxes
The USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program has distributed more than 75 million food boxes in support of American farmers and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ag News: China Buys Record U.S. Beef
China made its largest weekly U.S. beef purchases on record two weeks ago, followed by its biggest U.S. corn deals in almost a month.
Ag News: School Closures Hit Dairy Demand
The opening of schools across the country is laced with uncertainty, creating an extremely ‘fluid’ outlook for dairy demand.
Ag News: Pilgrim’s Pandemic Investment
Pilgrim’s recently announced plans to invest $3.5 million to help Georgia communities respond to coronavirus and invest in the future.
Ag News: Pandemic Replacement Parts and Pear Estimates for WA
The pandemic has complicated work for California farmers who need replacement parts for machinery, with some parts in short supply.
Ag News: FFA Numbers Hit Record High
the National FFA announced the student membership has reached a record-high 760,113 … an increase of nearly 60,000 over last year’s membership.
Ag News: Potato Acres Low and California Wildfires Threaten Crops
It’s the lowest number of potato acres recorded by USDA in at least 100 years with both processing and fresh markets down.
Ag News: USDA Small Grain Survey and Georgia Nat’l Fair Canceled
The NASS agency is taking a comprehensive look into the 2020 production and supply of small grains, that includes wheat, oats, and rye.