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: Wheat, Corn, Soy Futures Higher
Futures prices for wheat, corn, and soy have been trending upward since August. The 6-month trend of rising prices accelerated in the first weeks of 2021.
Ag News: AFBF’s Duvall Disappointed in ITC Ruling
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall is disappointed by the International Trade Commissions ruling on blueberry imports.
Ag News: Syngenta Enogen Corn for Cattle
Syngenta Seeds with the University of Arkansas publishing a new research on the potential for beef producers reducing their environmental footprint by using Syngenta Enogen corn.
Ag News: Retail Potato Sales Higher and Net Farm Income Forecast
2020 was a pretty good year for retail potato sales, according to Potatoes USA data showing retail potato dollar sales for all categories increased 16% over 2019.
Ag News: Alabama CAFO Permits Streamlined
Owners of concentrated animal feeding operations in Alabama have a new streamlined permit registration process, thanks to standards approved in December.
Ag News: Support for Blueberry Import Case
Support for U.S. blueberry growers being heard to determine whether the domestic blueberry industry is being threatened with seriously injury by the influx of blueberry imports.
Ag News: Alfafarmers Welcome Tuberville
Alabama’s largest farm organization welcomes Senator Tommy Tuberville’s appointment to the Senate Ag Committee.
Ag News: USDA De-Risk Carbon Bank
The Biden administration is pondering how to “de-risk investments,” faced by farmers adopting climate mitigation practices.
Ag News: NCBA Top 2021 Priorities
The NCBA approved its top 2021 policy priorities with a continued focus on advocating for a business climate that increases opportunities for producer profitability.
Ag News: Senate Ag Chair Lists Priorities
Chair of the Senate Ag Committee, Democrat Debbie Stabenow of Michigan topping her list of priorities is responding to COVID-19, the hunger crisis and the broken food supply chain, and more.