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.
Inspectors Make Sure Ag Weighing, Measuring Devices Stay Balanced
Inspectors ensure fairness in the marketplace by checking a growing number of licensed devices for accuracy.
Ag News: $30-billion Purchase from China
China is proposing it could buy an additional $30 billion a year of U.S. agricultural products including soybeans, corn and wheat as part of a possible trade deal.
Ag News: Dec. USDA Milk Reports
The USDA has released their December milk production reports, delayed by the 35-day government shutdown in December and January. Cow numbers dropped again in December.
Ag News: World Dairy Prices Up
World dairy prices continued to inch up on New Zealand’s Global Dairy Trade auction, with aggregate prices moving up 0.9% today.
Ag News: ASF and China’s Pork Demand
African swine fever first appeared in China last August, officials have confirmed about 100 outbreaks of the disease, but could it cause a slowdown in China's pork consumption?
News Ag: Net Farm Income Higher
After hitting a pothole in 2018, U.S. net farm income will recover this year under the combined effects of financial belt-tightening and rising crop prices.
Ag News: China Waiting Out U.S. on Trade
When it comes to trade negotiations and the trade war with China, one economist says the communist country is “counting on surviving President Trump.
Ag News: Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Up
A wave of Chapter 12 bankruptcies is sweeping across the U.S. farm belt as trade disputes take a toll on businesses already hurt by low commodity prices.
AG News: Delayed USDA Reports
The markets absorbed an onslaught of information recently when USDA released the delayed and current WASDE numbers AND the Crop Production report.
Ag News: Farmer Confidence High
With Trump tariff payments boosting Corn Belt farm revenue, farmer confidence shot to its highest level since last June, just before the trade war with China began.