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.
Syngenta Spends on Training-Fines and Mexican Sugar Watch
Syngenta helping growers in Hawaii comply with farmworker protection standards. A U.S. pull out of NAFTA could restrict the flow of Mexican sugar to the U.S.
U.S. Beef Success in South Korea and Trudeau Optimistic on NAFTA
The beef industry rebuilding consumer confidence in U.S. beef. Trudeau trying to win over U.S. lawmakers and businesses to keep Trump from pulling out of NAFTA.
Budget With Disaster Relief and Farmers.gov Launch
Two-year budget includes will make cotton eligible for the Price Loss Coverage program, Farmers.gov is a new interactive website just launched for producers.
Senate Budget Deal and Amazon’s Whole Foods Delivery
USDA is delaying rule-making to promote a Federal Milk Market Order. Two-year budget deal will modify the safety nets for cotton and dairy.
Cattle Industry to Educate Public and Bayer Concessions
Commitments on the new NAFTA. U.S. needs to avoid ill-advised food import triggers. Beef Industry is about producing nutritious beef with economic viability.
Facial Recognition Software … For Dairy Cows?
Cargill is backing an Irish startup that uses facial recognition software to help increase the productivity of DAIRY COWS.
SNAP Changes in Farm Bill and U.S. Wheat on NAFTA
The Trump administration wants changes in the SNAP Program. NAFTA nations stressing that continuing duty-free agricultural trade is critical to their success.
EU Trade Deals; AFBF Supports SCOTUS on WOTUS
The Federal district courts have jurisdiction to hear challenges to the Waters of the U.S. rule. International feed tonnage has exceeded 1 billion metric tons.
Latest Round of NAFTA Talks and Master Cheesemakers Wanted
NAFTA talks without substantial progress, it could come to an end. Become a master cheesemaker. Another of high activity year for farm loan programs from FSA.
Bitcoin in Commodity Trading and SCOTUS on WOTUS
Cryptocurrencies are making inroads into food commodity trading. Current and future court challenges to the WOTUS rule MUST be heard in federal district courts.