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: Chinese Ag Espionage
The U.S. and China tension rose as Chinese intelligence official was arrested on espionage charges, for stealing intellectual property from aviation firms.
Ag News: Farm Bill Expiration Losses
A few programs have lost their authorization and funding due to the farm bill expiration. 39 programs effected including bioenergy and agricultural research programs.
Ag News: Perdue on Trade With Japan
The Ag Secretary Sonny Purdue says that the U.S. is looking for better trade term with Japan. Japanese trade officials are not giving U.S. products extra access.
Ag News: Dairy Farmers of Canada Upset
The Dairy Farmers of Canada are not to pleased with Prime Minister Trudeau. They have turned down an invite with Trudeau. DFC is concerned about the USMCA agreement.
Ag News: Farm Bill Delay
Big disagreement between the House and Senate members wouldn't take any action on the new farm bill until after the November election. 2018 crops are covered.
Ag News: Canadian Dairy Disappointment
The new US-Mexico-Canada-Agreement has the Canada's Dairy Farmers are disappointed in that Canadian government is willing to sacrifice our domestic dairy production.
Ag News: NAFTA Replacement Needs
Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund said they are disappointed in the support for the meat packers and not helping the U.S. cattle industry in foreign markets
Ag News: U.S.-Canada Trade Deal
The USMCA will give workers, farmers, ranchers, and businesses a high-standard trade agreement that will bring freer markets, fairer trade and robust economic growth.
Ag News: Perdue Likes Japan Talks
The U.S. Ag secretary stated that Japan is an important customer for our ag products and we look forward to the great potential this breakthrough represents.
Ag News: Chinese Soybean Demand
The demand that China is putting on the global soybean production has people wondering why China doesn't grow their own. They are running out of water.