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: Moving USDA Nutrition Programs
Ag economy projected gains and losses using data from the USDA. Prices for corn and soy producers to increase livestock producers, profit margins to decline.
Ag News: Trump Tariff Support
Is support wavering? Administration's recent responses on trade are starting to hit farmers and ranchers, but most are reportedly “still holding tough,” hoping to see better-than-ever ag trade.
Ag News: G7 Ends With Dairy Dispute
G7 Summit ends and Canadian dairy farmer lobby group, says President Trump is looking to dump surplus subsidized U.S. dairy products on the Canadian market.
Ag News: Soil Moisture Technology
Farmers overlook the benefits of Soil moisture sensors technology, even when at consistently saves fuel, labor, mileage, time, and thousands of gallons of water.
Ag News: Trudeau Under Fire
Justin Trudeau is underfire by Canadian dairy farmers. He said he is flexible on increasing access to the country’s dairy industry. A change wanted in NAFTA.
Ag News: Mexico Retaliates in Tariff Tiff
Mexico has jumped up the tariff tax rate to 25% in responds to Trump's tariff on steel and aluminum. The tariff hits U.S. steel and farm products.
Ag News: Bayer Monsanto Closes
Things are speeding up. Bayer and Monsanto merger may to done earlier than expected. It could be a couple months before the actual integrating operations.
Ag News: Canada/Mexico Committed to NAFTA
Canada and Mexico remain committed to the NAFTA agreement. Ag officials will be talking at the 22nd World Meat Congress in Dallas.
Ag News: Perdue on Trade Importance
Perdue is hopeful a NAFTA agreement can be reached this year, but there are hurdles. U.S., Canada and Mexico have too much in common to allow a trade dispute.
Ag News: Mexico Tariff Retaliation
Mexico's quick responds increase in tariffs target pork legs, apples, grapes and cheeses as well as steel products from U.S. states that supported Trump in 2016.