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: 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.
Ag News: EPA Chlorpyrifos Rehearing
Department of Justice decision to request a rehearing of chlorpyrifos pesticide case before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals within 60 days.
Ag News: Dicamba Complaints Down
Dicamba complaints are down. A story from agriculture.com says one thing farmers have started to appreciate is dicamba is not as forgiving as other herbicides.
Ag News: Farm Bureaus Meet Trump
The four Farm Bureaus got a surprise during a meeting with Vice-President Mike Pence and Ag Sec. Sonny Perdue. President Trump joined them to hear farmers concerns.
Ag News: Pizza Day in U.S.
When we celebrated National Cheese Pizza Day, the dairy farmers seen a large spike in Cheese sales. Cheese consumption increased by more than 40% since 1995!
Ag News: Decline in U.S. Net Farm Income
Due to higher production expenses, the inflation-adjusted U.S. net farm income and net cash farm income has been forecast to decline 14% from 2017 to 2018.
Ag News: Meat & Dairy Good for You
In a very interesting report from McMaster University, they found that people consuming higher levels of red meat and dairy are likely to live longer.
Ag News: South Korean U.S. Beef Inspections
With the discovery of an atypical case of BSE, or Mad Cow disease in Florida. South Korea is re-enforcing their inspection on imported beef to avoid any spread.
Ag News: Meatless Meat Expansion
The projected demand of meatless meat in the future and the potential of billions of dollars has attracted some big investors like ADM, Cargill and Tyson Foods.