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: US Beef to Morocco
U.S. Meat Export Federation’s Monty Brown just visited Morocco where he met with several prospective buyers and distributors expressin strong interest in U.S. beef.
Ag News: USDOT Suspends ELD
The U.S. Department of Transportation officially suspended the requirement that livestock haulers use electronic logging devices in their trucks.
Ag News: Suicide Prevention
The AVMA participated with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in researching Suicide among veterinarians in the United States from 1979 through 2015.
Ag News: Unpredictable Dairy Industry
2018 was, if nothing else, unpredictable, and it looks like that may continue for the dairy industry in 2019. it’s critical for the U.S. to continue defending its market dominance in Mexico.
Ag News: Tough Times in 2019
Bankers are more optimistic as they’re not seeing as much bankruptcy and foreclosure, but that doesn’t mean farmers are staying in business.
Ag News: Trump Support
Farmers facing fewer choices for profitability, many are standing firm in their support of the President. Trump has supported farmers with tax reform and a farm bill,
Ag News: China Buys U.S. Rice
China is buying U.S. rice for the first time. Customs officials have cleared American rice for import, but it's not clear how much China will buy.
Ag News: Trade Talks With China
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the Trump team, which will also include Treasury Under Secretary for International Affairs David Malpass.
Ag News: Romaine Testing Research
Romaine lettuce is back on store shelves after a recent E. coli outbreak stopped salads at both grocers and restaurants, and science could be partly to blame.
Ag News: California Chicken Disease
Virulent Newcastle disease has been confirmed in a commercial chicken operation in California. The facility is now under quarantine as APHIS evaluate the birds.