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: NW Pear Crop in Good Supply
Domex Superfresh Growers is reporting good movement with the Northwest pear crop, with ample supplies to ship well into summer.
Ag News: India Opens Poultry-Dairy
India has offered to partially open up its poultry and dairy markets in a bid for a limited trade deal during President Trump's first official visit.
Ag News: Trade Concerns over Coronavirus
Concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in China. The California Prune Board, for example, will not take a delegation of growers to China and Hong Kong to promote trade.
Ag News: Flavonols Help Alzheimers
Older people with diets heavy in flavonols, antioxidants found in fruits, vegetables and tea, may be less prone to develop Alzheimer’s.
Ag News: Ag Inspectors Bill Passed
Last week, the U.S. House approved passage of the Ag Inspectors Bill, that authorizes funding for 740 new ag inspectors at land, air and sea ports.
Ag News: So Cal Strawberry Harvest and Beef Exports Strong
The California Strawberry Commission reports acreage in Oxnard was down slightly this season, but higher-yielding varieties have resulted in record levels of production.
Ag News: American Agri-Women on STOUS and Walnut Campaign
American Agri-Women President Karolyn Zurn says her organization is optimistic after listening to the President’s State of the Union Address.
Ag News: Bayer Applauds EPA’s Glyphosate Study
Bayer says the EPA’s favorable conclusion about the safety of glyphosate reaffirms the extensive body of science that continues to support the safety of herbicides.
Ag News: China Coronavirus Flexibility and Cosmic Crisp Survey
Chinese officials are hoping the U.S. will agree to some flexibility on pledges in their phase-one trade deal due to the Coronavirus health crisis.
Ag News: Coronavirus Impact on Ag Markets
Coronavirus is already shaking up the market outlook this year, but could agriculture be next? RaboBank’s Christian Lawrence says it’s very difficult to say at this stage.