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.
News Ag: Net Farm Income Higher
After hitting a pothole in 2018, U.S. net farm income will recover this year under the combined effects of financial belt-tightening and rising crop prices.
Ag News: China Waiting Out U.S. on Trade
When it comes to trade negotiations and the trade war with China, one economist says the communist country is “counting on surviving President Trump.
Ag News: Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Up
A wave of Chapter 12 bankruptcies is sweeping across the U.S. farm belt as trade disputes take a toll on businesses already hurt by low commodity prices.
AG News: Delayed USDA Reports
The markets absorbed an onslaught of information recently when USDA released the delayed and current WASDE numbers AND the Crop Production report.
Ag News: Farmer Confidence High
With Trump tariff payments boosting Corn Belt farm revenue, farmer confidence shot to its highest level since last June, just before the trade war with China began.
Ag News: Bud Light’s Corn Syrup Ad
The dust is settling after the controversy related to Bud Light’s Super Bowl ads touting its lack of corn syrup. Miller Lite and Coors Light were called out by Bud Light.
Ag News: Global Feed Production
Global feed production is at an all-time high. In the 2019 Global Feed Survey, Alltech estimates a strong 3% growth to 1.068 billion metric tons of feed produced.
Ag News: More Vegans Means More Meat
More and more people are choosing to eat less and less meat due to concerns over the environment, personal health and animal welfare.
Ag News: Milk Labeling Survey
A survey shows consumers wants the FDA to enforce existing regulations and prohibit non-dairy beverage companies from using the term "milk" on their product labels.
Ag News: More Virulent Newcastle Disease
The USDA’s APH Inspection Service discovery more virulent Newcastle disease in California. Latest discoveries from commercial layer flocks in Riverside County.
Ag News: AFBF on WOTUS
The Waters of the U.S. Rule has been problematic for years and, according to AFBF President Zippy Duval, their new cry to lawmakers is “clean water, clear rules.”
Ag News: U.S. Pork Production Sustainable
A new study from the University of Arkansas has confirmed what many have known for some time, America’s pig farmers are producing a more sustainable product than ever.