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.
Mexican Demographic Change and Dairy Cow Numbers
Mexican family size is shrinking fast. Dairy cow numbers are at the highest inventory. Federal funds will stimulate $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending.
U.S. Beef Success in South Korea and Trudeau Optimistic on NAFTA
The beef industry rebuilding consumer confidence in U.S. beef. Trudeau trying to win over U.S. lawmakers and businesses to keep Trump from pulling out of NAFTA.
Budget With Disaster Relief and Farmers.gov Launch
Two-year budget includes will make cotton eligible for the Price Loss Coverage program, Farmers.gov is a new interactive website just launched for producers.
New Humane Society Chief and Farm Outlook Down
Kitty Block to be acting president and CEO of the Humane Society. An appealed for more funding from Congress for cotton and dairy subsidies in the near term.
Cattle Industry to Educate Public and Bayer Concessions
Commitments on the new NAFTA. U.S. needs to avoid ill-advised food import triggers. Beef Industry is about producing nutritious beef with economic viability.
FDA Wants to Tighten Standards on Imported Foods
In a speech at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Winter Policy Conference, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb addressed the issue, as well as implementation of the Produce Safety Rule in the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Facial Recognition Software … For Dairy Cows?
Cargill is backing an Irish startup that uses facial recognition software to help increase the productivity of DAIRY COWS.
Two More Rounds of NAFTA Talks Ahead for U.S., Canada, Mexico
As reported in Agri-Pulse, the principal negotiators announced Monday at the end of the sixth and final round of talks that some progress had been made, but all sides were still at odds over many key issues.
Latest Round of NAFTA Talks and Master Cheesemakers Wanted
NAFTA talks without substantial progress, it could come to an end. Become a master cheesemaker. Another of high activity year for farm loan programs from FSA.
Bitcoin in Commodity Trading and SCOTUS on WOTUS
Cryptocurrencies are making inroads into food commodity trading. Current and future court challenges to the WOTUS rule MUST be heard in federal district courts.
FCC Shares Rural Broadband Order; App for Regional Growing Weather
There is additional funding to promote more high-speed broadband service in rural areas. A new app for growing weather forecasting for all production regions.
Cattle Industry Moo’ves in on Phoenix and 57% of U.S. Dry
Over half of the country is experiencing some form of drought or dryness. 2018 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show being held on Phoenix, Arizona.