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: USDA-FDA Fake Meat Oversight
The USDA and FDA will both be involved in regulatory oversight of cell-culture food originating from livestock and poultry, better known as “fake meat.”
Nonprofit Farm Aid Group Reaches Out to Flood-Stricken Nebraska
A North Dakota-based farm aid nonprofit is launching an effort to deliver donated hay to ranchers in flood-stricken Nebraska.
Ag News: Farms to Get Larger-Fewer
Aimpoint Research CEO Brett Sciotto says current trends point to 100,000 “production” farmers, a quarter or less of the current number of mid-and-large-size farms.
Ag News: New Zealand Drought
Could a developing drought in New Zealand help the global supply and demand picture for milk markets?
Ag News: USDA’s Unfulfilled Pork Purchase
Six months after the USDA promised to buy $1.2 billion worth of food from American pork, beef, and produce farmers, many are still waiting.
Ag News: USTR on USMCA
The U.S. Trade Representative’s team has been working on the USMCA for well over a year, but it still needs to be ratified by all three countries this summer.
Ag News: NCBA-Green New Deal
No sign of easing in the debate over cattle and sustainability, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association updated the 2019 Policy Priorities to include the Green New Deal.
Ag News: Chickens Attack Fox
Nothing “chicken” about these French fowl.That’s the feeling after a hungry fox snuck into a chicken coop in France and got a lot more than it bargained for.
Ag News: Teen Spikes Dad’s Drink
A Wisconsin 17-year old is facing charges after admitting he spiked his stepdad’s energy drinks with cattle tranquilizers.
Ag News: Start Simple with MyPlate
In honor of National Nutrition Month®, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue announced a new campaign to help simplify the nutrition information that surrounds us each day.
Ag News: China Trade Deal Inches Along
A U.S.-China trade deal continues to inch closer as Chinese officials claim to be working day and night with their U.S. counterparts.
Ag News: Conaway Optimistic
House Ag Committee Ranking Member Mike Conaway is feeling positive following President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal.