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: Chinese Soybean Demand
The demand that China is putting on the global soybean production has people wondering why China doesn't grow their own. They are running out of water.
Ag News: EPA Chlorpyrifos Rehearing
Department of Justice decision to request a rehearing of chlorpyrifos pesticide case before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals within 60 days.
Ag News: Trade Deal Without Canada
U.S. is moving forward on its trade deal with Mexico. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto wants to sign the deal before a new administration takes over in December.
Ag News: Chinese Ad in Iowa
China's Newspaper put out a 4 page ad in the Des Moines Register stating that China is looking to South American for soybeans and what they calling a folly.
Ag News: Almond Tariffs
Almond Board of Cal. says tariffs is the reason for the decline like in China where they’re hit with a 50% retaliatory tariff and a 25% retaliatory tariff in Turkey.
Ag News: Animal Cookies in Circus
They are back at it again. Animal activists are calling for another cookies company to change the name of their Circus Animal Cookies. It really makes one wonder.
Ag News: Dicamba Complaints Down
Dicamba complaints are down. A story from agriculture.com says one thing farmers have started to appreciate is dicamba is not as forgiving as other herbicides.
Ag News: Trade Not Aid Plea
Tariff relief program for farmers is getting vary mixed reviews. A report states funds included in the Market Facilitation Program were not distributed equally.
Ag News: Senate Grills USDA-USTR
USDA and the U.S. Trade Representative leaders had to answer to Senate Ag members about trade policies and the resulting harm to farmers from retaliatory tariffs.
Ag News: Ag Chemicals Robotics
Monsanto reaffirms robotics will shape the future of agrochemicals. Dr. Khasha Ghaffarzadeh says agrochemical industry needs to start reinventing itself.