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: Cold Storage Beef Higher
The growing surpluses of red meat and poultry in cold storage raises anxiety for the U.S. meat industry that increasingly depends on exports.
Ag News: U.S. Milk Production Up
Even with the price of milk being low. The milk production has increased as much as 11%,. Overall production, last month was 17.2 billion lbs., up 1.3%.
Ag News: China Accused of Being Vicious
Countries that trade with the U.S. like China are targeting the American Farmer with their tariff attacks. Now with the new farm aid bill, attacks increased.
Ag News: USDA’s $12-Billion Assistance
The USDA and the Trump administration showing their support to the farmers during this battle on tariffs with a $12 billion assistance plan for farmers.
Ag News: Trade War Not Ending Soon
The Ag Industry is preparing for a lot more pain. Due to the trade war that’s generated tens of billions of dollars in tariffs on U.S. farm commodities.
Ag News: Trump Eyes More Tariffs
President Trump is ready to double down on the tariffs put on China that will impact financial markets. Trump is trying to reduce the trade deficit.
Ag News: Fake News Cattle Crush
Watch out on what you see on social media. A Facebook story in Australia about a "Cow Crusher". Someone with a whacked imagination got people all stirred up.
Ag News: Drought Intensifies
The drought conditions in the Midwest, pushing cattlemen to begin culling herds. Kansas counties are authorized the use of Conservation Reserve Program acres.
Ag News: Farmers Still Favor Trump
The polling is positive for Trump in key farming states, even though the trade tariffs tactics see farmers feel the high anxiety of marketing their products.
Ag News: Supreme Court Nominee is No Stranger to Agriculture Issues
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is expected to take the high court in a more conservative direction on a range of issues, including the Clean Water Act.