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: Beyond Meat’s Beyond Beef + Climate Change Effects on Crops
Stock prices for Beyond Meat rose nearly 10% after the company’s new product announcement called “Beyond Beef,” now being rolled out nationwide.
Ag News: Older Americans Challenge Produce
The graying of the U.S. may prove challenging for the fresh produce industry. According to thepacker.com, by 2050 the population of people 65 and over will be 83.7 million.
Ag News: Chinese Apple Production Down and U.S. Pork to Taiwan
China’s apple production is down sharply this season, but U.S. apple exporters couldn’t help fill the gap. Unseasonably cold spring weather caused a 25% drop.
Ag News: Trump Optimistic USMCA
National Farmers Union joined 34 organizations calling on elected officials and presidential candidates to address corporate consolidation in the livestock and poultry markets.
Ag News: Mexico Ratifies USMCA and Broccoli Favorite U.S. Veggie
Mexico's Senate has voted to ratify the new trade agreement with the United States and Canada making them the first to gain legislative approval.
Ag News: NZ Robotic Apple Packer
Robotics Plus’ robotic Aporo apple packer won the New Zealand Trade & Enterprise Most Innovative Hi-Tech Agritech Solution.
Ag News: Milk Markets Rally
Milk markets have been rallying to the upside lately. As of a week ago Friday contracts in August, September, October and November were all trading over $17 per hundred weight.
Ag News: Nolan Ryan Beef Certification
Founded by the Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Nolan Ryan Beef is the first to adopt a new certification program developed under the guidance of animal care expert Temple Grandin
Ag News: Pear Bureau Tabs Board
Pear Bureau Northwest elected new officers during their annual meeting last month in Portland. In the position of Pear Bureau Chair will be Mike Taylor of Wenatchee.
Ag News: Grads Look at Ag Careers
In the midst of graduation season, students everywhere will soon be focused on their future careers, including those in agriculture.