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.
US Wheat Rebounds and Maple Syrup Funding
A sweet deal from the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service that is awarding over $15 million for 22 grant projects to promote the maple syrup industry.
USTR Rejects Investigation of Mexico and New Zealand to Tax Cow Burps
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has rejected a formal investigation against Mexico for unfair trade practices involving fresh fruits and vegetables.
Ag News: 2021’s First Asian Giant Hornet In PNW
Entomologists from the Washington State Department of Agriculture and the USDA have confirmed the first 2021 report of an Asian giant hornet … this time in Snohomish County.
Ag News: Farmers to Families Hit 75-million Boxes
The USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program has distributed more than 75 million food boxes in support of American farmers and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ag News: Americans Preparing More Food
Americans have already been devoting more time to food preparation, even before restaurants constricted operations and people were advised to stay at home.
Ag News: Tyson Invests in COVID-19
Tyson Foods invests roughly $60 million in bonuses to truck drivers and frontline workers who keep its food distribution running efficiently during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Ag News: Don’t Fear Fruits and Veggies, and USDA Still Open
Don’t let fear of the COVID-19 coronavirus keep you from eating fresh fruits and vegetables. That’s the message from Purdue University’s Department of Food Science.