Program: Line on Agriculture

Line on Agriculture
  • Ranchers and Rainwater

    When most people think about innovators, they think about technological advances in the industrial sector.

  • TPP

    The United States and 11 other nations have finally reached a long-sought agreement on a controversial free-trade pact.

  • Hammond Nuance

    I was just chatting with the Executive Dir. of the Idaho Cattle Association, Wyatt Prescott, about the story of the Hammonds.

  • Drought and Wheat Research

    From Texas to the coast of Oregon, we are all painfully aware of this withering drought that has been going on for well over a year.

  • Canola and Environment

    Replacing soybean meal with canola meal improves productivity and efficiency in dairy cows.

  • McDonald's and Butter

    All 14,000 McDonald’s restaurants in the United States are making a change by replacing liquid margarine with real butter.

  • Pigeon Fever

    According to the news publication NR Today, in late August of this year, Jean Kellum of Douglas County, Oregon noticed a small lump on her horse’s side.

  • AgCareers Internships

    Internships: How to Leave with a Lasting Impression

  • Hammonds Outcome

    Wednesday, the two Oregon ranchers were sentenced to five years in federal prison.

  • Blue Tongue

    There’s been an outbreak of blue tongue disease among deer populations ut veterinarian Dr. Debra Lawrence tells us that domestic livestock are at risk as well.

  • The Hammonds

    Think the law’s always on your side?

  • BC Wolf Collaboration

    There are between 10,000 and 15,000 wolves in British Columbia. That is compared with 1/10 as many down here in the Northwest.

  • Food or Bio-fuel

    There is only so much arable land in the world so what do we do with it?

  • Canola and Protein

    The Canola Council of Canada is a full value chain organization representing canola growers, processors, life science companies and exporters.

  • Earthworm Benefits

    The many benefits of earthworms to the soil.

  • Wolf or Elk

    On September 24, Ag Information Network of the West reporter KayDee Gilkey, had a story wherein a six-year old horse, was found laying dead in his pasture.

  • Living with Wolves 2

    Rancher Bill Davis and his herd of cattle live with wolves in their midst.

  • Living with Wolves 1

    “We lost our first two calves in 1996.” Rancher Bill Davis and his herd of cattle live with wolves in their midst.

  • Meds from Soil Microbes

    Many of these bacteria that we are studying now produce unique compounds and we are discovering new pharmaceutical compounds from these organisms.

  • Pasture Map

    Ag tech startup Summer Technologies has designed an app to make pasture management easier and improve stocking rates and carrying capacity for producers.

  • Carbon Friendly Camelina

    In the United States, federal mandates to produce more renewable fuels, especially biofuels, have led to a growing debate.

  • FSA Wildfire Assistance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington State that USDA has programs to assist with their recovery efforts.

  • Marketplace Fairness Act

    Sales tax legislation in both the House and Senate would level the playing field for small businesses which obviously includes farming and ranching.

  • Field Stubble Digester

    The best way manage post-harvest plant debris is an ongoing dilemma.

  • Hay Insurance

    Jim Hamsher of Prairie City Is a good Samaritan who responded to the catastrophe that was a result of the Canyon Creek Complex fire in Oregon.

  • Biofuels in America

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the release of a new report that shows the U.S. biobased industry is generating substantial economic activity and American jobs.

  • Researching GMO's

    GMO’s or genetically modified organisms are about as controversial as any subject you can think of, and most certainly create divisions in the world of agriculture.

  • Divine Intervention

    Last week we did a story featuring Jim Hamsher who put together a Facebook page asking for donations of hay to help out farmers and ranchers whose lives were devastated by the Canyon Creek Complex fire.

  • Future of Farming

    SPREAD Co. is planning an indoor lettuce factory that can churns out 10 million lettuce heads per year all on its own.

  • Fall Burndowns

    FMC Spokesperson Brent Neuberger has recommendations for growers as we approach the fall in terms of fall burn downs and the importance of pre-emergence herbicides.

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