Program: Line on Agriculture

Line on Agriculture
  • No-till Again

    No-till farming is growing in popularity.

  • Pivots and Agronomists

    The Lindsay Corporation has a new, high-tech product called FieldNET Pivot Control.

  • Grain Controversies

    In an article in the Sunday Review of the New York Times, it seems the never-ending question about gluten intolerance, was discussed.

  • Cholesterol Bread

    There might be some good news for wheat producers.

  • Soil Science

    The organisms that live in the soil do a lot of activities and functions that make soils healthy

  • Wild Horses

    What is it about horses that makes us all so emotional?

  • Job Seeking Strategies

    There is so much information on executive job search today it can be confusing to decipher what is true and what is false.

  • Money in Organics

  • Hemp vs Marijuana

    Hemp and Marijuana are both scientifically classified as Cannabis and are virtually identical except that hemp is usually taller and contains less than 0.3 percent of the intoxicating chemical.

  • FieldNET Pivot Control

    In the world of controlling pivots, different manufacturers have their own proprietary system that works with their pivots.

  • Bread and Wheat

    Kathy Wilson talking about the consumer science department at the University of Idaho, tells us that there is actually a fair amount of research that goes into the tasting of bread.

  • Beef Flavor

    The most recent National Beef Quality Audit points out flavor’s growing importance with consumers.

  • Allflex

    I saw an interesting display on ear tags for cattle.

  • Japanese Millers

    According to the Prairie star.com Japanese consumers demand the highest quality and safety in their food.

  • Preventing Agrichemical Runoff

    I was talking with irrigation expert Reece Andrews about irregation systems that are so sophisticated, they only apply water as crops call for it.

  • Vilsack on Biofuel

    Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack who was kind enough to take a call from me.

  • Auctioneer

    Wherever there are cattle for sale, there is the sound of the auctioneer.

  • Saving irrigation water

    The Lindsay Corporation has a new, high-tech product called FieldNET Pivot Control.

  • Green Sense Farms

    President of the country’s largest indoor, commercial, vertical farm which uses LED grow lights to replace the sun.

  • What Varmints Eat

    The owner of Idaho gopher control, Matt Brechwald discussed with me recently how vols, gophers and ground squirrels go after your crops.

  • False Organic Milk

    The USDA's National Organic Program recently released the long-awaited proposed rule amending their "Origin of Livestock" regulations.

  • Bee Care Program

    I saw a sign saying Bayer Bee Care program so I wandered over and talked with program manager Becky Langer.

  • Driving and Watering

    America’s hog, cattle and poultry farmers have been granted a two-year waiver from the U.S. Department of Transportation hours-of-service rule for certain drivers.

  • Charlotte’s Web

    I was recently shocked when I watched a special on Dateline NBC.

  • Fixing Lewiston

    Sean O’Connell of Pacific Northwest Farmers Co-op says losing water transportation is a big blow to the entire region and worries that growers will plant other crops.

  • Log Jam in Lewiston

    Container ships from Lewiston are no longer available to Northwest farmers for transporting,

  • Lewiston Port

    Idaho is home to the most inland seaport on the West Coast. It is the Lewiston Port.

  • More CRP

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that an additional 800,000 acres of highly environmentally sensitive land may be enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

  • Lynas on GMO

    Just say GMO in a crowd and the discussion gets interesting.

  • Camelina Food or Fuel

    In the United States, federal mandates to produce more renewable fuels, especially biofuels, have led to a growing debate: Should fuel or food grow on arable land?

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