Beef Exports to Equador; U.S. Milk to China
**U.S. Ambassador to Equador, Todd Chapman met with U.S. Meat Export Federation officials last week to discuss market conditions in Ecuador and ideas for expanding U.S. beef and pork exports to that market.
Ecuador reopened to U.S. beef in 2014 following a BSE-related closure that lasted more than 10…
Lawmakers Worry About Sugar Prices; Renegotiate NAFTA Now
**A growing concern among U.S. lawmakers and food manufacturers that they’ll see the price of sugar go up if the sugar refining industry gets what it’s demanding from Mexico.
A group of 51 House members has signed onto a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross not to go through with some proposals l…
AG Urged to Stop Chem Mergers; Regs on Livestock and Grain Trucking
More than 300 groups are asking newly confirmed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to thoroughly investigate, and then stop, the proposed mergers involving six major ag chemical companies.
In a letter sent Monday, the groups said “The proposed mergers of Dow Chemical with DuPont, Monsanto with Bayer, and…
WA State Dairy Ambassadors Promote Healty Lifestyle in Our Youth
It's always nice to have guest stop by the radio station. In a recent visit to the Townsquare studios, WA State Dairy Ambassador Shannon Rodeffer and Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador Sabrina Mensonides were on a mission to promote a healthy lifestyle among our youth.