Focused on keeping local farmers, ranchers, agribusiness men, and women up to date on agriculture industry issues that affect each state's rural economy. Corryn La Rue is an agriculture reporter and 6th generation California farmer. Corryn is a former White House correspondent where she reported live during events like the U.S.-China phase one trade deal signing. Before she took over as a Bureau Chief in Washington D.C., Corryn graduated from Utah State University with two Bachelors’ of Science degrees: Agriculture Communications, and Journalism with a broadcast emphasis. Corryn completed ten internships in college, kickstarting her career in farm broadcasting. Her passion for journalism and rural mental health fuels her involvement in farm and ranch news.
Fill Fuel Tanks and Secure Diesel Before Fall
Now is the time to fill your fuel tanks and get your diesel needs secured for fall. Jason Schwantz, the senior vice president of refined fuels at CHS says prices will hike back up come fall, and fuel inventory is still lower than pre-pandemic levels.
Protect Yourself from Farm Theft Losses
While owners can register their vehicles with a VIN numbers and their livestock with brands, the Tulare County District Attorney’s office wants you to do the same with your farm equipment, supplies, and personal property.
New CASE IH Partnership Providing Technician Training for CA Students
Case IH announced a new partnership with CNH Industrial, their dealer network, and some of North America’s top technical colleges to overcome a shortage of repair technicians. Pete Steiner is the manager of Top Tech for Case IH. He says they want to get young people involved in diesel and agricultural technology.
Karen Ross on Water Management Restructuring
California Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross joined us in Sacramento at the Agri-Pulse Food and Ag Issues Summit West to cover water supply reliability in California starts with a state-wide infrastructure update.
Using Artificial Intelligence to Protect Bees
Researchers on the west coast put the power of artificial intelligence to good use to protect bees from pesticides.
Keep an Eye on Soil Nitrogen Levels
Drought or no drought, experts say farmers need to keep an eye on nitrogen levels in their soil. Both too little and too much water can impact soil chemistry and affect many nutrients’ ability to be available to crops. C-H-S Agronomy Product Manager Ryan Hageman says nitrogen plays a critical role in plant health.