IFBF Podcast: Heatwave continues-US selling more food to the world than last year


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Welcome to the Idaho Farm Bureau Podcast, I'm Jake Putnam, and in Idaho, the heatwave continues…In Boise, we hit 106, with above 100 degree temps for the past week. We’re seeing lower temps in the North and East with the Magic Valley also reporting high temps…the wave is expected to hold on another week.

The U.S. is selling to other countries far more food and agricultural products than last year. Gary Crawford reports from Washington:

But Crawford says Americans are buying more and more food and ag products from other countries.

Following the June 30 USDA Acreage Report, markets are watching demand factors and potential weather impacts on crops. Micheal Clements shares more details about the report.

That 4th of July cookout was a bargain this year…or at least it stayed the same price as last year. Micheal Clements shares more from the American Farm Bureau’s July 4 market basket survey.

That's it for the Farm Bureau Podcast! If you have a story on the farm or ranch, email me, and I'll come by and do a story with you! For the voice of Idaho Ag, I'm Jake Putnam

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