If you were confused when you read George Bower (KICD, Spencer, Iowa) is a new NAFB member, you’re not alone. He left broadcasting for 10 months, but now he’s back.

In 2019, on its 100th birthday, Colorado Farm Bureau awarded Farm Broadcaster Brian Allmer  (Brian Allmer Radio Network, Briggsdale, Colorado) with its Service to Agriculture award.

Stu Ellis (WHOW, Decatur, Illinois) has been a well-known agricultural communicator in Illinois for nearly 50 years. 

Mace Thornton is vice president of communications and marketing for the United Soybean Board and U.S. Soybean Export Council.

Avery Davidson has taken the place of Carey Martin at Louisiana Farm Bureau, who recently moved to Waco as manager of the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network. Davidson, a native of New Iberia, Louisiana, also co-hosts the Louisiana Farm Bureau’s weekly TV show This Week in Louisiana Agriculture and has covered agriculture for both radio and television for a number of years.