Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Hays Reflects on Personal Impact of Farm Broadcasting

Growing up on a farm in central Kentucky, Ron Hays’ agriculture journey began at a young age.

Ketelsen Inducted Into Minnesota Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Lynn Ketelsen, Linder Farm Network, was inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasters Hall of Fame in September 2022, recognizing his dedication to broadcasting and his impact within farm broadcasting.

Meyers Experiences Australian Ag Up Close and Personally

Getting the chance to research agricultural communications in another country is a dream for some; but for Courtney Meyers, it is a reality.

Ellis Wins Excellence in Media Award

For Illinois Agricultural Communicator Stu Ellis, being presented with the 2022 Excellence in Media Award is both an honor and fitting of his career.

Buerkle's Career Journey Rooted in Agriculture

Mary Jane Buerkle, Haskell Drug Store, Inc. co-owner, may no longer work directly in the ag communications world, but that doesn’t stop her from continuing to advocate for the industry.

Adams Receives Ruth White Media Award

Mike Adams, retired farm broadcaster and NAFB Hall of Fame member, was awarded the Ruth White Media Award in September.

Jahnke Experiences International Agriculture Up-Close

Every year for the past twenty years, Pam Jahnke, better known as the Fabulous Farm Babe, has hosted domestic and international farm tours. Inviting listeners to follow along on social media and in-person, bringing along approximately forty people, Jahnke and her tour group recently visited Scotland and Ireland, touring working dairies and sheep ranches.


Smith Finds True Passion

Finding one’s true passion can be difficult, but not for Riley Smith, a digital editor and reporter for the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network.

KRVN: Supporting Communities Since Day One

From the dawn of its creation in 1948 to today, KRVN Radio has been a beacon of agricultural trust for Nebraska residents.

Adams Purchases Rural Strong Media

Brent Adams, owner and president of Rural Strong Media and host of the “Tractors and Troubadours” radio show and podcast, closed the purchase of the startup media company from Cape Girardeau, Missouri-based Sotera LLC on July 31, 2022.