Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Metropolitan Station Adds Farm Broadcasting

WTMJ, a major metropolitan radio station, added the hour-long Mid-West Farm Report to its show lineup. Pam Jahnke, farm director for Mid-West Farm Report, says the morning show is farm-centered and focused on providing a high-energy atmosphere.

Ag Communications Companies Celebrate 20 Years

Two agricultural communications companies, Agri-Pulse Communications and ZimmComm, are celebrating their 20th anniversaries in 2024.

College Student Travels Abroad

Michelle Stangler, a graduating senior from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, spent her last semester in college studying abroad in Europe.

Texas Farm Bureau Creates New Radio Station

KTFB is the newest radio station in the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network and will be based in Waco, Texas.

Zortman Honored by National Farmers Union

Bill Zortman, anchor for KELO-AM radio, received the Milt Hakel Award for Excellence in Agricultural Journalism from the National Farmers Union (NFU) at their convention last month.

Thornton Publishes Book

Mace Thornton, COO of Stratovation Group, has written his first book, titled Jawbone Holler, which will be published later this month.

Boyer Recognized by American Sheep Industry Association

Lorrie Boyer, farm broadcaster for KSIR, received the Shepherd’s Voice Award from the American Sheep Industry Association in January.


Ellis Voices Audio Book

Stu Ellis, farm broadcaster and agricultural communicator, recently voiced a book titled Back to the Futures.

Gill Receives Industry Leader of the Year Award

Joe Gill, farm director for KASM Radio in Albany, Minnesota, received the Industry Leader of the Year Award from Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council in January.


Davenport Begins New Position at AgReliant Genetics

Ashley Davenport started as the brand marketing communications manager for AgReliant Genetics in June 2023.