Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Ketelsen Awarded Honorary Iowa FFA Degree

Veteran Iowa Farm Broadcaster Von Ketelsen was presented the Honorary Iowa FFA Degree at the 2021 Iowa FFA Leadership Conference in Des Moines.

All is Well with Retired Gustin

“All is well here. Still ranching with my brother. Our registered Gelbvieh cattle operation has evolved into a multi-family, multi-generation, two location operation.”

Hoosier Ag Today Collaborates on Farm Equipment Safety Video

Gary Truitt announced Hoosier Ag Today has partnered with these agencies to produce public service announcements (PSAs) urging motorists to be aware of farm equipment on the road. 

Machinery Pete Joins NAFB

Greg Peterson (Rochester, Minnesota) is excited and honored to be a new NAFB member. 

Chance Celebrity Encounter Positively Influences Allmer's Career

Brian Allmer never suspected the impact and impression Pete Smythe would make in his career.

Benson is New to Farm Broadcasting

Jessica Benson just started farm broadcasting with American Ag Network in Fargo, North Dakota, this past January

From California to Arizona But Still in Ag Broadcasting

After more than 36 years at the editor’s desk of a storied print career, Patrick Cavanaugh (Ag Information Network, Tucson, Arizona) has decided to end his monthly deadlines for Pacific Nut Producer (PNP) magazine.

Heavican Joins Brownfield as Anchor/Reporter

Brownfield Ag News recently announced Kellan Heavican has joined the Brownfield team as anchor/reporter. He is based in Nebraska.

The Ag Law & Tax Report

Mark Oppold (Mark V Media Group, Camdenton, Missouri) is partnering with Roger McEowen, professor of ag law at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas, and launching a daily radio program, The Ag Law and Tax Report.

Ron Hays: My Jacket Journey

Just ahead of the 2021 National Ag Day celebration, Ron Hays (Radio Oklahoma Ag Network, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) received a text invite/challenge from the Oklahoma State Secretary of Agriculture, Blayne Arthur. She asked folks involved in Oklahoma Agriculture to take part in what she called “My Jacket Journey” on Tuesday, March 23 -- National Ag Day 2021.