Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Heinrichs Recognized for Outstanding Farm Work

Husband-and-wife duo strive to advocate for the message of agriculture in everything they do. The two run a registered Gelbvieh cow/calf operation near Medina, North Dakota. They also grow cash grains, such as wheat, corn, and soybeans.

Young Receives Honorary Missouri State FFA Degree

Farm broadcasting has roots that run deep with Cyndi Young, director of Brownfield Ag News. Young has enjoyed a rewarding career of more than 30 years in the industry and has been an NAFB Broadcast Council member for 35 years.

Barnett Finding Niche in Farm Broadcasting

The path to becoming a farm broadcaster looks different for everyone. Some are passionate about communications and then learn the agriculture side. Some are passionate about agriculture and learn the communications side. Others fall somewhere in between. Brent Barnett, anchor/reporter for Brownfield Ag News currently based in Pella, Iowa, first found his passion for radio broadcasting, then found his niche in farm broadcasting.

Olson Strives for Career that Blends Farms, Faith

For most, life outside of work is just that. However, Matt Olson is finding a way to connect his passion for agricultural communication and his faith.

Jahnke Honored by Wisconsin Association of Fairs

When growing up on a small dairy farm north of Green Bay, Wisconsin, some might consider showing cattle at the county fair the best way to spend your summer vacation off from school. For Pam Jahnke, this was exactly the case. It was more than just a competition though, for her, it was a way of life and the catalyst to her entire future.

Kibbewhite Addresses Rural Mental Health

Courtney Kibblewhite, the vice president and co-owner of Northern Ag Network in Montana, is teaming up with the Montana Department of Agriculture on a new program to break the stigma surrounding mental health among farmers and ranchers.

Molino Inducted Into Louisiana Ag Hall of Distrinction

Don Molino, farm broadcaster for the Voice of Louisiana Agriculture Network, was recently inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction after decades of service in farm broadcasting.

Iowa Farm Broadcaster Boasts Unique Passion for History

Dustin Hoffman is a farm broadcaster at Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network with a unique passion for U.S. Civil War history. His love for history started when he was in grade school, when his dad bid on an unlikely pile of items.

Morgan Honored with Hometown Hall of Fame Induction

Tyne Morgan, host and executive producer of U.S. Farm Report for Farm Journal Media, was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame for Career Achievement in her hometown of Lexington, Missouri.

Davidson Affecting Change Through Broadcasting

Avery Davidson, communications director for Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation and farm broadcaster on the Voice of Louisiana Agriculture Radio Network, covered the damage of Hurricane Ida, something many farm broadcasters do not get the chance to cover. This detrimental hurricane tore through Louisiana at the end of August 2021.

 

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