Airing on the Side of Agriculture

KFEQ Celebrates 100 Years

KFEQ went on air in 1923 from Oak, Nebraska, and made a name for itself over the past century by reporting agriculture news.

Hoffmann Travels to Brazil, Learns More About Agriculture

Dustin Hoffmann, supervising editor and farm broadcaster for Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network, recently traveled to Brazil for 12 days to learn about the country’s agriculture industry.

Adkison Named Missouri Farm Bureau Public Affairs Director

Janet Adkison grew up in FFA, and the skills she learned prepared her for a career in agricultural communications.

Minyo Receives Life-Saving Medical Treatment

Dale Minyo, Ohio Ag Net farm broadcaster, recently received medical treatment that saved his life from an unexpected seizure.

Brownfield Ag Celebrates 50 Years

One of the oldest agricultural news radio networks in the country is celebrating half a century in the business of broadcasting. Cyndi Young, director of Brownfield and Learfield Ag, said it all started with an idea from a master’s thesis.

Meyer Joins Wisconsin Broadcaster Hall of Fame

Bob Meyer started his career in farm broadcasting in the mid-1970s; and now, 50 years later, he is being inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcaster Hall of Fame.

Halvorson to Contribute to Hoosier Ag Today/Michigan Ag Today

Sabrina Halvorson, national correspondent for AgNet Media, recently started contributing agricultural media to Hoosier Ag Today (HAT) and Michigan Ag Today (MAT). Halvorson will continue in her current position at AgNet Media while contributing to HAT and MAT, and says she is excited about the new collaboration.

Oppold Produces American Ag History Minute

Mark Oppold, president of Mark V Media Group, creates one-minute features about agriculture history to serve as a filler for radio stations. 

Busse Begins New Position with NCGA

Julie Busse began her work at the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) in 2018 and recently accepted a new position within the organization as the director of renewable fuels in December 2022.

Stangler Shares Her NAFB Student Experience

NAFB provides college students with opportunities to get involved and grow their skills, with Michelle Stangler, a junior at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls being one.