Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Sale of Calf Benefits NAFB Foundation

Farm Director Joe Gill (KASM, 1150 AM, Albany, Minnesota) raised a calf, which he sold and then contributed its proceeds to the NAFB Foundation. 

Hoosier Ag Today Collaborates on Farm Safety PSA

With the arrival of spring and temperatures rising, farmers across Indiana are planting the state’s 15 million acres of crops. To keep motorists and farmers safe this planting season, several state agencies have partnered to encourage Hoosiers to be alert, slow down, and share the road with farm equipment.

Hoosier Ag Today (HAT) has partnered with these agencies to produce a public service announcement (PSA) urging motorists to be aware of farm equipment on the road,” Gary Truitt said. 

Sjeklocha Begins Internship with Rural Radio Network

The Rural Radio Network welcomes Hayes Center, Nebraska, native Rebel Sjeklocha as their 2020 summer intern.​ Sjeklocha, a junior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is majoring in agricultural and environmental sciences communication and minoring in Engler Entrepreneurship, business law, and international agriculture.

 

WJAG Prepares for 100th Year in Broadcasting

Known originally as the “Voice of the Norfolk Daily News,” WJAG (Norfolk, Nebraska) is preparing to celebrate its 100th year of broadcasting in 2022.

Guzman Grew Up with Radio

“Radio has always been a constant in my life,” said Chabella Guzman (KRVN, Rural Radio Network, Scottsbluff Nebraska). 

Murley Marks 35 Years at KWMT

On March 3, Duane Murley marked his 35th year at AM 540 KWMT (Fort Dodge, Iowa). 

Halvorsons Mark 30 Years Each in Media

This month, husband and wife NAFB Broadcast Council members Rusty and Sabrina Halvorson are celebrating 30 years working in the media. 

Zortman Bringing People Together Through COVID-19 Broadcasts

The role of the farm broadcaster varies daily during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Hillman Enjoys Wild Ride of Covering Farm News

“Little did we know on March 12, driving home from AgSafe’s annual conference in the heart of California, the wild ride of farm news we would cover for the next month and a half,” said Taylor Hillman (AgNet West Radio Network, Clovis, California).

Uncertain Time Challenges Farm Broadcasters

Uncertainty is currently the name of the game.

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