Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network Signs 100th Station

The Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network (Waco, Texas) signed its 100th radio station, reaching the largest number of affiliates in the network’s 19-year history.

South Dakota Soybean Council Honors Rook with Visionary Leadership Award

One of America’s top farm broadcasters and market reporters, Michelle Rook, has been recognized by the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council with the 2020 Visionary Leadership Award.

Salute to Kansas Senator Pat Roberts

Where do you start when you describe the career of Kansas U.S. Senator Pat Roberts? Did you know he is the only member of Congress in its history to serve as chairman and ranking member of both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees?

Peters Transitions from Farm Broadcasting to Full-Time Mom

With four busy boys and two more babies on the way, Assistant Farm Director Shalee Peters is stepping away from KRVN’s Rural Radio Network to pursue full-time motherhood and raise her children on the family farm.

Former Farm Broadcaster Uses Ag Plots as Crime Novelist

When you read a crime novel by JJ Gould, you notice three things: one, the author must really know radio and agriculture; two, the characters are compelling and unique; and three, there are not a lot of wasted words.

Brownfield's Anderson Announces Retirement

After a 43-year career in agriculture, Brownfield Ag News Anchor/Reporter Ken Anderson has decided to move on to the next stage of life. Anderson retired at the end of the year, signing off for the last time December 30.

From Top 40 to Agriculture

Travis Cleven, ag director, (WTAQ AM-FM /WDEZ, Green Bay, Wisconsin) knew the challenge facing him.

Halvorson Moves to KFGO

After 23 years at the American Ag Network, Rusty Halvorson decided it was time for a change.

NAFB Member Performs at White House

Never in a million years did a small-town country kid from Higginsville, Missouri, ever think he would one day have the honor to perform at the White House — let alone twice in the span of two weeks.

McCauley Looks Back on His Career

“Looking back on my life I can truly say that I have always wanted to be a farmer,” said Ken McCauley. “That dream came true in 1965 when my brother and I started farming 160 acres that my mother owned. I was 16, and he was 14, but we soon found out we needed more than land. Dad was always good to let us use our own ideas but was always there when we needed him. One thing he taught us very early on is, ‘You have to know what your expenses are so you have to pay harvest and fuel.’  That was such a good lesson even today as our son takes over our operation."