Airing on the Side of Agriculture

Samuelson Marks 60-Year On-Air Career at WGN Radio

As Orion Samuelson (WGN, Chicago, Illinois) retires at the end of December, he will set a record for the longest on-air tenure of a broadcaster at the same station.

A Charitable Way to Celebrate a 50th Anniversary

On October 4, 2020, Skip and Susan Davis quietly celebrated their 50th year of marriage.

New NAFB Member is Multimedia Producer

Alex Voichoskie-Hansen is a multimedia producer and farm broadcaster for KRVN Radio and the Nebraska Rural Radio Association. She started full-time in June after serving as an intern. She is nearing her third year working as a farm broadcaster for the company. 

Media is a Family Career

“I’ve been in radio since 2000, but media has been in my family for three generations,” said Eric Fleming (KGLO, Mason City, Iowa). 

New Station Features Fabulous Farm Babe

The doors have swung open on Madison’s newest radio station, The Farm, 1550AM, and 97.7FM.

Not only will the music be filled with country favorites and the best tunes for the bonfire, but it will also feature one of the biggest names in agriculture in Wisconsin: the Fabulous Farm Babe, Pam Jahnke.

WGFA/WIBK To Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Stacey Smith (Management & Sales Council member, Watseka, Illinois) reports that WGFA and WIBK will proudly celebrate their 60th anniversary in 2021. 

From the Heartland to Music City

Jesse Allen (Jesse Stewart to those who have known him the last seven years) resigned in August from KGLO-AM 1300 and 93.9 KIA FM (Mason City, Iowa) to move to Nashville, Tennessee.

Cowboy Boots at the Capitol

As Emily Buck (RFD-TV, Washington, D.C.) went for a walk around the National Mall and stood under the Washington Monument, it hit her just how blessed she is to be here.

Cunninghams Mark 50th Anniversary

In July, NAFB President-Elect Gale Cunningham and his wife, Beth, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Hurricane Laura Damages Louisiana Agriculture, Forestry

Hurricane Laura caused just over $525 million in damage to Louisiana farmers and $1.1 billion in damage to the Louisiana timber industry, according to preliminary estimates by the Louisiana State University AgCenter.