Airing on the Side of Agriculture

KFRM Wheat Harvest Tour

KFRM (Clay Center, KS) covers 149 counties in three states. “With that coverage, it is difficult to sound and be local to everyone,” Kyle Bauer said. “The KFRM Wheat Harvest Tour gives us a chance to be in every corner of our listening area. 

Wisconsin Farm Broadcaster Featured in Madison Newspaper

Pam Jahnke (WOZN/Q106 Radio, Madison, WI) is on the cover of the July 10, 2014, issue of Isthmus magazine.  The feature’s front-page headline reads “Fabulous Farm Babe Pam Jahnke is a bold voice for Wisconsin agriculture.”

Howell Inducted Into Hall of Fame

FORMER FARM BROADCASTER NAMED TO AGRICULTURAL PUBLIC RELATIONS HALL OF FAME…Richard “Rich” Howell was one of two inductees named at the 2014 annual meeting of the Agricultural Relations Council.

Exploring Bison Production in Colorado

KSIR Farm Director, Lorrie Boyer recently had the opportunity to tour Brush Meat Processing, the largest bison processing plant in the United States, processes over 200 buffalo per day.

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Wisconsin Farm Report Hires Student NAFB Member

Pam and Jess
Pam Jahnke welcomes Jess Harding to the
Wisconsin Farm Report family.

On the Move From Nebraska to Nashville

NAFB Member, Marlin Bohling begin his new assignment last February, moving from KRVN and the Rural Radio Network (Lexington, NE) to RFD-TV and Rural Radio SiriusXM Channel 80 based in Nashville, TN.

Minnesota Weather Report

MINNESOTA FLOODING…near Mankato occurred where they had anywhere from 5 to 7 inches of rain on the night of June 17, reports Emery Kleven (Minnesota Farm Network, Minneapolis, MN).

Stormy June Weather in Northern Iowa

STORMY WEATHER…Weather is always a popular topic of conversation in farming country, but it absolutely dominated the conversation in northwest Iowa and southern Minnesota in the past few weeks, reports Dan Skelton (KICD, Spencer, IA).

Neil Trobak Honored for Radio Career

ABOUT HIS 57-YEAR RADIO CAREER…Neil Trobak (KCIM-KKRL-KIKD, Carroll Broadcasting, Carroll, IA) said, “I wouldn’t have wanted to do anything else.  It was fun!”  Neil officially retired on June 2 and was honored by about 150 of his station colleagues and local listeners on June 20.